News and Announcements

A Warm Welcome to Our New Students!

As summer begins, we are thinking ahead to the start of the new school year (August 30th) when all students return to in-person learning, including our new students. It's always exciting and fun getting to know our newest students and their families. It's also very important to have all of the information we need to ensure that each student is served in the best way possible.

Covid 19 Vaccination Clinics Being Held in New Bedford

With the Centers for Disease Control lowering the age of people who can receive the Covid 19 vaccine to 12 years of age, many GLCPS students are now eligible to receive the vaccine. There are several clinics being held daily in New Bedford.

GLCPS Resumes In-Person Summer Academic & Enrichment Program

Families can once again sign up their GLCPS students for in-person Summer academic and enrichment classes for the Summer of 2021. The three-week program is being held from July 12th through July 30th and offers a variety of fun and engaging courses, as well as Friday field days.

In-Person Graduation Ceremony Scheduled for Early June

GLCPS  will hold an outdoor, in-person commencement ceremony for the 24 graduating members of its Class of 2021 on Sunday, June 6 at 12:00 PM on
the grounds of Bittersweet Farm, 438 Main Road, in Westport. A rain date has been scheduled for June 13th.

DESE Office of Language Acquisition to Conduct a Tiered Focused Monitoring Review of GLCPS

During the week of May 30, 2021, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s (DESE’s) Office of Language Acquisition will conduct a Tiered Focused Monitoring Review of Global Learning Charter Public School. The Office of Language Acquisition reviews each district’s and charter school’s ELE program every six years to monitor compliance with federal and state English learner education laws and regulations.

GLCPS To Follow DESE Commissioner's Mandate for In-Person Learning

GLCPS was preparing to begin the transition to Hybrid Learning at the beginning of April but the mandate by Education Commissioner Jeffrey Riley announced on March 10th has resulted in a change of plans. Instead, the school will begin in-school learning for all students. Families can choose to allow their children to continue learning remotely but teachers will be in the classroom with students' whose families are opting for in-school learning.

GLCPS to Expand Its Campus In One School, One Campus Campaign

GLCPS and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fall River have agreed on a 25-year lease that expands the current school's footprint to allow the middle and high school to thrive under one roof - almost. The school has agreed to lease the building adjacent to the school and create a state-of-the-art STEAM campus.

GLCPS Launching Its Hybrid Learning Plan April 5th

GLCPS will return to in-person learning on April 5, 2021 with the launch of the school's Hybrid Learning Plan. Parents have been notified and are asked to complete the Hybrid Learning Survey for each of their students. The survey asks families if they will send their students to school or will continue using the Remote Learning Model.

GLCPS Announces Launch of Its Hybrid Learning Plan

Global Learning Charter Public School will tentatively begin its Hybrid Learning Model on Monday, March 22, 2021. Executive Director Stephen Furtado, Ph.D., shared the new information with parents in a letter, a day after discussing the plan with GLCPS staff. In the letter, Dr. Furtado noted that the number of Covid 19 cases continues to decline across the state. He emphasized that the school would launch its hybrid plan only if the staff has had sufficient opportunity to receive both doses of the vaccine or New Bedford remains in the "green" range for four consecutive weeks.
"Therefore I am cautioning everyone that the projected date could change if the above criteria do not occur," Dr. Furtado wrote in the letter.
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