Charter Schools

Charter Schools

The VCOE department of Charter School Support and Oversight provides administrative support in coordinating the monitoring and supervision of VCOE authorized charter schools and in the review and analysis of charter school petitions. The department Director serves in an active leadership role coordinating efforts amongst the different branches within VCOE. Working collaboratively to provide administrative support and serving as the liaison between VCOE and authorized charter schools, and coordinating professional development offerings and support for all Ventura County authorized charter schools and school district authorizers. 

Ventura County Charter School Directors

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Back row from left - Kristen Walker, MATES; John Middleton, ACE; Shalen Bishop, Peak Prep Pleasant Valley; Mary Galvin, Ventura Charter School;  Maryellen Lang, CAPE; Charmon Evans, University Preparation Charter School; Laura Fullmer, Valley Oak Charter School, Doreen Learned, CAPE; Claudia Weintraub, River Oaks Academy; Jon Oates, Vista Real Charter High School

Front row from left – Lisa Hildebrand, Ventura Charter School; Meg Rydman, Golden Valley Charter School; Brenda Olshever, MATES; Marlo Hartsuyker, VCOE Director of Charter School Support and Oversight; Corrine Manley, Vista Real Charter High School; Maria Montagne, River Oaks Academy; Shari Strasburger, Vista Real Charter High School; Kelly Simon, Bridges Charter School