2022 OCS Planning Year Pointers

Everything in One Place: Ready to Open & Planning Year

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New Charter Leaders Institute

Wednesday, June 8th, 8:30am to Thursday, June 9th, 3:30pm

301 North Wilmington Street

Raleigh, NC

SAVE the DATE for the 2022 New Charter Leaders Institute. All RTO school leaders and at least one BOD member are required to attend this two-day training session


Registration closed.


Agenda: https://www.dpi.nc.gov/students-families/alternative-choices/charter-schools/planning-year/new-charter-school-leaders-institute

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Enrollment report Four due Friday, May 20th, 2022-with RTO2 deliverables in Epicenter


Remember, these are completed enrollments, not applications.

Ready to Open II items due by May 20th in Epicenter.

School Applications Preliminarily Approved to Open in 2022-2023!!!

Winning the State Board’s application approval at its April meeting were:



In addition, we have three (2) schools who were in a delay year in 2021 and are now in the 2022 cohort and one acceleration applicant who has joined Cohort 2022 regular timeline:

  • 600-Charlotte Mecklenburg- Aspire Trade High School (Huntersville Charter High School)
  • 19F- Pittsboro-School of the Arts for Boys (SABA)
  • 920-Wake-Wake Preparatory Academy


Welcome officially to Cohort 2022, approved acceleration applicants:

Movement School NW

Oak Hill Charter School

Revitalize Charter School

Approved Applications for Schools to Open in 2023-2024

The NC SBE voted at its April meeting to approve the applications of the following prospective charter schools:


Honor Preparatory Academy

Nalanda Charter School

West Triangle High School

Great Opportunities & Boundless Innovation for Girls (GO BIG)


These schools' applications have been approved by the NC SBE and they will enter the mandatory Ready to Open and Planning Year process.

Ready to Open Resources

2022-2023 New Charter Leaders' Tasks List

This tasks list is handy if you are a brand new school but also helpful for brand new leaders to a charter school already existing.

Updated 2022 New Charter Leaders' Tasks List

Calendar for the Planning Year Sessions 2021-2022

https://docs.google.com/document/d/13dPHqzrWU7tGhiy-HQd7VS8Pmf8YXy0G7KR2e8jWgec/edit?usp=sharing


Unless noted otherwise, these Planning Year sessions will be virtual.

Charter School Advisory Board (CSAB) Opening Expectations

Ready To Open Framework

Governance Strengthening Exercises

2021-2022 Ready to Open Progress Report & Evidence Checklist

NC Statute, SBE Policy & the Charter Agreement

NC DHHS Support for Charter School Health Requirements

Office of Charter Schools- Here to Support You! Who's Who?