Thornwell Charter School Seeks Candidates for Three Board Positions

April 22, 2023

Thornwell Charter School in Clinton, SC is seeking candidates for three seats on the Board of Directors.

The elected candidates will serve a two-year term. Candidates must apply online. Those interested can click HERE to access the application. Candidate filing will close at 12 PM EDT on May 8, 2023. On Thursday, May 11, 2023, candidate information and application answers will be posted online. On Thursday, May 18, 2023, at 6:00 pm, a Candidate Forum via Zoom will be held to speak to the public and state their qualifications and express their reasons for seeking to serve on the board.

May 19, 2023: In person voting opens at 7 am.Voting will close at 5pm. There is one vote per child enrolled in the school and one vote per employee.

May 22, 2023: Election results will be certified, and elected school board members will be announced publicly.

July 1, 2021: All new board members will take office and be formally sworn in at the regularly scheduled July board meeting. Board Members are required to attend all board meetings.

Per South Carolina Law, all board members are required to attend board training within 1 yearof taking office. Free trainings will be offered across the state by the State Department of Education.