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Two New TCSA Training Webinars Coming Next Week!

Two New TCSA Training Webinars Coming Next Week!

TCSA has two new free webinars planned for next week that should be of interest to both charter CEOs and administrators as well as board members.

On Tuesday, September 10th at 11:00 a.m. please plan to join Ryan Alexander for Introduction to Civic Builders. Civic Builders, a non-profit facilities developer, offers very favorable terms […]

September 4th, 2019|Categories: Training|Tags: , , |
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Fostering Great Governance and Effective Leadership Systems at the 2019 TCSA Conference

Fostering Great Governance and Effective Leadership Systems at the 2019 TCSA Conference

Two of the important conference breakout strands emphasize training in effective governance as well as developing school and network leadership systems. Here’s a sampling of breakout sessions in these two strands:

Why is Good Charter School Governance so Difficult? presented by Mike Mizzoni of BoardOnTrack – Monday, October 28 – 10:45 a.m.

Great boards are well-staffed […]

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TCSA has Training and Services to Meet Your Specific Needs!

TCSA has Training and Services to Meet Your Specific Needs!

TCSA has Training and Services to Meet Your Specific Needs!

  • Did you know – There are very specific professional development requirements outlined in 19 TAC §100.1102-1105 describing required training for board members, CEOs and charter officers, and campus administrators;
  • Did you know – New board members must receive 12 hours of prescribed Commissioner-hour training in […]
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How Does Your School Compare?

How Does Your School Compare?

Are you wondering how your campus compares with other schools? Are your students experiencing academic growth in Reading and Math that is comparable to other schools in your county, region or the state? Is your school, as a whole, serving students well when compared to other schools that serve similar populations?

Have you viewed your […]

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Charter FIRST Indicators

Charter FIRST Indicators

Changes are coming to the Charter FIRST indicators. If you are a growing school, many of those changes may impact your ratings. The draft Charter FIRST indicators, which are proposed to go into effect in 2020, expand the topics reviewed as a part of a charter school’s annual financial evaluation.

The […]

February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Member Services, Quality|Tags: , |
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Expanding or Starting a New School?

Expanding or Starting a New School?

Is your school expanding? Or, are you part of a team that hopes to open a charter school in Texas?  TCSA’s new market identification service can help your team identify a target location that aligns to your school’s needs.

The TCSA team works, on an ongoing basis, to develop tools and services that provide value […]

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Reason #10 for a TCSA Membership: Free Legal Assistance

Reason #10 for a TCSA Membership: Free Legal Assistance

Do not forget your free legal assistance from the dynamic duo of Texas Charters Schools Association’s (TCSA) Legal Team: Lindsey Gordon, General Counsel and Christine Nishimura, Deputy General Counsel. As members of TCSA, each school’s administration, board of directors, and human resource specialists have access to free legal assistance on all your pressing questions. […]

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Teachers as Charter School Advocates

Teachers as Charter School Advocates

Most traditional teacher support organizations are anti-school choice – are your staff’s paychecks going to one of these organizations? Working at a charter school comes with its own set of unique challenges. Staff work long hours and are selfless in their pursuit of supporting their charter’s mission, but what if they belong to an organization […]

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Post Session Resources for Member Schools

Post Session Resources for Member Schools

85TH REGULAR SESSION LEGISLATIVE SUMMARY AVAILABLE NOW

The TCSA Legislative Summary of the 85th Regular Session of the Texas Legislature is now available for member schools through the TCSA Quality Member Portal. TCSA Legal kept busy this summer reviewing and summarizing all 113 bills passed during the 85th Regular Legislative Session that impact […]