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Charter School Application Timeline
Please contact Logan Searcy via email at lsearcy@alsde.edu for the Charter School Application Timeline for an opening in 2022.
8/19/2020 11:48 AM
Summer Cycle Charter Applicants
The Alabama Public Charter School Commission (APCSC)has received four charter school applications. They will meet on September 10, 2020, to vote on approval or denial.
Breakthrough Charter School-Perry County
Ivy Classical Academy- Autauga County 
Knowledge Unlimited-Bessemer
Magic City Acceptance-Homewood
 
Please visit the Alabama Public Charter School Commission's website for upcoming public forum announcements for each applicant.
7/14/2020 10:57 AM
Commission Website
The Alabama Public Charter School Commission(APCSC) has its own website. For information about the upcoming meetings and the charter school application process, please go to www.Alchartercommission.com.
http://www.Alchartercommission.com4/7/2020 10:06 AM
Public Hearing
The Alabama Public Charter School Commission will hold a public hearing for an appeal received by a charter school applicant, Magic City Acceptance Academy. The hearing will take place on April 23rd at 6 P.M. at the Magic City Acceptance Center located at 3130 Ave South and 32nd Street South in Birmingham. It will be in the red building with parking behind on 32nd.
3/10/2020 1:58 PM
APCSC Revocation Hearing 4 20  2020
ALABAMA PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION REVOCATION HEARING WILL BE HELD VIA TELECONFERENCE
GORDON PERSONS BUILDING, P104
MONDAY, APRIL 20, 2020 • 10:00 A.M.
TELECONFERENCE CALL:
PLEASE DIAL 1-888-822-7517
MEETING ROOM 814512#
DRAFT REVOCATION HEARING AGENDA

I. 10:00  Welcome and Roll Call
   
II. 10:15:  Adoption of Agenda
III.10:20  Woodland Prep’s Response to Letter dated 2/18/2020
   
IV. 10:45  Consideration and Vote on the Revocation of Woodland Prep
V. 10:55  Adjourn
 
3/16/2020 1:20 PM
APCSC Commission Meeting 3 24 2020

ALABAMA PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION MEETING
VIA TELECONFERENCE
TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2020 • 11:00 A.M.
TELECONFERENCE CALL:
PLEASE DIAL 1-888-822-7517
MEETING ROOM 814512#
DRAFT AGENDA
 
I. 11:00  Welcome and Roll Call
   
II. 11:15:  Adoption of Agenda and Minutes
III 11:20  Lead Academy’s Response to Letter dated 2/19/2020
Due March 18, 2020
IV. 11:50  Consideration and Vote on Lead Academy’s Request to Amend
    Charter Contract
V.   Adjourn
 
3/16/2020 1:21 PM
Commission Meeting
ALABAMA PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION MEETING
 FACE to FACE and TELECONFERENCE
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 3030 • 9:30 A.M.
GORDON PERSONS BLDG. P104
50 N RIPLEY STREET
MONTGOMERY, AL
TELECONFERENCE CALL:
PLEASE DIAL 1-888-822-7517
MEETING ROOM 814512#
DRAFT A G E N D A
 
I. 9:30  Welcome, Roll Call, and Welcome
   Introduction of New Commissioner
II. 9:35:  Adoption of Agenda and Approval of Minutes
III.        9:55  Introduction of new ALSDE Charter School Staff and
   SchoolWorks for Charter School Quality Review
IV. 10:00  Lead Academy Update
*Consideration of amendment request to add a grade level in 2020-2021.
V. 10:30  Public Comment
VI. 11:00  Woodland Prep Update
VII11:30 Consideration of the Woodland Prep Request for a Facility Completion Extension
VIII.  12:00  Consideration of Further Action
IX.       12:15  Update/Discussion for Executive Director
X.        12:30  Adjourn    
 

 
1/30/2020 10:50 AM
Charter School Commission Meeting
ALABAMA PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION MEETING
 TELECONFERENCE
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2019 • 3:30 P.M.
TELECONFERENCE CALL:
PLEASE DIAL 1-888-822-7517
MEETING ROOM 814512#
DRAFT A G E N D A

