A central focus of the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools is to help provide resources to both current members of Louisiana's charter school community, as well as those individuals seeking to learn more. Here you will find valuable information.
Charter School Employment Opportunities
Charter schools rely on qualified and prepared staff to achieve the goals articulated in their charter contract. This section provides schools seeking to fill positions, as well as teachers and administrators seeking opportunities, to connect.
Charter schools must often be creative in filling the gap that exists between per pupil funding and the academic programs they offer. This section provides information on grant opportunities to help charter schools deliver on the promises they’ve made to students and families.
Helpful Online Resources
Knowledge is power. The LAPCS strives to be a resource that keeps the charter school community, as well as the public, informed. This section offers links to a wealth of online resources and access to the best national practices and models. Examples include: charter school fact sheets, tips on how to develop a charter proposal, reports on charter school growth nationally and student performance, etc.
Even though Louisiana's charter schools are exempt from many local laws and policies that apply to Louisiana's traditional public schools, there are still federal and state education laws and policies with which charter schools must comply. A listing of which rules are applicable to Louisiana's charter schools can be found in this section.
Data & Stats
Charter Discovery and LA School Finder are two online tools that provide families and the public with charter school data. To make an informed decision and stay current on the changing charter school landscape, these two databases provide a road map.