James Island Charter High School
Board of Directors & Discipline Review Committee
2020 Election Timeline
September 15, 2020: Call for Candidates will be distributed to the public. Each candidate must complete an online filing form. PCSASC will have these available online for submission/distribution. If a candidate is not able to complete the online candidate filing form, it is the school’s responsibility to assist the candidate with data entry.
Board of Directors Candidate Filing Form Link: https://forms.gle/EVGDpLev7FGAvVt19
Discipline Review Committee Candidate Filing Form Link: https://forms.gle/3K9adi5CpvNwsu347
September 25, 2020: Close of the filing period. Candidate filing will be closed at 3 PM EST.
September 30, 2020: Candidate information and application answers posted online.
October 13 - 15, 2020: Election. Voting opens with e-ballot links emailed to each parent/guardian and employee of the school. Voting will open at 7:30 AM on October 13, 2020, and close at 4 PM on October 15, 2020. There is one vote per child enrolled in the school and one vote per employee. Voting will be available via e-ballot allowing parents and employees to vote via the internet. Each ballot will have a unique pin number to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the process. Computers and paper ballots will be available at the school during normal school hours for families with no internet access or with limited computer knowledge.
October 16, 2020: Election results will be certified and announced publicly.
October 19, 2020: Board of Directors Meeting. New board members will be sworn in at the regularly scheduled Annual Meeting. This completes the election process.
Meeting and Training Requirements:
Board Members are required to attend all board meetings.
Mandated Board Training – All board members are required to attend board training within 1 year of being elected. Free training will be offered across the state by the Public Charter School Alliance of South Carolina.