The sessions will include information on how to become a trustee, what a trustee does and what the role of a school board is.

A session will be held on Oct. 4 at 5 p.m. in Dawson Creek at the School District Board Office at 11600 Seventh Street, and later that evening at 7 p.m. at the Chetwynd Secondary School Library at 5000 46 Street. A third session will be held at Tumbler Ridge Secondary School at 180 Southgate Road at 6 p.m. on Oct. 6.

Civic elections will be held on Nov. 19. Interested individuals are encouraged to go online to the district’s website at, or contact administrative assistant Richell Schwartz at 250-782-8571 or for more information.

The district will also hold a special open board meeting at the School District Board Office in Dawson Creek at 1 p.m. on Oct. 5 to unveil its class size report for the 2011/12 school year. For more information, contact the office at the number listed above.