Building a Charter School Founding Board

The skills and dedication of the personnel who make up the founding charter school Board are essential for a new school's success. These resources will help schools recruit the right board members and get their new boards up and running.

Critical board building challenge: How does a charter school board clearly define its roles, responsibilities and philosophy of governance? Building an Effective Charter School Board is an extensive guidebook that covers every topic imaginable for new charter schools  assembling a Board of Trustees for the first time.

Top Considerations When Hiring Founding Board Members, from the New York City Charter School Center,  is a brief checklist that will help new charter schools stay focussed on the most vital characteristics to look for in members of the founding Board of Trustees.

Charter School Board Start-Up Checklist, from the New York City Charter School Center, helps the new Charter School's Board of Trustees keep track of every important action item and includes a recommended timeline.Opening a Charter School for the first time is a daunting task. This checklist from the New York City Charter School Center helps new Charter School's Board of Trustees keep track of every important action item and includes a recommended timeline.

Type: 
Template
Checklist
Guidebook
Topic: 
Governance
Leadership