Charter Schools Weekly Newsletter

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Office of Charter Schools

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WEEKLY NEWSLETTER  –  July 1, 2016

Upcoming Events


Happy 4th of July!!

July 7, 2016

State Board of Education Meeting

Action Needed

June 23 - July 8, 2016

PF Data Collection

July 1, 2016

Update & Verify EDDIE Information



Form 479 Submission


July 15, 2016

HB 237 Survey Response


Educator  Effectiveness PD Survey Response



NCDPI Office of Charter Schools (OCS) Updates


Dave Machado, Newe Director Update



Please welcome Dave Machado, who now directs the Office of Charter Schools (OCS).  Dave comes to us from Lincoln Charter School, where he was Chief Administrator since 2002.  

The OCS website will be updated to reflect his contact information next week. Dave can be contacted at

2016 Charter School Performance Framework


OCS has launched the data collection process using Microsoft Sharepoint for the 2016 NC Charter School Performance Framework (PF) to all charter schools. Data collection for the 2016 Charter School Performance Framework started on June 23 and will conclude July 8. Thanks to the schools that have completed the data collection process prior to the July 8 deadline.

Please contact Cande Honeycutt 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 -(Reminder)


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


Attachment:    Reminder: Listening Tours for 2017-2019 Biennial Budget Memo


Credit by Demonstrated Mastery (CDM) Update

Attached are updates regarding CDM implementation from the Division of Advanced Learning.  The attached memo and the revised CDM Implementation Guide are now posted on the CDM wiki site for your review (  Check the wiki site this summer, for additional toolkit resources and an updated CDM Procedural Guide.   

Please contact Stephanie Cyrus at or Sneha Shah Coltrane at with questions or concerns.




Attachment:     Credit by Demonstrated Mastery (CDM) Summer Update


Social Media and Parent Involvement Survey



NCDPI staff are interested in understanding how social media engagement can affect parental involvement. To assist the agency in these efforts, principals and public information officers are asked to complete a survey about the use of social media and parent involvement. Your feedback will help inform the State’s efforts toward improving parental engagement across all schools.


The survey is available online at and should take no more than 5-10 minutes to complete. The survey window closes at 5 p.m. on Friday, July 8. Your time and assistance are much appreciated.

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