Teacher Trustee Candidate Petitions due at 5:00 p.m., October 1, 2020

Today (October 1) is last day to submit nomination packets

November 2-6, 2020, CTPF will hold an election for: 

Two (2) Teacher Trustees to serve three-year terms from November 2020-2023, (voting available November 2-6, 2020). 

Individuals who wish to run for office must meet the following criteria as of October 1, 2020: 

  • 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). Teacher Trustee nominating petitions must have at least 200 legible handwritten signatures or validated digital signatures from Members who would be eligible to vote in the election being conducted had the election occurred at the time the Member signs the nominating petition. 

Submitting Completed Nomination Packets 

A candidate’s signed nomination petition(s) must be received by the Election Coordinator or his/her designee, on behalf of the Recording Secretary, by U.S. Mail, email, or facsimile. The Fund reserves the right to request a candidate’s original nomination petitions. 

Due to the pandemic email or fax submission is encouraged. Send petitions (.pdf or .jpg) to elections@ctpf.org or fax to 312.641.7185.  

Completed nomination packets must be returned by October 1, 2020, at 5:00 p.m., (CT). Nominating petitions received after the deadline will not be accepted. 

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