Petitioners renewing their Charter School Petition should communicate with the Educational Services Division early in the school year (July - August). Dr. Grace, Associate Superintendent, Educational Services will work with petitioners to identify the best submission timelines for all parties. Petitioners are encouraged to work with timelines that allow utilization of the current year's board meeting schedule and avoid timelines that require a special meeting of the Board to be called.
Petitions must be submitted at least 120 days before the term of the charter is due to expire.
STEP 1: Between July and August, petitioner contacts TRUSD to determine submission timelines that work with both the petitioner's schedule and the current year's Board schedule.
STEP 2: Petitioner provides written notification of exact submission date (1 week prior)
STEP 3: Petitioner submits a digital and hard copy of petition
STEP 4: Twin Rivers conducts preliminary petition review for completeness & provides notification of results to petitioner via email (within 5 business days from petition receipt)
STEP 5: Public Hearing (within 30 days of submission)
STEP 6: TRUSD posts recommendation of Board action via Agenda Online(2 days before board meeting)
STEP 7: Twin Rivers' Board of Trustees makes a final decision to approve or deny petition