January 2019

CCSACon: Programming highlight-Funding sessions with resources, best practices, and more!

The 26th Annual California Charter Schools Conference program will bring together 4 days of over 150 breakout sessions, poster sessions, plenaries, networking opportunities and more! Programming Highlight: Funding Sessions Funding sessions will provide timely and critical information on charter school…

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CCSACon: Check out our programming!

The 26th Annual California Charter Schools Conference will feature programming covering the most important issues facing charter schools. Join an audience of over 3,200 charter school leaders, teachers, community members, and policy makers by registering today at charterconference.org. Did you…

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Starting this year, all charter schools will be included in CDE's special education monitoring process.

What is special education monitoring? The California Department of Education (CDE) measures a series of data points aligned to the Special Education State Performance Plan (SPP) and the California Dashboard Indicators. The SPP is required by the federal Office of…

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LAUSD Charter School Community Vows to Fight Back After LAUSD Board Asks State to Ban New Charter Public Schools

The Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) charter school students, parents, teachers, leaders and advocates today announced that they will fight back after the Board of Education put politics before kids and approved a resolution encouraging Sacramento politicians to ban charter public schools in Los Angeles.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Thousands of LAUSD Charter School Families Say NO to Proposed Charter Ban at District Headquarters

Thousands of charter school students, families and community members will rally at LAUSD headquarters and say “NO” to a proposed charter ban on Tuesday, January 29.

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CCSA Offers Media Kit on UTLA/LAUSD Strike

The CCSA Communications Team is available to answer questions related to charter schools in Los Angeles.

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Charter School Day with the LA Clippers

ExED is hosting LA Clippers Charter School Day on Sunday, January 27th at 12:30 PM. If you want to coordinate a group purchase of tickets contact Emma Pieper at epieper@clippers.com or call her at 213 204-2869. (Remember not to use…

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CPR - Charter Professional Roundtables for Employee Benefits

Join the second free discussion presented by CCSA Vendor Member, Warren G. Bender CO., to learn how to find a balance and vision in HR benefits. Friday, February 8th, 2019 Hosted by YPI Charter Schools 10660 White Oak Ave. Granada…

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CCEE to offer "Rethinking Increased/Improved Services & the Local Control Accountability Plan" Webinar

CCEE will offer a free webinar on Thursday, January 24, from 1 pm to 2:30 pm, that will introduce protocols and other tools helping schools move beyond asking “Can I spend supplemental and concentration funds on a certain program?” to…

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CCSACon: Learn, share, and network at the 26th Annual California Charter Schools Conference

The 26th Annual California Charter Schools Conference will feature programming covering the most important issues facing charter schools, including facilities, civil rights, funding, governance, teaching, STEM, special education, legal issues, online learning, individualized learning, authorization, renewal, advocacy and leadership-21 topics…

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CCSA: Deberíamos estar marchando juntos en Sacramento para obtener más fondos escolares para todos los niños

*PARA PUBLICACIÓN INMEDIATA * Martes 15 de enero de 2019 *Contacto con los medios: * Caity Heim 916-926-8234 cheim@ccsa.org NOTA: La Presidenta y CEO de CCSA, Myrna Castrejón, está disponible para entrevistas telefónicas. Comuníquese con Caity Heim al 916-926-8234 o…

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CCSA: We Should Be Marching Together in Sacramento for More School Funding for All Kids

Independent charter public schools are open and focused on maintaining a stable, high-quality learning environment. Student, parent, and staff safety is our top priority. During the strike, CCSA is committed to supporting our members.

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State agency holding January webinar on concentration grant funding

LCAPs require ‘increased or improved services for unduplicated students,’ but what exactly does that mean? The California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE) is holding a webinar on financial planning for services directed at unduplicated students. Are there limitations on the…

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Leaders be on the lookout: Schools to be identified for ESSA Support and Intervention by end of January

The state will release a list of schools which qualify for ESSA support and intervention during the month of January, 2019. Schools will be identified for one of two kinds of support and intervention: Comprehensive Support and Intervention Additional Technical…

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An open Letter from CCSA CEO and President Myrna Castrejón, to UTLA President Alex Caputo-Pearl

Today, CCSA CEO and President Myrna Castrejón sent an open letter to United Teachers of Los Angeles (UTLA) President Alex Caputo-Pearl, in regards to an imminent strike by UTLA teachers in LAUSD.

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CCSA Applauds Governor Newsom's Commitment to California's Children

In response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s first state budget, CCSA President and CEO Myrna Castrejón issued the following statement.

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CCSACon: Ring in the new year by registering for conference!

Ring in 2019 by registering for conference!Register today to attend the 26th Annual California Charter Schools Conference in Sacramento March 11-14, 2019. Individual members can register for as low as $550and group registrants enjoy steeper discounts. Register Now, Pay Later…

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Free CDE Webinars to cover School Plan for Student Achievement, Local Control Funding Formula Budget Overview for Parents, and changes to the Plan Summary of the Local Control and Accountability Plan

The California Department of Education (CDE) has announced that it will host three 90-minute webinars on three consecutive Tuesdays beginning January 22, 2019. The first webinar will discuss the School Plan for Student Achievement, the second webinar topic will be…

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CCSA President and CEO Myrna Castrejón Welcomes Governor Newsom, Superintendent Thurmond

CCSA President and CEO Myrna Castrejón welcomed California Governor Gavin Newsom and Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond after both were sworn-in as new leaders in California.

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