Welcome to Board Basics!

The Governing Board is responsible for the legal and financial obligations of the school(s) they serve. The Board establishes policy consistent with the school's mission and ensures the school's programs and operations adhere to the terms of the charter including compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements.  The members of a charter school's governing board are community members that volunteer their time to ensure charter schools are mission and student focused!

This course provides a bank of relevant information for charter school board members on effective charter school governance as well as resources that boards can use to help facilitate their operations.

Turnover in staff is inevitable.  However, having a clear plan in place helps to make the transition a seamless process that minimizes the disruption of a school's campus.  This Succession Planning Course reviews the Succession Planning Guide that has been developed by the Charter Support Unit.  Its goal is to assist charter schools with the process of planning for employee turnover.

Welcome to Business Manager Bootcamp!  The financial operations of  a charter school are critical to school success.  There are many different areas that impact a charter school's financial viability. So where does  a new charter school operator or Business Manager start? This course is designed for individuals new to the Business Manager position.  It provides an overview of all of the major areas required for effective management of school finances and accounting.