I. 3:30  Welcome, Roll Call, and Welcome
               -Henry Nelson
II. 3:35:  Adoption of Agenda and Approval of Minutes
III. 3:40  Legal Matters Pertinent to Charter School Oversight
IV. 3:45  Charter School Update
V. 4:00  Adjourn
 
10/29/2019 10:14 AM
APCSC Meeting 9-20-2019
ALABAMA PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION MEETING
FACE TO FACE AND TELECONFERENCE
GORDON PERSONS BUILDING/P104
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2019 • 10:00 A.M.
TELECONFERENCE CALL:
PLEASE DIAL 1-888-822-7517
MEETING ROOM 814512#
*Seating is limited. 
9/25/2019 1:20 PM
APCSC Meeting
The APCSC will meet through teleconference on Tuesday, September 17th at 2 P.M. to vote on the selection of legal representation. Please dial 1-888-822-7517 Meeting Room 814512# to participate by teleconference. The draft agenda is located under the Commission tab.
9/13/2019 12:33 PM
APCSC Work Session
What: Alabama Public Charter School Commission Work Session
When: Tuesday, August 27th at 1 P.M.
Where: Gordon Persons Building, Martin Conference Room-5th Floor
Topics to be discussed:
*Introduction of New Commissioners
*Training on the Alabama Ethics Laws and the Open Meetings Act
*Overview of Commission Responsibilities and Alabama School Choice and Student Opportunity Act
 
8/19/2019 2:45 PM
Application Workshop
There will be an application workshop on August 14, 2019, for anyone who is interested in applying to become a startup charter school. It will be held at the Gordon Persons Building at 50 North Ripley St., Montgomery, AL at 10 A.M. in the Willie J Paul Conference Room located on the 5th floor. Participants must register to attend. Please email Logan Searcy at lsearcy@alsde.edu for the registration form.
7/23/2019 10:11 AM
Commission Meeting 8-2-2019
The Alabama Public Charter School Commission will meet at 1 P.M. on August 2, 2019, by teleconference and face to face at the Gordon Persons Building, 50 North Ripley Street, Montgomery, AL in the Willie J Paul Conference Room on the 5th floor. To participate by teleconference, please dial 1-888-822-7517, Meeting Room 814512# .
The meeting is to approve revocation procedures and other issues relevant to the duties of the Alabama Public Charter School Commission.
7/23/2019 2:38 PM
Charter School Application
The Alabama Charter School Commission's application for new start-up charter schools for an opening in 2021 can be found at http://charter.tools by September 2, 2019. The application will need to be submitted by December 17, 2019.
7/8/2019 11:18 AM
Commission Meeting
The Alabama Public Charter School Commission will have a meeting on July 8, 2019, at 1 P.M. at the Gordon Persons Building and via teleconference. The purpose of the meeting is to vote on whether or not to approve a charter school contract amendment request by Legacy Prep and other matters relevant to the duties of the Alabama Public Charter School Commission. The meeting will take place in the Child Nutrition Conference Room on the 5th floor of the Gordon Persons Building. Please obtain a visitor's pass from the desk located in the rotunda on the 5th floor. The call in number is 1-888-822-7517. Enter 814512# .
7/1/2019 8:17 AM
APCSC Meeting June 7, 2019

The Alabama Public Charter School Commission will have a meeting on June 7, 2019, at 10 A.M. at the Gordon Persons Building and via teleconference. The purpose of the meeting is to vote on whether or not to approve a request by Woodland Prep. The meeting will take place in the Willie J Paul Conference Room Building. Please obtain a visitor's pass from the desk located in the rotunda on the 5th floor. The call in number is 1-888-822-7517. Enter 814512# .

