The role of the ACCS is to support the SBE. The SBE has policy-making authority on a number of issues related to individual charter schools and the California charter system as a whole. Upon request by the SBE, the ACCS shall advise the State Board on all aspects of the State Board’s duties under the Charter Schools Act of 1992. The SBE office will accept applications that are received by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, 2017. Information about the application process may be found at http://www.cde.ca.gov/be/cc/ab/.