ECRA Board Representative Candidacy Application Form
Applications for the Teacher / Parent Representative positions will be accepted until Friday March 31, 2017 at 4pm. Applications for the Parent Representative position will be accepted until Friday March 31, 2017 at 4pm. All candidates are encouraged to attend the ECRA Board meeting on Wednesday, March 15 at 5pm to introduce themselves and discuss their interest in serving on the ECRA Board.
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ECRA Board Member Eligibility
1. No persons serving on the ECRA Board of Directors may be interested persons. An interested person is any current employee or person who was compensated by the organization within the previous 12 months, whether as a full-time or part-time employee, independent contractor, or otherwise; and any brother, sister, ancestor, descendant, spouse, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, mother-in-law, or father-in-law of such person.

2. Parents of current students at ECRCHS may not serve on the ECRA Board of Directors.

3. Board Members are not required to reside within the ECRCHS attendance boundaries.

For additional information, please refer to the ECRA Bylaws on the ECRA Board website, under Charter Documentation.

Preferred Qualities
1. Community member or former educator with direct familiarity with ECRCHS, its history and goals - this may include former students, parents of former students, and former employees, but not current students, parents of current students or current employees.

2. Individuals with expertise in fields such as education, law, banking, finance, fundraising, business, facilities management, public relations, and other areas relevant to the management of a charter school.

3. Individuals with knowledge of and passion for the charter school movement

Board Description
Parent Representative: elected by the parent body. The parent representative cannot be a parent of a current student, nor employed or compensated by the Corporation. Voting will occur by secret ballot vote on or before end of May. Votes for the parent representative may only be cast by parents of current ECRA students; one vote per family. The candidate receiving the highest number of votes will be elected.

Teacher representative: elected by all current teachers. The teacher representative cannot be employed or compensated by the Corporation. Each teacher representative will be elected by a simple majority vote of all currently employed ECRA teachers on a designated date, utilizing secret-ballot voting. Candidates receiving the highest number of votes will be elected.

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Current Occupation
Name of Employer
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Type of business or oganization
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Primary service(s) and area/population served
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Available Positions
I am applying for the position of:
The two Teachers Representatives will be selected and voted on by ECRCHS Teachers. The Parent Representative will be elected by the parent body. Please select one member seat of interest.
Candidate Questions
Do you have family/relatives working at ECR?
Do you have any personal or close relations with any ECR employee?
Have you had any financial compensation from ECR in the past 12 months?
Have you had business dealings with ECR or any staff member?
Do you have children currently attending ECR?
Prior Board Experiences
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Skills, experience and interests (Please select all that apply)
Statement of Candidacy: (will be reproduced on election materials)
Please explain in 1,000 words or less, why you would like to serve on the ECRA Board of Directors. Discuss your experience, qualifications, and interest in and understanding of El Camino Real Charter High School and the charter school movement.
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How to Submit Your Candidacy Application
Complete Step 1 and upload all pertinent documents using the URL found in Step 2
STEP 1: Submit Background Materials
In addition to submitting this online form, qualified applicants should also submit a resume by March 31, 2017. Use the link in Step 2 to upload background materials:
STEP 2: Upload All Documents
Scan and attach all items in Step 1 by using the following URL.

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You must receive a receipt of submittal for the application to be deemed submitted. An e-mail response suffices when submitting electronically. If you do not receive an e-mail response, please email
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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