Missouri Charter Public School Commission

, MO


Website: https://mcpsc.mo.gov/

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo. 160.425

Department: Elementary and Secondary Education


Function: To sponsor high quality charter schools throughout the state of Missouri.


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Details on Members

Total members: 9

Appointed members: 9

Term length: Four years, except for those members first appointed, of which three shall be appointed for a term of one year, two for a term of two years, two for a term of three years, and two for a term of four years.


Member Requirements: Five commissioners will be selected from three-panel slates each recommended by the commissioner of education, the commission of higher education, the president pro tem, the speaker of the house, and the Missouri School Boards Association. The remaining four members shall be appointed by the Governor.

Political Requirements: No more than five members may be of the same political party.

Geographic Requirements: No more than two members shall be from the same congressional district.

Senate Consent Required: Yes


Vacant Slot
Member 1 (Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Slate)

Ms. Mary Jane Almandoz(R)
Member 2 (Department of Higher Education Slate)
Cape Girardeau
Term begins: Oct 2, 2019
Term expires: Sep 17, 2021

Alicia M Herald(D)
Member 3 (Speaker of the House Slate)
St. Louis
Term begins: Sep 17, 2014
Term expires: Sep 17, 2016

Mr. Delbert Lee Scott(R)
Member 4 (President Pro Tem Slate)
Lowry City
Term begins: Sep 17, 2014
Term expires: Sep 17, 2015

Mrs. Peggy Lea Taylor(I)
Member 5 (Missouri School Boards Association Slate)
Term begins: Sep 23, 2014
Term expires: Sep 17, 2018

Vacant Slot
Member 6

Vacant Slot
Member 7

Ms. Susan Cole(I)
Member 8
Webster Groves
Term begins: Feb 5, 2015
Term expires: Sep 17, 2016

Ms. Cathy Jo Loy(R)
Member 9
Term begins: Oct 2, 2019
Term expires: Sep 17, 2023