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://charter.support/document/budget-template-tool/. In order to make...

Effective Committee Use

Active engaged committees doing strategic work in between board meetings is vital for your board to function effectively. But, most charter school boards have committees in name only. Come to this lively interactive session where you will learn: Which committees are...

How a Board Can Successfully Review An Administrator

The presentation will provide an overview of a principal’s effect on student achievement and the characteristics of an effective school leader. Participants will be introduced to practices and leadership behaviors that produce positive outcomes for students and the...

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...

Governing Board Meetings in the Age of Zoom

When schools closed last March boards had no choice but to conduct their meetings by video conference. Join us for a refresher on electronic meetings and Sunshine Law compliance and come share your board’s experiences using electronic communications. We will...