Nominations for the UMA Board of Directors will be accepted August 7th – August 18th. Elections will take place online September 11th – September 15th. Please use this form to nominate your candidates.

The Upper Mississippi Academy Board of Directors is ultimately responsible for the success of the students and the school. From the direction of the school’s strategy and finances to oversight of school activities, the board works to make sure the school continues to operate smoothly and maintains a high priority for student education and well-being.

Seats Available

  • Parent Member (Term Ends 6/30/2026)
  • Community Member (Term Ends 6/30/2024)
  • Community Member (Term Ends 6/30/2026)

Directors serving on the Upper Mississippi Academy (UMA) Board are elected by our community; eligible voters are all parents and legal guardians of current UMA students, all current UMA Board members, and all current employees of UMA.

Individuals nominated for the Board of Directors will be contacted Monday, August 21st, they will be asked to provide a short biography and statement of why they would like to join the UMA Board of Directors.

Read more about the UMA Board of Directors at

Upper Mississippi Academy

Upper Mississippi Academy is a public charter school providing high-quality education for students in grades 6-12 in the St. Paul-Minneapolis metro area. Located in downtown St. Paul, UMA’s experiential, collaborative environment encourages dynamic teaching and learning through an interdisciplinary and multi-dimensional instructional approach.



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