Resources

CSE and Compliance

The September 2010 presentation Common Coordination Issues, from the Brooklyn Charter School Student Support Agency, addresses common coordination issues facing schools with Special Education students.

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.

Immunization

School Immunization Requirements is a presentation from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene outlining proper procedure and protocols for ensuring that charter school immunization requirements are met according to the law.  Topics covered include the Certificate of Immunization, requirements by grade level, and immunization exemptions.

Parent Advocacy and Engagement

Parents are important advocates for their schools.  This presentation, intended for pre-authorization planning teams, focuses on effective practices for parent engagement and advocacy strategies.  In addition to offering numerous tips and advice, this presentation specifically covers steps needed to include a parent engagement plan on the charter application.