School Boards

School Board Monthly Meeting Schedule

Open School Board Seats

Interested in becoming more involved in the school system? Consider becoming a school board member.  

The Otter Valley Unified Union School District has the following openings for the Office of School Board of Director* for the coming election in March 2023:

  • Brandon

  • Goshen - 1 year remaining of a 3 year term.

  • Leicester

  • Pittsford – 2 years remaining of a 3 year term.

  • At-Large – 2 Seats (Candidates can be from any of the OVUUSD towns: Brandon; Goshen; Leicester; Pittsford Sudbury; and Whiting)

The Barstow Unified Union School District has the following opening for the Office of School Board of Director* for the coming election in March 2023:

  • At-Large (Candidates can be from either BUUSD town.)

*All seats are three year terms unless otherwise noted.

Petitions are available at the links provided above, at your Town Clerk’s Office, and the Rutland Northeast Supervisory Union Central Office at 49 Court Drive in Brandon.  Requests for petitions can also be made by calling the RNESU Central Office at (802) 247-5757.

Completed petitions, along with a signed Consent of Candidate Form, are due to your Town Clerk by Monday, January 30, 2023.  Petitions for town specific seats require signatures of the lesser of 1% of registered voters or 30 signatures.  Petitions for at-large seats require the signature of 60 registered voters.

About Policy Governance

Robert's Rules of Order

RNESU Organizational Chart

RNESU School Board Structure

Vermont School Board Association

VSBA Video Making Sense of Vermont's Education Funding System

Click on the link below to access publicly aired board meetings:

PEG TV - Education 1095

OVUU Timeline Since Merger of 2016

The six towns of Otter Valley Union High School (Brandon, Goshen, Leicester, Pittsford, Sudbury and Whiting) merged on July 1, 2016 to create the Otter Valley Unified Union School District, as a result of Vermont State Act 46.

This timeline documents the goals set and district progress since the merger, providing an overview of the work that has been accomplished.