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Charter 101

  • We cover the basics about charters in Tennessee. Start here for what to know before you apply and how to apply.
  • Audience: Charter novices to Tennessee
  • Contact: Marceia Ashe, marceia [at] tnchartercenter [dot] org

Application Support

  • Applying for a charter is a complex process. In this program, we review the process of completing a charter application and direct applicants to additional resources for support.
  • Audience: Prospective charter leaders
  • Contact: Marceia Ashe, marceia [at] tnchartercenter [dot] org

Launch School

  • Launch School is a year-long support program for authorized charter operators. It is designed to coach new charter leaders through the new school development process and prepare them for the successful launch of their schools.
  • Audience: Authorized charter schools
  • Contact: Marceia Ashe, marceia [at] tnchartercenter [dot] orgg

Start-up Grants

  • TCSC administers and manages the Walton Family Foundation’s start-up grant program for the organization in Tennessee. Newly authorized charter schools are welcome to apply.
  • Audience: Authorized charter schools
  • Contact: Marceia Ashe, marceia [at] tnchartercenter [dot] org