About INCS


For all students in Illinois to have access to a high-quality public school that prepares them for a successful future.

Our Mission

The Illinois Network of Charter Schools advocates for the improvement of public education by leveraging the charter school model as a catalyst to transform lives and communities. As the voice of Illinois charter schools, INCS engages a diverse coalition of policymakers, school leaders, parents, and community members to create systemic change and secure high-quality schools for underserved communities.

INCS works to ensure:

  • Adequate and equitable resources for charter public schools
  • Autonomy to find innovative approaches to meet student needs
  • Fair, transparent policy landscape that allows high-quality options to thrive

Learn about INCS Action,
our 501(c)(4) organization focused on legislative and political work.

Visit incsaction.org