Nominate an outstanding educator for the Sam Kirk Educator of the Year Award
The California Department of Education (CDE) announced a tentative public release for the 2014-15 CAASPP results. Learn more about the state assessment system, including the available communications tools, upcoming events and technical supports for how best to understand the data.
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.
Last week, Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 725 (Hancock), an urgency measure that removed the high school exit exam requirement as a condition of receiving a diploma for the class of 2015
Attention school leaders in LA, San Diego and San Bernardino! Based on the successes and learning from last year’s pilots, CCSA and School Leaders Network (SLN) will offer more opportunities in the 2015-16 school year.
Register today to be part of California’s largest gathering of professionals devoted to STEM education. Regular-priced registration is available through September 15.
CCSA is excited to offer pre-conference events on Monday March 14, 2016 as part of the 23rd Annual California Charter Schools Conference taking place March 14 -17 in Long Beach, CA. These events include two all day workshops and school tours to local charter schools. All of these events require pre-registration—check them out and add to your 2016 experience today!
Question: Do the new sick leave requirements under AB 1522, the Healthy Workplaces Healthy Families Act of 2014 apply to charter schools?
Participate in CCSA’s annual Fall Data Campaign by completing a brief 15-minute survey.
Join CCSA’s Special Education Team to learn about special education and charter schools during a FREE webinar on August 24.
Wondering about the 2015-16 State Budget and how the state’s financial situation will impact your school? Look no further than CCSA’s Business Managers’ meetings!
Got questions about the Local Control Funding Formula and CALPADS? Look no further than CCSA’s LCFF Calculator and CALPADS / Data Management Workshop, offered in cooperation with the Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team (FCMAT).
Question: Are Charter schools required to stock emergency epinephrine auto-injectors, in accordance with SB 1266?
For 6-8 grade math teachers, a new program offered by Semillas Community Schools in Los Angeles pairs math instruction with indigenous studies.
2016 CCSA Conference: Join the 500+ Attendees Already Registered to Attend and Submit Your Proposals and Nominations!
Conference 2016 is shaping up to be the largest charter school event in Southern California’s history. Join the event, submit a proposal to present, nominate an outstanding teacher or volunteer, and encourage high school seniors to apply for the Bragato scholarship.
Register for the 23rd Annual California Charter Schools Conference during the Back to School Registration Special - a flat rate of $375 available until September 16 - and you will be entered to win a complimentary two-night weekend stay at the Westin Long Beach (courtesy of Westin Long Beach).
Based on the successes and learning from last year’s pilots, CCSA and School Leaders Network (SLN) will offer more opportunities in the 2015-16 school year.
Wondering about the 2015-16 State Budget and how the state’s financial situation will impact your school? Look no further than CCSA’s Business Managers’ Meetings!
Several CCSA member schools have funding available to use for technology purchases through the Education Technology K-12 Voucher Program. Purchases must be made by September 25, 2015. Check your eligibility!
There is still time to apply to the SB 740 Facility Grant Program for the 2015-16 school year. For new schools or schools that are changing facilities for the 2015-16 school year, the application is due by October 15, 2015.
CCSA is welcoming you to the start of the school year with our Back to School Registration Rate. We are excited to also announce our 2016 speakers. Register by September 16 for the 23rd Annual California Charter Schools Conference held March 14-17, 2016 in Long Beach, CA for the flat rate of $375 and we’ll see you in Long Beach!
Question: Which concentration grant threshold should a charter school, authorized by one county, but operating in another, use, for the purposes of funding under the LCFF?
CCSA has launched the “Oakland Campaign: Telling the Charter School Story” on our website that is chock full of resources for your school ranging from how to grow community engagement to improving advocacy efforts with the school district.
Join CCSA for a FREE Media Workshop on Aug. 11 focused on sharing the charter school story in Oakland with special guest speaker Jill Tucker, San Francisco Chronicle, Education Reporter.
Let us help you with your school’s renewal! Many factors can impact the successful renewal of your charter. That’s why we strongly encourage you to plan to submit your charter by September 15, 2015 if you’re up for renewal in 2015/2016. Register for a free webinar or take advantage of our renewal resources on our website.