NCSRC Authored Resources

Charter School Governing Board Recruitment Tools ToolkitsThe National Charter School Resource Center17 Sep, 2018 To recruit strategically, boards must know the qualities and skills that already exist around the table and what they are seeking. This tool provides assessments and sample board… Read more
September 2018 Newsletter Newsletters11 Sep, 2018 New NCSRC Webinar Explores CMO Oversight A growing proportion of charter schools belong to non-profit networks of schools, referred to as Charter Management Organizations (CMOs).… Read more
Webinar: The CSO Role in New School Development Webinar06 Sep, 2018 to 06 Sep, 2018 Facilitator: Alex Medler, National Charter School Resource Center Presenter:  Linda Brown, Building Excellent Schools Damon Norris, Arizona Charter Schools Association Kathy… Read more
SE Webinar: State Strategies to Provide Technical Assistance: How States are Strengthening Authorizing Webinar05 Sep, 2018 to 05 Sep, 2018 Facilitator: Alex Medler, National Charter School Resource Center Presenter:  Carol Beck, Maryland State Department of Education Adam Emerson, Florida Department of Education… Read more
Webinar: Facilities Supports & the CSO's Role Webinar15 Aug, 2018 to 15 Aug, 2018 Facilitator: Alex Medler, National Charter School Resource Center Presenter:  Lorna Beckett, Colorado League of Charter Schools Jim Griffin, Momentum Strategies Alton Kimura, U.S… Read more
ED Soliciting Comments on Grants to Charter Management Organizations Newsletters14 Aug, 2018 The U.S. Department of Education's Charter Schools Program (CSP) recently released a notice of proposed priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria for the CSP’s… Read more
August 2018 Newsletter Newsletters01 Aug, 2018 NCSRC Toolkits Connect Charter Boards on Enrollment and Board Governance Resources Charter school boards make key decisions that ultimately lead to the success or failure of a… Read more
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SE Webinar: CMOs, Authorizers, and the Charter Schools Program Webinar17 Jul, 2018 to 17 Jul, 2018 Facilitator: Nelson Smith, Independent Consultant with Authorizing Background Presenter:  Alison Bagg, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Alex Medler,… Read more
July 2018 Newsletter Newsletters11 Jul, 2018 NCSRC Case Study Highlights Personalized Learning and Technology-Focused Curriculum at Washington Leadership Academy The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) released a… Read more
June 2018 Newsletter Newsletters14 Jun, 2018 NCSRC Toolkit Assists Charter Support Organizations and Charter School Founders in Navigating Charter School Start-Ups The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC)… Read more
Charter School Governing Board Composition: A Toolkit for Board Members ToolkitsThe National Charter School Resource Center12 Jun, 2018 Every child deserves to attend an excellent school. Public charter schools are governed by independent boards, and great charter schools need great boards. Serving on a charter… Read more
May 2018 Newsletter Newsletters31 May, 2018 NCSRC Releases Dashboards For U.S. Department of Education Charter Schools Program Grantees The National Charter School Resource Center (NCSRC) recently released a series of data… Read more
Charter School Enrollment: A Toolkit for Board Members ToolkitsThe National Charter School Resource Center21 May, 2018 Every member of a charter school governing board needs to understand that the overall success or failure of their school rests with that board. In its Standards for Effective… Read more
Washington Leadership Academy Case Study03 May, 2018 Washington Leadership Academy (WLA) is a technology-focused public charter high school serving students throughout the District of Columbia. WLA’s mission is, “To prepare students… Read more