A-GAME: Better Measurements for Schools

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Authorizing for All Community – Create Better Schools

Join our Community and change your practice by working with other authorizing professionals who are committed to creating better schools for ALL students by designing authorizing practices that are transparent, community-driven, rigorous, and inclusive for all. Whether you are fully immersed in Design Thinking and have attended our previous Authorizing for All sessions, or are…

Supplementing, Not Replacing: How Multiple Measures Work – By NACSA

See what NACSA has to say about A-GAME, in their article “Supplementing, Not Replacing: How Multiple Measures Work” Read Article!

A-GAME Community – Measure What Matters

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…

Be Part of Something Bold and Fun! Aspiring Leaders Program

ARE YOU READY TO IMPROVE YOUR LEADERSHIP SKILLS? APPLY TODAY Today more than ever, Michigan’s charter schools need LEADERS. Do you know someone who has what it takes? Are they ready to begin a program that will help build their skills? The National Charter Schools Institute provides a unique program to support and prepare new…

Wallace Project

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:…

Board Network Convening – Developing Stronger Relationships with Your Boards

Join us for a conversation on developing stronger relationships with your boards and learn more about the Board Network. Recorded June 6, 2022.

Board Network Convening – Governance Is Strategic Leadership

Join us for a conversation on the importance of strong governance and strategic leadership and learn more about the Board Network. Recorded May 31, 2022.

Be the Leader! Aspiring Leaders Program

TAKE THE STEP TO GIVE MORE BACK APPLY TODAY Today more than ever, Michigan’s charter schools need LEADERS. Do you know someone who has what it takes? Are they ready to begin a program that will help build their skills? The National Charter Schools Institute provides a unique program to support and prepare new school…

Wanted: 2022 Aspiring Leaders!

Training. Resources. Community. APPLY TODAY Today more than ever, Michigan’s charter schools need LEADERS. Do you know someone who has what it takes? Are they ready to begin a program that will help build their skills? The National Charter Schools Institute provides a unique program to support and prepare new school leaders. With a strong…

Why Join? For the Thoughtful Community!

Join the A-GAME Community! Network with fellow authorizers and learn how you can access resources that will help you develop goals that measure what matters. Annual membership per organization is $495. There is no limit to the number of participants within your organization. Join the A-GAME community by February 17 to participate in the 2022 Spring…

Why Join the A-GAME? To Use National Data Not Found Anywhere Else!

Join the A-GAME Community! Network with fellow authorizers and learn how you can access resources that will help you develop goals that measure what matters. Annual membership per organization is $495. There is no limit to the number of participants within your organization. Join the A-GAME community by February 17 to participate in the 2022 Spring…

Why Join the A-GAME? To Create Better Academic Goals!

Play Video Join the A-GAME Community! Network with fellow authorizers and learn how you can access resources that will help you develop goals that measure what matters. Annual membership per organization is $495. There is no limit to the number of participants within your organization. Join the A-GAME community by February 17 to participate in the…

Why Join? The Resources Alone Are Amazing.

Join the A-GAME Community! Network with fellow authorizers and learn how you can access resources that will help you develop goals that measure what matters. Annual membership per organization is $495. There is no limit to the number of participants within your organization. Join the A-GAME community by February 17 to participate in the 2022 Spring…

Harvesting Diversity to Create Resourceful Systems

Join us virtually for this diversity training! Tensions exist naturally in all social systems. We have been taught to avoid divisive issues and difficult conversations. However, in order to create resourceful communities, we must enhance our ability to explore these tensions. This 3-day webinar (2 hours & 15 minutes per day) will begin with unpacking…

Conquer Politics and Grow the Coalition: Tell Your Story

Presented by Darlene Chambers, Ember Reichgott Junge, Wendy Larvick at the 2020 Independent Charter Schools Virtual Conference. Telling stories – not just personal stories, but all forms of narrative – is one of the most common ways we can “awaken emotions” and gain support from our legislators, our parents, our communities and the public at…

