Special Events - January 27
In partnership with Bluum
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Special Event - Charters Under Threat
January 27, 2016

Please join us for two important meetings following the School Choice Rally.

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
at The Rose Room
2:00-6:30 PM
718 W. Idaho Street in downtown Boise

2:00-3:30 PM - Charters Under Threat: Lessons from Washington State
Terry Ryan, CEO of Bluum, will moderate a panel of charter threat experts followed by Q&A.
Thomas Franta – CEO, Washington State Charter Schools Association
Marta Reyes-Newberry – CEO, Reyes-Newberry & Associates
Chris Korsmo – CEO, League of Education Voters
Todd Ziebarth  - Senior Vice President, State Advocacy and Support,
National Alliance for Public Charter Schools


3:45-6:30 PM - Policy Summit
This portion of the event is for Charter School Leaders and Board Members only
2016 Policy Agenda Presentation
EASA Federal Grant Opportunities: How Idaho Kids Benefit
Update on 20 in 10
Hosted happy hour and networking (5:30-6:30 PM)

For more information contact Suzanne Metzgar: or 208.336.8400
This free learning opportunity is hosted through a partnership between
Bluum and the Idaho Charter School Network.

About ICSN

Our mission is to improve student achievement and expand choice among high quality public schools by advancing and supporting Idaho’s charter schools. We support efforts to improve the overall charter school movement both in Idaho and across the nation. Learn more at

About Bluum

Bluum is a non-profit organization committed to ensuring Idaho’s children reach their fullest potential by cultivating great leaders and innovative schools. Bluum believes that school choice helps families, children and educators achieve more and do better. Bluum works to help Idaho become a national model for how to maximize learning opportunities for children and families. Learn more at