State Public Charter School Authority (SPCSA)
What is the SPCSA & what are they responsible for? Considered one of Nevada’s school districts, the SPCSA sponsors and oversees public charter schools. The Authority consists of seven appointed members responsible for overseeing educational and operational standards and holding sponsored schools accountable to the academic achievement of students.
How often does the SPCSA Board meet? The SPCSA typically meets once a month, generally on Fridays.
Click here for SPCSA meeting schedule and materials.
Can community members engage at SPCSA Board Meetings? While all meetings of the SPCSA are typically held publicly at the Nevada Department of Education building in Carson City and the Nevada Department of Education building in Las Vegas (1st floor boardroom), all meetings are now held virtually due to the COVID-19 crisis. Members of the public may view the meeting online via the link on the SPCSA’s Public Notice web page and the agenda and any supporting materials can be found here. Public comment may be given on any agenda item at the beginning of the meeting, or public comment regarding any matter that is SPCSA-related may be given at the conclusion of each Board meeting. Members of the community giving public comment can utilize the following conference call line: 1-312-584-2401; extension 3952176# with a time limit of three minutes per speaker. Alternatively, public comment may be submitted in writing to email@example.com, and any such public comment received prior to the meeting will be provided to the Authority and included in the written minutes of the meeting.
Click here for a list of all SPCSA Members.
Click here for a list of all SPCSA sponsored schools.
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
State Public Charter School Authority Board Meeting – Special Meeting
What happened at this meeting?
Board Members Voted to Advance Five Executive Director Candidates to the Interview Stage
Board members discussed and unanimously voted to advance five candidates for Executive Director of the State Public Charter School Authority. These five candidates will be invited to interview at the next scheduled board meeting, on Friday, October 13, at 9:00 a.m.
The candidates are (in alphabetical order):
- Patrick Carter
- Jessica Hoban
- Dennis Holmes
- Melissa Mackedon
- Sione Thompson
Explore the candidates’ resumes.
The next Meeting of the SPCSA Board is scheduled for Friday, October 13, 2023, @ 9:00 a.m.