We are a collection of community-based, public charter schools representing all corners of our state.

While we are all unique in our pedagogy and practice, what unites us is our commitment to innovation and high-quality schools for each student.

 

purpose

ORC3S exists to provide advocacy, support, and guidance to: brick and mortar, community-based, public charter schools from the state of Oregon.  The advocacy, support, and guidance centers on equity, collaboration, diversity, innovation, professional educators, governance and community, quality, autonomy and accountability.


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VISION

 

mISSION

ORC3S provides a voice and sustainable support and guidance for the brick and mortar, community-based, public charter schools throughout Oregon. We seek to grow and sustain a coalition of high-quality, innovative brick and mortar, community-based, public charter schools to meet each student’s diverse educational needs.

ORC3S offers brick and mortar, community-based, public charter schools advocacy along with sustainable support and guidance through a lens of equity and diversity.  We collaboratively promote autonomy, accountability, and the investment in culturally responsive professional educators to ensure progress toward a high quality and innovative education for each member school and its students.  We model the integration of community into the governance process for all member schools to provide optimal school growth.