News and Updates

Jan 23 2012

Congratulations to seven new graduates of Life Skills of Toledo!

Two weeks ago Lenny Schafer, OCCS Director of Regional Representatives and Special Education, had the honor of delivering a graduation speech to seven graduating students at Life Skills of Toledo. Life Skills of Toledo, an OCCS-sponsored charter school, is among a network of “dropout recovery” chart...
Jan 23 2012

Kicking off National School Choice Week: Darlene Chambers weighs in

As the Executive Director of OCCS, I have the privilege of hearing year-round about the difference school choice is making in the lives of students and families. But it’s exciting to take one week out of the year to celebrate with our choice community – not just OCCS-sponsored schools or Ohio’s char...
Jan 17 2012

OCCS celebrates National School Choice Week, and invites you to participate!

Next week the Ohio Council of Community Schools is celebrating National School Choice Week (January 22-28) and we invite you to join us! National School Choice Week is a campaign that “shines a spotlight on the need for, and benefits of, school choice across the country,” and each January it reminds...
Jan 10 2012

Charter school sponsor rewards high performing school

Charter school sponsor rewards high performing school. Ohio Council of Community Schools provides Apple Computer Lab to Columbus Preparatory Academy – rated Excellent with Distinction (L-R) Mr. Carr, CPA Director & Regional V.P.; Ms. Darlene Chambers, OCCS Executive Director, Mr. Patrick Kriner...

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