About CCSA


The California Charter Schools Association advances the charter school movement through state and local advocacy, leadership on accountability, and resources for member schools. CCSA is a trusted source of data and information on California's charter schools for parents, authorizers, legislators, the press and other interested groups.

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CCSA’s overarching strategy is to leverage the collective advocacy power of the growing charter school movement to achieve several objectives, including: growing new charter schools, strengthening existing charter schools and ensuring accountability.

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Jed Wallace serves as the President and CEO of the California Charter Schools Association.

CCSA staff have a depth and breadth of experience from the education, business and nonprofit communities.

Board of Directors

Made up of charter schools and charter management organization leaders, as well as education advocates and representatives of charitable foundations, the Board of Directors broadly formulates CCSA’s policy and activities.

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Member Council

The Member Council is a body of charter leaders that represents the voice of the members to CCSA’s Board and staff.


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