Below are some exemplar Operations Guides that existing charter schools use:
- School Calendar
- Student Support
- Student Behavior and Discipline
- English Language Learners
- Family Engagement
- Student Health
These sample medical, dental and vision plans from various providers can aid charter schools’ human resources and operations teams through decisions related to employee benefits and health insurance coverage.
Meeting minutes are a formal recording of transactions that happened at a particular time and place. Minutes are a record of what was done at the meeting, not what was said by members.
So newly opening schools do not need to reinvent the wheel, these commonly used templates are designed to assist schools with operations related tasks. Included are templates for...
Charter schools are subject to New York Municipal Law Sections 800-806. Charters, therefore must have codes of ethics and conflict of interest policies. In addition, after New York State enacted the Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013, schools must also have whistle-blower policies. See below for some exemplars. Schools should continue to consult with their own counsel when creating these policies.
|General Municipal Law FAQ (2010)|
|Conflicts of Interest Policy and Whistleblower Policy Templates|
|Model Code of Ethics|
|Ethics for Trustees and Employees of Charter Schools (2010)|
The first half of the presentation covers the NYC Committee on Special Education (CSE), including the structure and function of the CSE, roles and responsibilities of the CSE and the charter school, and best practices for working with the CSE.
Here you will find an exemplar of a move-in and set-up plan, a suite of useful templates for all processes involved in move-in and set-up, and a sample fixtures, furniture and equipment list including approximate costs.