Nevada State Board of Education Invites Applicants to Apply for Appointment to the State Public Charter School Authority Board

September 19, 2022

CARSON CITY, Nev. - The Nevada State Board of Education invites interested parties to apply for appointment to the State Public Charter School Authority (SPCSA) Board. Applications can be submitted online at NDE State Public Charter School Authority Board Application before October 20, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. to fill a vacancy of a resigned member for a three-year term, which will begin on December 1, 2022 and conclude on June 30, 2024.  

"In an effort to continue to improve Nevada's education system, it is imperative that stakeholder voices are being represented by well-rounded individuals who have a focus on equity and high-quality education," said Jhone Ebert, State Superintendent of Public Instruction. "Our State Board of Education is looking for qualified candidates to serve as one of their two appointees to the SPCSA Board, and I welcome all interested stakeholders to consider applying."

"Our State Charter Schools currently serve over 55,000 young Nevadans.  It is very important to ensure that they have highly qualified representation on the Charter School Authority. Please consider submitting your application to represent our students and help us to ensure they receive a high-quality education and have the best experience possible!" said Felicia Ortiz, President of the State Board of Education. "I invite qualified Nevadans to apply for this opportunity to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our students as well as Nevada's overall education landscape."

Per Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 388A.153, the Nevada State Board of Education is responsible for appointing two members to the SPCSA Board. Current Board Members are welcome to reapply to continue serving but are not guaranteed reappointment based on incumbent status. Members of the SPCSA Board must be residents of the State of Nevada.

Interested parties can review all qualifications and apply before October 20, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. online at the NDE State Public Charter School Authority Board Application. For any questions regarding the application process, reach out to


Elizabeth Callahan
Public Information Officer