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Charter Start

Interested in opening a new charter public school in Missouri? MCPSA is the perfect resource for you!
  • Launch assistance to move your founding group forward!
  • Timeline development to help your group stay on track!
  • Question and answer support to make the application process more manageable!
  • Webinars and Resources to make the application process easier!
  • Customized training and support for your organization’s needs!
In addition, MCPSA CharterStart Consultation is available at a reduced rate of $80 per hour.*  MCPSA is also happy to connect new school development groups with expert consultants to provide contracted assistance:
  • Application review and feedback;
  • Organizational and business plan review and feedback;
  • Mock interviews focused on Budget, Organizational Planning, Business Planning;
  • Charter school pre-opening consultation
    • Marketing and enrollment, operations, academic programs, etc.
  • Business and operational planning support via EdOps
    • Year 1 and 5 budget preparation
    • Financial startup checklist
    • Financial process definition
*CharterStart Consultation is paid in 10-hour retainer increments at $80 per hour ($800).
For more information and to schedule an informational meeting contact Douglas Thaman at