Special Workshops at the 20th Annual California Charter Schools Conference!

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January 31, 2013 The conference team is proud to announce three special events taking place at the 20th Annual California Charter Schools Conference & Anniversary Celebration in San Diego, March 11-14, 2013. These events are FREE to registered conference attendees--just RSVP using the information provided below!

Hands-on Tech Plan Writing and E-Rate Planning

Monday, March 11, 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pre-Conference Workshop Available FREE to registered conference attendees!

Just opening? Baffled about technology planning? Want some of the $2.27B E-Rate funding available annually? Actually create a draft tech plan during this pre-conference, hands-on tutorial! Create a practice E-Rate application online! Presenters will explain how tech plans relate to E-Rate and coach participants through the entire process. Questions about technology, eligibility, discounts, how long it takes, and more are welcome! Discuss plans with colleagues and be ready for the next funding cycle! This special event is open to registered conference attendees.

Mark L. Miller, Ph. D. and Eileen Miller, Learningtech.org
For more information and to register for the Tech workshop email: ccsa2013@learningtech.org.
If you are not a registered conference attendee, there will be a fee to attend this event.

Public Charter School Grant Program Workshop

Monday, March 11 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pre-Conference Workshop Available FREE to registered conference attendees or at the One-Day Rate!

The California Charter Schools Association is proud to announce the return of a one-day Pre-Conference Public Charter Schools Grant Program workshop, full of trainings and resources, to help your new school access funds through the Public Charter Schools Grant Program. Sign up now to receive the governance and fiscal management training required by the Grant Program Sign up now to receive the governance and fiscal management trainings required by the PCSGP, and to learn how to develop the teacher effectiveness measures required by the grant program.. The workshop will cover the following PCSGP RFA related topics:

  • Attorney panel discussion and Q & A on governance and fiscal legal issues
  • Teacher evaluation, professional development, recruitment and retention
  • Financial Management

Additionally, there are sessions offered throughout the conference program, which count toward the PCGSP requirements!

If you are already registered for the conference, RSVP by accessing your registration using your last name and confirmation number. Register for the conference and RSVP in one step.

The Board Member Best Practices Summit

Tuesday, March 12, 10:45 am - 5:15 pm
Tuesday Series Available FREE to registered conference attendees or at the One-Day Rate!

Participation in this summit will fulfill the governance education requirements for the PCSG. Join us for this popular conference event featuring the following sessions:

  • Board Member: Your Fiscal Responsibility
  • Complying with California Conflict of Interest Laws
  • Board Agendas: Form, Function and Quality
  • Engaging Your Board in Creating Sustainable Funding
  • Building a Charter School Dashboard Report for Results-Based Management
  • Governance & Accountability: Best Practices and Tools to Stay on Track
  • Confessions of a Recovering School Leader: How to Survive School Leadership
  • Comprehensive Brown Act Training for Boards and Staff
  • The Worst Board Meeting Ever: Learning from Mistakes

If you are already registered for the conference, RSVP by accessing your registration using your last name and confirmation number. Register for the conference and RSVP in one step.

If you haven't already, check out all of the available 2013 programming and register for the entire conference at www.charterconference.org!