There’s no way around it. Applying for a charter is hard work. Successful applications are hundreds of pages long and often the product of years of research and development. The good news? You don’t have to do it alone.
If you are looking for more information about starting a charter school in New York City, your first step should be participating in our Charter 101 webinar. During this interactive webinar you’ll learn about the New York State authorizers, application timelines and the components of a successful planning team.
Register for Charter 101 Webinar
SUPPORT FOR YOUR APPLICATION
With industry experts on hand and seminars focused on developing stronger applications, the Apply Right program will help your planning team get your vision off the ground. Our team will provide you with the tools, guidance and resources you’ll need to ensure your charter application is ready for submission to New York State charter authorizers.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Apply Right follows a cohort/workshop model that enables your team to tackle the application’s various components, including academic design and curriculum, data and assessment, budgeting and operations, and general finances. You’ll also receive access to:
- Nationally recognized trainers and respected charter school leaders from around NYC
- Inside tours of several of NYC’s highest performing charter schools
- New York State authorizers
- High quality exemplars, tools and best practices from successful applicants
"From getting up to speed on the overall application process to wading into the vagaries of charter school budgeting, the Charter Center’s application workshops covered the key areas comprehensively and were immensely helpful to our planning team."
- Suyin So, Executive Director, Central Queens Academy Charter School
WORK WITH THE BEST
Our classes are led by the Charter Center’s New School Development Team and draw upon deep content knowledge from expert consultants and New York City charter leaders.
- Plan to submit a charter application by the deadline for opening a school in 2016;
- Have at least three team members willing to commit to the program;
- Intend to open in one of the New York City’s five boroughs; and,
- Show commitment to building a high quality public charter school.
DATES & DEADLINES
Check back soon for more information.