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.

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.
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.  
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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
Charter School Financial Management Guide Toolkits25 May, 2016 This updated 2015 guide features planning tools for boards, highlighting important considerations.
Charter Board Governing Basics ToolkitsBoard On Track, ExED25 May, 2016 This toolkit provides best practices of financial oversight with primers covering roles and responsibilities and general financial management.
Governance FAQs ToolkitsCharter Board Partners25 May, 2016 The Charter Board Partners has compiled a list of frequently asked questions about charter school boards. The publication provides clarifying information about the role of charter… Read More
Open Meetings Pop Quiz ToolkitsBoard on Track25 May, 2016 Broad on Track provides a self-assessment for boards to use to evaluate their familiarity of their state’s open meeting law.
The Five Dysfunctions of Charter School Boards ToolkitsBrian Carpenter, National Charter Schools Institute25 May, 2016 Similar to other boards, charter school boards often have dysfunctions that make them inefficient and ineffective despite the good intentions of their board members. The National… Read More