As a membership organization, the MN Association of Charter Schools depends on individuals from member schools and associate member institutions, as well as individual members, to be active participants in developing and implementing the programs and activities of the Association.

To facilitate the work of the Association, the Board of Directors establishes various program and activity committees and gives each committee a written charge. Every committee is composed of member volunteers who contribute their time, skills and experience to assist the Association in building the capacity of schools, promoting quality and assuring accountability among schools, and promoting charter school choice.

The Board of Directors encourages and invites all members to take an active role in the work of the Association by volunteering to serve on program and activity committees. Committees conduct their work through live, video and teleconference meetings depending on the work the committee is undertaking.

Learn more below about current committees and opportunities to volunteer your service to the work of the Association.


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  • Relicensure Committee

    The MACS Relicensure Committee meets 4-5 times a year to review applications for relicensure for current and retired MACS member charter school educators – including teachers, administrators and related service professionals. Much like a district-wide relicensure committee, the charter school relicensure committee is certified to review and endorse relicensure requests from charter school educators working for MACS member schools. The committee also reviews and makes recommendations to th...

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  • Government Affairs Committee

    The mission of the MACS Government Affairs Committee is to promote the adoption of legislation that promotes public school choice, enhances the effective operation, and assures the quality and accountability of charter schools in Minnesota.

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