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:

 

Form 18-14 Application for Judge of Election PDF icon. English PDF icon. Spanish
IRS W-9 Form PDF icon. English PDF icon. Spanish
W-9 Contract Form PDF icon. English PDF icon. 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 PDF icon. English PDF icon. Spanish or 2014 Guide to the Appointed LSC/BOG Candidate Polls and Recommendations PDF icon. English.

 

2014 LSC Election Materials
1. 2014 LSC Election Timeline PDF icon. English PDF icon. Spanish
2. Letter I Re: LSC Election PDF icon. English PDF icon. Spanish
3. Candidate Nomination Forms Cover Letter PDF icon. English PDF icon. Spanish
4. Candidate Nomination Form (Form 1-14) PDF icon. English PDF icon. Spanish
5. Criminal Conviction Disclosure Form (Form 2-14) PDF icon. English PDF icon. Spanish
6. Telephone Number Disclosure Form (Form 3-14) PDF icon. English PDF icon. Spanish
7. Candidate Statement Form (Form 4-14) PDF icon. English PDF icon. Spanish
8. Teacher/Non-Teacher Staff Candidate Information Form (Form 5-14) PDF icon. English PDF icon. Spanish
9. Student Candidate Information Form (Form 6-14) PDF icon. English PDF icon. Spanish
10. Withdrawal of LSC Candidacy Form (Form 7-14) PDF icon. English PDF icon. Spanish
11. List of Candidates for the Local School Council Form (Form 8-14) PDF icon. English PDF icon. Spanish
12. Letter II Re: LSC Election PDF icon. English PDF icon. Spanish
13. Certification of LSC Election Results Form (Form 28-14) PDF icon. English PDF icon. Spanish
15. Pre-Election Challenge Petition Form (Form 9-14) PDF icon. English PDF icon. Spanish
16. Post-Election Challenge Petition Form (Form 21-14) PDF icon. English PDF icon. Spanish

 

 

2014 Appointed Local School Councils/Board of Governors

 

Candidate Polls and Recommendations Materials
1. ALSC/BOG Candidate Polls and Recommendations Timeline PDF icon. English
2. Letter I Re: ALSC/BOG Non-Binding Advisory Polls and Candidate Recommendations Process PDF icon. English
3. Candidate Nomination Forms Cover Letter PDF icon. English
4. Candidate Nomination Form (Form 1-14) PDF icon. English
5. Criminal Conviction Disclosure Form (Form 2-14) PDF icon. English
6. Telephone Number Disclosure Form (Form 3-14) PDF icon. English
7. Candidate Statement Form (Form 4-14) PDF icon. English
8. Teacher/JROTC Instructor Candidate Information Form (Form 5-14) PDF icon. English
9. Student Candidate Information Form (Form 6-14) PDF icon. English
10. Withdrawal of ALSC/BOG Candidacy Form (Form 7-14) PDF icon. English
11. List of Candidates for the ALSC/BOG Form (Form 8-14) PDF icon. English
12.Letter II Re: ALSC/BOG Non-Binding Advisory Polls and Candidate Recommendations Process PDF icon. English
13. ALSC/BOG Certification of Non-Binding Advisory Polls Results and Candidate Recommendations Form (Form 28-14) PDF icon. 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

125 South Clark Street
5th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60603
Phone: (773) 553-1400
Fax: (773) 553-1402
TTY: (773) 553-3332


Page Last Modified on Thursday, August 21, 2014