About Us

The nation's oldest charter support organization, the Charter Schools Development Center (CSDC), remains the most comprehensive resource center for charter schools anywhere in the country.

Our leadership trainings, publications, consulting, and membership program offer our clients over 20 years of experience in charter school start-up, operational support, and advocacy.

We are recognized as the leading experts in charter school law, policy, finance, school design, authorizing, governance, and personnel.

Our staff has assisted with the drafting of charter laws in over 25 states and has played a prominent role in the decision making of school reform policy at both the state and national levels.

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