OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE UTAH ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS
Pub. 11 2021-2022 Issue 1
This summer, the State Charter School Board voted to adopt adjustments to the Charter School Accountability Framework. Fortunately, this isn’t a new process, but a refinement so we can better support you and provide accountability we believe will mean every student has access to an excellent education that meets their unique learning needs.
Are you overwhelmed by the thought of using social media for your school? Do you have social media accounts but aren’t sure how to utilize them? You are not alone. Fortunately, utilizing social media effectively isn’t as daunting as it may seem and can help schools increase enrollment, connect with students and their families, and aid in fundraising. Here are answers to FAQ and a few quick tips that may help.
Committees allow boards to operate more effectively by doing deep work outside of full board meetings. They are typically staffed with members who have specific content-rich expertise. This allows for more in-depth discussion and analysis, resulting in well-informed recommendations to the full board. Committees research and frame strategic issues, but it is important to remember that decisions are still made by the full board.
Canyon Rim Academy – Scott Mastroianni Freedom Preparatory Academy St. George – Brandon Winn HighMark Charter School – Shawn Miehlke Merit Preparatory Academy – Jacob Dalton Spectrum Academy Pleasant Grove Elementary – Paul Lundberg Spectrum Academy North Salt Lake Intermediate – Peter Grisenti Spectrum Pleasant Grove STARS – Aubrey Whiting Entheos Academy Kearns – Nyman …
What a crazy year it’s been! In the best of times, being a charter school leader can be demanding, but COVID has presented a whole new layer of difficulty to our roles and responsibilities. From figuring out the dynamics of social distancing kindergarteners to teaching online and maintaining a connection with employees and families, it has been challenging – to say the least!