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Engaging Parents as a Powerful Marketing Tool

By Melanie Horton, Senior Marketing Manager April 29, 2019 When thinking about how to spread the word about our charter schools and create an enrollment pipeline for future years, we often target parents of prospective students. We organize school tours, hang up flyers at community events, and advertise upcoming open enrollment dates on the school […]

Register for the EdTec/YM&C 2019 Charter Leadership Forums!

Young, Minney & Corr, LLP (YM&C) and EdTec are partnering to bring you the latest fiscal, operational, legal, and political updates, along with expert advice, to help your charter school thrive in these challenging and uncertain times.  All charter developers and operators are invited to attend this annual educational and networking event, which promises to […]

California Charters, Stay Calm and Focus on Your LCAP Submission and the 2019 Dashboard!

By Jennifer Reyes, Ed.d., Educational Support Services Manager; Chris Lim, Senior Director of Data Management; and Annice Weinstein, Senior Manager, Assessment Data and Analysis  April 16, 2019 California charter leaders, as you enter the last few months of the school year, pay attention to these important tasks to help you stay on top of your […]

California Charters, Know the Impact of Participation Rate on Your School’s Academic Indicators!

By Annice Weinstein, Senior Manager, Assessment Data and Analysis March 29, 2019 In 2018, the California Department of Education added participation rate as a factor into the calculations for the Academic Indicators on the CA School Dashboard. But how exactly does that affect your school? For both ELA and Math, the goal is to have […]

Connect with EdTec at the 26th Annual CCSA Conference!

March 6, 2019 EdTec is proud to be a sponsor, exhibitor, and presenter at the 26th Annual California Charter Schools Conference! The conference will take place in Sacramento from March 11-14, 2019. EdTec staff, along with our partner organizations and partner schools, will present 13 breakout sessions and poster sessions, as well as two sessions at the […]

Tackling the Challenges of Central Office Hiring for Schools

By Guest Blogger Kevin Bryant, Principal, Edgility Consulting March 1, 2019 Not much is written about hiring practices for central office staff in schools, and understandably so. Teachers make up the large majority of hires made by individual schools, districts and charter networks. Also, the important work of educating students happens in classrooms and science […]

Finance Academies: Sacramento & Oakland

EdTec will be presenting at CCSA’s Finance Academies in Sacramento & Oakland. The CCSA Finance Academy is a one-day intensive in-person workshop designed to prepare charter school leaders, board members, business office staff, and new developers to strengthen their school’s internal financial management capacity. EdTec’s charter school experts will be on site to share their […]

Understanding the LCAP’s Increased or Improved Services Requirement

By Jennifer Reyes, Ed.D., Educational Support Services Manager January 15, 2019 California school leaders, are you confused about the LCAP’s increased or improved services requirement? If so, you’re not alone!  Read on for a breakdown of the basics of this critical LCAP component. Unduplicated Pupils To begin, a charter school’s unduplicated count refers to the […]