FCPCS to host Town Hall Meeting on Nov. 19

Florida - Nov.5, 2013 - Every year, charter school administrators, teachers, board members and operators attend a state charter schools conference where they network, participate in professional development workshops, and plan for the coming school year. The 2013 State Charter Schools conference will take place from November 19-21 in Orlando, Florida at the Caribe Hotel and Conference Center.

The three-day event kicks off with a Town Hall Meeting hosted by the Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools (FCPCS), the state’s leading charter school advocacy organization, on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 1 p.m. At the Town Hall meeting, panelists representing the Florida Senate and House, school districts, Florida Department of Education and charter schools across the state will discuss critical issues including the most recent changes in Florida charter school law, and how they are impacting charter schools.

“Every year, legislative changes and federal mandates impact charter schools,” explains Robert Haag, FCPCS President. “The town hall meeting gives us a platform to engage legislators and discuss the needs of charter schools, their students and teachers. We will also use audience feedback to develop a list of priorities and issues that need to be addressed during the next legislative session.”

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