A charter system is a local school system that is operating under the terms of a contract between the
local Board of Education and the State Board of Education as provided by the Charter Systems Act. A
Charter System provides the opportunity for teachers, administrators, parents, and school boards to
have greater flexibility to determine the educational needs of students within their district and requires
a certain degree of school level governance in the system. To become a charter system, the local school
system must submit a charter school petition to the Department of Education after such petition has
been approved by the local board. As a charter system all schools within the system are charter schools.
Therefore, the following questions that discuss a single charter school will apply to all schools in a
AES Governance Team Members:
Julia Hodges, Principal
Jean Wilkinson, Teacher, Chair
Michelle Hatfield, Teacher
Michelle Russell, Parent
Jennifer Cyran, Parent
Dr. Eugene Brewer, Community
Bel Outwater, Community
Tona Duym, Recorder, ex-officio
3/22/2019 at 11:00 am
4/18/2019 at 11:00 am
5/16/2019 at 11:00 am
Meetings are open to the public and begin at 4:15 pm in the media center.
**Please note date and time change for March, April, and May.
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