Principals & Administrators

If there is one thing we have gleaned in our 20+ years of operations, it’s that being a charter leader is an incredibly difficult task. Luckily, you have a partner in CSDC. Our primary goal is to support you. We fight to free you of burdensome laws and regulations. We provide you with the most comprehensive, in-depth trainings and resources available. And we’re but a phone call away when you find yourself in a bind. If you are unfamiliar with who we are and what we do, we have listed our recommended next steps for you below.

Next Steps

Introduce Yourself

Introduce yourself by creating a non-member account. With your account, receive regular announcements from CSDC and gain access to select content.

Receive the Best Charter Professional Development Available

Seeking to broaden your charter skillset? Attend our summer Leadership Institute (a.k.a. “Charter Boot Camp”), where you can receive training on a broad range of charter topics. Looking to dive-deeper into charter finance, attend our Charter Business Officer Training Program. Need to plan ahead and network with hundreds of other charter leaders, attend our annual statewide charter conference.

Call Us When You Need Help

CSDC frequently helps school leaders with a wide variety of high-stakes projects. Audit not going smoothly? Need to negotiate your MOU? Can’t make out the jargon on a lease agreement? Contact our offices for help.

Join Our Movement

Receive ongoing support from the state’s leading charter experts when you become a CSDC Member.

Become a CSDC member

Gain complete access to and to the ongoing operational support we provide to CSDC Members.


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Receive CSDC announcements

Non-members can sign up to receive California charter school updates and access select content.

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