Governance Certification

Every year at our Leadership Update Conference, CSDC offers a specialized training for charter school board members that satisfies the certificate-based requirements being imposed by some charter school authorizers.

The Charter School Governance Training Certification is a flexible, yet comprehensive training for new and returning charter school board members that covers topics such as school governance, the Brown Act, audits, fiscal oversight, human resources, and more.

Governance training for this certificate is completed in its entirety during the conference, and an advanced level Governance Certificate is provided to each participant who demonstrates completion of the required workshop and sessions.

Requirements of completion include attendance at mandatory sessions, as well as those that can be selected by the participant to customize each training.

Additionally, CSDC members have access to the Governance Academy a free, self-paced training for charter school board members. The Governance Academy offers an opportunity for on-boarding new board members, launching a board retreat, or as a refresher for existing board members seeking additional training. CSDC will provide a “proof of completion” for Governance Academy participants after all the modules have been completed.

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