About the PCSC

Mission Statement

The Public Charter School Commission’s mission is to ensure PCSC-authorized public charter schools’ compliance with Idaho statute, protecting student and public interests by balancing high standards of accountability with respect for the autonomy of public charter schools and implementing best authorizing practices to ensure the excellence of public charter school options available to Idaho families.

Commissioners

Commissioners
Our commissioners bring a broad scope of experience in public education, business, and governance and share a desire to encourage innovation and quality school choice for Idaho families.

PCSC Director, Tamara Baysinger

PCSC Director, Tamara Baysinger

Tamara Baysinger, Director for the Idaho Public Charter School Commission, has led the staff of Idaho’s independent authorizer since 2006.

PCSC Staff

PCSC Staff
PCSC staff performs the day to day work of school authorizing and oversight. We are happy to answer any questions you have.

Authorizer FAQ

Authorizer FAQ

The role of an authorizer is to provide oversight for charter schools, balancing the autonomy of the schools with accountability to taxpayers and students.