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Notice of Candidate Information Night

Notice of Candidate Information Night for the Menlo Park City School District Governing Board:

  • On Tuesday, May 21 at 6:30 p.m. at T.E.R.C, 181 Encinal Ave., Atherton, representatives from the Board of Education will conduct a Candidate Information Night for individuals who may be interested in running for the Menlo Park City School District Board of Education. The election is scheduled for November 5, 2024 and there will be two Board seats open.

  • Board Members, Sherwin Chen and Jed Scolnick, will present the roles and responsibilities of School Board Members, discuss District initiatives and challenges, provide details on filing as candidates with San Mateo County, and respond to questions from citizens who are considering their candidacy.

  • The filing period to become a candidate for the Board of Education is July 15 through August 9, 2024, and may be achieved by submitting candidate filing documents to Registration and Elections Division, County of San Mateo, 40 Tower Road, San Mateo, CA 94402.

  • Candidates may also attend a candidate seminar at the San Mateo County Registration & Elections Office. For more information on the candidate seminar, Election Calendar or Candidate Guide, visit

For more information, please contact the Menlo Park City School District Office at (650) 321-7140.