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Public Charter School Board

Total public member:                7          

Method of Appointment:           Appointed by Mayor, confirmed by Council         

Length of Appointment:           4 years

Residency:                               Strong preference for DC residents from all 8 wards

Paid board:                              No (all roles are voluntary)



The Board shall consult with the Office of the State Superintendent of Education, established by § 38-2601, to ensure that the requirements and the goals of Chapter 2A of this title [§ 38-271.01 et seq.] ("Pre-k act") are met, in accordance with that chapter.


Commission membership: 

The Board shall consist of 7 members, appointed by the Mayor, with the advice and consent of the Council. 



Members shall be selected so that knowledge of each of the following areas is represented on the Board: (A) Research about and experience in student learning, quality teaching, and evaluation of and accountability in successful schools; (B) The operation of a financially sound enterprise, including leadership and management techniques, as well as the budgeting and accounting skills critical to the startup of a successful enterprise; (C) The educational, social, and economic development needs of the District of Columbia; and (D) The needs and interests of students and parents in the District of Columbia, as well as methods of involving parents and other members of the community in individual schools.


Time commitment:  

The Board meets monthly.

If you are interested in an appointment to this board, please complete the appointment application. A member of our team will contact you to discuss the opportunity.



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