Principal’s Message

Greetings to our ATC Community!
 
I am pleased to announce our upcoming Governing Council Election on October 22, 2020.
 
For Fall 2020, we have 3 (of 7) seats up for re-election*:

-Position 1 Candidate can be community member, or a parent of a current ATC student
-Position 2 Candidate must be a parent/guardian of a current ATC student  
-Position 3 Candidate can be a community member or parent but also must have a background in education
 
*The Governing Council can have up to 4 current parents, and 2 parents are currently serving their terms.
 
Interested candidates must submit an application form by 5:00pm October 8, 2020. The application form is in both English and Spanish. Application forms can be emailed, mailed, or dropped off in person to Jennifer Cintas, Office Manager, jennifer.cintas@atcschool.org. 74 A Van Nu Po Road, Santa Fe, NM 87508.
 
Elected terms are for 3 years, and Governing Council members can serve a maximum of 2 terms (6 years total).
 
Eligible voters for ATC's Governing Council Elections include all current staff and parents of current students
 
Important Dates for the Fall 2020 Governing Council Election Cycle:
 
9/18-10/8/20 @ 5pm: Application window for candidates
 
10/14/20: ATC will publish the list of candidates
 
10/15/20 @ 5:30pm Candidates and eligible voters will be invited to a virtual candidate forum via Zoom
(Candidate forum coincides with our October regular Governing Council Meeting)
 
10/22/20 7:30am-4:30pm: Governing Council Election Day. Eligible voters may cast their ballot at ATC in the front office reception area. All eligible voters must adhere to our COVID safety guidelines. If you need an accommodation because you cannot vote in person on Election Day, please contact jennifer.cintas@atcschool.org prior to 10/22/20.
 
If you would to know more about the roles and responsibilities of ATC's Governing Council, please feel free to contact our current Governing Council President, Karen Velarde-Lashley, karen.velarde-lashley@atcschool.org or Jason Morgan, Principal, jason.morgan@atcschool.org
 
Thank you!