Join us for a conversation on developing stronger relationships with your boards and learn more about the Board Network. Recorded June 6, 2022.
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.
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Introducing the A-GAME With traditional assessments unavailable, authorizers and schools are looking for new ways to measure quality. Join a session to learn about the Advancing Great Authorizing and Modeling Excellence (A-GAME) initiative on creating responsive goals based on student population. Focusing on alternative education campuses, 50 authorizers collaborated over the past year to develop[…]
Mary Bradley and Cindy Schumacher Fiscal insolvency is one of the most common reasons charters close, but does it have to be? With COVID, will we see more schools in financial trouble? How will an authorizer know when a school is headed for challenging times? What role should an authorizer play? Dialogue with the presenters[…]
Epicenter is both a tool for Authorizers and schools–connecting the whole team and providing you with all the tools you need to get the job done! End the paper chase by increasing effectiveness & efficiency in scheduling, assigning, completing, and notifying. Have access to support & resources. Get organized. Know you’re protected with secure search[…]
Presented at NACSA 2019, Susie Miller Carello and Jim Goenner break down the responsibilities and challenges of the a charter schools authorizer.
The National Charter School Institute and Momentum Strategy & Research have joined forces to create the “A-GAME”: Advancing Great Authorizing & Modeling Excellence to support charter school authorizers measure the quality and effectiveness of alternative education campuses. By sharing best-practices, research, outcome-based targets, and promoting out-side-the-box thinking, the A-GAME is changing the way charter school[…]