At CharterSource we believe impactful school leadership is shared leadership. School leaders, board members and families are integral to building a high-performing, sustainable organization. We provide board and leadership training leveraging resources to bring that to fruition. Select a format that best fits you’re your needs:
Select from training sessions listed below or consult with us on delivering content meaningful to your current needs. Developing exceptional team members is our priority consulting with you in advance to best understand your school and preferences.
We understand your board members and leadership team are busy professionals. Enhance your knowledge and skills saving time and resources by subscribing to our On-Demand Webinar Series. Engage your entire team in educational sessions hosted by Minnesota industry leaders. (Sessions on employment law, charter school financials and governance are included in the Board Basics Series.)
Interact with peers across the metro sharing strategies and practices that work. We will guide participants through sessions covering issues pre-determined by your group. This format includes milestone check-ins to connect training to execution. Contact us to join a group that best fits your needs.
CharterSource Training Options
Leadership Performance Review
Developing a unified team with the Board and school leadership is vitally important to the health of the school. Clear communication and strong development/support systems for school leadership is paramount. Walking through the evaluation process from setting school goals, utilizing board dashboards/milestone checks to determining best evaluation process and delivery is important work.
New Board Member Basics
From committee structure, composing minutes, setting board goals, milestone check-in to School Leader Dashboards, we will guide you through the framework for effective board governance. Included in materials are frameworks and samples for implementation.
Succession Planning: Why It Matters
Shield your school from risk by making an annual succession plan review a priority. Careful planning of job responsibilities and crisis management procedures, will be reassuring should the unexpected happen. Both board and school leadership transition plans will be reviewed.
Practices of High Performing Boards
This is designed for charter schools that are invested in moving their leadership to the next level of performance. Learn about tools and practices of exceptional boards and how to apply them to your charter school board. Understand how a shared appreciation of accountability and engagement can foster strong outcomes for your charter school.
Board Recruitment and Development
The foundation begins with understanding school goals and aligning board with school strategies. From gap skills, to identifying potential candidate sources to nomination process and on-boarding new members, we will walk through each step to building an effective board.
Top 10 Misconceptions of Open Meeting Law
Understand best practices to conduct your board meetings and procedures with care. Designed to help charter schools move their organizations forward efficiently without exposing the school to risk.
**PORTAL PERKS: Many of the above training sessions are in webinar form free for portal clients. Included is a participation check out system to provide authorizer with board member annual training compliance report.
*In addition to Governance components listed above, we can coordinate with training partners to provide Finance and Employment Law components for state mandated training on-site.