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  • Charter Starter Workshop

    Feb 11, 2019

    Charter Starter Workshop

    Baltimore, MD

    February 23, 2019 9am-12pm

    Join parents, local organizations, and talented educators at the FREE Spring Charter Startup Workshop, an opportunity from the Maryland Alliance of Public Charter Schools. This FREE intensive three (3) hour training is designed to give school developers foundational knowledge about chartering in Maryland. The class is best suited for those at the beginning of the charter school journey and want to better understand the charter landscape, process, timeline, authorizer expectations and how [...] More...

  • Announcing! MAPCS Executive Director Search

    Jan 28, 2019

    MAPCS is currently seeking a new full time Executive Director. The Executive Director will report directly to the Maryland Alliance Board of Directors and will be responsible for leading the organization's fundraising and advocacy efforts and manage MAPCS day-to-day operations.

    Requirements include a bachelor's degree, fundraising and membership development skills, and advocacy experience along with a firm grasp on issues that impact charter schools in Maryland. Please click below for all the details on the position and how to [...] More...

  • Maryland Recipient of Charter School Program Grant

    Oct 04, 2017

    Maryland Recipient of Charter School Program Grant

    Exciting news here in Maryland!  After many years without out federal funding and several attempts at applying, Maryland has been awarded the federal Charter School Program grant.  The state is expected to receive $17 million over 5 years to replicate, expand and create 21 charter schools.  The Maryland Alliance of Public Charter Schools is thrilled to learn of this news and looks forward to expanded advocacy, technical assistance and other [...] More...

  • MAPCS Recommendations to Kirwan Commission

    Oct 04, 2017

    The Maryland Alliance of Public Charter Schools ("MAPCS") recently issued requests and recommendations to the Commission on Innovation & Excellence in Education coined the “Kirwan Commission” for its chairman former University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. “Brit” Kirwan. 
    The [...] More...

  • Charter Starter Programs

    Oct 04, 2017

    If you are considering starting a public charter school in Maryland, now is the time to get started! The state just received Federal charter school start-up money for planning, design, and implementation of new charter schools in Maryland.   MAPCS has two opportunities to learn more. Let the Alliance help you navigate the "How's", "Why's", "When's", and questions about starting a charter school.

    Intro to Maryland Charter Schools Webinar

    Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 7 [...] More...