The Charter Center, together with the NYCDOE Office of Charter Partnerships, returns with up-to-the-minute systems, compliance and organizational training sessions. Whether you are new in the role, have expanded responsibilities, or are looking for a refresher, this Boot Camp will help ensure your success.
The NYC DOE sets clear campus guidelines for schools co-located in DOE buildings whether they are district or charter schools. The DOE Division of Space Management Co-Location Handbook spells out the philosophy and protocols for shared campuses. It includes sections on the Building Response Team, Safety Planning, custodial services, and the building council.
For campuses with charter schools, the work of the building council is supplemented by a shared space committee.
All New York charter schools are subject to the requirements of New York State's Freedom of Information Law (FOIL). FOIL is a New York State law that provides the public an avenue to access certain records of public agencies, and it explicitly applies to charters under the Charter Schools Act of 1998.
Did you know that New York City charter schools are subject to the requirements of New York State's Open Meetings Law (OML)? The OML is based on a presumption of access that provides the public with the right to know in advance about meetings of public bodies and then to observe the meetings and deliberations. It applies explicitly to charter schools under the Charter Schools Act of 1998.
For High Schools looking to order diplomas, please note that charter schools do not use the NYC DOE diploma.
Since the State does not require a particular format, high schools have some options:
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.
This comprehensive guide, developed and originally presented by Rebecca Daverin of Explore Schools, is a great one-stop resource for the most useful ATS functions and reports.