Notice Of Election

Notice Of Election

Attention Parents/Guardians and Staff at Spero Academy

Three candidates have indicated their willingness to serve one, two or three (3)-year terms on the Spero Academy Board. Each parent/guardian of a student enrolled at Spero Academy and the staff employed at Fraser Academy in the 2019-20 school year comprise the eligible voters. The by-laws for Spero Academy state that the Board's ideal composition has the following representations: 3 special education or general education representatives, 3 parents of currently enrolled students, 2 Spero Academy teachers, and 3 community representatives. Write-in candidates are welcome. Votes must indicate from the above categories the ones appropriate for all write-in candidates. The governance committee reports the election results to the Board. The Board certifies the results, including resolution of any ties in the write-in category. The new Board begins its term in July 2020.

Thank you to the candidates who have offered to serve and to the staff and parents/guardians of current students for participating in the election.

Spero Academy Board



May of 2020

The Governance Committee of the Board of Directors of Spero Academy announces the election to select Board representation for its Board of Directors will be held in May 2020 and closed on June 1, 2020.

Voting will take place at Spero Academy, 2701 California St. NE, Minneapolis, 55418 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Voters may secure and return ballots in person or online. Ballots will be available May 1, 2020.

The term for which each Director is running is indicated on the ballot. Place your votes in the column at the end of each candidate’s information. If you choose to vote for a write-in candidate, indicate the representation role that the candidate would fill on the Board.

In response to the MN statute governing charter school board elections, the Spero Academy Board specifies that the voters will be each parent/guardian of students currently enrolled and the staff presently employed. To meet the law and assure that the appropriate votes are counted, please remember to sign your ballot before submitting it. Incomplete or duplicate ballots will not be counted.