Development Services


CSDC's Development Services offer individualized assistance to those who are at the school design, planning and start-up stages of opening a charter school. CSDC can help you

  • articulate a vision for your school;
  • ensure that your school is compliant with state and federal laws;
  • outline a robust instructional program;
  • formulate a sound business plan;
  • draft, revise, and negotiate your school's charter petition;
  • draft a comprehensive financial plan;
  • identify funding sources;
  • secure facilities; and
  • finally, launch your school!

For more information about starting a California charter school, please contact us


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