Planning & Applying

The application process to be approved to open a charter school is taxing to say the least. Piles of paperwork, unfettered irritation, and long nights await. Fortunately, you won’t have to go through it alone. With programs to guide you through the process and grants to fund your team, we’ll help get you authorized and moving in the right direction.

NYSED AUTHORIZER DEADLINES FOR 2014

Teams must choose to work with one authorizer. The authorizer's full timeline is available at http://www.p12.nysed.gov/psc/documents/2014ApplicationReviewProcessandTimeline.pdf

Request for Proposal

Preliminary Round:
December 2013
Formal Round:
December 2013

Letter of Intent

Preliminary Round:
February 3
Formal Round:
August 4

Full Application

Preliminary Round:
March 21
Formal Round:
September 15

Capacity Interviews

Preliminary Round:
April
Formal Round:
October

Board of Regents Vote

Preliminary Round:
June
Formal Round:
December

SUNY CSI AUTHORIZER DEADLINES FOR 2014

Teams must choose to work with one authorizer. The authorizer's full timeline is available at http://www.newyorkcharters.org/openAppTimeline.htm

RFP Issued

Preliminary Round:
January 6

Letter of Intent

Preliminary Round:
January 20
*Final Round:

Full Application

Preliminary Round:
February 10
*Final Round:

Applicant Notification


April

Board of Regents Action

May-August
 
*Important Note: There will be an incredibly short window of review for any proposal that was not reviewed during the Preliminary Process. The Institute urges all prospective applicants seeking to open in fall 2015 to participate in the preliminary process as it will be extremely unlikely that a proposal that does not move through Phase I will be recommended for approval in this round.

Important Charter Center deadlines:
None at this time.