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Georgia’s Charter School “Board Bank” Off to a Great Start

Atlanta, GA, March 20, 2014 – Georgia’s growing charter public school sector has a critical need for individuals with the skills required to effectively serve on charter school founding and operational governing boards. To fill the pipeline with qualified citizens who are ready to serve, and to build capacity and effectiveness on charter school governing […]

Do You Have What It Takes to Launch a Charter School?

CharterDevelopment 101 is an intensive workshop designed to help communities and individuals understand the scope and the rigors of the charter petitioning process. CharterDevelopment 101 will be offered monthly at 600 W. Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30309, in the 12th floor training room. Charter Development 101 will cover: The charter landscape in Georgia Developing your founding board The […]

One Year Later: After Passage of Amendment One, Charter School Movement Remains a Strong Promise in GA

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 – When all the votes were counted on election night 2012, politicians, pundits and ordinary folks were very surprised to learn that more Georgians cast more votes in favor of the Georgia Charter Schools amendment than they did for either presidential candidate. Georgia parents spoke loudlyThe charter schools amendment won the […]

GCSA Training Catalog Now Online!

Look no further than GCSA for all your Professional Learning and Professional Development needs! When it comes to charter-specific training for teachers, administrators, office managers and school governing boards, nobody supports high quality charters like your Association. We offer face-to-face training, blended learning options, webinars, PLUs and customized trainings, including:  Gifted, ESOL, Exceptional Child Endorsements […]

GCSA CharterLeader 2014 Cohort Now Accepting Applications

Atlanta, GA , October 16, 2013 — The Georgia Charter Schools Association’s (GCSA) CharterLeader program is launching a new cohort, beginning in February 2014 and running through June 2014. The program equips equips current and aspiring expert leaders in the charter school sector to develop the skills and core competencies to launch, lead, and replicate high quality […]

“Get on the Bus” and Visit Four of Atlanta’s High-Performing Public Charter Schools in a Single Day

Atlanta, GA – October 9, 2013 —  Curious about what goes on inside a public charter school? Still not sure what a charter school is?  On Wednesday, October 23, 2013 the Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA) invites you to “Get on the Bus” and visit up to four high-performing Georgia charter schools in one day. You’ll […]

Druid Hills Voters Approve Georgia’s First Charter School Cluster

Atlanta, GA, August 14, 2013 – The overwhelming passage of the Druid Hills Charter Cluster by the Druid Hills community is a first step in establishing Georgia’s first autonomously governed public school cluster.  It is also a strong statement by DeKalb parents and educators that they want more control over their local public schools. The […]

PRESS CONFERENCE: Savannah-Chatham Charter School Innovators Celebrate Expanded Public School Options

  MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT:   Live Press Conference: Monday, June 3, 1:30 PM, Hilton Savannah DeSoto Hotel, 15 E. Liberty St., Savannah, GA 31401 From bricks and mortar charter schools to online learning options, the Savannah-Chatham school district offers a variety of public school choices.  These locally and state approved K-12 public charter schools are raising the bar […]

Charter Schools Rock Returns to Atlantic Station – Saturday, August 24th

For the third year in a row, the Georgia Charter Schools Association hosts Charter Schools Rock, Saturday, August 24 at Atlantic Station, 2-5 pm. This is a terrific opportunity to learn about tuition-free, public charter schools in Metro Atlanta.  Representatives from more than a dozen area charter schools will be on hand to discuss their programs. Atlanta Classical […]

Macon man’s five-word contest answer wins him Braves Tickets.

ATLANTA, GA — April 29, 2013:   Last week the Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA) ran a 48 hour Atlanta Braves ticket giveaway contest on Facebook. It asked for a five-word answer to the following question: Tell us, in five words, why your community should have a public charter school? More than 12,000 people saw […]

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