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Timeline

The ICSB holds two application cycles per year: one in the Spring and one in the Fall. 

NOTE: The ICSB is currently dettermining the Spring and Fall 2017 application timelines.  The dates will be posted by the December 22, 2017.  

Spring 2017 Application Timeline

DATE ACTIVITY
TBD The ICSB releases the Request for Proposals.
  The Letter of Intent form is due. All applicants are required to complete and submit this non-binding form indicating interest in applying to the ICSB. The forms must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. EST.  
  The ICSB holds a WebEx training session to provide applicants with an overview of Review Room and the application components. The WebEx will be held at 3pm and can be accessed here.  
  Proposals are due. All material must be submitted in complete and final form by 11:59 p.m. EST.
  Applicant capacity interviews are held. Evaluators will interview applicant teams to explore questions and concerns raised by the applications and to assess founding team capacity to implement the proposed program effectively.
  Public hearings are held. As required by Indiana law, public hearings will be held to allow for public comment from community members. Representatives from the ICSB and Board members attend.
  Board meeting is held. ICSB Board members will conduct a final Q&A with each applicant group and make qualification decisions based on recommendations from ICSB staff and any additional information considered by the ICSB.

Fall 2017 Application Timeline 

DATE ACTIVITY
TBD The ICSB releases the Request for Proposals.
  The Letter of Intent form is due.  All applicants are required to complete and submit this non-binding form indicating interest in applying to the ICSB.  The forms must be submitted to charter-applications@icsb.in.gov by 11:59 p.m. EST.
  ICSB will host a WebEx to explain the application submission process.  Details will be determined at a later date.
  Proposals are due.  All material must be submitted in complete and final form to Epicenter by 11:59 p.m. EST.  
  Public Comment Period Opens.  Public comments can be submitted to charter-applications@icsb.in.gov. 
  Applicant Capacity Interview.  ICSB staff will interview applicant teams to explore questions and concerns from the applications and to assess founding team capacity to implement the proposed program effectively.  
  Public hearings are held.  As required by Indiana law, public hearings will be held to allow for public comment from community members.  
  Public Comment period ends.
  Board meeting is held.  Board meeting is held.  ICSB Board members will conduct a final Q and A with each applicant group and make qualification decision based on recommendations from ICSB staff and any additional information considered by the ICSB.  NOTE: Date subject to change due to board member availability.)