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UCS receives gift

UCS receives gift

University Charter School has just been selected for a $150k contribution from the Daniel Foundation of Alabama to support the newly-established charter school. This is the largest single monetary contribution to the school to date. The generous contribution from the Daniel Foundation will be used for start-up technology needs and curriculum components throughout the planning…

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UCS Welcomes Cameron

UCS Welcomes Cameron

University Charter School welcomes John W. Cameron as founding principal Cameron brings 23 years of experience in educational leadership to Sumter County LIVINGSTON, Ala.—The Board of Directors for Sumter County’s new University Charter School has announced the hiring of its founding principal, John W. Cameron, Jr. His career in education has included all levels of…

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Friday Facts

Friday Facts

#Friday Facts: Understanding the funding of UCS At University Charter School, we operate under the principle that full transparency is the best way to achieve collaborative success.  In that spirit, #FridayFacts that will inform the public on the upcoming University Charter School to ensure that our community understands our mission, model, and motives.  We view…

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Friday Facts

Friday Facts

#FridayFacts: Understanding the relationship between UWA/University Charter School At University Charter School, we operate under the principle that full transparency is the best way to achieve collaborative success.  In that spirit, we will be beginning a series called #FridayFacts that will inform the public on the upcoming University Charter School to ensure that our community…

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Friday Facts

Friday Facts

#FridayFacts: What makes University Charter School unique At University Charter School, we operate under the principle that full transparency is the best way to achieve collaborative success.  In that spirit, we will be beginning a series called #FridayFacts that will inform the public on the upcoming University Charter School to ensure that our community understands…

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Friday Facts

Friday Facts

#FridayFacts: An Intro to University Charter School At University Charter School, we operate under the principle that full transparency is the best way to achieve collaborative success.  In that spirit, we will be beginning a series called #FridayFacts that will inform the public on the upcoming University Charter School to ensure that our community understands…

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UCS Charter Signing

UCS Charter Signing

Photo: University Charter School signed its official charter on Thursday, Oct. 26, marking the beginning of a five-year contract with its authorizer, the Alabama Public Charter School Commission. Pictured left to right at the charter signing ceremony are University of West Alabama President Ken Tucker, University Charter School Board President Micky Smith, APCSC Chairman Mac…

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Head of School

Head of School

The Board of Directors for Sumter County’s new University Charter School has just completed an interest inventory in an effort to prepare for the school’s August 2018 opening. The survey has been conducted by the newly-named head of school, Dr. J.J. Wedgworth. The interest inventory, conducted through a survey collected online and via hard copy…

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Interest Surveys

Interest Surveys

University Charter School, approved in July by the Alabama Public Charter Schools Commission, is accepting interest surveys to gauge interest in enrollment and help determine the opening grade structure for the school’s opening in August 2018. Collected now through Sept. 1, the survey is available in several public locations throughout Sumter County and is also…

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UCS Approved

UCS Approved

With the recent approval by the Alabama Public Charter Schools Commission for a new charter school in Sumter County, the University of West Alabama is preparing to transition the efforts of the planning team to the school’s founding board of directors in August. The University will continue to provide support and assistance to the Charter…

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