Charter Schools Advisory Board Highlights
The North Carolina Charter School Advisory Board met April 8th at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Curriculum flexibility, training, expanding board, grants and more were all topics of discussion during the meeting.
The agendas are available on the State Board of Education’s website under the Meetings tab. There you can also find presentation materials for each agenda item, where applicable.
Charter School Advisory Board meetings are live-streamed and available on the NCDPI YouTube Channel.
The next CSAB meeting will take place Monday, May 6th at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.
The agenda of the meeting was as follows:
I. 9:00 Welcome – Mr. Alex Quigley, Board Chair
i. Pledge of Allegiance
ii. Reading of Ethics Statement
iii. Reading of the Mission Statement
iv. Approval of March minutes and April agenda
II. 9:05 Application Updates – Dr. Danielle Allen
III. 9:20 Wake Preparatory Full Interview
IV. 10:20 Alamance Community Full Interview
V. 11:20 2019 Application Change Proposal and Discussion
VI. 12:00 LUNCH
VII. 1:00 Amendments
VIII. 1:15 NC Connections Academy
IX. 2:15 G.L.O.W Presentation
X. 2:35 Douglass Academy Presentation
XI. 2:55 Children’s Village School Presentation
XII. 3:15 Institute for the Development of Young Leaders Presentation
XIII. 3:35 CSP Grant Update
XIV. 3:45 Adjourn
Listen to the meeting here:
This month’s meeting concluded the 2018 application season interview process. Two more charter school applicants were recommended for approval. In May the State Board of Education will review and discuss the charter school application recommendations CSAB has made during this application cycle. Final approval of charter recommendations will be made by the State Board of Education in June. In addition, the CSAB discussed changes to the application process that will be recommended to the State Board of Education in future meetings.