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Office of Charter Schools

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WEEKLY NEWSLETTER  –  June 17, 2016

Upcoming Events


July 7, 2016

State Board of Education Meeting

Action Needed

June 23 - July 8, 2016

PF Data Collection

June 30, 2016

Military Student Identifier Collection



PRC 118 Autism Coaching Team End-of-Year Reporting



July 1, 2016

Update & Verify EDDIE Information



Form 479 Submission

NCDPI Office of Charter Schools (OCS) Updates


2016 Charter School Performance Framework


OCS has received many inquiries about the 2016 NC Charter School Performance Framework (PF).   The office worked closely with the Charter Schools Advisory Board and the NC Department of Public Instruction technology staff  to revise the PF to include a more simplified document and efficient data collection system.  OCS will use a single data collection system utilizing Microsoft SharePoint to collect documentation needed for the PF. 


We launched nine pilot schools on June 16, 2016 to test the system before the state-wide launch on June 23. Attached is a revised version of the PF and a document list to help you prepare for collection.  Your school should not have to create any new documents for this collection. Data collection for the 2016 Charter School Performance Framework will begin on June 23 and conclude July 8. 

We will offer training for Microsoft SharePoint  via webinar and provide on-going support as needed. We look forward to working with you to complete this process. Please contact Cande Honeycutt at with questions or concerns regarding the Performance Framework.

Attachments:     PF Documents


Financial and Business Services Newsletter

NC Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) Updates

Listening Tours for the 2017-19 Biennial Budget


Attached is a memo from Mr. Philip Price, Chief Financial Officer, regarding listening tours for the 2017-19 Biennial Budget.


Attachment:     Listening Tours Information Memo

Exceptional Children Summer Institute Registration Deadline Extended to June 30, 2016

The Exceptional Children Summer Institute registration deadline is extended to 6/30/16. You may review available session information at the following link:

English Learners Tree

English Learners (ELs) Support Conference: Growing Success for ELs

Location: Embassy Suites Airport, Greensboro, NC

July 26-28, 2016

The 3rd annual EL Support Conference will offer 9 different 3-day training events. 

Participants will choose one (1) event to attend for the full 3 days of training. 


Draft Agenda (download) 
Session Descriptions (download)
Hotel Reservations
Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld

Report for House Bill 237, An Act to Repeal Personal Education Plans and Modify Transition Plans



On June 2, 2015 the General Assembly enacted House Bill 237, An Act to Repeal Personal Education Plans and Modify Transition Plans.  The link to this House Bill can be found at  Section 3.5 of this reads: “The State Board of Education shall report the to the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee…on how at risk students are identified and being served through interventions to prevent academic failure”.


Gathering this information requires your responses. Please complete this survey by clicking on the provided link by July 15, 2016. District and school information is not identifiable within this survey. The intention of the survey is solely to gather the required information for this report.


Survey link:


If you have any questions, please contact Amy Jablonski at


In Case You Missed It

Form 479 Submission Deadline



Please review the link posted below to determine if your school has not met the requirement to submit Form 479.   NCDPI must have the form submitted on or prior to July 1, 2016.


Please contact Jeannene Hurley at with questions or concerns.

End of Year Information for PRC 29 Funding



Please see the attached guidance regarding reporting student progress and service provision for the second semester for PRC 29 funding.


If you have any questions, please contact Joe Simmons ( / 919 807-3993).



Attachment:     End of Year Information for PRC 29 Funding

NC General Assembly

Legislative Update


Please see the attached document detailing the Legislative updates for the week ending June 17, 2016. 


Please contact Rachel Beaulieu at with questions or concerns.  



Attachments:      Legislative Update 6.17.16.pdf

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