October 3, 2018
Dear PCCS Parents,
The PCCS Board of Directors is comprised of ten individuals, each holding a 3-year elected or appointed position on the board. Every year, three Board positions become eligible for replacement. The School Board appoints two of these positions, and the PCCS parent community elects one. The appointed positions have been filled but there is an opening for the parent-elected seat.
Applications for the parent-elected Board position will be accepted beginning
Thursday, October 4, 2018
. This position will be for a three-year term, which will begin at the next board meeting after the conclusion of the election.
Becoming a member of the PCCS Board of Directors is a great way to get involved and proactively work for the school and its mission. It is also a significant responsibility and commitment to the children, parents, staff and community of Prairie Crossing Charter School.
The board especially needs individuals with backgrounds in education, finance, marketing, and/or law to help it move forward in the governance of the school. The ability to consider differing opinions and to respond with civility and respect is a key skill for any candidate.
To be considered for the parent-elected Board position, applicants must submit the following documents no later than
3:30pm on Monday, October 29, 2018:
Letter of intent
(these should include statements that reflect your vision for the school, your strengths related to board work and why you feel you would be an asset to the board);
Three (3) Letters of Recommendation;
declare they are applying for the parent-elected position
Applications that do not make this declaration will be considered invalid.
The above documents should be turned into the
school office by 3:30pm on Monday, October 29, 2018.
Applications received after this time will be considered invalid.
All Candidates will be certified prior to voting. This year, we will again be using an online voting platform, Election Buddy, which is secure and transparent. Online voting dates TBD.
PCCS Board member duties include:
Commit to a 3-year term
Attend all Board meetings (every fourth Tuesday of the month), occasional special Board meetings and biannual Board retreats.
Opportunity to serve on at least one Board committee. Standing Board committees are: Finance, Governance, Academic Excellence, Development and the Nominating committee.
Each Board member must complete the necessary training and paperwork as required by State law
Additional information can be found
under the Series 200 Policies "
President, PCCS Board of Directors