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Our Commitment to Members

From leveraging the power of our collective to influencing public opinion, CCSA is charter schools’ leading partner in protecting their ability to deliver high-quality education.

As a CCSA member, you benefit from our state and local advocacy and gain access to our unmatched expertise that guides you throughout the year. Our long-term relationships with schools, local authorizers, state agencies, elected officials, and community-based organizations enable us to effectively advocate for sound policies that strengthen the charter public school sector and improve access to quality education options for all students.

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The Value of a CCSA Membership

CCSA Member Benefits

Support from Strong Coalitions
  • Forge strong connections through our convening with fellow member schools who make up 3/4 of autonomous California charter schools
  • Access to recurring regional meetings
  • Impact local decisions by participating in CCSA Local Advocacy Councils
  • Connect with local CCSA Member Council representatives
  • Network with peers and experts that support your school’s needs 
Successful Renewals
  • Local trainings, tools, and coaching on renewal strategies, leading to a 98% renewal rate for members in 2021
  • Curated updates on local authorizer policies
  • Connections to local authorizers’ board members/staff
  • Academic data support to improve student outcomes and build a compelling data story for your authorizer
New Charter School Development
Amplification of Charter Successes and Stories
  • Features in our social or paid media activities, including CharterNation
  • Support in pitching school stories to local reporters
  • Influence local opinion leaders/policymakers actions with ads
Direct Support and Resources
  • Direct connection to local CCSA representatives who help fight the battles so you can focus on your day-to-day
  • Curated updates on the state budget, policies, and pending legislation
  • Access to our online Member Portal, which includes news, resources, recorded workshops, webinars, and our vendor directory
  • Pro bono Prop 39 program for qualifying schools
  • Attend the annual California Charter Schools Conference at a reduced rate

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