The race for Scottsdale Unified School District Governing Board is set, with seven candidates seeking three seats in the Nov. 3 General Election.
While eight people had filed statement of organization paperwork with the Maricopa County Superintendent’s Office, only seven met the July 6 deadline to file signatures.
Each candidate needed 400 signatures to be deemed an official candidate on the November ballot. They are:
Governing Board members Barbara Perleberg, Allyson Beckham and Sandy Kravetz are not seeking re-election. Ms. Perleberg served two consecutive terms on the board, being named president for a period of time. Ms. Beckham and Ms. Kravetz have served one term, having been elected to the board in 2016.
Scottsdale Schools enrolls more than 23,000 students across 29 campuses and one online high school; it also employees 3,000 people including about 1,500 teachers. The district consists of 15 elementary schools; four K-8 schools; five middle schools and five high schools.
The three people elected to the board will join current members Jann-Michael Greenburn and Patty Beckman, who’s terms are up in 2022.