LCIS Works Towards Opening Charter School


(BEDFORD) – The Lawrence County Independent Schools conducted their second meeting since being approved as a charter school Thursday night.

Lawrence County Independent School meetings are open to the public with a complete list of meetings listed below.


Executive Meeting – 6:00 p.m.

Public Meeting – 7:00 p.m.

Virtual until posted otherwise due to the COVID 19 pandemic

Agenda items and contributions are due each month by noon on Tuesday of a meeting week.

  • January 7
  • January 21 
  • February 4 
  • February 18
  • March 4
  • March 18 
  • April 1
  • April 15
  • April 29
  • May 6
  • May 20
  • June 3 
  • June 19 – Annual Meeting – Time will vary from standard meeting times
  • July 1
  • July 15
  • July 29
  • August 5
  • August 19
  • September 2
  • September 16
  • September 30
  • October 7
  • October 21
  • November 4
  • November 18
  • December 2
  • December 16
  • January 6, 2022

The meetings of LCIS are being conducted by Zoom or available for the public on their YouTube Channel.

Education One officials discussed the four areas the new charter school will be evaluated on at the local, state, and federal level to make sure the school is held accountable. The school is expected to open in June of 2021 and the school officials are working towards that opening date. Education One will be discussing these areas in more detail what the school will be evaluated on a routine basis.

The LCIS has opened up the hiring process for a Head Master of the School on January 2, 2020. Applications are being accepted at this time for that position. The group hopes to appoint a Head Master of School in the upcoming weeks.

By-laws for the newly formed corporation are being drafted and is expected to be voted on in the coming weeks.

The group will also be looking at finding a Treasurer in the near future to replace Jerry Hill who wants to step away from that position.

Background checks will be done on every board member of the newly formed charter school.

The group is in need of donated items for their upcoming Silent Auction to be held on January 31st via Facebook.

The group is developing applications for upcoming enrollment for the upcoming school year. LCIS will be licensed to operate over the next five years.

To find out more information on LCIS go to their Facebook page.