Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a personalized learning environment with a culture of acceptance for a diverse community. We encourage the development of compassionate, resilient, lifelong learners. Our core values are respect, compassion, responsiveness, and accountability—for ourselves, each other, and our environment.

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Job Opportunity!

Plumas Charter School, a WASC accredited California public school has a full time position open for an Admin Assistant/Accounts Payable in Quincy. Applicants should have experience in a public office setting, a willingness to learn, and preferably hold a Bachelor’s Degree or five years of current related experience.

Applicants should know Excel, be detail oriented and organized, and able to work efficiently and independently. Have skills in multitasking, problem-solving initiative, written and verbal communication skills, and enjoy working directly with the public and students. Applicants need a basic understanding of technology and be willing to wear a variety of hats in the overall support of the school.

Competitive salary and benefits including PERS retirement, Equal Opportunity Employer. Send resume to Taletha Washburn at taletha@plumascharterschool.org 

Learning Centers

Plumas Charter School serves students in kindergarten through 12th grade throughout Plumas and adjacent counties. Our personalized learning approach includes independent study, concurrent college enrollment, enrichment activities, online curricula, electives, and center-based courses in Quincy, Indian Valley, and Chester.

Quincy Learning Center
Indian Valley Academy
Taylorsville Learning Center Chester Learning Center

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Upcoming Events

Left to Right: Construction Superintendent,Scott McCollum, PCS Executive Director, Taletha Wasburn, Project Manager,Nick Trover,Assistant Project Manager, Derec Flowers
December 2021 Quincy Facility Update
Quincy facility makes progress
Faculty and staff listen to Ryan Schramel’s student data presentation
PCS Administration updates staff on policies, projects, programs and student data
Plumas Charter School staff from Chester, Quincy and Taylorsville met at Indian Valley Academy on November 22nd, 2021 to discuss new policies, project updates, program progress and student data.
Alex Terry from SBTS gives students a safety briefing. Photo by Courtney Gomola
Charter students create ‘dirt magic’ with SBTS
PCS Students partner with SBTS to create trails and connect communities
Outdoor Recreation students on a kayak excursion. Photo by Courtney Gomola
Career and Technical Education opportunities for students
Ninth through twelfth grade students at Plumas Charter School are invited to learn marketable skills through the grant-funded Career and Technical Education Program
PCS Executive Director, Taletha Washburn meets with State Superintendent, Tony Thurmond
Executive Director asks for support in Taylorsville
State representatives meet in Indian Valley to discuss needs after the Dixie Fire

Executive Director's Message

Between COVID-19, widespread wildfires, and power outages, the start of the 2020-2021 school year has brought significant challenges to our Plumas County communities. We at Plumas Charter School are proud to bring our core values of respect, compassion, responsiveness, and accountability to the forefront in serving our students and families in even the most difficult of times! This year, we have developed a hybrid educational program that combines on-site classes, distance learning, and independent study (read more here). As always, I offer immense appreciation to our teachers and staff, who unite behind our mission to offer personalized education while also protecting our students, families, employees, and communities. To our families: thank you for choosing PCS and for being active participants in your child's education. Your partnership and trust are held in great esteem. Please feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns!

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