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Registration is Available for the 2022 Florida Charter School Conference in Orlando

Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) Encourages Representatives of its Member Schools to Participate

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., (Sept. 6, 2022) – The 2022 Florida Charter School Conference is slated for Oct. 19-21, 2022 at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Fla.

Registration for the 2022 Florida Charter School Conference is now open, with a $240 registration fee available until Sept. 30.  After Sept. 30, the registration fee increases to $305.

The Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) encourages representatives of its member schools to attend the conference, in order to take advantage of numerous professional development opportunities and to network with other educational professionals.  According to information posted on the Conference website, its seminars are geared to charter school authorizers, administrators, educators and charter school stakeholders.

“The Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools is committed to working together and networking at the event with our member schools,” said FCPCS President Robert Haag.  “The Florida Charter School Conference is the perfect place for Florida’s charter school professionals to increase their knowledge and understanding.” 

More information about the Conference is available online at: https://www.charterschoolconference.com/2022/general_info.php

The Conference Schedule is posted here: https://www.charterschoolconference.com/2022/schedule.php 

Conference Registration information is available at the following link: https://www.charterschoolconference.com/reg_attendee/index.php

FCPCS is proud to sponsor the Opening Session of the Conference.  It is scheduled to take place from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19.  FCPCS is also an exhibitor, with multiple booths in the Exhibit Hall opening at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19 and continuing from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20. 

The Florida Charter School Conference is presented with the support of the Florida Education Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation incorporated under the provisions of Chapter 617 of the Florida Statutes. 

About the Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools

The Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS) is the leading charter school membership association in the state, with a membership of nearly 75 percent of all operating charter schools.  Since its inception in 1999, FCPCS has been dedicated to creating a national model of high quality, accredited public charter schools that are student-centered and performance-driven.  FCPCS provides a wide array of technical support, mentoring, training, networking, and purchasing services to its membership, as well as serving as an advocate for all Florida public charter schools.

 

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SANTA ROSA BEACH — With the opening of the new 2022-23 school year, The Seaside School Inc. (TSS) continues to earn top academic rankings by claiming the No. 1-ranked combination charter school in Florida for the 2021-22 school year, based on the Florida Department of Education School Grade Program, and ranks as one of the top public schools in the state of Florida. READ MORE

 
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