The Top ShelfConnection. Capacity. Community.
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Vendor PartnersPartners in Charter School Success
Community Engagement Strategies for Boards
Program: The Top Shelf; Category: Community Engagement, Governance; Type: Webinar
Provides information on common barriers to effective collaboration, the board's role in community engagement, and strategies that foster both collaboration and community engagement (23 min).
Finance Essentials: Financial Health, Compliance, and Transparency
Program: The Bottom Line; Category: Finance; Type: PDF, Presentation
Presentation that highlights the basics of charter school financial health, internal controls, and preparing for audits.
Louisiana Charter School Board Legal Handbook (2015 Update)
Program: The Bottom Line; Category: Governance, Legal, Policy; Type: Handbook, PDF
Handbook designed to help explain many of the complex rules and regulations that apply to charter schools, as well as help charter school board members understand their roles and responsibilities.
Louisiana Charter School Handbook for School Administrators
Program: The Bottom Line, The Top Shelf; Category: Governance, Legal, Policy; Type: Handbook, PDF
The purpose of this School Leader Handbook is to help explain many of the complex rules and regulations that apply to public charter schools. Please note that this handbook is a summary of the majority of the existing rules and regulations that apply to your school and is not intended to cover all scenarios your school may face, nor is it designed to provide legal advice.
National Charter School Resource Center
Category: General Information; Type: Website
The National Charter School Resource Center, as a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is dedicated to bringing helpful and actionable resources to charter school parents, teachers, those opening a charter school, and more.