The special session kicks off today -- June 7, 2017 -- with critical appropriations meetings in both the House and Senate. FCSA's Director of Governmental Affairs, Ralph Arza, is in
Event DetailsThe special session kicks off today — June 7, 2017 — with critical appropriations meetings in both the House and Senate. FCSA’s Director of Governmental Affairs, Ralph Arza, is in Tallahassee for those meetings on behalf of your school and will keep you posted on what happens.After Governor Scott vetoed the education funding portion of the state budget, lawmakers where forced to return to Tallahassee for a special session. They are now tasked with finalizing a budget. The good news is that the budget may include more per student funding.Both the Senate Appropriations Committee and House Appropriations Committee will hear legislation that proposes a boost public education funding today.Click here to read SB 2500.
You can watch a live steam of the meetings on www.thefloridachannel.org:1:30 p.m. – House Committee on Appropriations meeting4 p.m. -Senate Committee on Appropriations meetingIf you have any questions about the bills or special session, contact a FCSA team member.
7 (Wednesday) 1:00 am - 9 (Friday) 1:00 am
400 South Monroe Street, Room L103, Tallahassee
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools will host the 2017 national charter schools conference in Washington, D.C. - June 11-14,2017. Participants will have an opportunity to visits to Capitol
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools will host the 2017 national charter schools conference in Washington, D.C. – June 11-14,2017. Participants will have an opportunity to visits to Capitol Hill, plus listen to inspirational keynote speakers, and have a choice of more than 130 informative breakout sessions.
Click here to see highlights from the 2016 conference and flip through the conference program. You can also watch a recap of the conference, produced by student journalists from Richard Wright Charter School in Washington, D.C. who were onsite covering the conference in June.
11 (Sunday) 1:00 am - 14 (Wednesday) 1:00 am
If you're attending the National Charter Schools Conference in Washington, D.C. - June 11-14, 2017 - please mark your calendar for the FCSA's state of charter schools in Florida meeting
If you’re attending the National Charter Schools Conference in Washington, D.C. – June 11-14, 2017 – please mark your calendar for the FCSA’s state of charter schools in Florida meeting and 2nd Annual Charter School Heroes awards.
Tuesday, June 13 at 5-6 p.m. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. – Room 159 AB. To RSVP, contact Lynn@flcharteralliance.org
During last year’s conference in Nashville, FCSA recognized charter school pioneers and trailblazers during our “20 years of Grit, Passion, Success” event / Florida meeting. At this year’s event, we will once again recognize the school leaders, founders, and governing board members who are helping the charter school movement shine and are instrumental in raising student achievement.
Don’t miss it!
(Thursday) 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
2017 Florida Association for the Gifted (FLAG) Conference ]Click here to submit a presentation proposal.
15 (Friday) 8:00 am - 16 (Saturday) 3:00 pm
The Florida Department of Education's Office of K12 School Choice will host this year's Florida Charter School Conference in Daytona Beach at
The Florida Department of Education’s Office of K12 School Choice will host this year’s Florida Charter School Conference in Daytona Beach at the Ocean Center, November 1-3, 2017. Additional sleeping rooms and meeting space will take place at the Daytona Beach Hilton.
The Florida Charter School Alliance is a proud sponsor of the State Charter Schools Conference.
Conference dates: November 1-3, 2017
Registration: Early registration is now open and just $220 per participant. After October 13, the registration fee is $295. Register here.
March 15 – Call for Presentations Opens
April 3 – Exhibit Hall Booth Reservations Opens
April 10 – Call for Program Review Committee Opens
May 1 – Call for Student Performances Opens
June 1 – Attendee Registration Opens
November 1-3 – Florida Charter School Conference
1 (Wednesday) 1:00 am - 3 (Friday) 1:00 am
Daytona Beach at the Ocean Center
101 N Atlantic Ave, Daytona Beach, FL 32118
Florida Department of Education