Georgia Charter Schools Association invites you to attend a Teacher Symposium on technology on Saturday, March 23, at Ivy Prep Academy at Kirkwood from 12-3 p.m. Technology is much more than just a simple presentation. It should be something that’s interactive and engaging for all students! Join us as we dive deep into technology that will engage our students […]
Pataula Charter Academy recently received a $10,000 stART Education Grant from the Georgia Department of Education. The school plans use the grant funding to start offering band classes. During the next school year, Pataula Charter Academy will start offering Band 1 to high school students. The school plans to add Band 2 the following year and hopes the […]
When Utopian Academy for the Arts opened in 2014, the school faced significant challenges from local school and city officials. The school was forced to open late after struggles over inspections with the city of Riverdale. These challenges came despite the public charter school, which is authorized by the State Charter Schools Commission, already receiving […]
On Friday, Feb. 15, the 2019 GCSA Georgia Charter School Awards were announced during a special ceremony held at the 2019 Georgia Charter Schools Conference in Savannah. The Museum School of Avondale Estates in DeKalb County received the 2019 Georgia Charter School of the Year Academic Excellence Award, and Leadership Preparatory Academy in DeKalb County […]
Hundreds of school leaders, teachers and advocates were in attendance for the 2019 Georgia Charter Schools Conference in Savannah. This year’s conference took place during the week of Valentine’s Day and was appropriately titled “For the Love of Charters.” Those taking part in the conference attended more than 30 educational-breakout sessions that covered topics related […]
The time has come for your voice to be heard! Join GCSA charter school students, parents, school leaders, teachers and community advocates on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, from 8:30 a.m.- 12 p.m., to rally in support of our charter schools. Charter School Advocacy Day provides the charter school community an opportunity to come together and share with their legislators how […]
Georgia Charter Schools Association is pleased to announce that Ryan Mahoney is joining its board of directors. Ryan Mahoney serves as Senior Director of Regional Advocacy for ExcelinEd, where he leads development and execution of initiatives and outreach across the Southeast. He previously served as Vice President of the Georgia Chamber, leading the organization’s policy initiatives in education, health care, transportation and other areas.
Introducing the LaVon Group, your partner in child nutrition! Running a child nutrition program effectively is no easy feat. As nutrition professionals we must ensure that our programs meet specific federal guidelines, all while being nutritious and delicious for our students. Limited staff and resources can make this a daunting task. For the last 10 […]