Before beginning his or her duties, a member shall take the oath of office, which may be administered by the treasurer, any member of the board, member of the General Assembly, judge of a court or any notary public (Revised Code Section 3313.10, 147.07, 3.24).
Following is suggested oath, but other oaths may be used:
Do you solemnly swear (or affirm) that you will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the state of Ohio; and that you will faithfully and impartially discharge your duties as members of the board of education of the _______________________ school district, _______________ County, Ohio, to the best of your ability, and in accordance with the laws now in effect and hereafter to be enacted, during your continuance in said office, and until your successor is elected and qualified?
The answer is : "I do."
_____________________________________ Member's Signature