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CHARTER SCHOOL ADVISORY BOARD

Mission Statement
The Charter School Advisory Board works to ensure the existence of high quality charter schools in North Carolina.

The Advisory Board shall have the following duties:

  1. To make recommendations to the State Board of Education on the adoption of rules regarding all aspects of charter school operation, including time lines, standards, and criteria for acceptance and approval of applications, monitoring of charter schools, and grounds for revocation of charters.
  2. To review applications and make recommendations to the State Board for final approval of charter applications.
  3. To make recommendations to the State Board on actions regarding a charter school, including renewals of charters, nonrenewals of charters, and revocations of charters.
  4. To undertake any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the State Board.

 

Advisory Board - Member Contact Information
(pdf, 178kb)   UPDATED 8/19/14

Advisory Board - Bylaws
(pdf, 30kb)   UPDATED 11/26/13

Live Audio Streaming of the Advisory Board Meeting

State Board of Education and Advisory Board eboard meeting listings

 

SUBCOMMITTEE MEETINGS - NC Charter Schools Advisory Board Subcommittees to Meet

June 23 - The North Carolina Charter Schools Advisory Board Replication Subcommittee will meet Monday, June 23, at 1:00 p.m., via conference call. At 3:00 p.m., subcommittee members will present their recommendation to the full Charter Schools Advisory Board. To listen, please call 712.432.1500 and enter the following participant access code when requested: 797890#.

May 22 - On Thursday, May 22, the North Carolina Charter Schools Advisory Board Application Revision Subcommittee will meet from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., in the 7th Floor Board Lounge, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh. The subcommittee will discuss amendments to the charter application and charter application process. Their recommendations will be brought to the full Charter Schools Advisory Board when it meets in June.

May 19 - The North Carolina Charter Schools Advisory Board Subcommittee D will meet Monday, May 19, at 9 a.m., via conference call. The purpose of the meeting is to consider whether Our City’s Community School (Guilford County) should be recommended for an interview. At 9:30 a.m., subcommittee members will present their recommendation to the full Charter Schools Advisory Board.

Questions regarding these meetings should be directed to the NCDPI Communications division at 919.807.3450.

 

ADVISORY BOARD MEETINGS
DATE
TIME
LOCATION
AGENDA
MINUTES
September 8, 2014
TBD
TBD
TBD
No meetings in July or August
 
June 23, 2014
1:00-3:35
Room 223 / Conference Call
June 16, 2014
10:30-2:45
State Board Room
May 27, 2014
9:00-11:00

Conference Call / State Board Room

CSAB discuss and vote on the process, timeline, and application changes from the Application Process / Change Subcommittee meeting held on 5/22/14.

May 22, 2014
10:30-4:00
State Board Lounge
May 19, 2014
9:00
Conference Call / State Board Lounge Evaluation Team D completed Charter School Application Reconsideration for Our City's Community School and provided the Full CSAB Reconsideration Decisions for Interview. Full CSAB to make a motion to accept or deny recommendation of the evaluation team.
May 14, 2014
9:00-4:00
State Board Room
.pdf 155kb
(revised 5/6/14)
May 13, 2014 8:00-3:00
May 12, 2014
10:00-4:00
April 8, 2014
8:00-3:30
State Board Room
April 7, 2014
9:00-4:30
March 18, 2014
8:00-10:00
Webinar
2015-16 Charter Application Interview Protocol
March 11, 2014
8:00-4:00
State Board Room, see agenda
March 10, 2014
9:00-4:00
February 11, 2014 Rescheduled due to winter weather. See below.
February 10, 2014
10:00-4:00
State Board Room
January 13, 2014
9:30-3:00
State Board Room
December 10, 2013
9:00-4:00
State Board Room
December 9, 2013
10:00-4:00
November 25, 2013
1:00-4:00
Webinar
Review of 2014 Charter Renewals
November 15, 2013
10:00-4:00
State Board Room
October 15, 2013
10:00-4:00
State Board Room

 

Charter Schools Advisory Board’s February 11th application review make-up schedule
School Date Time
Evaluation Team A
Asheville Math & Science February 24
via webinar
10:00
Gateway Charter Academy
11:00
Kerr-Vance Academy Charter
12:00
     
Evaluation Team B
Excelsior Classical Academy February 24
via webinar
8:30
FOCUS Charter School
9:30
Heritage Learning Academy
10:30
     
Evaluation Team D
Davidson Charter February 25
via webinar
9:00
Essentials of Excellence
10:00
Fern Leaf Community Charter
11:00

 

Archived: 2011-2013 Advisory Council Information

Archived: 2011-2013 Advisory Council Meeting Minutes