Toolkits

The National Charter School Resource Center produces and gathers templates, best practices, and videos from supporting education organizations to provide the ultimate resource bank for the charter sector.

Cover of the Capacity-Building Guide for Founding Native American Charter Schools
Capacity-Building Guide for Founding Native American Charter Schools Toolkits07 Oct, 2021 Charter schools are a viable option for Native American tribal communities to engage in and support sovereignty and self-determination in education. The charter model affords the… Read More
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Monitoring Handbook for State Entity (SE) Grantees - 2020–21 Monitoring Cycle for FY18 Grantees Toolkits21 Sep, 2021 Monitoring Handbooks explain the purpose of monitoring, the data collection process, program-specific monitoring indicators, and acceptable evidence. Monitoring Handbooks are… Read More
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Monitoring Handbook for Charter Management Organization (CMO) Grantees - FY19 Grantees Toolkits21 Sep, 2021 Monitoring Handbooks explain the purpose of monitoring, the data collection process, program-specific monitoring indicators, and acceptable evidence. Monitoring Handbooks are… Read More
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Monitoring Handbook for Developer Grantees - For FY18 and FY19 Grantees Toolkits21 Sep, 2021 Monitoring Handbooks explain the purpose of monitoring, the data collection process, program-specific monitoring indicators, and acceptable evidence. Monitoring Handbooks are… Read More
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Checklist for Subgrantee Monitoring: A Resource for CSP State Entity Grantees Toolkits13 Jul, 2021 SE grantees are expected to regularly perform subgrantee monitoring to ensure proper implementation of subgrant projects and subgrantee use of funds. This checklist is intended as… Read More
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Checklist for Peer Review Plan Elements: A Resource for CSP State Entity Grantees Toolkits13 Jul, 2021 CSP state entity (SE) grantees must use a peer review process to review and award subgrantee applications for assistance for high-quality charter schools. An SE’s approach to… Read More
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Got Justice? Creating and Sustaining an Equitable School Culture ToolkitsDiverse Charter Schools Coalition01 Jul, 2021 This resource guide for PK–12 practitioners seeking tools to center anti-racism and refocus discussions of “problem behaviors" includes step-by-step processes and templates to… Read More
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Identifying Indicators of Distress in Charter Schools: Tools to Support Authorizer Data Collection Toolkits01 Jun, 2021 This toolkit is a self-guided resource for authorizers to identify indicators of distress, audit their current data collection methods for evaluating indicators of distress, and… Read More
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Starting Strong: Best Practices in Starting a Charter School ToolkitsCannata, M., Thomas, G., & Thombre, Z., Vanderbilt Peabody College04 May, 2021 This report provides guidance, along with a collection of best practices, for individuals or groups interested in starting a new charter school, or for founders with a newly… Read More
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Logic Model Toolkit: A Resource for Current and Prospective Grantees of Charter School Programs Toolkits14 Apr, 2021 The Logic Model Toolkit is designed to help prospective and current Charter School Programs (CSP) grantees develop and revise logic models to guide project implementation and… Read More