Hart Vision Award

The nominations for awards and scholarships are now closed. Recipients will be notified privately in December 2018.

The Hart Vision Awards, established in 1995, are named in honor of Gary K. Hart, retired California State Senator and former California Secretary of Education. While serving as state senator, Hart sponsored the legislation that established California charter schools.

The Hart Vision Awards will recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to CCSA’s mission to increase student achievement by supporting and expanding California's high-quality charter public school movement.

Goals of the Hart Vision Awards:


The nomination deadline is 11:59 p.m. PST Friday, September 28, 2018.

Nomination Categories

This year, the California Charter Schools Association is seeking online nominations in two categories:

A teacher or volunteer can be nominated by someone at a member school, or self-nominated with a submitted letter of recommendation. A selection committee of teachers, school leaders and staff will be formed to select the winners based on specific criteria.

Click here for past Hart Vision Winners.