Workshop Focuses On Charter School Applications

By  //  June 1, 2012

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Guidance For Submitting Paperwork

A Charter School Orientation Workshop will be held June 20 at the Brevard Public Schools Educational Services Facility in Viera. (Shutterstock image)

BREVARD COUNTY • VIERA, FLORIDA –Citizens interested in submitting an application for a new charter school in Brevard County are invited to attend a Charter School Orientation Workshop on June 20 at the Brevard Public Schools Educational Services Facility in Viera.

The workshop will be conducted in the Board Room from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Topics to be discussed include academic accountability, fiscal management, governance and curriculum.

The audience will be provided with written documentation to assist them with the application process.  A question and answer period will be included.

The deadline for submission of applications as set by the Florida legislature is Aug. 1.

Interested applicants must submit 20 copies of their application to the Office of School Choice by 4 p.m. on Aug. 1 to be considered for opening a charter school in the 2013 – 2014 school year

Applicants must provide one copy of the application on a CD. Modifications to the application will be not permitted after Aug. 1.

District staff is available for technical assistance during the writing of the application.

Each application will be reviewed by the District Charter School Review Team, which will suggest improvements and recommend approval or denial to the Brevard County School Board.

Interested applicants should notify the Office of School Choice at 321-633-1000 ext. 395 if they plan to attend the meeting.

 Those unable to attend the technical assistance meeting may review the documentation on the School of Choice Website at www.schoolchoice.brevard.k12.fl.us.


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