CTPF to Hold Trustee Elections This Fall

Nomination Packets Are Now Available
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This Fall, CTPF will hold elections for: 

  • Two (2) Teacher Trustees to serve three-year terms from November 2024-November 2027 
  • One (1) Principal/Administrator Trustee to serve a one-year term from November 2024 – November 2025 

Candidate Eligibility 

Teacher Trustee  

Candidates for Teacher Trustee must be a CTPF Member, other than a Principal/Administrator, as defined by the Illinois Pension Code (40 ILCS5/17-106); have been assigned on a regular certificate for at least 10 years in the Chicago Public Schools or Charter schools within District 299 (this includes anyone who is licensed and has worked in the Chicago Public Schools or Charter Schools for at least 10 years on a regular certificate, including as a substitute); and be nominated by a petition signed by at least 200 contributors who are not Principal/Administrators, as provided in 40 ILCS 5/17- 139(1).   

Principal/Administrator Trustee    

Candidates for Principal/Administrator Trustee must be a Principal/Administrator as defined in 40 ILCS 5/17-106.1; and be nominated by a petition signed by at least 25 contributors who are Principals/Administrators, as provided in 40 ILCS 5/17-139. 

Nomination Packets 

Contact Election Coordinator, Gail Davis, at elections@ctpf.org to request a packet by September 13, 2024. Signatures may be collected with paper petitions, using the online digital collection system developed by the Election Agent, or a combination of both methods. The nominating petitions cannot be altered or changed in any way. Do not add photos or additional information to nominating petitions. Completed nomination packets must be returned by October 1, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. (CT). 

The Fund reserves the right to request a candidate’s original nomination petitions. Nominating petitions, resumes, and photos received after the deadline will not be accepted. 

Visit the Election Central page for additional information.