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School Board Services

2022 School Board Candidate Statements

Candidate Statements for 2022 School Board Elections are now available. Please click the image link below to access and/or download the statements file.

The Office of the Cochise County Superintendent of Schools would like to thank all of the Board members of our county schools for their efforts on behalf of the teachers, students, and communities of Cochise County.

Find out more about the Board Members in for your child's school district in the directory below.

Candidate Resources

Note for Candidates:

In the 2022 Candidate Handbook, 

Information for Candidate Forms and Filing begins on Page 26.

New School Board Opening for Ash Creek Elementary District #53

For more information, contact Nikki Madden at

Click the image for a downloadable PDF of the News Release.

Would you like to serve on your local school district governing board? All Cochise County school districts have seat(s) that will be open in the 2020 election cycle. For more information, and the required forms to file for these open seats, please visit: If you have any questions, contact Nikki Madden at, or 520-432-8951.

The Arizona School Boards Association is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization that promotes locally elected governance of public education and continuous improvement of student success by providing training, leadership and essential services to public school governing boards statewide.

For more information on the training, resources and responsibilities of a School Board member click on link below.


For Immediate Release, June 17, 2022


Contact:  Nikki Madden

Cochise County School Superintendent's Office







Cochise County School Superintendent, Jacqui Clay, has announced a vacancy on the Palominas Elementary Governing Board effective June 17, 2022.


All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.  To be eligible to hold a seat a person must; be a registered voter, be at least 18 years of age, have continually resided within the school district for at least one year immediately preceding taking office, and the candidate or their spouse cannot be employed by the school district


If you are interested in filling a vacancy, please email your letter of interest and resume to or send a letter of interest and a resume to: Cochise County School Superintendent, 4001 E. Foothills Dr., Suite #A, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635.  Once received, you will be contacted to set up a phone interview with Ms. Clay, Cochise County School Superintendent.


Please include information about yourself including education and work experience, why you would like to be a board member, your residence and mailing addresses, email and home/work phone numbers.  Candidates may include letters of recommendation or support if they wish.


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