Please RSVP with your preferred date, time and specific school to linda.carroll@jamesirwin.org

Meetings will be held at each school’s location. Click here for directions.

James Irwin Charter Academy (Howard Campus) –

Thursday, February 4th 5pm

Saturday, February 27th 10:30AM

Saturday, March 6th 10:30AM

Thursday, March 18th 5:00PM

James Irwin Charter Elementary School (Astrozon Campus)-

Saturday, February 20th 10:30AM

Thursday, March 11th 5:00PM

Saturday, March 13th 10:30AM

Power Technical School (PTEC)

Thursday,  February 4th 5:30PM

Saturday, February 20th 8:30AM

Thursday, February 25th 5:30PM

Saturday, March 6th 8:30AM

Thursday, March 11th 5:30PM


James Irwin Charter Middle School

Thursday, February 18th 5:00PM – This meeting has been postponed due to inclement weather and is rescheduled for Thursday, February 25th at 5:00PM.   This meeting has again been re-scheduled due to inclement weather and will now take place Monday, March 1st at 5:00PM.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Thursday, March 11th 5:00PM

Tuesday, April 6th 5:00PM

James Irwin Charter High School (Astrozon Campus)-

February 25th, 5:00PM

March 16th, 5:00PM (This is the mandatory meeting for JICMS 8th graders matriculating to 9th grade at JICHS)

April 27th, 5:00PM

May 20th, 5:00PM



The James Irwin Charter Schools Board of Directors has appointed Rob Daugherty as the Chief Executive Officer effective June 1, 2020.  Jonathan Berg, the CEO and Co-founder, will be retiring June 30, 2020. 

According to Duane France, President of the James Irwin Charter Schools Board, “One of the main goals of our Board is to ensure that the culture and mission of our schools is sustainable well into the future. Rob Daugherty has repeatedly demonstrated his commitment to this mission, and his dedication to the JICS family, which includes our students, their families, and our staff. We feel as though he is an excellent choice to carry on the ideals set forth by our founding members and to build upon the outstanding foundation that has been built by Mr. Berg.”

Rob Daugherty is the founding principal of Power Technical, James Irwin Charter School’s fifth school which opened in 2016. Previously, Rob served in various roles at James Irwin Charter High School since 2007.  These roles include dean of students, lead math teacher, and facilities manager for all the James Irwin schools.

Prior to working at James Irwin Charter Schools, Rob Daugherty owned and operated a manufacturing company in Colorado Springs, owned a small construction company, and worked as an engineer for Engineering Development, Inc.  Additionally, Rob proudly served in the Colorado Army National Guard from 1986 to 1993.  Rob earned a Master’s Degree in Education with an emphasis in educational leadership.

Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, James Irwin Charter Schools is an award-winning network of five schools on three campuses.  Total enrollment of the network is 2,091 students. Included are two elementary schools, one middle school, one high school and a professional skilled trade and pre-engineering school.   Named after the late astronaut James B. Irwin, JICS opened its first school in 2000. Character development, academic excellence and a Western Heritage emphasis are paramount in each school.   James Irwin Charter Schools swept the elementary school, middle school, high school, trade school and multiple teacher/coach categories of the 2020 Gazette Best of the Springs’ awards.