Category Archive: Event

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: View our Presentations from the Charter School Fundamentals Seminar

In an effort to continue to strengthen quality charter schools throughout the state, PCPCS hosted an educational seminar ton May 3 that addressed key components for planning and running a great charter school. The event included information regarding legal issues, finances,

The PA Free Enterprise Week Student Application Deadline has been extended!

This is great news for students who thought they missed the application window. While as of this writing applications are slightly under last year’s number, acceptances are ahead of last year’s record pace. So, if you know of a sophomore or junior who would benefit from the life-changing PFEW program,

SAVE THE DATE! PCPCS 2018 Annual Conference! A Unified Voice for Charters and Choice!

The Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools invites charter leaders, educators, and advocates to a day-long conference focused on empowering and strengthening the charter school movement in Pennsylvania. The conference will include breakout sessions and special guest speakers as well as important resources and information for charter leaders.

PCPCS EVENT: It’s Time to Collaborate!

Our panel discussion, “It’s Time to Collaborate” was a huge success! We all have the same goal of providing an effective public school in every neighborhood, for all students. Our panel is addressed how we can leverage what is working to increase the probability that all students have equitable access to quality public education and what can be done to create a positive,


On behalf of PCPCS, Excellent Schools PA and ExcelinEd, we would like to thank everyone who took time to participate on our call with Representative Mike Reese, prime sponsor of HB 97, yesterday to clarify the intent of the language of the bill.  

LEARN THE TRUTH ABOUT HB 97! Call with Representative Mike Reese

At the request of the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools, Excellent Schools PA and ExcelinEd, Representative Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland), prime sponsor of HB 97 (the charter school reform bill), has agreed to participate in a statewide conference call with charter school CEOs.