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The SCEA 2024 Elections

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The SCEA Officer & Delegate Elections

During the 2024 election cycle, members will elect an NEA Director, District Directors to serve on the Executive Board for three The SCEA UniDistricts and fifteen (15) delegates to represent The SCEA at the NEA Representative Assembly.

All candidates for district directors must have at least three (3) years of experience in The SCEA immediately preceding the election.  All district directors shall maintain active membership in the United Education Profession (UEP) (local, state, national).

NEA Director

The NEA Director serves a three year term. Candidates must have been a member of the NEA for at lest two years immediately preceding the election and shall maintain membership throughout their term of office. A description of NEA Director duties can be found here. 

The SCEA Executive Board District Director positions to be elected:
  • UniDistrict 1 - Abbeville, Anderson,  Cedar Springs, Greenville, Laurens, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg: 
    • 3-year term, 2024-2027
       
  • UniDistrict 2 - Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Darlington, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lancaster, Marlboro, Union, York: 
    • 3-year term, 2024-2027
       
  • UniDistrict 3 - Aiken, Edgefield, Greater Lexington, Greenwood, Lexington /Richland 5, McCormick, Newberry, Palmetto-Unified, Saluda: 
    • 2-year term (completing two years of an unexpired term), 2024-2026
       
  • UniDistrict 3 - Aiken, Edgefield, Greater Lexington, Greenwood, Lexington /Richland 5, McCormick, Newberry, Palmetto-Unified, Saluda: 
    • 3-year term, 2024-2027
       
  • UniDistrict 4 - Dillon, Florence, Horry, Marion: 
    • 2-year term (completing two years of an unexpired term), 2024-2026
       
  • UniDistrict 4 - Dillon, Florence, Horry, Marion: 
    • 3-year term, 2024-2027
       
  • UniDistrict 5 - Calhoun and Richland: 
    • 1-year term (completing one year of an unexpired term), 2024-2025
       
  • UniDistrict 5 - Calhoun and Richland: 
    • 3-year term, 2024-2027
       
  • UniDistrict 6 - Berkeley, Charleston, Clarendon, Dorchester, Georgetown, Lee, Summerville, Sumter, Williamsburg: 
    • 2-year term (completing two years of an unexpired term), 2024-2026
       
  • UniDistrict 6 - Berkeley, Charleston, Clarendon, Dorchester, Georgetown, Lee, Summerville, Sumter, Williamsburg: 
    • 3-year term, 2024-2027
       
  • UniDistrict 7 - Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper, Orangeburg: 
    • 1-year term (completing one year of an unexpired term), 2024-2025
       
  • UniDistrict 7 - Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper, Orangeburg: 
    • 3-year term, 2024-2027

The function and duties of executive board members can be found here

The SCEA State Delegates to the NEA Representative Assembly

The 2024 NEA Representative Assembly will be from July 3rd-7th in Philadelphia, PA. Any active full-time or part-time member may run. Candidates must run as either a certified/non-certified candidate or an administrator candidate.

State Delegates will conduct the business of the association at the National Representative Assembly, and therefore must follow the State Delegate Accountability System

The form for nomination is available as download as either a Word document or fillable pdf at the bottom of this page. The deadline for nominations is November 17, 2023.

NEA RA Hotel Information:

The Notary Hotel Philadelphia
Room rates are $189/night per room, plus taxes and fees. Check in 7/1/24 and check out 7/6/24. The SCEA will provide a stipend for state delegates; however, that stipend may not cover the entire cost of travel. 

Candidate Profiles and Platforms can be found here.

 

2024 Elections Timeline

Key events in the 2024 Elections will proceed in this order. If you do not receive a ballot by January 20, contact The SCEA at [email protected].
October 21, 2023

Announcement & Posting

Nomination form for Statewide Elections and & Delegates to the NEA-RA will be posted on The SCEA Website (www.thescea.org)
November 17, 2023

Nomination Deadline

Deadline for nominations to be received by the Elections Chairperson and at The SCEA Office (5:00 pm).
January 20, 2024

Voting Begins

Online voting will begin. Candidate profiles can be found here.
February 10, 2024

Voting Ends

Online voting will end.
February 24, 2024

Certified Elections Results

Certification of election results and report to the Board. Notice of runoff elections, if applicable.
March 9, 2024

Runoff Elections

Runoff elections, if necessary
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