Riverwalk Academy has contracted with the Public Charter School Alliance of South Carolina (PCSASC) to administer this year’s appointment and election process. This ensures integrity and confidentiality in the process. The governing board consists of four (4) appointed members and five (5) elected members. There are currently four (4) elected seats up for election and two (2) seats up for an appointment. One (1) of the elected positions is a vacant unexpired seat for a 1-year term.


April 25th, 2022: 

Call for Candidates will be distributed to the public. Each prospective board member must complete an online filing form. PCSASC will have these available online for submission/distribution. Links will be available on the Riverwalk Academy’s website.  Filing Form Link:

May 9th, 2022: 

Close of the candidate filing period. Acceptance of candidate filings will be closed at 12:00 pm (Noon) EDT.

May 12th, 2022: 

Election candidate information and form answers will be posted online.

May 24th - 26th, 2022: 

Voting open with e-ballot links emailed to each parent/guardian and employee of Riverwalk Academy. Voting will open on May 24th, 2022, at 8:00 am and close on May 26th, 2022 at 4:00 pm. There is one vote per child enrolled in the school and one vote per employee. Voting will be available via e-ballot allowing families and employees to vote via the internet. Each ballot will have a unique pin number to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the process.

May 27th, 2022: 

Election results will be certified and announced publicly.

June 2022: 

Appointments will be made during the Regular June Board Meeting.  SY2022-23: All newly appointed and elected board members will be sworn in during the first scheduled meeting of the new school year. This will complete the election process. Meeting and Training Requirements
Riverwalk Academy 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 being elected. Free training will be offered by the South Carolina Department of Education.