2015 Iowa Bystander School Board Candidate Endorsement Criteria

Ranking Values 1 through 5 for each Criteria

Vision. 1 2 3 4 5

Can articulate rationale for seeking the office and what needs to be accomplished.

Commitment. 1 2 3 4 5

Demonstrates experiential passion for our kids, schools, and community.

Knowledge. 1 2 3 4 5

Displays an understanding of educational relationships between Federal, State, and local governments. Shows a familiarity with finances. Understands Issues that impact student learning.

Role of a School Board and Board members. 1 2 3 4 5

Knows governing from micro-managing. Understands the relationships with superintendent, community, staff, and students and how the district’s credibility is impacted.