December 2014

Capitol Update 12/18/14

Included in the Capitol Update this week:

* Join 1000+ Registered Charter Leaders, Teachers and Supporters at the 22nd Annual California Charter Schools Conference.
* Have an Exceptional Story to Share with Your Legislators? Come Share Them at CCSA’s Annual Charter School Day at the Capitol

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December 2014 CEO Message

Read the December 2014 CEO Message from Jed Wallace.

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Your Voice. Your Story. Your Last Chance to Enter the OMMV Video Contest!

“May I have the envelope, please. And the award goes to: [Insert your name here]!” Enter the OMMV Video Contest for your chance to win a cash prize up to $5,000 for you and $10,000 for your charter school. As…

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Dive into the New Year Using CCSA's Self-Assessment Portal

Complete your 2017-18 assessment today and equip your school with powerful data that can help inform the remainder of your school year, including informative data reports, and hundreds of pre-screened resources.

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Granting Funds to a Charter School Attended by the Child of a Foundation Trustee

Granting Funds to a Charter School Attended by the Child of a Foundation Trustee

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Debunking Myths About Special Education and Charters

An inspiring story from a parent of a student with special needs whose life was transformed by a charter school.

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Capitol Update 12/11/14

Included in the Capitol Update this week:

* 2014-15 Principal Apportionment Software is Now Available
* CCSA Business Managers’ Meetings Kick Off in January 2015 - Register Today!
* Finance Academy 2015 Workshop Registration Now Open!
* Have an Exceptional Story to Share with Your Legislators? Come Share Them at CCSA’s Annual Charter School Day at the Capitol

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Conference 2015: Final Week to Receive the Early Bird Registration Discount & Be Entered to Win Dinner in Sacramento

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CCSA is proud to offer our Early Bird Conference Registration Special available until December 19, which includes a chance to win dinner for two at the Sheraton Grand Hotel. Get ready to start planning your time in Sacramento and check out the complete program of 160+ breakout sessions on our searchable online program.

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Finance Academy 2015 Workshop Registration Now Open!

The in-person Finance Academy Workshop will assist charter schools and developers in all phases and areas of financial management.

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CCSA Business Managers' Meetings Kick Off in January 2015 - Register Today!

The Knowledge Management Team will dispense up-to-the-minute information about the Governor’s 2015-16 State Budget Proposal and how the state’s financial situation will impact your school. Register today!

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Title III Accountability Reporting: Update Your Data by January 12

Ensure your CALPADS data is accurate before the California Department of Education (CDE) extraction on January 12, 2015.

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Court Affirms Nonclassroom-Based Charter School's Right to Operate Resource Center

Shasta Superior Court allows Shasta Secondary Home School to continue to operate its resource center outside of its authorizing district’s boundaries but within the county of that district. Read more.

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Don't Miss CCSA's Winter Business Managers Meetings!

Got questions about the Governor’s 2015-16 State Budget Proposal and how the state’s financial situation will impact your school? Look no further than CCSA’s Business Managers meetings!

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CCSA Answers: Parental Notification for Pest Control

Question: We have a pest control company scheduled to fumigate our charter school and are wondering about requirements for parent notification. Answer: The Healthy Schools Act requirements are something that charter schools may want to consider. The Act requires…

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2015 CCSA Conference Programming is Now Available

CCSA is proud to offer programming tailored specifically to the needs of the California charter community at the 22nd Annual Charter Schools Conference. 160+ breakout sessions have been developed and approved by charter school experts to meet the needs of YOU and YOUR school community - check them out now!

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Computer Science Education Week: Hour of Code

Learn how your students can participate in Computer Science Education Week (December 8-14) and the Hour of Code, a self-guided activity allowing them to try out the basics of computer science.

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Time is Running Out: Enter the OMMV Video Contest by Dec. 15

Speaking passionately about something you believe in, like the impact a California charter school is making in a child’s life, isn’t hard to do! In fact, each of us could tell a story that is energizing and empowering. Let’s work…

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Capitol Update 12/5/14

Included in the Capitol Update this week:

* Court Affirms Nonclassroom-Based Charter School’s Right to Operate Resource Center
* National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA) Releases Analysis of State Charter School Policies
* Hour of Code
* Enter the OMMV Video Contest by December 15, 2014!
* Have an Exceptional Story to Share with Your Legislators? Come Share Them at CCSA’s Annual Charter School Day at the Capitol

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One Movement. Many Voices. One Amazing Video Contest!

As charter leaders, you are one of the most credible sources for telling the charter school story. Charters are making a positive impact on our communities, but many people do not know about - or understand - charter schools. That’s where you come in. www.ccsa.org/ommv.

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Announcing Pro Bono Legal Review for Prop. 39 District ADA Response Letters

CCSA’s Prop. 39 Pro Bono Review Program will assist your school with a response to school district letters regarding Prop. 39 ADA projections. Sign up today and learn more.

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