Getting Plugged into the WA Charters Network: A Recap from Educators’ Night


Getting Plugged into the WA Charters Network: A Recap from Educators’ Night

Last Wednesday, a robust crowd of more than 75 gathered for a fun and engaging evening at WA Charters’ Educators’ Night. We were so glad…


Moving Towards Authentic Parent Engagement: Insights from Somali Parent Education Board Co-Founder Regina Elmi

Regina Elmi, co-founder of the Somali Parent Education Board (SPEB), recently sat down with WA Charters to discuss how SPEB is delivering on its mission…


Meet the Leader: Q&A with Green Dot Principal Walter Chen

WA Charters sat down with Walter Chen, Green Dot Public Schools’ founding principal for its new middle school in Seattle’s Rainier Valley, set to open…


New Green Dot Public School Shares Future Site and Vision with the Southeast Seattle Community

Green Dot Public Schools introduces new school leader and plan for new public middle school in the Rainier Valley SEATTLE – Southeast Seattle middle school…


Federal Government Invests in WA Charter Public Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016 Contact: Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 or maggie@wacharters.org Federal Government Invests in Washington’s Innovative Charter Public Schools…


Update: Parent-Led Steering Committee Sets Priorities for Parent Leadership and Engagement

Committee Completes First Major Objective, Lays Groundwork for Design and Implementation of Programming at Two School Sites Seattle, Wash. – In partnership with the Somali Parent…


Judge Rules: Families Deserve A Say in the Future of Their Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 31, 2016 CONTACT: Cynara Lilly at (206) 915-7821 or Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 Parents, Students, Schools Granted Motion to Intervene…


Parents React with Anger at Crass Move by Plaintiffs to Block Families from Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 31, 2016 CONTACT: Cynara Lilly at (206) 915-7821 or Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 “Organizations Suing to Close Charter Public Schools…


Smarter Balanced Assessment Results Show Promising Gains For Students at Washington’s First-Year Charter Public Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 25, 2016 CONTACT: Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 As Schools Head into Second Year, Advocates Look Forward to Tracking Another Year…


Parents and Students Take a Stand Against Attacks on Their Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 23, 2016 CONTACT: Cynara Lilly at (206) 915-7821 or Maggie Meyers at (724) 263-9826 Families from Each of Washington’s Charter Public…


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The biggest annual charter gathering, this event is for current and future charter school founders, leaders, teachers, board members, parents and interested community members. ... See MoreSee Less

The day has arrived! Tacoma's charter public school tour is at 10:30AM. Send any last minute questions to bbrod@stand.org and we'll see you there! ... See MoreSee Less

**Reminder: Tomorrow is the Tacoma charter public schools tour! Please RSVP and send any questions to bbrod@stand.org. ... See MoreSee Less

We are looking for talented leaders interested in starting new quality charter public schools! Check out this video and learn more today, at: wacharters.org/startaschool/ ... See MoreSee Less

Tacoma's charter public school tours are coming up on March 11th - Don't forget to RSVP! ... See MoreSee Less

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Learn more about Tacoma's charter public school options at our school tours Saturday, March 11th. Be sure to RSVP and send any questions to Brooke Brod at bbrod@stand.org. ... See MoreSee Less

Calling all elementary, middle or high school families in Tacoma! SOAR Academy, Destiny Charter Middle School and Summit Public Schools - Washington Olympus are co-hosting an amazing tour event for families to explore Tacoma's innovative, personalized public school options! ... See MoreSee Less

We are excited to announce our tour of Tacoma's charter public schools on March 11th. Save the date and RSVP to learn more about your public school options in Tacoma. ... See MoreSee Less

It’s never too early to start thinking about school enrollment for Fall 2017! Washington is home to some incredible charter public schools, and next week families in Tacoma will have an opportunity to learn more about the leading schools in their area. For students and parents looking for exceptional options in personalized learning and academic enrichment, this is a perfect place to start.

On Saturday, March 11, WA Charters will host an evening tour of SOAR Academy, Summit Olympus, and Destiny Middle School so that parents and kids interested in learning about great public school options can explore each school building, meet with school teachers and leaders, and hear from current charter families and students about their experience.

The tour promises a close-up look at the amazing programs and opportunities provided by schools that are paving the way for student achievement. These schools are tuition-free and academically rigorous, prioritizing the personal educational needs of all students so that they can reach their full potential. It’s going to be a great evening, and we hope to see you there.

Schedule:
10:30a – 11:30a Tour SOAR Academy, 2136 M.L.K. Jr Way, Tacoma, WA 98405

11:45a – 12:45p Tour Summit Olympus, 409 Puyallup Ave, Tacoma 98421

1:00p – 2:00p Tour Destiny Middle School, 1301 E. 34th Street, Tacoma WA 98404

To RSVP or for more information, please email Brooke Brod at bbrod@stand.org.
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