The CSU Library

Open-source resources on many, many topics. There’s no need to reinvent the wheel when you can download it here for free.

Sample Documents

Below are sample documents that have been added to our library recently. You can use the search console on the right to find more that are specific to your school’s needs. If you need something but can’t find it, drop us an email. We can help you find or develop it.

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Online Resources

Below are some commonly downloaded references from our library. Search on the right to find more that are specific to your school’s needs. Contact us if you can’t find what you’re looking for.

Florida Attorney Contacts

The following list of attorneys has been generated by CSU staff. We do not make any assertions about the qualities or expertise of these attorneys, only that they have worked with charter schools in the past. If you know of other attorneys who should be added to this...

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Auditors with Charter School Experience

The Florida Auditor General posts all charter school audits on their website. In order to help charter schools find an auditor, we've gone through the posted audits and compiled a list of auditors who completed those audits. The list below is an alphabetical list of...

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Applying for 501(c)(3) Status

Charter Schools in Florida are required to incorporate as not-for-profit agencies.  This means that when the school files their articles of incorporation with the state the articles specifically state that you are a non-profit group.  This does not mean that the IRS...

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Florida New School Checklist

The new school checklist was developed for newly approved charter schools working to open a new school. The document lists the various tasks to be completed from the time the charter application is approved until the day students walk through the door. This document...

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