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TCSA Restorative Discipline Survey for School Leaders and Behavioral Specialists

TCSA Restorative Discipline Survey for School Leaders and Behavioral Specialists

Texas Charter Schools Association (TCSA) is collecting data regarding your district’s use of restorative discipline practices. Since we truly value your time, this survey should only take 3 minutes to complete. We would greatly appreciate if you’d provide us your responses by Wednesday, November 27th.

Restorative discipline is defined as “a whole-school, relational approach to […]

November 6th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities||
Bruce Marchand Ed.D.

TCSA Conference Thank You and More New Training!

TCSA Conference Thank You and More New Training!

Thanks to everyone who attended our 2019 TCSA Conference!  We had a record crowd of over 1700 attendees and an extremely high level of engagement from our attendees, whether it was in attendance at breakout sessions, prowling the exhibit hall, or enjoying the 80’s prom with the Spazmatics!                                    

While it’s fresh on your mind, […]

Shree Medlock

TCSA announces new fellows for the 2019-2020 Teacher Advocacy Leadership Institute

TCSA announces new fellows for the 2019-2020 Teacher Advocacy Leadership Institute

The Texas Charter Schools Association is proud to announce 25 fellows have been accepted to the 2019-2020 Teacher Advocacy Leadership Institute (TALI). This highly selective fellowship is in its second year and has doubled the number of fellows to meet growing demand.   

 The purpose of the fellowship […]

October 7th, 2019|Categories: Advocacy, News, Opportunities, Training||
Bruce Marchand Ed.D.

Important Sessions presented by TEA Staff at the 2019 TCSA Conference

Important Sessions presented by TEA Staff at the 2019 TCSA Conference

Several significant changes to the rules surrounding growth and expansion as well as charter school application and waitlist requirements have come about as the result of legislation passed in the recent 86th legislative session.  TCSA has been working with TEA charter division staff to provide schools […]

October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Conference, Legal, Member Services, Opportunities, TEA, Training||
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TEA Announces Competitive Grant Funding for Teacher and Principal Training – Application is Now Live!

TEA Announces Competitive Grant Funding for Teacher and Principal Training – Application is Now Live!

The Texas Education Agency recently announced the opening of two competitive grant opportunities for recruiting and preparing future teachers and principals. These two grants would allow certain open-enrollment charter schools to receive funding to make available specific teacher/ school leader support and pipeline programs. Recruiting, supporting, and retaining teachers and school leaders will allow […]

September 18th, 2019|Categories: Opportunities, Quality, TEA||
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Is Your Facility Holding You Back?

Is Your Facility Holding You Back?

Thinking about adding capacity or simply providing more space to your current students? Maybe you’ve been in those portables a bit longer than you anticipated? Perhaps it’s time to move out of the old strip mall and into something newer and more modern? Is your landlord giving you the raw deal?

If any of these […]

May 1st, 2019|Categories: Member Services, Opportunities, Training|Tags: , |
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Inaugural Charter School Facilities Summit

Inaugural Charter School Facilities Summit

The Texas Charter Schools Association, in conjunction with the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and Tennessee Charter School Center, is excited to announce the launch of the Charter School Facilities Summit. Taking place in Austin on June 4th, 2019, this convening shall provide objective information on the various aspects of growth and expansion, […]

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Two January Webinars Free to TCSA Member Schools!

Two January Webinars Free to TCSA Member Schools!

It’s back to school after the holidays, and it’s time to get back to training! Join TCSA this January for two webinars that we are providing free to TCSA member schools. On Thursday, January 24 from 10:00-11:00 a.m. join us for Creating and Submitting a Successful Expansion Amendment – 2019 Edition. Follow […]

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The 2019–2021 Public Charter School Program (PCSP) Start-Up Grant

The 2019–2021 Public Charter School Program (PCSP) Start-Up Grant

The 2019–2021 Public Charter School Program (PCSP) Start-Up Grant for charter schools authorized under Subchapters D and E was posted on the TEA Grants Opportunities website on November 30, 2018.  The purpose of the 2019–2021 PCSP Start-Up Grant is to provide financial assistance for the planning, program design, and initial implementation of state-authorized charter […]

December 12th, 2018|Categories: Opportunities|Tags: , |
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Fully Funded with Stipends through TEA: Online Blended Learning Series for Teachers

Fully Funded with Stipends through TEA: Online Blended Learning Series for Teachers

Want to learn more about Blended Learning strategies? NOW is the time. Funding is available for the costs of blended learning training. This TEA initiative to fund professional development (PD) for teachers who are committed to learning and implementing blended learning strategies in their classrooms is available through July 2019. In addition, campus coaches, teacher aides and other […]

November 28th, 2018|Categories: Opportunities, Training||