Board Development Program

Our Continuous Improvement Approach

With systemic continuous improvement as our guiding philosophy, we will conduct a comprehensive review of your governing structure and systems. Our team will provide an assessment with debriefing and implementation suggestions. If desired, opportunity to engage with a dedicated coach throughout the implementation. This step-by-step process with proven tools will set you on the path for continuous improvement.

Governance Assessment

Boards play a critical role in school oversight but often struggle with gaining knowledge about how charter schools function and how to effectively govern and support school leadership.

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Discovery

  • Reviewing current systems and processes
  • Defining your objectives
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Framing the Work

  • Strategic alignment
  • School goals framework
  • Board goals and accountability
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Creating Systems

  • Performance review process
  • Succession planning
  • Elections & nomination Process
  • Board liaison & organization
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Milestone Checks

  • Accountability review
  • Issue solving
  • Dashboard creation
  • Toolbox tools*
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Toolbox

  • Board management software
  • Board candidate bank
  • Monthly board chats
  • Board training webinar series
  • Resource library

Comprehensive Training + Frameworks

With the aid of comprehensive training and frameworks, we will guide you through streamlining governance in the following areas:

  • Bylaw and Structure Review
  • Board Alignment and Accountability
  • Framework for School Oversight
  • School Leadership Performance Review and Development
  • Leadership Succession Planning
  • Board Recruitment, Development and Engagement
  • School Management Dashboards:
    • With strong succession planning and processes established, incorporating the tenets of this framework improves transitions for new board leadership. We will work together to create deliverables that align with your school mission.

    Access information, resources, best practices and answers to charter-related questions via our help desk at charter411@chartersource.org.