Director of Charter School Authorizing—Texas Education Agency

Director of Charter School Authorizing—Texas Education Agency

Director of Charter School Authorizing
Texas Education Agency
Austin, Texas

The mission of the Division of Charter School Authorizing is to provide students and families with access to high-quality, best-fit schools that help unlock the full potential of every student. The Division does this through the authorization and oversight of innovative, high-quality charter schools as well as supporting Texas school districts to pursue best practice authorizing.

This position reports to the Deputy Associate Commissioner of Authorizing and Policy and is responsible for overseeing and supporting the largest charter school portfolio in the nation, as well as supporting the development of school district authorizers and their associated district-authorized charter schools. The work entails building and managing a detailed and support-oriented team that oversees the new school application process, portfolio management through expansions and renewals, and resources and support programs including the Charter Schools Program grant for state- and district-authorized charter schools.