School Governance

A charter system is a local school system that is operating under the terms of a contract between the local Board of Education and the State Board of Education as provided by the Charter Systems Act. A Charter System provides the opportunity for teachers, administrators, parents, and school boards to have greater flexibility to determine the educational needs of students within their district and requires a certain degree of school level governance in the system. To become a charter system, the local school system must submit a charter school petition to the Department of Education after such petition has been approved by the local board. As a charter system all schools within the system are charter schools.

BCMS Governance Team Members:

Dr. Lauren Carter, Principal
Dr. Shane Lancaster, Assistant Principal, ex-officio
Toni Sessions, Teacher, Recorder
Donna Morris, Teacher
Candace Forsyth, Parent
Stevie Stigler, Parent
Kay Manning, Community
Suzy Dukes, Community

BCMS Governance Team Meeting Dates

Meetings start at 3:45 p.m. and are open to the public.

  • Sept. 22nd
  • Oct. 20th
  • Nov. 17th
  • Jan. 19th
  • Mar. 16th
  • Apr. 20th
  • May 18th


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