Former Versions of the Budget Template Tool

The Charter Support Unit has developed a budget template tool to assist schools in developing a comprehensive budget.  To find the current version of the budget template tool, please go to: https://csu.bh-online.org/document/budget-template-tool/. In order to make...

Finding Freedom In Your Own Facility

Having your own facility is a crucial step in every charter’s journey! Options abound for the facility itself and the financing can leave you feeling like you are chained to your circumstances.   We will help you to wade through options and their pro’s and con’s. ...

The Role of the Board and the CSP Grant

Has your charter school received a Charter School Program (CSP) Grant? The CSP grant is a competitive grant available to assist with charter school start-up costs within the first five years of operation. This session will provide an overview of governing board...

Interpreting your Financials

Do you dread the part of the board meeting when it is time to review and discuss the financial statements? This session will decode the fundamentals of accounting and budgeting so that you are prepared to effectively engage in financial discussions and understand the...

Fiduciary Responsibilities of the Board

This discussion will discuss the legal and policy based obligations of governing boards in Florida, with some case studies on issues created by a lack of goverance by charter school boards in Florida.