Proper insurance is important for charter schools from inception to maturity. This FAQ document answers many common questions that charter schools have regarding insurance packages.
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.
This resource will help charter schools decide what type of health insurance to offer their employees. It provides the basic options for healthcare plans, cafeteria plans and funding options.
These documents provide guidance for administrators and teachers as they complete the Institutional Master File (IMF) and Personnel Master File (PMF) as part of the annual BEDS survey.
The New York City Charter School Center has prepared this helpful list meant for new Charter Schools who are staffing up for the first time. Key Business Functions are listed along with a brief description of each one's duties and responsibilities.
This presentation is part of the New School Development Program commissioned by the New York City Charter School Center. Created by charter school expert Cynthia Millinger, Meaningful Professional Development Planning is a guide for new charter schools who need to develop a program that maximizes teachers' time and resources in an efficient manner.
These documents are intended to help school operations staff to navigate through the teacher certification process.
Please note, there have recently been updates in exams and exam requirements, especially for eligible interstate candidates. We are currently updating our resources to reflect these changes. For more information about applying for NYS certification with out-of-state credentials, we suggest you read the NYSED's guidelines: here.
Please contact the Certification Team at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about these documents.
These resources focus entirely on the hiring of instructional staff. Topics covered include teacher certification, recruitment strategies, establishing competency criteria, and developing indicators.
Legal issues impact all stages of the hiring process. This presentation from the New York City Charter School Center in conjunction with McCarter and English Attorneys helps Charter Schools navigate them and avoid common pitfalls.
Topics covered include charter renewal benchmarks, advertising and recruiting, employment types, and background checks.