Wisconsin CHARTER SCHOOL NEWS: Week of August 21

DPI Awards $4 Million in Charter School Grants
WCSA’s New Office — The WCSA is now located in a new office in downtown Madison. The WCSA’s new address, phone, fax and email is — Wisconsin Charter Schools Association, P.O. Box 1704, Madison, WI 53703 & Tel: 608-661-6946 & Fax: 608-258-3413 & Email: info@wicharterschools.org WCSA website: http://www.wicharterschools.org
WCSA’s New Directors & Officers — The WCSA Board of Directors has elected its officers for 2006-07 — President Tom Scullen, Appleton; Vice-President Barbara Horton, Milwaukee; Secretary Sandra Mills, Menasha; and Treasurer Jim Morgan, Madison. The WCSA is governed by a 12-member Board of Directors
State Legislature’s Special Study Committee on Charter Schools schedules initial meeting on September 26 —
Charter School to Focus on Health Science & Technology

Merrill’s 2 Charter School Planning Grants
Charter School Grants to Omro, Ripon & Oshkosh —
Grant for High-Tech Virtual Charter School in Janesville —
The 2007 Wisconsin Charter Schools Conference is scheduled to be held on
April 15 – 17, 2007 (Sunday afternoon thru Tuesday) at the Country Springs
Hotel, Waukesha.
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools is the national umbrella organization for the WCSA and other state charter school associations. TheAlliance’s 2007 National Charter Schools Conference will be held on April 24-27 in Albuquerque, NM.
CHARTER SCHOOL GRANT RECIPIENTS (i.e. Charter School Planning Groups with
Milwaukee Renaissance Academy
The Studio School
Baraboo Hills Elementary School
Senn Brown
Wisconsin Charter Schools Association
PO Box 1704, Madison, WI 53703
Tel: 608-661-6946 Fax: 608-258-3413
Web: http://www.wicharterschools.org