September 6, 2017 | By Christina Musinski |
CARSNet 3rd Annual California Charter Authorizers Conference
September 11th-13th, Sacramento, CA
We are excited to be sponsoring the CARSNet 3rd Annual California Charter Authorizers Conference. Epicenter will be a part of the Pre-Conference Training Schedule at the conference. We will be hosting an Epicenter Intensive Training session for those authorizers interested in a deep dive of Epicenter. Our teammates, Dr. Darlene Chambers and Meghann Russell, will also be presenting at the following session, Epicenter Experience. The conference highlights include:
- History and legal structure of California’s Charter School Act
- Using on-line resources to find relevant law, regulations and other guidance
- Reviewing charter petitions using a rubric aligned with legal standards
- Developing an oversight agreement and monitoring calendar
- Understanding academic performance and accountability
- Using school site visits as part of effective oversight
- Monitoring financial reports to ensure sustainability
- Intervening when things go wrong
- Making tough charter renewal decisions
National Association of Charter School Authorizers Conference (NACSA)
October 16-19, Phoenix, AZ
Join us at this year’s NACSA Leadership Conference in Phoenix, October 16-19! As the nation’s only conference for authorizers, by authorizers, it’s a professional development and networking opportunity you won’t want to miss. Our CEO, Dr. James Goenner will be presenting a session entitled: Rethinking Regulation and Performance Contracting. We are also excited to be hosting our annual breakfast again, please stay tuned for more details.
Florida Charter School Conference
November 1-3, Daytona Beach, FL
We are excited to be one of the supporting organizations and corporate partners for the 2017 Florida Charter School Conference. The Florida Charter School Conference is an annual event presented by the Florida Department of Education’s Office of K-12 School Choice and the Florida Education Foundation. This multi-day event draws between 800 and 900 attendees and more than 350 exhibitor representatives.
The conference is designed to provide Florida charter school authorizers, operators, administrators, and teachers the opportunity to network with each other and Department of Education (DOE) staff, share best practices and gather information from key DOE personnel during one-hour breakout sessions, and meet with exhibitors who offer goods and services designed for the charter school community. Come visit us at booth #312 and join our Senior Vice President for Programs and Services, Dr. Darlene Chambers, at the following breakout session presentation, Finding the Right Match: Excelling in Facility and Finance Navigation.