Candy Lab – Intuitive Apps for Your School

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The Missouri Charter Public School Association is pleased to announce a new partnership with Candy Lab, a 2013 Arch Grants Company.  Through this partnership, Candy Lab is offering their premium services at an exclusive discount to ensure that each MCPSA member school has the opportunity to purchase a customized school app to aid in their […]

Arch Grants Winner Candy Lab Joins MCPSA Preferred Partner Program

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The Missouri Charter Public School Association (MCPSA) has signed Arch Grants winner Candy Lab to our Preferred Partner Program.  Because of this agreement, member charter schools will receive a discounted rate on a personalized school app created by Candy Lab. “We are very excited about the advantages in communications that this partnership will bring to […]

New Partnership to Support CharterStart Groups

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Partnership to Support Charter School Groups Enrolled in MCPSA’s Charterstart Program As of December 1st, MCPSA is very excited to be partnering with EdOps to provide support to our CharterStart participants. EdOps is a Washington, DC based social venture that is committed to providing business management services to charter schools. Their Regional Director is located […]

MCPSA Welcomes New Kansas City Professional Services Coordinator


The Missouri Charter Public School Association is very pleased to announce that on December 16th, Kelley Barnes will join our organization as our Kansas City Professional Services Coordinator! Kelley first received an undergraduate degree in Biology from Jackson State University in Jackson, MS. In 2006, Kelley moved to Kansas City, MO where she taught General […]

MCPSA Supports State Audit of Hope Academy

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The Missouri Charter Public Schools Association (MCPSA) fully supports Missouri State Auditor Thomas Schweich’s investigation into Hope Academy charter school.  MCPSA is deeply concerned over allegations related to the school released this week by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). “Our Association takes very seriously any allegations of inappropriate conduct by a […]