Maine Charter School Commission Retreat - October 23, 2012

Retreat Agenda

Cross State Office Building
Room 400
12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.


TO: Members of the Maine Charter School Commission

FROM: Jana Lapoint, Chair

DATE: October 18, 2012

RE: October 23, 2012 Maine Charter School Commission Retreat

On Tuesday, October 23, 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m., at the Cross State Office Building, 111 Sewall Street, Augusta,
Room 400, the Commission will meet in Retreat in accordance with the agenda as outlined below:

  • How to avoid the Commission becoming consultants.
  • Approach to awarding new contracts this cycle.
  • First year of performance and monitoring.
  • Local units as authorizers – should we promote this more.
  • Initial review of applications for completeness.
  • Should we have some influence or say in directing the focus of the next charter schools in terms of populations served.