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Four Ways School Leaders Can Promote Equity-Driven Distance Learning

Equity is a driving force for charter schools in their quest to provide high-quality education options for all students, regardless of zip code. The COVID-19 pandemic and related school closures have created new challenges in this quest. As we learned this past spring, low-income students are at a greater disadvantage due to disparities in access […]

Grant Opportunities for Charter Schools – August 2020

This post includes grant opportunities with deadlines starting in September & October 2020.  EdTec is here to help your school secure additional funding for day-to-day operations or special projects. We’ve put together a list of regional and national grant opportunities currently available to charter schools. See below for more information. If you’re interested in receiving […]

Tracking Attendance and Engagement During Distance Learning

By the EdTec Data Team  August 18, 2020 This past spring, many schools learned that tracking student attendance and engagement during distance learning can be a complicated and often messy process. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be! There are many ways to track attendance and engagement in this new learning environment, […]

Resources to Help Charter Schools Navigate the Reopening Process

August 3, 2020 As schools prepare for the 2020-21 school year, there are so many factors to consider. We know there is a lot of information out there, and it is difficult to keep track of all the updates. We’ve compiled a list of guidance and resources from government and health agencies as well as charter organizations to help […]

Leading in a Crisis: Charter School Leaders Share Their Experiences

June 25, 2020 Here at EdTec, supporting charter schools to succeed is at the heart of everything we do, day in and day out. As we navigate this difficult time together, this blog series will address various topics to help school leaders identify the tools, resources, and support they need to lead effectively.   This time, we […]

Leading in a Crisis: Engaging with Prospective Families During School Closures

June 18, 2020 Here at EdTec, supporting charter schools to succeed is at the heart of everything we do, day in and day out. As we navigate this difficult time together, this blog series will address various topics to help school leaders identify tools, resources, and support that can help them lead effectively. This time, we’re providing a few […]

A Message of Unity from EdTec

June 12, 2020 Dear Partner, You inspire us with your fierce determination to do whatever it takes to create a better school for your community. You amaze us with the passion, creativity, innovation and selflessness that inform all you do for and with your students and communities. You humble us with your wisdom, perspective, insight […]

EdTec Announces Partnership with Friday

May 22, 2020 EdTec is excited to announce a new partnership with Friday, a strategy and design firm supporting charter schools with strategic planning, branding, and program design. After years of working closely with Annie Crangle, a former educator turned strategist, EdTec can now tap into her firm’s full capabilities to offer unique value to […]

From Crisis Management to Strategic Planning: A Four-Step Framework

(Part One of a Two-Part Series) By Guest Blogger Annie Crangle, Partner, Friday In the last few weeks, I’ve spoken with school administrators, lawyers, financial advisors, and educational consultants about the new realities that K-12 schools are about to encounter. As you can imagine, these conversations have felt overwhelming. This pandemic has underscored our vulnerability, […]