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Meet Donna Armand

The Chester Fund extends a warm welcome to Donna Armand as the new Executive Director. Donna will lead all development efforts of The Chester Fund, including annual, major and planned giving as well as campaign planning and implementation. She will also manage The Chester Fund office and staff and guide the organization's strategic direction. "The

The Pennsylvania Ballet

This fall our partnership with the Pennsylvania Ballet has been a creative inspiration to CCSA middle school and high school dance majors. At The Chester Charter School for the Arts (CCSA), our mission is to empower students to realize their best selves, and employ their intellectual and creative powers to succeed personally and to enrich

Young CCSA Scientists Host a Monarch Butterfly Launch

On September 15th, CCSA’s third graders had the opportunity to be butterfly conservationists for the day! Alan and Barbara Mennig, residents of White Horse Village and volunteers at the Tyler Arboretum, led an informative and interactive session for our budding scientists to learn about the characteristics, life cycle and conservation of the monarch butterfly.

First Day of School, 2017–18

On Tuesday, we welcomed 604 CCSA scholars to our new campus for the start of the academic year. In addition to welcoming our newest kindergarten class (class of 2030) we added 11th grade to our high school program. I continue to be amazed that just over 14 months ago this campus was an empty lot

Welcome to our new home for CCSA!

On August 25th, we cut a beautiful red ribbon across the threshold of our new campus of The Chester Charter School for the Arts. Over 300 of our dear friends and supporters attended the event. It was truly a glorious and inspirational day. Thank you if you were able to attend and celebrate this remarkable

Racing Towards the Finish Line!

CCSA's new building will open in September! School is out for the summer now, but the work at CCSA – and especially at our new campus – continues apace! If you haven't driven through the West End of Chester in recent months you may have missed that our new school campus is just weeks away

The Art of Leadership

CCSA Invites you to meet some of our leaders! It's impossible to encapsulate the learning and leadership that happens at CCSA every day. The joy that bubbles up in the hallway and the intellectual curiosity that permeates the classrooms are difficult to convey in a photo, sound bite, or article. But that doesn't stop us


The Chester Fund for Education and the Arts supports The Chester Charter School for the Arts (CCSA), an arts-integrated, academically rigorous, non-profit public charter school in the Chester Upland School District.

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The Chester Charter School for the Arts prepares children to employ their intellectual and creative powers to enrich their community.

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