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BBAB - Student School Board Representative

The Cape Elizabeth School Board supportsrecognizes the conceptimpact that its decisions have on the students who attend Cape Elizabeth schools. The School Board also recognizes the value of student voice in the governance of the school department. In order to provide for student input and involvement, the School Board may appoint up to two high school student representatives to the schoolSchool boardBoard each year. These representatives wouldwill serve in a nonvoting capacity,capacity. althoughIn theirorder "vote"to serve as a student representative to the School Board, the student must be enrolled full time at Cape Elizabeth High School.

Student representatives shall serve two consecutive years (defined as two complete school years) starting in the Junior (11th grade) year. The terms shall overlap so that one new representative is appointed each school year. At its discretion, the School Board may, at the recommendation of the selection committee, appoint a student representative to a one year term. Student representatives shall be selected in accordance with procedures approved by athe showSchool of hands would be encouraged and documented in formal minutes on each action item at monthly school board meetings.Board. 

Student representatives will attend business meetings and be invited to workshop and committee meetings. They will be excluded from executive sessions. Student representatives will act as liaisons between the school board and the student body.body Theyand willshall beadhere excludedto fromthe executive sessions.

The termsrules for theseparticipation representativesestablished would be for one complete school year, with no more than two consecutive terms to be served.

Process and procedures for nomination and election ontoby the schoolSchool board is outlined in the attached guidelines.Board.

  • 20-A MRSA ¶ 1001 (1A)

Cross Reference

  • BBAB-R Student School Board Representative Guidelines
  • JIB - Student Involvement in Decision Making


  • April 10, 2007


  • March 12,9, 20132022