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Charter Authorization Office

Rose State College is committed to the ideals of high-quality public charter school authorization as evidenced by our policies and procedures based on national models of best practice. This commitment includes transparency in the application, review, performance, oversight, and accountability processes.

Please be aware, Rose State College is only accepting transfer applications for review. We are not accepting applications for new charter public schools, at this time.

Charter Application Review Process

  1. Download the Charter Transfer Review Application Packet

  2. Complete the cover letter and attached questions by including a response to each category and item. All application responses must be typewritten.

  3. Email your completed application to the Rose State College Charter Authorization Committee, at charter@raider.rose.edu. You will receive a confirmation email once your application is received.

  4. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed as they are received. You will be notified of your application status within ninety (90) days of receipt. If you require an expedited review, please indicate this in your email. Rose State College will inform you within five (5) business days if the expedited request can be accommodated.

  5. Rose State College may request additional information or changes to the application. If the additional information or changes are not submitted within five (5) business days, the application may be rejected.

  6. The Review Committee will evaluate the applications to ensure alignment with the stated educational mission of Rose State College, the applicant's financial viability, and Rose State's capacity to oversee the authorization.

  7. Applications reviewed by the committee and meeting the above criteria will be forwarded to the appropriate personnel at Rose State College to complete the Charter Contract process.

  8. The completed contract will be sent to the Office of the President for final review and presentation to the Rose State College Board of Regents.

  9. Rose State College's Board of Regents will have final approval for all contracts for charter school authorization.

Charter Authorization Review Committee

  • Dr. Kent Lashley, Executive Vice President
  • Dr. Jeff Caldwell, Vice President, Academic Affairs
  • Ray Blanke, Associate Vice President, Fiscal Services
  • Ray Vincent, College Attorney
  • Travis Hurst, Dean, eLearning and Academic Outreach