Lighthouse Academies of Wisconsin, Inc. is pleased to announce that State Representative Jason Fields has joined the Board of Directors. The Board governs the new North Point Lighthouse Charter School that is set to open on August 20, 2012 with grades K4 – 4th at 4200 West Douglas Avenue.
Representative Fields is currently in his fourth term in the State Assembly. He is the Midwest Regional Director for The National Technology Adoption Advisory Council (NTAAC). NTAAC was established by One Economy Corporation with a mission to convene, support and empower local and state governments in their efforts to leverage broadband to improve their communities and the lives of their constituents. He is a member of the Governor’s Read to Lead Task Force and the Council on Financial Literacy. He recently announced the successful passage of two bills that he authored that address key issues in youth safety, and education, including tightening requirements of the Parental Choice Program. He feels strongly that improving quality should be the focus of the education reform efforts.
Representative Fields will be on site at the North Point Enrollment Fair on May 26 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at the school site (4200 W. Douglas Avenue). The enrollment fair will be a fun event for all interested families to enroll their child. There will be opportunities to meet the principal and the teachers. Special guest V100’s Bailey Coleman will be there with giveaways and doing live calls into the station.
North Point Lighthouse Charter School is a new, free public charter school that will be located at 4200 W. Douglas Avenue in Milwaukee. The school will open for grades K4 through 4 and will add one grade each year through grade 12. The education program is focuses on preparation for college using an arts-infused program. The school will be open 190 days for students 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM daily with before and after school options.
North Point lighthouse Charter School is part of the Lighthouse Academies national nonprofit network of charter schools. Our schools provide opportunities for children to discover, achieve, and prepare for success in college, incorporating an arts-infused philosophy. We develop children’s critical decision-making skills to prepare them for success in life. We work relentlessly to achieve these outcomes through a self-sustaining financial model to transform children’s futures.