On August 11, 2023, Miami Dade College (MDC) submitted an application to be approved to authorize charter schools as a Florida College System institution. MDC has proposed that FCI be the division responsible for the authorization and oversight of charter schools approved by the College.

On October 12, 2023, FCI’s leadership team interviewed with the Department of Education.We were advised that our application will be approved and that we should anticipate official confirmation soon.

Once approved, FCI will be releasing a Request for Applications (RFA) for charter schools in Miami-Dade County. We anticipate releasing the RFA by November 17, 2023. Please check back here to learn more, or email our Director of Authorizing, Ms. Jenna Hodgens to learn more.