February 2018

"Why Data Matters: CALPADS, LCAP, LCFF and More" Workshops End this Week

Starting February 21, participate in a workshop from the experts at FCMAT about data reporting, including CALPADS, attendance, and LCFF calculations, CALPADS data timelines to maximize revenue, and how this data is used by federal and state agencies.

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Cash for College FAFSA Workshops

Foster Youth at your school are encouraged to apply for free Cash for College through Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students can stop by a Cash for College Workshop near them to receive free one-on-one assistance with their applications. Learn more

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Teach Computer Science in Your School!

Code.org is offering free professional development programs for existing teachers who want to begin teaching computer science. Learn more about the 2018 Code.org Professional Learning Program for middle and high school teachers, which begins over summer and continues throughout the academic year.

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Prop 39 Applicants: Reminder to Respond to the District's Preliminary Offer by March 1

School districts were required to provide each eligible Prop. 39 applicant with a preliminary offer of facilities by February 1. Charter schools must respond to the district’s preliminary offer no later than March 1, 2018, expressing any concerns with the offer and/or making a counter-offer. Read on for more information and template response letters.

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CCEE Webinar: Build Your Capacity to Make Data-Informed Decisions

On Thursday, March 1, dive deeper into Dashboard data to help you understand how to make decisions that are research-based, equity focused, and informed by stakeholder engagement.

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CCSA Answers: Components of an Authorizer's Charter School Oversight Fee Calculation

Learn about the revenues required to be included in the calculation of the authorizer’s oversight fee.

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CCSA Answers: Do the annual March 1st School Safety Plan adoption requirements included in Education Code Section 32286 apply to charter schools?

Learn whether the annual March 1st School Safety Plan adoption requirements included in Education Code Section 32286 applies to charter schools.

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Finance Academies Conclude This Week

Back by popular demand, CCSA is offering one-day, in-person Finance Academy workshops. Don’t miss the final workshops this week in the Bay Area and Sacramento to strengthen your internal financial management capacity. Learn more and register today!

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CCSA's Winter Business Managers' Meetings Conclude This Week

Wondering about the Governor’s January 2018 Budget Proposal and how the state’s financial situation will impact your school? Don’t miss CCSA’s final Business Managers’ meeting on Wednesday, February 7. CCSA will cover the current funding rates, updates on proposed changes, information on state and federal categorical programs - plus legislative and regulatory updates. Learn more.

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CCSA Answers: March 15th Deadline for Layoff Notifications and Charter Schools

Learn how the March 15th deadline for employee layoff notification applies to charter schools.

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Prop 39 Applicants: Did Your District Provide a Preliminary Offer of Space?

Under Prop. 39 regulations, school districts are required to make preliminary offers of facilities space to eligible charter schools by February 1. Charter schools must respond to these preliminary offers by March 1. Read on for more information and template response letters.

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