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LSC Elections

Local School Council members are elected every two years by parents, community members, and school staff. Members serve two-year terms, with the exception of student representatives, who serve one-year terms. Interested candidates must complete several application forms.
LSC Responsibilities
  • Monitoring the school improvement plan—also known as their school’s CIWP.
  • Monitoring the school's budget and expenditures.
  • Evaluating their school’s principal annually, as well as selecting a new contract principal for their school or renewing the contract of their current principal.
Each LSCs set their own regular meeting schedules, which can be obtained directly from the school.
How to Apply
If you are a parent, community member, student, or teacher looking to get more involved with your school, we encourage you to consider running in your school’s LSC election.The application window for the 2022 LSC elections opened on January 3, 2022. To apply, candidates must download and fill out the application forms below and return them with two forms of identification to the school for which they intend to run as a candidate by Wednesday, March 9, 2022 (updated) at 3:00 p.m. CST.
  • Parents and community members have the option to file a Form 4-22 Candidate Statement.
  • School staff candidates must file a Form 5-22 School Staff Candidate Information Form.
  • High school student candidates must file a Form 6-22 Student Candidate Information Form.
Please Note: There are separate candidate forms for traditional LSCs and appointed LSCs and boards of governors (BOG).
2022 Traditional Local School Council Nomination Materials
  • Candidate Nomination Form (Form 1-22)
  • Criminal Conviction Disclosure Form (Form 2-22)
  • Telephone Number Disclosure Form (Form 3-22
  • Candidate Statement Form (Form 4-22) (Optional)
  • Student Candidate Information Form (Form 4S-22) (Optional)
Candidate Materials Required / Optional Documents
LSC Election Timeline Optional ENGLISH |  SPANISH
LSC Candidate Packet Cover Letter Optional ENGLISH |  SPANISH
Candidate Nomination Form 1-22 Required for All Candidates ENGLISH |  SPANISH
LSC Criminal Conviction Disclosure / Enumerated and Disqualifying Offenses Form 2-22 Required for All Candidates ENGLISH | SPANISH
LSC Telephone Number Disclosure Form 3-22 Required for All Candidates ENGLISH |  SPANISH
LSC Candidate Statement Form 4-22 Optional ENGLISH |  SPANISH
LSC Student Candidate Statement Form 4S-22 Optional ENGLISH | SPANISH
LSC Teacher/Non-Teacher Staff Candidate Information Form 5-22 Required for All Teacher / Non-Teacher Staff Candidates ENGLISH |  SPANISH
LSC Student Candidate Information Form 6-22 Required for all Student Candidates ENGLISH |  SPANISH
LSC Withdrawal of Candidacy Form 7-22 Optional ENGLISH |  SPANISH
LSC Certification of Election Results Form 28-22 Optional ENGLISH |  SPANISH
LSC Pre-Election Challenge Petition Form 9-22 Optional ENGLISH |  SPANISH
LSC Post-Election Challenge Petition Form 21-22 Optional ENGLISH |  SPANISH
Office of Local School Council Relations
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