Seattle Public Schools

1111 Oath of Office

According to statutory provision, each newly elected, re-elected, or appointed Director shall take an oath or affirmation to support the Constitutions of the United States and the State of Washington and to promote the interests of education and to faithfully discharge the duties of his/her office to the best of his/her ability.  

The oath will be given at the first official meeting after the election results are certified, unless there are extenuating circumstances.  It shall be endorsed thereon and a school district officer or notary public authorized to administer oaths must certify to this oath and the signature of the member. After properly completed, the oath of office shall be filed with the King County Elections.