The Importance of an Effective Well Organized Policy Manual

Charter schools are small independent schools, so they don’t need to worry about such bureaucracy such as a policy manual, right? Wrong!  A detailed policy manual protects the Board, the staff, and the school.  A policy manual is the Board’s direction to...

Assistive Technology

One of the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Act is ensuring students have the services and equipment that they need in order to be provided a free and appropriate public education. Charter Schools may be required to provide an implement assistive...

Enrolling for Next Year: Marketing, Lottery, Etc.

Just when you feel your finally starting to get a handle on this school year, it’s time to realize that next year is only six months away, and the recruitment, marketing and planning for next year needs your attention. This presentation will focus on some key ideas to...

Governance in the Sunshine

As a charter school, your Governing Board is a public entity, and subject to all of the rules and regulations of the “Government in the Sunshine” act in Florida Statutes. Understanding these rules is essential to ensure you have a properly operating Board. This...