Nominating Petitions for Board of Education Candidates

Petition packets are available for pickup at the Office of the District Clerk, 400 Executive Blvd., 2nd Floor, Ossining beginning March 3, 2021 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

There are two (2) seats on the Ossining Board of Education with the terms of Katherin Crossling and Diana Lemon concluding on June 30, 2021.  Each term is three (3) years. 

Per Senate Bill #4430 signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo on March 8, 2021, the number of signatures due is based upon the number of number of residents who voted in May 2019.

In order for your name to be placed on the ballot as a candidate for a seat on the Ossining Board of Education, please note you:

  • Must be able to read and write
  • Must be a qualified voter of the District: a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years of age or older, be a resident of the District for a continuous and uninterrupted period of at least one (1) year prior to the election
  • May not have been removed from any other School District office within the preceding year
  • May not be a current employee of the School District
  • May not simultaneously hold another incompatible public office

Petitions must be returned to the District Clerk, 400 Executive Blvd., 2nd Floor, Ossining, New York no later than 5:00 PM on Monday, April 19, 2021.

In order to determine your position on the ballot, a lottery drawing will be conducted by the District Clerk on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 9:30 a.m. in the office of the District Clerk.  If you are unable to attend the lottery drawing, you may designate someone to draw on your behalf via a written and signed proxy form submitted to the District Clerk. If the candidate is not present and absent such designation, a designee of the District Clerk shall be authorized to act as the candidate's proxy at the lottery drawing.  

The candidate is responsible for submitting the required sworn campaign expense statements to the District Clerk when due. 

NOTE:  Electioneering is not permitted within 100 feet of the polling site.   

Proxy Statement for Ballot Position Drawing (if needed) - English 

Proxy Statement for Ballot Position Drawing (si es necesario) - Spanish

2021 Running for the School Board - English

2021 Running for the School Board - Spanish