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Workshops and Events

CCSA-sponsored trainings and webinars offer charter leaders, staff, and supporters practical guidance from experts in a variety of fields. These range from basic 101 courses about how to start a charter school to quarterly business manager updates to advanced trainings about Proposition 39 and charter renewal. Content is offered in six strands:

  • School Development, Replication and Growth
  • Funding
  • Facilities
  • Increasing Student Achievement;
  • Leadership and Advocacy
  • Operations and Compliance

Participation in workshops, events and webinars are free or discounted to CCSA member schools. Peruse the events calendar.

Featured Events

24th Annual CCSA Conference

Our annual California Charter Schools Conference is the premier networking and professional development event for leaders, employees, and supporters of the state's charter schools. Learn about the Conferences and explore highlights from previous years.

Governance and Finance Academies

Offered just once a year, these intensive workshops are a free resource for CCSA Members.

Local Member Engagement Meetings

Connect with local leaders on issues relevant to your region when you attend regional meetings, workshops, and specialized work groups.

CCSA's Annual Advocacy Day

Join hundreds of charter school leaders, teachers and parents at the State Capitol in Sacramento, for CCSA's biggest advocacy action of the year.

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