Your opinion matters—and it can make a big difference in determining the direction of public education in Wake County. Here are some of the ways in which you can express your viewpoint on education issues:
Speak at a School Board Meeting or Public Hearing
Public comment is held at every WCPSS School Board meeting and at public hearings. This is a great opportunity to speak to the Board and to the public.
Contact Elected Officials
Wake County Board of Commissioners – The Board of Commissioners determines how much of Wake County’s budget goes to fund our public schools.
North Carolina General Assembly – Wake County representation. The General Assembly creates policy that impacts the quality of education in our state and determines the amount of state funding our public schools receive. Click here for e-mail addresses of the Wake Delegation. Click here for Wake Delegation phone numbers
Municipal Elected Officials
Local Chambers of Commerce
Write a Letter to the Editor
The Raleigh News and Observer accepts letters of up to 200 words. Writing a letter to the editor is a great way to start a community discussion in the pages of our newspapers.
Get your voice in print! Submit a letter to the editor.
Take your right to vote seriously! Visit the Wake County Board of Elections Web site or the Democracy North Carolina site to learn about elections, including where and when you can vote. register, update your registration, learn about early voting or find you polling place, contact the Wake County Board of Elections.
Attend a Candidate Forum
Our parent organization, WakeUP Wake County holds candidate forums for municipal and county elections, giving you a chance to see candidates in person and ask questions. Join Great Schools in Wake, and we’ll provide you with information about these forums.