20th Anniversary Kick-Off at the San Carlos Charter Learning Center
August 23, 2012
Speakers for the news conference included CCSA's President and CEO Jed Wallace, Deputy Director of Education for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Dr. Don Shalvey, former Assemblymember Ted Lempert (who authored the charter expansion bill in the late 1990s), CCSA Board Chair and Summit Founder Diane Tavenner, among others. Parents, students and supporters were also on hand, including some of the original founding parents, as well as alumni.
Read our News Release. You can also view the News Conference in its entirety on our YouTube channel. The opening remarks by 8th grader Alex Fine are phenomenal. In the coming days, we will be posting more video from parents, alumni, and more, so be sure to check it out.
Also, join the celebration to mark this important occasion. Access our 20th Anniversary special web page as well as our special Toolkit for Members, which includes information, templates, and ideas about how your school can get involved.