April 8: Webinars for School Developers

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April 5, 2013 There are a number of online charter school development information sessions coming up in the next few months on topics ranging from incorporation to designing a realistic school budget. Each session provides expert instruction and a forum for questions and answers. All sessions are free to Association Members.

Securing Authorization for New Schools
April 8, 2013
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Whether or not your charter is approved is not solely dependent upon the strength of your petition--it is largely about who you know and who knows you. This webinar will provide a description of tangible steps that you can take to build relationships with the people that can influence your charter's approval and a description of the tools CCSA can provide to help put these steps into action.

How to Start a Charter School (Part 1 of 3)
Wednesday April 10, 2013
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Led by Kristen McCaw

Public charter schools are founded by teams of educators, parents and community members who design a school to meet their community's unique needs. Learn more about charter schools and the process for founding a new school in this interactive session.

Top 10 Legal Issues for Charter Schools
Thursday April 11, 2013
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Led by Rich Hansberger

Charter schools must deal with pressing legal issues just like school districts, but in many cases charters face unique legal challenges that school districts do not. This session will cover the top ten legal issues facing charter schools and how to be prepared to handle them.