Register Today for CCSA's Governance Academy in May!

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March 24, 2015 Back by popular demand, the California Charter Schools Association is bringing back our one-day Governance Academy, offered in partnership with Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP, and Young, Minney and Corr, LLP.

The Governance Academy is a FREE, in-person only, four-hour intensive workshop designed to help school leaders and governing board members increase their knowledge of ethical and legal obligations as stewards of public institutions. It will help schools develop legally compliant governing board policies and procedures, and establish clear roles and responsibilities, including financial oversight and student performance.

The workshop will help schools identify key areas of expertise for high functioning boards and provide training on the Brown Act. It will include a discussion of financial responsibilities and oversight, HR Issues and Board Committees' limitations and duties.

Other topics to be covered include:

  • Political Reform Act
  • Conflict of Interest Code Basics
  • Statement of Economic Interest Basics (Form 700)
  • 501(c)(3) corporations
  • Brown Act/Open Meetings
  • Meetings
  • What is a meeting?
  • Requirements
  • Closed Sessions
  • Public's Rights
  • Minutes
  • Penalties

The Governance Academy will be held IN-PERSON from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm on the following dates and at the following locations:

  • May 6: California Charter Schools Association, Sacramento Office
  • May 12: Sobrato Conference Center, Redwood City
  • May 13: Camino Nuevo - Miramar High School Campus, Los Angeles
  • May 15: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP, San Diego

The Academy will also be held via WEBINAR on May 6 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Register today!

For questions or more information, please contact