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:…

Register for the June 22 A-GAME Convening!

Join Your Community of Changemakers During the Alliance Conference! Join the A-GAME Community of Changemakers in D.C.! During this in-person session, we will share ideas on how to create the environment for change with your schools, boards and districts. June 22, 2022 | 9 – 11 am Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room 204A Washington,…

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…

A-GAME for ALL

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Leadership Opening: CEO/Superintendent at Jackson Preparatory & Early College

Position: CEO/Superintendent At Jackson Preparatory & Early College in Jackson, MI The National Charter Schools Institute is leading the search for Jackson Preparatory & Early College (JPEC) which is seeking a new CEO /Superintendent who has the passion, knowledge and skills to grow and advance its mission. JPEC is an established and successful public school…

A-GAME AEC Pilot Project Report

Using survey data, this report examines participants’ perceptions of the pilot project process and is intended to provide the A-GAME team with meaningful insights that could guide future resource development and inform sustainability planning beyond the terms of the current grant.  

The Safe School Six: Safely Maintaining School Operations

Safely Maintaining School Operations During COVID-19 Our team wants to help everyone we know adjust easily to the repercussions of COVID-19 and the ever-changing information. We have updated our “Safe School 6: Preparing for Reopening Schools After COVID-19” documents to now fit the schools who need to safely maintain operations. The “Safe School 6: Safely…

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…

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…

Leadership Opening: CEO/Superintendent at Jackson Preparatory & Early College

Position: CEO/Superintendent At Jackson Preparatory & Early College in Jackson, MI The National Charter Schools Institute is leading the search for Jackson Preparatory & Early College (JPEC) which is seeking a new CEO /Superintendent who has the passion, knowledge and skills to grow and advance its mission. JPEC is an established and successful public school…

The Safe School Six: Safely Maintaining School Operations

Safely Maintaining School Operations During COVID-19 Our team wants to help everyone we know adjust easily to the repercussions of COVID-19 and the ever-changing information. We have updated our “Safe School 6: Preparing for Reopening Schools After COVID-19” documents to now fit the schools who need to safely maintain operations. The “Safe School 6: Safely…

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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…