2020 Board Candidates

  • Posted on:  May 15, 2020

High Point Academy | Spartanburg, SC

Dear High Point Academy Family Members and Stakeholders,

High Point Academy Spartanburg has three expiring seats on the Board of Directors. High Point Academy seeks to develop a diverse board with the skills needed to govern a public charter school. The applications are complete, and the candidates’ answers and bios are below.

Those elected will serve two-year terms that will begin July 1, 2020. This will be determined based on the number of votes each candidate receives, with the top two being elected. The 2020 Board Election timeline can be found below.




April 24, 2020: Election Timeline published to HPA parents and guardians.

April 28, 2020: Board Applications will be made available online and distributed via email. Each prospective Board member must complete an online application. If a Board applicant is not able to complete the online application, he or she may do so onsite at HPA. Paper applications will be available at the front desk.

May 13, 2020: Board candidate filing closes at 3:00 P.M.

May 15, 2020: Board candidate information and application answers will be posted on HPA’s website.

May 25-28, 2020: Election. Voting opens with e-ballot links that will be emailed to each HPA parent and HPA legal guardian. Each HPA employee will receive his or her e-ballot via their HPA email address. Please refer to the High Point Academy Board Election Procedures if you have any questions regarding who is eligible to vote in the election.

Voting will open on Monday, May 25, 2020, at 8:00 A.M. and close on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 5:00 P.M. Voting will be available via e-ballot. Each ballot will have a unique PIN to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the process.

May 29, 2020: Election results will be certified, and elected Board members will be announced on HPA’s website.

June 1, 2020: Board of Directors Meeting. New Board members will be sworn-in at the regularly scheduled Board meeting. This completes the election process.

Meeting and Training Requirements: Board members are required to attend all Board meetings.

Mandated Board Training – All Board members are required to attend Board training within one (1) year of being elected. Free training will be offered across the state.

2020 Board Applicant Bios

High Point Academy Spartanburg is a community-centered school built on the principles of honor, integrity, and service where academic excellence, STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) education, and a project-based, applied learning instruction builds tomorrow’s leaders. Visit hpaspartanburg.com for a complete overview and all of High Point Academy Spartanburg news and reviews. Through a partnership with family and community, each student will strive to achieve their highest potential academically, socially, and personally.

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