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2020 Nomination for the League's Board of Directors

[The 2020 nomination window has now closed.]


Are you, or someone you know, seeking a rewarding way to contribute directly to the charter sector's leadership and impact?

The Colorado League of Charter Schools is one of the strongest charter support organizations in the nation. The League's purpose is to serve, protect, champion and grow the Colorado charter sector. The League has a 26-year history of accomplishments, a remarkable leadership network, and an opportunity to transform public education in Colorado. 

The League is seeking nominations for school leaders from high-quality charter schools to serve alongside state leaders on its Board of Directors. If you know of someone who meets the nomination criteria below, please click here to nominate them. Self-nominations are welcome and encouraged.

The nomination window is open from now through January 17, 2020 EOD. Consistent with the League's bylaws, qualified nominees will meet with the stakeholder committee to learn more about board membership and the League's work. The board will determine which candidates to recommend to the membership after considering each nominee on a case by case basis.  

There are three (3) seats available for school representatives starting in 2020. Don't miss this opportunity to have a representative of your school help to shape the League's direction and impact. 

Candidates will have an opportunity to present themselves to membership at the Member Forum at the Annual Conference, March 13. Elections will end at noon on March 17. Each member school is allowed one vote from a representative.

If you have any questions, please contact Lorna Beckett at
Nomination Criteria

Nominees must:

  • Be a staff member or governing board member at a Colorado charter school that is a member of the League in good standing and is considered high performing ("Performance" rating on Colorado School Performance Framework).
  • Have the ability to make decisions that are aligned with, and focused on, the mission and vision of the Colorado League of Charter Schools, even when those decisions may not be in the best interest of his/her school.
  • Be committed to serving on a collaborative board of directors, which makes decisions and governs as a collective body versus as individual members.
  • Be committed to serving a three-year term, attending all scheduled board meetings (unless excused) and related events. Board meetings are held every other month, or more often if necessary, with an annual meeting that takes place at the Colorado Charter Schools Conference. Meetings are typically three hours in length. Members can attend in person or via telephone.
  • Serve on at least one sub-committee of the board, the executive committee, the finance committee, the stakeholder committee, or the development committee.