From NY to LA: New Goals for New Times

The best way to support student learning is when alternative education campuses and authorizers create measurable goals that are responsive to the school’s population and mission. Through the A-GAME process, authorizers and schools are able to identify their school’s unique attributes and determine rigorous standards of achievement for all students, especially the most vulnerable. Join…

Hindsight is 2020

There is no more to charter school authorizing than holding a quality standard and ensuring schools are compliant, right? Think again. Learn from the combined 30 years of experience of district, state, and independent authorizers, as they reflect on lessons learned and share what they wish they would have known from the start. They will…

Authorizing for All Community – Create Better Schools
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Authorizing for All Community – Create Better Schools

Join our Community and change your practice by working with other authorizing professionals who are committed to creating better schools for ALL students by designing authorizing practices that are transparent, community-driven, rigorous, and inclusive for all. Whether you are fully immersed in Design Thinking and have attended our previous Authorizing for All sessions, or are…

A-GAME Community – Measure What Matters
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A-GAME Community – Measure What Matters

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…

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Be Part of Something Bold and Fun! Aspiring Leaders Program

ARE YOU READY TO IMPROVE YOUR LEADERSHIP SKILLS? APPLY TODAY Today more than ever, Michigan’s charter schools need LEADERS. Do you know someone who has what it takes? Are they ready to begin a program that will help build their skills? The National Charter Schools Institute provides a unique program to support and prepare new…

Wallace Project
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Wallace Project

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:…

Why Join? For the Thoughtful Community!
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Why Join? For the Thoughtful Community!

Join the A-GAME Community! Network with fellow authorizers and learn how you can access resources that will help you develop goals that measure what matters. Annual membership per organization is $495. There is no limit to the number of participants within your organization. Join the A-GAME community by February 17 to participate in the 2022 Spring…

Why Join the A-GAME? To Use National Data Not Found Anywhere Else!
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Why Join the A-GAME? To Use National Data Not Found Anywhere Else!

Join the A-GAME Community! Network with fellow authorizers and learn how you can access resources that will help you develop goals that measure what matters. Annual membership per organization is $495. There is no limit to the number of participants within your organization. Join the A-GAME community by February 17 to participate in the 2022 Spring…

Why Join the A-GAME? To Create Better Academic Goals!
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Why Join the A-GAME? To Create Better Academic Goals!

Play Video Join the A-GAME Community! Network with fellow authorizers and learn how you can access resources that will help you develop goals that measure what matters. Annual membership per organization is $495. There is no limit to the number of participants within your organization. Join the A-GAME community by February 17 to participate in the…

Why Join? The Resources Alone Are Amazing.
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Why Join? The Resources Alone Are Amazing.

Join the A-GAME Community! Network with fellow authorizers and learn how you can access resources that will help you develop goals that measure what matters. Annual membership per organization is $495. There is no limit to the number of participants within your organization. Join the A-GAME community by February 17 to participate in the 2022 Spring…

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Harvesting Diversity to Create Resourceful Systems

Join us virtually for this diversity training! Tensions exist naturally in all social systems. We have been taught to avoid divisive issues and difficult conversations. However, in order to create resourceful communities, we must enhance our ability to explore these tensions. This 3-day webinar (2 hours & 15 minutes per day) will begin with unpacking…

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Conquer Politics and Grow the Coalition: Tell Your Story

Presented by Darlene Chambers, Ember Reichgott Junge, Wendy Larvick at the 2020 Independent Charter Schools Virtual Conference. Telling stories – not just personal stories, but all forms of narrative – is one of the most common ways we can “awaken emotions” and gain support from our legislators, our parents, our communities and the public at…

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From NY to LA: New Goals for New Times

The best way to support student learning is when alternative education campuses and authorizers create measurable goals that are responsive to the school’s population and mission. Through the A-GAME process, authorizers and schools are able to identify their school’s unique attributes and determine rigorous standards of achievement for all students, especially the most vulnerable. Join…

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Hindsight is 2020

There is no more to charter school authorizing than holding a quality standard and ensuring schools are compliant, right? Think again. Learn from the combined 30 years of experience of district, state, and independent authorizers, as they reflect on lessons learned and share what they wish they would have known from the start. They will…