Fall 2017 OPSB Charter Application Cycle

Applications received in response to the Fall 2017 OPSB Charter School RFA are available below. All charter school application materials submitted to OPSB become public records, pursuant to the Louisiana Public Records Law, LSA-R.S. 44:1 et seq.  Any questions regarding specific information contained in the applications should not be directed to OPSB but should be directed to the applicants which prepared the documents.

For any questions or requests regarding the Fall 2017 RFA process, please contact Forrest Collins, Director of New School Development, at [email protected].


APPLICANT SUMMARY

OrganizationContact PersonApplicant Type
Center for ResilienceWilliam Murphy- Type 1 – New Start
- New Operator
Lyceum SchoolsByron Arthur- Type 1 – New Start
- New Operator
Crescent City SchoolsKate Mehok- Type 1 – Takeover
- Experienced Operator
FirstLine SchoolsJay Altman- Type 1 – Takeover
- Experienced Operator
InspireNOLA Charter SchoolsEmily Hartnett- Type 1 – Takeover
- Experienced Operator
Young Audiences Charter AssociationRichard Bates- Type 1 – Takeover
- Existing Operator
Significant EducatorsMary Haynes Smith- Type 3 – Conversion
- Existing Operator
Legacy of Excellence Charlotte Matthew- Type 3 – Conversion
- Existing Operator

APPLICANTS TO OPEN NEW SCHOOLS (Type 1 Charter Schools):

Center for Resilience
Contact Person: William Murphy, [email protected]

Lyceum Schools, Inc.
Contact Person: Byron Arthur, [email protected]

APPLICANTS TO TRANSFORM EXISTING SCHOOLS (Type 1 Charter Schools):

Crescent City Schools
Contact Person: Kate Mehok, [email protected]

FirstLine Schools
Contact Person: Jay Altman, [email protected]

InspireNOLA Charter Schools
Contact Person: Emily Hartnett, [email protected]

Young Audiences Charter Association
Contact Person: Richard Bates, [email protected]

APPLICANTS TO CONVERT DISTRICT-RUN SCHOOLS (Type 3 Charter Schools):

Legacy of Excellence
Contact Person: Charlotte Matthew, [email protected]

Significant Educators
Contact Person: Mary Haynes Smith, [email protected]

APPLICANTS WITHDRAWN FROM THE PROCESS:

 44th Education Initiative, Inc.
Contact Person: Kesana Durand, [email protected]

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