Board Election Information
Midlands Arts Conservatory is seeking new board members. Please see the timeline and instructions below for more information.
Midlands Arts Conservatory Board of Directors Appointment & Election Timeline
October 21st, 2019: Call for Board Applicants and Election Candidates will be distributed to the public. Each prospective board member must complete an online filing form. PCSASC will have these available online for submission/distribution. If a board applicant/candidate is not able to complete the online filing form, it is the school’s responsibility to assist the candidate with data entry.
November 8th, 2019: Close of filing period. Candidate filing will be closed at 12:00 PM EST.
November 11th, 2019: Candidate information and application answers posted online.
November 19th, 2019: Board of Directors will meet to make appointments to the board.
November 21st-22nd, 2019: Election. Voting opens with e-ballot links emailed to each parent/guardian and employee of school. Voting will open at 7 AM on Thursday, November 21st, and close at 3 PM on Friday, November 22nd. 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.
November 22nd, 2019: Election results will be certified, and elected school board members will be announced publicly.
December 17th, 2019: Board of Directors Meeting. All board members will be sworn in at the regularly scheduled December board 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 South Carolina Law to attend board training within 1 year of taking office. Free trainings will be offered across the state by the Public Charter School Alliance of South Carolina.
To file to run, click here.