Grand Center Arts Academy Near Opening

Grand Center Arts Academy Opening

BY TIM BRYANT • tbryant@post-dispatch.com > 314-340-8206 | Posted: Monday, August 8, 2011 4:42 pm | Work is nearing completion for the Grand Center Arts Academy, which will open late this month in Grand Center as a performing and visual arts charter school. A ribbon cutting is set for Aug. 17 at the school, which is in the Beaux […]

MCPSA Names New Director of Advocacy and Communications

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July15, 2011) – Dr. Douglas Thaman, the Executive Director of The Missouri Charter Public School Association, announced that Earl Simms, has been named Director of Advocacy and Communications, effective July 11th.  Most recently, Simms served as the State Director of the Children’s Education Council of Missouri, a Missouri education reform group who […]

New classroom space opening at the Grand Center Arts Academy

BY ELISA CROUCH • ecrouch@post-dispatch.com > 314-340-8119 | Posted: Thursday, July 7, 2011 1:00 am ST. LOUIS • The $21.4 million transformation of the old Beaux Arts Building and Pythius Hall into a charter school with science labs, classrooms and dance studios is nearly complete, with code inspectors scheduled to walk through the building next […]

St. Louis Charter School Receives Upgraded Bond Rating

Published: Wednesday, Jun. 29, 2011 Bradenton Herald.com Fitch Upgrades St. Louis Charter School to ‘BBB-’; Outlook Positive Fitch Ratings has upgraded the rating on the following series of bonds issued by the Missouri Health and Educational Facilities Authority on behalf of St. Louis Charter School (SLCS, or the school). –$4.9 million revenue bonds, series 2002 […]

MCPSA Names New Executive Director

May 11, 2011 Dear Charter School Community Members: It is with great pleasure that I announce the new Executive Director of the Missouri Charter Public School Association, Douglas Thaman, EdD.  Many of you know Dr. Thaman from his most recent role as Director of Professional Services for the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA).  […]