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LSC Key Dates

2022 Local School Council Key Dates

1/03 Nomination period begins
02/25 3:00 p.m. Deadline to file LSC candidate paper forms in person at the Office of LSC Relations
03/04 3:00 p.m. Deadline to file LSC candidate forms in person at the school where the candidate seeks to run

03/08

Deadline to submit LSC election judge applications to LSCJudge@cps.edu

03/10

5:00 p.m. Deadline to file Pre-election challenges. Challenge Forms must be e-mailed to LSCelectionchallenge@cps.edu or filed in person in the lobby at 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois.

3/21 - 3/25

Schools conduct candidate forums in-person or virtually

04/04

3:00 p.m. Deadline for parent and community candidates to deliver campaign literature to school

3:00 p.m. Deadline for school staff candidates to deliver campaign literature to the principal

04/18 or
04/19
Schools conduct Student LSC Election Poll
04/20 Elementary School LSC Election for Parent and Community Candidates and the School Staff Candidate Preference Poll Day
04/21 High School LSC Election for Parent and Community Candidates and the School Staff Candidate Preference Poll Day
04/28

5:00 p.m. Deadline to file Post-election challenges. Challenge Forms must be e-mailed to LSCelectionchallenge@cps.edu or filed in person in the lobby at 42 W. Madison St., Chicago, Illinois.

8:00 p.m. Deadline for LSCs to convene a meeting to certify the results of the non-binding advisory polls for parent and school staff, if applicable, student candidates and recommend candidates for community and advocate member positions

04/29 12:00 Noon. Deadline for Principal to enter results of tie-breaker lottery in the LSC Dashboard or notify Network Office of LSC failure to conduct tie-breaker lottery
05/02 12:00 Noon. Deadline for Principal to complete and email Certification of Poll Results and Candidate Recommendation Form (Form 28-22) to OLSCR lscrelations@cps.edu
05/06

2:00 p.m. Deadline for Network Offices to conduct tie-breaker lotteries for schools whose LSCs failed to do so by 4/28

3:00 p.m. Deadline for schools to deliver Security Envelope B to the Network Office

05/09 3:00 p.m. Deadline for Network Office to notify concerned schools of results of tie-breaker lotteries and to complete the Certification of Poll Results and Candidate Recommendation Form (Form 28-22) reflecting tie-breaker results to concerned school and OLSCR lscrelations@cps.edu
05/11

3:00 p.m. Deadline for Principal to record results of tie-breaker lottery conducted by Network Office in LSC Dashboard

5:00 p.m. Deadline for Network Office to deliver Security Envelope B to OLSCR

05/25 - 06/01

Chief Executive Officer or designee to mail Post-election Challenge Results to challengers, challenged or interested candidates and concerned school Principal

06/22

The Board of Education appoints all members of ALSCs/BOGs, for the new two-year term of office beginning July 1

07/01 - 07/14

LSCs conduct annual organizational meetings

Office of Local School Council Relations

773-553-1400

773-553-1402 (Fax)

Garfield Park Office
2651 W. Washington Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60612