Local School Council Elections 

LSC terms 

Parent, community, teacher and non-teaching staff representatives serve a two-year term beginning July 1 after each election and ending June 30 two years later. Student representatives serve a one-year term beginning July 1 and ending June 30 of the following year.

 

Resources 

All Candidates for either a traditional or appointed Local School Council must provide two forms of identification and must file the following forms:

 

  • Form 1-14 Candidate Nomination Form
  • Form 2-14 Candidate Criminal Conviction Disclosure Form
  • Form 3-14 Candidate Telephone Number Disclosure Form

 

All candidates may also file a Form 4-14 Candidate Statement. Additionally, school staff candidates must file a Form 5-14 School Staff Candidate Information Form and all High School Student Candidates must a Form 6-14 Student Candidate Information Form.

 

Links to the Candidate Forms and other resources may be found below.

 

Please note: There are separate candidate forms for traditional local school councils and appointed local school councils.

 

All applicants for Judge of Election must file the following forms, be verified to work by the I. R. S. and complete a mandatory training session:

 

Forms

Format

Form 18-14 Application for Judge of Election

English | Spanish

IRS W-9 Form

English | Spanish

W-9 Contract Form

English | Spanish

 

 

For questions or assistance in completing and submitting the Candidate Forms or Judge of Election Forms, please call the Office of LSC Relations at 773-553-1400 or read the 2014 LSC Election Guide  English  Spanish or 2014 Guide to the Appointed LSC/BOG Candidate Polls and Recommendations  English.

 

2014 LSC Election Materials

Materials

Format

2014 LSC Election Timeline

English | Spanish

Letter I Re: LSC Election

English | Spanish

Candidate Nomination Forms Cover Letter

English | Spanish

Candidate Nomination Form (Form 1-14)

English | Spanish

Criminal Conviction Disclosure Form (Form 2-14)

English | Spanish

Telephone Number Disclosure Form (Form 3-14)

English | Spanish

Candidate Statement Form (Form 4-14)

English | Spanish

Teacher/Non-Teacher Staff Candidate Information Form (Form 5-14)

English | Spanish

Student Candidate Information Form (Form 6-14)

English | Spanish

Withdrawal of LSC Candidacy Form (Form 7-14)

English | Spanish

List of Candidates for the Local School Council Form (Form 8-14)

English | Spanish

Letter II Re: LSC Election

English | Spanish

Certification of LSC Election Results Form (Form 28-14)

English | Spanish

Pre-Election Challenge Petition Form (Form 9-14)

English | Spanish

Post-Election Challenge Petition Form (Form 21-14)

English | Spanish

 

2014 Appointed Local School Councils/Board of Governors

Candidate Polls and Recommendations Materials

Format

ALSC/BOG Candidate Polls and Recommendations Timeline

English

Letter I Re: ALSC/BOG Non-Binding Advisory Polls and Candidate Recommendations Process

English

Candidate Nomination Forms Cover Letter

English

Candidate Nomination Form (Form 1-14)

English

Criminal Conviction Disclosure Form (Form 2-14)

English

Telephone Number Disclosure Form (Form 3-14)

English

Candidate Statement Form (Form 4-14)

English

Teacher/Non-Teacher Staff Candidate Information Form (Form 5-14)

English

Student Candidate Information Form (Form 6-14)

English

Withdrawal of LSC Candidacy Form (Form 7-14)

English

List of Candidates for the Local School Council Form (Form 8-14)

English

Letter II Re: ALSC/BOG Non-Binding Advisory Polls and Candidate Recommendations Process

English

ALSC/BOG Certification of Non-Binding Advisory Polls Results and Candidate Recommendations Form (Form 28-14)

English

 

About the LSC voting process 

The below training video outlines the voting process for LSC elections.

 

About LSC Voting Process from Chicago Public Schools on Vimeo

 

Contact information

Office of Local School Council Relations
42 West Madison

Chicago, Illinois 60602
Phone: 1-773-553-1400
Fax: 1-773-553-1402

Page Last Modified on Wednesday, March 25, 2015