The Indiana Public Charter Schools Association has announced details of a statewide conference in Indianapolis. Next month's expo will cover topics including governance, legal issues, development and finance. October 30, 2013

News Release

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Kevin Davis, Interim-president of the Indiana Public Charter Schools Association (IPCSA), is pleased to announce that the IPCSA will host a statewide Conference & Expo.

The Indiana Public Charter Schools Breaking Barriers Conference & Expo will take place November 12, at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Keynote speaker Steven Michael Quezada portrayed DEA Agent Steven Gomez on the Emmy Award winning AMC television series, Breaking Bad. A life-long resident of New Mexico, he serves on the Albuquerque Public Schools Board of Education, and serves as vice president of the Governing Council for the Public Academy for the Performing Arts, a charter school, of which three of his four children attend.

In addition to Quezada, Ember Reichgott Junge, former Minnesota State Senator and the author of Minnesota's 1991 first-in-nation charter school law, will speak.

There will be four tracks of content for school leaders, board members and school developers including: Governance & Leadership, Legal Issues, School Development and Operations & Finance. A new addition this year is a track for educators. Herron High School's choir will perform, and attendees will have the opportunity to network with more than 60 vendors.

The cost to attend the conference & expo is $130 for IPCSA members and $155 for non-members. For more information or to register, visit or contact Alexis at 317-972-5880 or

The Indiana Public Charter Schools Association offers services, advocacy and support for Indiana's 79 public charter schools. Nearly 35,000 students attend public charter schools in Indiana. The Association web site is

Source: The Indiana Public Charter Schools Association

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