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Charter School Board Training

The New York City Charter School Center partnered with the SUNY Charter School Institute, the NYSED Charter School Office and the NYC DOE Office of School Design and Charter Partnerships to launch a three-part series of events for charter school board members.

Part I – What is good charter school board governance?
A thorough review of the basics of oversight and applicable laws.
Presented by SUNY Charter School Institute
SUNY Guide to Board Governance
Part I Webinar (Full Audio)

Part II – How do boards ensure the school’s financial management systems are working?
Does the school have “audit-proof” fiscal policies and procedures? Do they follow them? What do we learn from recent audit findings?
Presented by John Tarvin, Claremont Consulting and Raj Thakkar, Charter School Business Management
Full Audio Webinar 1
Full Audio Webinar 2
CSBM-101 Finance Committee Planning
CSBM 101 Financial Best Practices
CSBM 101 Optimal Levels
CSBM 101 Roles Responsibilities
CSBM Fraud Flawed Gray one pager
Financial Oversight Board Training-Discussion Questions

Part III – What matters most in academic oversight and evaluating the school leader?
Tools for analyzing academic data and teacher evaluation systems to appraising the performance of the head-of-school.
Presented by Marci Cornell-Feist, Board On Track
Role in Academic Oversight
Role of the Academic Excellence Committee
Questions to Ask About Assessment Data
State of School Report [Exemplar]