Attend a Wednesday Workshop at the 2023 CSDC Conference and Propel Your Organization Forward

Attendance at the 2023 CSDC Conference provides time away from your charter organization to lean into the space that is necessary to consider new ideas and approaches to your work.

This year’s three-hour afternoon Workshops offer opportunities to engage deeply in the content, engage with colleagues, and to develop specific strategies around DEI, communications, or fundraising.

Workshops are offered exclusively on Wednesday, November 8 in a 3-hour format, from 1:00-4:00PM, allowing for in-depth content.

Workshops are included in full conference registration or single-day registration but seats must be reserved in advance. Register and reserve your seat today!

Featured Workshops

Strengthen and Refine Your Organization’s DEI Work: The “Unrealized Impact 2.0: The Hard Truth About Where We Are and Ways to Move Forward” Workshop is presented by Promise54. The Workshop will review data to understand what has (and has not) changed within the charter sector since the original “Unrealized Impact” report was released in 2017. Promise54’s expert facilitators will ensure participants leave this Workshop with an understanding of the status of the sector’s DEI work, the promising practices that have been identified in their work over the last seven years, and how to personalize a path forward based on the DEI profile of an organization. Reserve your seat now.

Develop a Strategic and Compelling Organizational Narrative: California charter schools face a number of uncertainties in the coming years, including a challenging and daunting petition, appeal, and renewal process that leaves many leaders with deep-seated concerns about the future of their organizations. Participants in this Workshop will work with leading charter school communications professionals and veteran charter leaders and learn how to craft a compelling organizational narrative that will persuade even the most discerning of authorizers. Be prepared to develop and share your own powerful stories of impact and authentic proof point to conquer the challenges of tomorrow, one compelling story at a time! Reserve your seat now.

Establish Sustainable, Equity-centered Fundraising Strategies: Is there a gap between the mission and vision of your charter school organization and the public funding available to achieve it? Are you ready to redesign your organization’s approach to annual giving campaigns or to establish new relationships with philanthropic partners? This Workshop will be led by Valerie Braimah, a former charter school leader who is now a Senior Associate Partner with NewSchools Venture Fund. Participants will collaborate to analyze and refine their current fundraising strategies, and gain insights into how to establish, expand, or improve fundraising efforts while remaining sensitive to a variety of family circumstances. Reserve your seat now.

More Workshops and Summits

Not finding what you’re looking for? Review all of the 3-hour Workshops and full-day Summits offered on Wednesday, November 8 at the 2023 CSDC Conference and reserve your seat today. We look forward to hosting you in Anaheim!

2023 CSDC Conference

November 8-10, 2023
Anaheim Convention Center
Anaheim, CA

Upcoming Deadlines
November 7 • Standard Registration
November 8-10 • Onsite Registration


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