About Georgia Charter Schools Association

Who We Are

The Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA) is a Georgia non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation and the membership organization for Georgia’s charter school operators and petitioners, established in 2001. Our mission is to be an effective advocate and service provider for all charter public schools in Georgia by:

  • Advancing awareness of charter schools and their mission
  • Increasing awareness that charter schools are public schools
  • Communicating charter school needs to state and local officials
  • Supporting legislation to strengthen charter schools in Georgia
  • Facilitating opportunities for networking/collaboration among charter schools in Georgia and across the nation
  • Developing and implementing programs and services that advance student achievement, accountability and success in all of Georgia’s public charter schools