Virtus Academy Board of Directors
2020 Election Timeline
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Call for Candidates: October 23, 2020
Close: November 6, 2020
Candidate Posting: November 10, 2020
Voting: 8:00 am on November 17 - 4:00 pm on November 19
Election Results Announced: November 20, 2020
2020 Board of Directors Election Results
Two Year Terms
Dr. John Atkins
Mr. Bill Pickle
Mrs. Amanda Tyner
One Year Term
Ms. Marie DeVincenzo
NOTICE: The below Election Timeline Amendments below were made in accordance with State of South Carolina Executive Order 2020-29 that any election scheduled to be held in this State on or before May 12, 2020, shall be postponed and rescheduled.
May 13th-15th, 2020: Election. Voting opens with e-ballot links emailed to each parent/guardian and employee of school. Voting will open at 8 AM on May 13th and close at 4 PM on May 15th. There is one vote per child enrolled in the school and one vote per employee. Voting will be available via e-ballot allowing parents and employees to vote via the internet. Each ballot will have a unique PIN to ensure confidentiality and integrity of the process. Computers will be available at the school from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day for those who may need additional assistance.
May 18th, 2020: Election results will be certified, and elected school board members will be announced publicly.
SY 2020-21: Board of Directors Meeting. New board members will be formally sworn in at the regularly scheduled July board meeting. This completes the election process.
Meeting and Training Requirements
Board Members are required to attend all board meetings.
Mandated Board Training – Per state law, all board members are required to attend board training within 1 year of taking office. Free trainings will be offered across the state by the Public Charter School Alliance of South Carolina.