Bringing Student Representatives to the Board Table

The Importance of Student Representation on Your School Board

At the school board level, when youth representation is intentional and supported, school boards benefit from student members’ points of view, creative thinking, inquiring natures, and open-mindedness. Fully engaged youth leaders are essential to building a positive school climate, learning about student concerns, and making good decisions as a school board.  

Learn more about the process to bring student members to the board table, what student representatives can do, and best practices for youth involvement.

Bringing Student Representatives to the Board Table 

Additional Resources 

  • Sample Student Representative to the Board Descriptor 
  • Sample Student Representative Application 
  • Sample Interview questions 
  • Sample Student Representative Oath of Office