Finding Your Voice

  • Just Been Voted In As A New School Board Trustee? Avoid These Three Mistakes

    8 June 2016

    Being voted in as a new school board trustee is an honor, and you might be planning to spend your time making your school better in a number of ways. However, in order to function most effectively as a trustee, it is important that you avoid the following mistakes. Ignoring the Ethics Rules You might not even know if there is a written code of ethics that you must follow in your role as a school board trustee, but ignorance of that policy could cause trouble for you.

  • Voting for the First Time? Learn How to Choose the Right Candidate

    19 June 2015

    Before voting for the first time, it is important for you to take the time to get to know a little bit about politics to make sure that you truly understand how to pick your candidate. There are some people who choose a candidate for the wrong reasons or simply believe everything they hear on the news, radio, or in ads. The following guide walks you through a few things you need to know before choosing one candidate over another at the polls.