Opening for PCCS Parent-Elected Board of Directors  Position

 September 6, 2017

 Dear PCCS Parents,

 The PCCS Board of Directors is seeking candidates interested in applying for the Parent- Elected seat. Each year, three Board positions become eligible.  
 Applications for the parent-elected Board position will be accepted beginning  tomorrow, Thursday, September 7, 2017. This  position will be for a three-year term,  which will begin in October 2017.

 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 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 2, 2017:
  • Letter of intent (these should include statements that reflect your willingness to carry out the mission and vision of the school, your strengths related to board work and why you feel you would be an asset to the board);
  • Resume;
  • Three (3) Letters of Recommendation.
 The above documents should be turned into the school office by 3:30pm on Monday, October 2, 2017. Applications received after this time will be considered invalid.
  • Applications for the parent-elected position should be sent Attn: Brian Conlon, Parent Elect Election Committee Chair.
 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, and the Nominating committee.
  • Each Board member must complete the necessary training and paperwork as required by State law . Additional information can be found here under the Series 200 Policies " Governance".

 Ed Jamison
 President, PCCS Board of Directors

Prairie Crossing Charter School