Understanding the roles and responsibilities of board members is an important step in effective governance. These resources will help clarify what the board chair and other board members' roles are, and the characteristics to look for in candidates for particular positions.
The skills and dedication of the personnel who make up the founding charter school Board are essential for a new school's success. These resources will help schools recruit the right board members and get their new boards up and running.
Critical board building challenge: How does a charter school board clearly define its roles, responsibilities and philosophy of governance? Building an Effective Charter School Board is an extensive guidebook that covers every topic imaginable for new charter schools assembling a Board of Trustees for the first time.
What is your school's mission? If you have to search through your handbook or you can't recall the entire lengthy statement, you probably aren't making the most of your school's mantra! This primer about Mission Statements is useful for new charter schools who are beginning the application process.
This presentation is part of the Appication Development Program commissioned by the New York City Charter School Center. Created by charter school expert Cynthia Millinger, Education Plan: Selecting Essential Standards assists planning teams in developing an academic blueprint in conjunction with the New York State Testing Standards. Building a program that will pass the selective criteria of the authorizing agencies is a main theme of this presentaion.
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, Utilizing Benchmark Guiding Assessments is a guide for new charter schools who need to develop an academic program that adheres to New York state testing standards.