Last Year, DeKalb PATH Academy was named GCSA’s 2018 Charter School of the Year. The DeKalb County public charter school received the honor after meeting GCSA academic and operational eligibility requirements and impressing a committee comprised of a representative from the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, a previous Charter School of the Year winner, The […]
When you’re not at the 2019 Georgia Charter Schools Conference, Savannah offers a wide-range of fun activities, historic sights, shopping and great restaurants. Some popular attractions and places you can visit include: Tybee Island Trolley Tours River Street City Market Shopping on Broughton Street Massie Heritage Center Ghost Tours For more great ideas, click here […]
For Immediate Release January 11, 2019 Dr. Bonnie Holliday to Serve as GCSA’s Executive Vice President for Policy and External Relations ATLANTA – Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA) welcomes Dr. Bonnie Holliday, outgoing Executive Director of the State Charter School Commission, as its Executive Vice President for Policy and External Relations. “We […]
Tori Jackson Hines, Founder and Executive Director of Resurgence Hall; Julie Allen, Principal of International Community School; and Patrice Meadows, a participant in GCSA’s Charter Incubator were selected to take part in the Deloitte Courageous Principals program. The program connects school principals from across the nation with top leaders in business, nonprofit organizations and other industries. […]
On Wednesday, Dec. 12, Georgia Charter Schools Association honored top charter school advocates, policy makers and school officials, during GCSA’s annual holiday “Celebration of Advocates” held at the JW Marriott in Atlanta. Each of the advocates received a “GCSA Champion for Children Award” in recognition of their longtime support and commitment to children and Georgia’s […]
The mission of the Savannah Classical Academy is to provide every child with a classical and academically rigorous education while instilling a commitment to civic virtue and moral character. The philosophy of Savannah Classical Academy is that all students benefit from a rigorous, content-rich, educational program that develops academic potential and personal character. The school provides an environment that fosters academic excellence through the habits of thoroughness, the willingness to work, and the perseverance to complete difficult tasks. Through a defined traditional, Classical-Liberal curriculum, students are prepared to become active, responsible members of their community. The school’s core virtues are compassion, perseverance, responsibility, respect, temperance, integrity, diligence, and courage.
Statesboro STEAM College, Careers, Arts and Technology Academy began using a STEAM or Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math approach three years ago. Previously, the 6th through 12th grade public charter school, which is authorized by the State Charter Schools Commission, used a constructivism model. Corliss Reese, Director and Superintendent of Statesboro STEAM Academy, says students […]
Georgia Charter Schools Association wants to congratulate the four charter schools named to the 2018 list of Title I Distinguished Schools. Amana Academy, Charles. R. Drew Charter School, Charles R. Drew Junior and Senior Academy and Wesley International Academy are among the top 5 percent of all Title I schools in Georgia when ranked according to […]
GCSA congratulates the 25 charter schools that “Beat the Odds” in 2018. The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement defines “Beating the Odds” as a statistical analysis that compares a school’s actual performance on the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) with the performance of schools with similar characteristics across the state. Schools that perform […]
2018 Election Recap: Welcome Governor-elect Brian Kemp and Lt. Governor-elect Geoff Duncan. After a long election season, Georgia now has new executive leadership. Both the incoming Governor and Lieutenant Governor have voiced support for charter schools. Prior to the election their campaigns completed questionnaires from the association and both have been judged to be strong […]
ANCS is searching for a dynamic, experienced, and visionary leader to join our school family as Executive Director (ED). The ED will partner with our strong, established leadership team and Board of Directors to execute the school’s strategic plan.