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The conference will begin at 8:30 am (Pacific Time) on Thursday, November 13, and will end at 4:30 pm (Pacific) on Friday, November 14. This year’s two-day meeting features many highly interactive and practice-oriented workshops and discussion roundtables focused on issues of interest and importance to charter authorizers and others dedicated to advancing charter schools.
The Honorable Jerry Brown, Mayor of Oakland (CA) and prominent advocate for expanding statutory chartering authority in California, will deliver the keynote address.
Plenary sessions will address the following topics:
How Good is Good Enough? Accountability, Multiple
Measures, and the No Child Left Behind Act in Charter Schools
Tremors in the Golden State: How Can the Nation’s Largest Charter
Movement Really Shake Up the System?
What Are Authorizers Doing . . . and What Should They Be Doing, Anyway?
Our speakers, panelists, and session facilitators will include an array of established authorizers and other recognized leaders in the charter school movement. Browse the full conference schedule.
Annual Membership Meeting
NACSA's Annual Membership Meeting will take place at breakfast time on Friday (7:45 - 8:30 am). Among the agenda items will be an election to fill the vacancies of those board members whose terms expire in the 2003-04 year. Join us as well for a Membership Forum beginning at 3:30 pm on Friday for an informal and open discussion of professional issues of interest.
Browse the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine website for more information. Rooms in NACSA's block are at rates of $129 (single) and $139 (double). The 'cut off' date was October 10, 2003, but the hotel may honor these rates on a space available basis. Call Hyatt's national toll-free reservations office, 1.888.964.9288, request dates for the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, and identify yourself as a NACSA conference attendee.
If the Hyatt will no longer offer the conference rate (it is now the hotel's discretion), try the Radisson La Jolla, located just across the highway. Call 1.800.333.3333 for reservations .
You are also welcome to visit the San Diego Convention & Visitors Bureau website for information about the many activities, sites, and events in the San Diego/La Jolla area.