 

 

6/4/2019 7:20 AM
APCSC Teleconference Meeting
The Alabama Public Charter School Commission will meet via teleconference on Thursday, May 23, 2019, at 10 A.M. to discuss work pertaining to the responsibilities of the APCSC and to vote or whether or not to approve Legacy Prep's amendment request to its charter contract.
Dial 1 (888) 822-7517 Meeting Room 814512#
5/13/2019 1:27 PM
Teleconference Commission Meeting
The Alabama Public Charter School Commission will meet through teleconference on April 29, 2019 at 10 A.M. Please call 1-888-822-7517  Meeting Room 814512#
The Commission will discuss work pertaining to the responsibilities of the Commission and to vote on the resolution to approve I3 Academy
 
4/5/2019 12:12 PM
Cancelled- Hearing in Montgomery
Lead Academy has withdrawn their appeal.
3/8/2019 12:41 PM
Commission Meeting 3/25/2019
The Alabama Public Charter School Commission will meet at the Gordon Persons Building in the Willie J. Paul Conference Room on the 5th floor on March 25th at 9:30 A.M. to consider an appeal from a local authorizer. The appeal is from I3 in Birmingham.
3/20/2019 9:32 AM
Public Hearing in Birmingham
The Alabama Public Charter School Commission will hold a public hearing on March 19, 2019,  at 6 P.M. at Woodrow Hall, 3rd Floor at 5504 1st Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35212. The purpose of the public hearing is to hear input from the community in regards to a proposed application that was denied by the local authorizer and is in the appeals process.
3/4/2019 10:47 AM
Charter School Application for 2020
The Alabama Public Charter School Commission is pleased to have an application available for interested startup charter school applicants beginning January 15, 2019.
The deadline for submission is March 13, 2019.
Online Charter School Application1/18/2019 11:29 AM
Commission Meeting
The Alabama Public Charter School Commission will meet on Feb. 4, 2019, at 9:30 A.M. at the Gordon Persons Building in Montgomery to vote on two charter school application.
 Participants can access the meeting by calling 1-888-822-7517 Meeting Room 814512#  .
12/26/2018 9:36 AM
Commission Meeting
The Alabama Public Charter School Commission will meet on Feb. 4, 2019,  at 9:30 A.M. to vote on two charter school applications at the Gordon Persons Building in the Martin Conference Room on the 5th floor.
For remote: 1-888-822-7517 Meeting Room: 814512#
12/26/2018 9:35 AM
Local Authorizer Guidance
Guidance for local authorizers has been posted under the general information tab under authorizers.
4/3/2017 3:08 PM
Public Meeting for Applicant
The Alabama Public Charter School Commission will hold a public meeting on May 22nd at 5:30 at the Livingston Civic Center for the public to have input into the charter school process in regards to University Charter School. The address is 101 Country Club Road, Livingston, AL.  Please sign in prior to the meeting.
 
12/26/2018 9:33 AM
Public Hearing in Washington County
A public hearing for a proposed charter school will be held at the Chatom Library at 5:30 on April 9th.
12/26/2018 9:33 AM
Commission Meeting via Teleconference
The Alabama Public Charter School Commission will meet on August 21, 2017, at 10:00 A.M. via teleconference to consider the appeal of Teen's Path to Success. Interested parties should dial 1 888 822 7515  Meeting Room 814512# to hear the meeting.
12/26/2018 9:30 AM
Charter School Symposium
WHAT:  Alabama Public Charter School Symposium
WHEN:     February 24, 2017    
TIME:       9 a.m.
WHERE:  Gordon Persons Building Auditorium
                 50 North Ripley Street
                 Montgomery, AL
PURPOSE:  The purpose of the symposium is to inform stakeholders about charter schools and charter school development. 
WHO:   All stakeholders are invited to attend; however,
               seating is limited; therefore, registration
               is required. Please email Logan Searcy at
               lsearcy@alsde.edu for a registration form.
 
*Anyone interested in presenting at the symposium should contact Mrs.Logan Searcy at lsearcy@alsde.edu or 334-353-2154 for a  presenter’s registration form.

 
1/25/2017 8:22 AM
New Application Cycle Approved
The Alabama Public Charter School Commission approved another charter school application cycle for interested applicants. The application cycle will be from Jan. 1- March 1 for the 2019 school year. Interested applicants should contact Mrs. Logan Searcy at lsearcy@alsde.edu for more information.
12/26/2018 9:30 AM
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