From time to time, a vacancy occurs on a board of education, which requires the rest of the board to act promptly to replace the departed board member. OSBA offers materials designed to assist in choose a replacement board member who will make positive contributions to your school district.

The process for filling a board vacancy is not complicated. However, if this is the first vacancy your district has had in a while, you may wish to review our materials to refresh your recollection of the process required by the Ohio Revised Code.

View tips for school board succession planning for guidance on building a candidate profile and encouraging citizens to consider school board service.