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A free community for authorizers, boards and schools to network, share experiences, seek advice, and learn. Create unique performance goals to measure what really matters for your school or portfolio of schools.
Whether you’re a board member or someone who works with a board, this national community is for you. By joining, you’ll have access to specialized tools, resources and trainings, along with opportunities to engage and exchange ideas with experts and peers from around the country.
From processing charter applications and managing compliance to automating workflow and evaluating performance, Epicenter has everything you need to get results.
#LEAD: Charter School Leaders Program
This Michigan-only training and certification program provides a broad overview of the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully lead a charter school in Michigan, as well as on-going certification.
From those who brought you Governing for Greatness and Charter Board University, the National Charter Schools Institute's core purpose is to inspire and democratize excellence in education. We want all students to discover their gifts and experience the joy of learning. That's why we are so passionate about our mission.
Enjoy the Advancement!
Online trainings are released each month with timely board related topics that will earn you credentials.
Networking & Events
Connect with your peers and acquire best practices from across the nation with monthly virtual networking events.
Tools & Resources
Access a resource library comprised of a broad range of tools and information to advance your board.
Gain the Credentials You Need
With On-Demand Learning
On-demand trainings will give you the opportunity to earn state and authorizer required credentials. These trainings are developed by leading national experts in the field who have served on boards, founded schools, lead authorizer organizations, and beyond. This is your source for reliable, relevant, and current information that is developed and shared to advance your board and win for kids!
We are an IACET Accredited Provider and adhere to IACET’s internationally recognized ANSI/IACET Standard for Continuing Education and Training. We may award CEUs and SCECHs based on this accreditation.
Buckeye Charter School Boards, President, Cardinal Learning, LLC., former Ohio State Representative
“Engaging the Institute to facilitate our Board’s strategic planning process was a great decision. They helped us confront issues, gave us honest and candid feedback, and helped us unify as a team.”