In a process that took only two months, the Clayton Valley Charter Steering Committee has completed the charter it hopes will be run by for the 2012-13 school year.
Now it's up to the teachers.
A majority of the teachers have to approve the charter for the process to proceed. If they do, the decision goes to the Mount Diablo Unified School District. That decision can be appealed if not approved.
The process for the teachers to approve the charter is by petition, according to Parent Faculty President Alison Bacigalupo.
She said "several teachers have already signed the petition" and the goal is to have more than 50 percent signed on by Monday or Tuesday, though there is no hard deadline.
The charter, which stretches over 100 pages, was orchestrated by steering committee coordinators Pat Middendorf and Niel McChesney, with many people providing input, including lawyers working for the committee who .
If Clayton Valley High becomes a charter school, it will be the first Bay Area public high school to make the conversion.