2018 Leadership Intensive: What Participants Say

Published April 05, 2018 17:53

We asked a dozen past participants to share their thoughts on CSDC's California Charter Schools Leadership Intensive, which will be held this year on June 25 – June 28 in Sacramento, CA.

Click below to see what they said:

About the Leadership Intensive

The Charter Schools Leadership Intensive is a four-day "boot camp" designed to provide California charter school leaders with in-depth trainings on the key areas of successful charter school management, including data and accountability, finance, leadership, charter school law and legal issues, special education, governance and more.

The Intensive is the latest iteration of CSDC’s long-time summer program, the Charter Schools Leadership Institute. The Intensive condenses the Institute’s 6-day schedule into a compact 4-day format and shifts the venue to a convenient location in order to increase the accessibility of the training while still offering a highly informative and highly engaging training program. 

Who Attends the Intensive?

The Leadership Intensive is designed for and targeted at new and experienced California charter school principals and other school leaders who have direct responsibility for overseeing and managing a broad range of responsibilities at their schools, specifically:
• newly hired administrators, especially those new to California charter schools,
• teachers recently promoted to leadership roles, and
• staff of newly authorized schools.
For more information regarding Leadership Intensive participants, you might take a glance at our observations of four years of Intensive application and participant data.

What Will You Learn?

The Leadership Intensive features a range of in-depth sessions, guest speakers, case studies, and group activities that address a broad range of key charter school leadership concepts and skills. The pace of the Intensive is fast, intense, and engaging. The 2018 Leadership Intensive brochure contains session descriptions and a sample schedule (PDF).

2018 Dates & Location

The 2018 Charter Schools Leadership Intensive will be held on Monday, June 25 - Thursday, June 28, 2018 at the Embassy Suites Sacramento Riverfront Promenade.


Click below to start your Leadership Intensive application, which should take about 20 minutes to complete. The final application deadline is Friday, April 20, 2018.

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