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.

Top Ten Reasons to Join a Charter School Board ToolkitsCharter Board Partners07 Feb, 2017 Here are the top ten reasons to join a charter school board, according to Charter Board Partners.  
Intentionally Diverse Charter Schools: A Toolkit for Charter School Leaders ToolkitsNora Kern, Safal Partners09 Jan, 2017 This toolkit is designed to help charter school leaders and their stakeholders design and implement intentionally diverse charter schools. It presents decisions and actions, along… Read More
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A User’s Guide to Fiscal Oversight for Charter School Governing Boards and Authorizers ToolkitsSuzie Kim & Paul O'Neill30 Sep, 2016 The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC), funded by the U.S. Department of Education, presents two toolkits to foster proper fiscal oversight of charter schools. One… Read More
SUNY Fiscal Templates ToolkitsCharter School Growth23 Sep, 2016 SUNY’s collection of fiscal resources includes charter revision, renewal financial, and annual budget and audit templates for charter school boards.  
Financial Management ToolkitsCharter School Growth23 Sep, 2016 Charter School Tools has compiled a comprehensive set of resources on financial management including audit checklists, sample expense reports, and sample finance guidelines.
Protect Your Nonprofit's Tax Exempt Status ToolkitsCharter School Growth23 Sep, 2016 The National Council of Nonprofits provides a summary of the “hot button” issues that should be on your radar screen and links to resources about protecting and maintaining tax-… Read More
Fiscal Policies and Procedures Handbook ToolkitsCharter School Growth23 Sep, 2016 A sample policies and procedures handbook that boards can use to create policies and procedures.
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How to Start a Charter School in Ohio ToolkitsOhio Department of Education Community Schools13 Sep, 2016 Every state has its own specific laws detailing how to open a charter school. To find out more about the process in Ohio, click "View Resource" above.
Charter School Discipline Toolkit: A Toolkit for Charter School Leaders ToolkitsSuzie Kim, Safal Partners28 Jun, 2016 The NCSRC presents a toolkit on ways that school leaders can rethink student discipline and school climate. The five enabling factors in the planning and implementation of… Read More
How Effective Are You as a Trustee? ToolkitsBoard on Track25 May, 2016 Board on Track’s self-reflection quiz is a tool for board members or trustees to self-evaluate his or her performance.