June 15, 2023 4-5 p.m. ET | Governing for Greatness Series Understanding how a charter school’s goals and mission align for the best outcomes for kids is a key responsibility for a charter school board. Strategic planning provides an overall framework to help a board ensure the mission is accomplished. Listen to some practical ways board members do this work[…]
Now is the time to ensure board members are focused on ensuring next school year’s budget supports the strategic direction of the school. Join us for this session of the Board Network Governing for Greatness series where we’ll dive deeper into questions from last month. Join Fulton Breen, Senior Director, Afton Parners, and Mary Bradley,[…]
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The National Charter Schools Institute is seeking an experienced, high functioning, results-oriented Partner Support Specialist to join our team. This person will help us develop and grow a dynamic array of tools and services strategically designed to strengthen performance and productivity in the education sector and across the organization. The ideal candidate will have a[…]
See what NACSA has to say about A-GAME, in their article “Supplementing, Not Replacing: How Multiple Measures Work” Read Article!
The A-GAME Community is now welcoming new members! It took a country overcome by a pandemic, divided by politics, and distracted by social media for many of us to realize that schools are responsible for much more than teaching reading, writing and math. Charter school authorizers have the opportunity to influence how schools support their[…]
Back to A-GAME Videos In the Accountability Disconnect and Defining Quality video, school leaders discuss the disconnect when assessing school quality using the current state and authorizer accountability systems. They discuss the common measures used for capturing student growth and achievement such as proficiency rates on state assessments, four-year cohort graduation rates, truancy or attendance,[…]
Back to A-GAME Videos Piloting with the hardest schools to measure using traditional measures, the A-GAME came up with a process for school accountability that moves well beyond standardized test results. Meet the trailblazers in this video. More A-GAME Videos A-GAME: WestEd’s Indicators of Distress (Interview of Dr. Aimee Evan) A-GAME: Tools for Authorizers (Interview of Erin[…]
New Resources! Principal Pipeline Study Through a self-study by five charter management organizations across the country, the Institute and The Wallace Foundation collaborated to bring you the research behind the importance of developing and supporting school principals. This work has the potential to impact more than 250,000 students in 22 states. Play Video Uplift Education September 2021 Session:[…]