School council and School board elections are conducted in accordance with the Education Act.
School Council General Elections
A general election is held every two years to elect members to each school council that represents the territory’s 26 attendance areas, which are available here. The number of members of each school council appears here.
The School Council General Elections, originally scheduled for May 4, 2020, have been postponed to protect the safety of electors, candidates and election officials. A new date for the School Council General Election, anticipated to be in Fall of 2020 awaits confirmation.
School Council Member Elections Summary (May, 2018)
A School Council General Election took place on Monday, May 7, 2018 in the attendance areas of Tantalus School (Carmacks), J. V. Clark School (Mayo), and Watson Lake Schools and in Christ the King Elementary School, Vanier Catholic Secondary School and Grey Mountain Primary School (Whitehorse).
Results from the 2018 School Council General Election, and other elections and by-elections, are available here.
School Council Member By-Election Summary (September, 2018)
In September 2018, there were five By-elections. In four school council attendance areas, members were filled by acclamation. Four of the five by-elections resulted in all vacant positions being filled. In total, of the 15 vacancies in five school council attendance areas, 12 were filled. One school council attendance area did not fill its vacancies; with only one of four positions filled. For more information click here.
School Board Trustees General Election
Five School board trustees are elected to the Yukon Francophone School Board every three years
School Board Trustees Elections Summary (November 2019)
Five School Board Trustees were elected from six nominated candidates. Results from the 2019 School Board Election and other general elections are available here.
School Board Trustees Elections Summary (October 2018)
A by-election to fill a vacancy on the Commission Scolaire Francophone du Yukon was held on Thursday, October 25. One nomination was received and the candidate was declared elected by acclamation.
Click here for this and other by-election results.
For more information on school councils, contact:
Department of Education
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
Association of Yukon School Councils, Boards and Committees
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 5M2
For more information on school boards, contact:
Yukon Francophone School Board
478 Range Road, suite 3
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 3A2
Attendance Area Maps
Attendance area maps for maps for schools in the communities are pending.
Attendance area maps for Whitehorse Schools are below.