Who We Are

The National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools (“the Center”) is a young national nonprofit organization committed to ensuring that students with disabilities can access and thrive in charter schools. The Center provides research, policy analysis, coalition building, and technical assistance to a variety of stakeholders across the nation. We work hard, we have a good time, and we care about doing what is best for kids. We value a positive, encouraging, and mission-driven work environment and embrace a deep commitment to diversity, equity, accessibility, and inclusion, both internally and externally. While keeping the students we serve at the center of our work, we recognize that we do better and stronger work when we are a diverse coalition of leaders. Therefore, we seek to build strong and inclusive communities, welcome diverse backgrounds, and value multiple perspectives.

Our Story

We advocate for students with disabilities to ensure they are able to access and thrive in schools designed to enable all students to succeed.
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Our Mission, Vision and Core Values

Our mission is to ensure that students with disabilities are able to fully access and thrive in charter schools.
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We have formed partnerships with multiple stakeholder organizations.
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Our work would not be possible without generous support from our funders.
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Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Center's staff is currently working remotely. Please email info@ncsecs.org with any questions and we will direct you to the appropriate member of our staff.Email Us