August 2018

CDE clarification for PCSGP applicants

Thanks to all who attended CCSA’s recent PCSGP “How to” webinar. In response to member questions, we provide some information on nonprofit status below. The CDE has clarified that PCSGP applicants must be a non-profit entity and in good standing…

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CCSA's Fall Business Managers' Meetings Conclude This Week!

Wondering about the 2018-19 State Budget and how the state’s financial situation will impact your school? Look no further than CCSA’s Business Managers’ meetings! We will cover the current funding rates, updates on proposed changes, information on state and federal…

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CCSA Answers: Infectious Tuberculosis (TB) Testing Requirement for Charter School Staff and Volunteers

Question: What kind of infectious tuberculosis (TB) testing is required of charter school staff and volunteers? Answer: California law requires that school staff working with students be free of infectious tuberculosis (TB). AB 1667: Tuberculosis Testing in Schools mandates that…

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Fall Data Survey: Check your inbox

On Monday, August 27 all member schools will receive an important survey from Jed Wallace asking you for your school’s enrollment and the number of students and your wait list. Last year there were 27 questions in our fall survey….

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AALRR's Civil Rights Conference scheduled for September 20, 2018

The Civil Rights Conference will provide key information, legal guidance, and practical tools for Public Entities to comply with civil rights laws in the 21st Century. Register here. The program will feature a plenary and break-out sessions with leaders and…

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CCSA Answers: Receiving Credit for Emergency Days When Determining ADA

Question: The recent wildfires throughout California have led to emergency closures at some charter schools. How can charter schools receive credit for emergency days when determining average daily attendance (ADA)? Answer: The California Education Code allows the State Superintendent of…

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Back to School Prices on Everyday Products and Services

Whether it is basic office supply shopping or big ticket items that require a formal bid, Procure K12 has what you need. Learn more about their Back to School services and products ranging from RFP management, enhanced purchasing analytics or Back to School categories on the ProcureK12 website.

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CALPADS Deadline Reminder: Don't forget to certify CALPADS End-of-Year (EOY) data

CALPADS Deadline Reminder: Don’t forget to certify CALPADS End-of-Year (EOY) data by August 24th at 5pm. It is critical for LEAs to certify accurate data by this deadline, as there will be no other opportunities to amend these data.

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Don't Miss CCSA's Public Charter Schools Grant Program Application Webinar & Consultations

CCSA’s Knowledge Management Team will be offering a webinar on “How to Successfully Complete the PCSGP Application” Webinar on August 17, from 4-6 p.m. and opportunities for one-hour consultations on August 30-31 and September 4-7 for any member school that has questions related to completing the PCSGP application, and/or who would like to have their application reviewed. Register today.

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CCSA Answers: Deadline for Opening a Charter School to Receive ADA

For charter schools in their first year, find out when your school must open to receive Average Daily Attendance (ADA) funding.

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