On Monday, August 21, A number of GCSA member schools used the solar eclipse as an interactive lesson opportunity for students. Other member schools incorporated the eclipse into their lesson […]
Don’t wait. Sign up now for the 2018 Georgia Charter Schools Conference. If you register by the earliest deadline, you’ll be entered into a drawing for the *FREE* 47″ LED flat […]
Apply now for GCSA’s charter incubator. The Georgia Charter Schools Association believes all students deserve an excellent educational opportunity regardless of their background. For that reason, GCSA has developed a charter schools […]
The Kindezi Schools recently honored 16 educators by naming them 2017 Teachers of Distinction. According to the school, each teacher demonstrated excellence in student learning, holistic practice, strong community building […]
It’s been a busy summer for Susie King Taylor Community School board members and school leaders as they get ready for the first day of school. The school is opening its doors to students for the first time on August 3. GCSA spoke with Dr. Christen Clougherty, Governing Board Clerk for Susie King Taylor Community School about the realities of starting a new charter school. This is the second charter school Clougherty has helped start. Clougherty was a founding board member of Tybee Island Maritime Academy. Susie King Taylor Community School gained local approval from the Savannah-Chatham Public School board after participating in Georgia Charter Schools Association’s incubator program.
Previously, GCSA only offered Governance Training for each board of directors in a customized seminar. As of August 1, 2017, this customized Governance Training will be available for a fee of $1500.00 per session. GCSA will also […]
The Georgia Department of Education will be releasing its Charter Schools Program (CSP) implementation and planning grants application for 2017 soon. The Georgia Charter Schools Association is excited about the opportunity this holds for Georgia’s charter schools! GCSA offers a suite of services to charter schools that are applying. While GCSA cannot guarantee funding to any schools or the amount of available funds, we know that this year’s competition will be more competitive than ever given the number of eligible schools and the amount of funding. Additionally, the funding is tiered, there are bonus points, and applicants will only have one month to apply. This application cycle will be a true competition.
On Friday, May 19, Pataula Charter Academy held its first high school graduation. 40 graduates took part in a touching ceremony held at Andrew College. During the graduation, Pataula Charter […]
The first class of seniors to graduate from Fulton Leadership Academy (FLA) receenter at Morehouse College. 18 of the 25 students who graduated from the school had been in attendance […]