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Public Hearings

Public Hearings for the 2022 Fall/Winter Renewal Cycle

This page provides a list of the 2022 Fall/Winter Public Hearings.  To see the schedule of ICSB Board Meetings please click here.

Date and TimeLocationOrganizer NameSchool Name
November 1, 2022
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET
Indianapolis Public Library - Haughville Branch  
2121 W Michigan St.  Indianapolis, IN 46222
- Allegiant Preparatory, Inc.
- Phalen Leadership Academies, Inc.
- Vanguard Collegiate of Indianapolis, Inc.
- Allegiant Preparatory Academy
- George and Veronica Phalen Academy
- Vanguard Collegiate of Indianapolis
November 7, 2022
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. ET
The Excel Center Kokomo
101 W Superior Street
Kokomo, IN 46901
Goodwill Education InitiativesThe Excel Center Kokomo
November 9, 2022
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. ET
The Excel Center Muncie
1023 W Jackson Street
Muncie, IN 47305
Goodwill Education InitiativesThe Excel Center Muncie
November 10, 2022
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. ET
The Excel Center Richmond
1215 S J Street
Richmond, IN 47374
Goodwill Education InitiativesThe Excel Center Richmond
November 15, 2022
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. CT
The Excel Center Gary
4601 W Ridge Road
Gary, IN 46408
Goodwill LEADS, Inc. The Excel Center Gary
November 15, 2022
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. CT
Gary Middle College (East)
131 East 5th Avenue
Gary, Indiana 46402
Gary Middle College, Inc.Gary Middle College
November 17, 2022
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. ET
The Excel Center Lafayette
615 N 18th Street
Lafayette, IN 47904
Goodwill Education InitiativesThe Excel Center Lafayette
November 21, 2022
6:00 – 8:00 p.m. ET
Christel House Academy South  
2405 Madison Ave  
Indianapolis, IN 46225
Christel House Academies-Christel House Academy West
-Christel House Academy South
-Christel House Academy DORS

Overview and Logistics
As required by Indiana law, a public hearing will be held to allow for members of the public to comment about Charter School proposals. Public hearings are generally held in-person at a location within the school corporation in which the proposed school will be located. ICSB staff will notify local media, the local school corporation, and any member of the media who has indicated that they wish to be notified pursuant to ODL procedures. Prior to the public hearings, community members may download Charter Application submissions from the Current Application Cycle page of ICSB's website. Applications are posted online approximately one week following the application deadline.

The purpose of the public hearing is to record comments from community members about the potential impact of the proposed charter school(s) upon the community. A public hearing is not a Q & A session with ICSB representatives or applicant groups. In addition, the hearing is not a forum to discuss other public school options (whether district or charter) in the community. Anyone who wishes to make a comment must sign in at the start of the hearing. All comments will be limited to three (3) minutes; however, in addition to, or in lieu of, attending a public hearing, community members are invited to submit a public comment, statement, or other document, via email to the following address: All public comments  made at the hearing are recorded and transcribed, combined with all email comments, and provided to ICSB board members as part of the Charter approval process. Please note that all emails sent to ICSB are subject to Indiana's Public Access Laws.