Board Members as Charter School Authorizers

Board Members as Charter School Authorizers


  • Note: This 55-page model document was adopted as part of the 701 KAR 8:020 and, accordingly, will be the form all charter applicants must utilize statewide

Charter School Contract Example

  • Note: No specific contract is required by statute or regulation. This document is merely provided as an example of considerations to be made when formulating the contract between an authorizer and an applicant.

Websites to Know 

National Association of Charter School Authorizers

Commissioner of Education 

  • Full Contact Information for Earl Simms, KDE’s Division of Charter Schools Director 
  • Information about Kentucky Charter Schools Advisory Council, which was created by Gov. Bevin via Executive Order in June 2017 “to help ensure charter schools maintain the highest quality and provide resources to stakeholder groups regarding charter school activities.” 
  • Additional Resources (e.g. Q&As, webcasts, etc.)


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