Sign Up Today for CCSA's Governance Academy!

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August 28, 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 discussion of financial responsibilities and oversight as well as 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 10:00 am - 2:00 pm on the following dates and at the following locations:

  • October 26: Alameda County Office of Education, Hayward
  • October 29: California Charter Schools Association - Conference Room, Sacramento
  • November 5: San Diego County Office of Education
  • November 6: California Charter Schools Association - Conference Room, Los Angeles

and via webinar on October 26 from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.

Register today!

For questions or more information, please contact helpdesk@ccsa.org.