With 70% voter approval, this project will provide the needed space to ensure parents of school aged children residing in Eden Prairie will have the option to remain in the Eden Prairie community for their education. vstoltz@edenpr.org Eden Prairie Schools strives to meet the unique educational needs of every student who walks through our doors. What experience and qualifications do you bring to your candidacy for Eden Prairie School Board? We believe family involvement is one of the primary keys to student success. Elected by the voters within the Eden Prairie community, we are responsible for governing the Eden Prairie School district, approving our district’s budget, monitoring our finances, hiring a superintendent, and establishing a Strategic Vision for the district and our students. My worldview is shaped by the Mises Institute, Bob Murphy, Tom Woods, Scott Horton, Michael Malice, and Peter Schiff. All of our teachers are fully qualified for their positions, and 76% have a masters degree or beyond. We are committed to low class sizes and have the lowest average kindergarten through 2nd grade class size in the west metro. Our curriculum is focused on building a strong foundation in core subject areas while also promoting critical thinking, collaboration, creativity and communication across all learning. School Board meetings are held twice a month. The School Board is also updated on activities and projects taking place within the district. A total of 10 candidates are seeking election to four at-large seats on the Eden Prairie School Board in the Tuesday, Nov. 5, General Election. Three seats on Eden Prairie Schools' Board of Directors will be determined in the Nov. 3 election. Kim was elected to the Eden Prairie School Board in 2007 and served 2008-2012, including as chair of the board in 2010. Superintendent Josh Swanson serves as an ex-officio board member and is responsible for implementation of board policies and directives. The Eden Prairie School Board is committed to an atmosphere of openness and transparency with regard to its representation of community stakeholders in the governance of the school district. The Eden Prairie School Board is comprised of seven elected directors who represent, lead, and serve the stakeholders of Eden Prairie Schools. Find out more here. 16 talking about this. Eden Prairie School district administration implements district policy and supervises school operations. Specific responsibilities of each can be found under Board Policy GP 4.8. The six candidates are Maryam Abdi, Beth Fletcher, Tony Morimoto, Francesca Pagan-Umar, Kim Ross … Eden Prairie School Board candidate TonyRead More The recent referendum has funded additional safety features like protective glass, improved communication systems and lock-down equipment. For further information about school board elections, contact Laurie Hemstock at, A Message from the School Board, June 1, 2020, Be a resident of the school district and maintain residence in the district for 20 days immediately preceding the election. The most recent board meeting is also replayed on local Public Access Channel 14 at the following times: Our Mission is to inspire each student to learn continuously so they are empowered to reach personal fulfillment and contribute purposefully to our ever-changing world. That means we do not need to add preservatives! Eden Prairie School Board members lauded a levy hike that will not increase as much as the city’s levy. I would be the first immigrant and person of color in the history of the Eden Prairie School Board. Public comment takes place at the beginning of the agenda. Eden Prairie School Board Meeting agendas are posted to the website the Thursday before the meeting, and meeting materials are posted the day of the meeting. All board meetings are open to the public, except those specifically permitted by law to be “closed” for discussion of identified issues such as negotiation strategy or litigation (pursuant to Minnesota statutes). Board Policies are intended to provide a clear distinction of Board and Superintendent roles. Your web browser does not support the