Trudy Berry, County School Superintendent
MISSION The mission of the Office of the Cochise County School Superintendent is to aid in the administration of the state s laws pertaining to education in collaboration with the state board of education, the state superintendent of public instruction, and such governing boards as are provided by law.
The office serves as fiscal agent for 22 of 23 school districts within the county; provides education for the juvenile detention center and the county jail; supervises school bond, school board, and school override elections; maintains teacher and administrator certification records; and maintains home school records.
As an Educational Service Agency (ESA) the County School Superintendent supports school districts by providing services such as workshops, grant writing, special events planning, and technology integration support.
TO RUN FOR A SEAT ON YOUR
LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD
1) Pick up an Information packet and
Candidate ID number from your Cochise
County School Superintendent’s
Office, 3rd floor, Old Bisbee High School, 100 Clawson Ave., Bisbee.
2) File Organization
Paper with the Cochise County School Superintendent’s Office.
a) Statement of
Organization – if spending more than $500 on your campaign; or,
b) $500 Threshold
Exemption – if spending between $250 and $499 on your campaign; or,
c) De Minimus
status - not required to file any paperwork if spending less than $250
3) Only after Organization paper filed (or running De Minimus
status) start collecting signatures using non-partisan nomination petition.
4) File Paperwork between July 7 and August 6. A Nonpartisan
Nomination Paper (includes nomination, affidavit of
qualification, and campaign finance laws statement) and Nomination
Petitions (with signatures).
NOTE: All paper work is filed with the Cochise
County School Superintendent’s Office