James Island Charter High School
Board of Directors & Discipline Review Committee
2019 Election Timeline
September 16th, 2019: 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: http://sccharterschools.org/index.php?option=com_mc&view=mc&mcid=form_263919
Discipline Review Committee Candidate Filing Form Link: http://sccharterschools.org/index.php?option=com_mc&view=mc&mcid=form_263914
September 27th, 2019: Close of filing period. Candidate filing will be closed at 3 PM EST.
September 30th, 2019: Candidate information and application answers posted online.
October 8th-9th, 2019: Election. Voting opens with e-ballot links emailed to each parent/guardian and employee of school. Voting will open at 7:30 AM on October 8th, 2019 and close at 4 PM on October 9th, 2019. 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 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 10th, 2019: Election results will be certified and announced publicly.
October 21st, 2019: 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 trainings will be offered across the state by the Public Charter School Alliance of South Carolina.