Entries by edtecwp

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 […]

EdTec is Ready for CSDC 2018!

November 30, 2018 EdTec will be attending the 2018 Charter Schools Development Center Conference as a sponsor, exhibitor, and presenter! The conference takes place December 10-11 in San Francisco at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. We’ll be at Booth #18 at the Exhibitor Fair, so be sure to stop by to say hello and learn […]

Prepare for Your Audit! Steps 5 & 6: Review and Submit Your Audit 

By EdTec Staff November 14, 2018 You’ve made your way through the first four steps of the audit cycle – now all that’s left to do is review the audit report and submit!  For California charters, these last two steps occur in November and December.    Contents of an Audit Report An audit report contains 14 sections. See […]

Why Now is the Best Time to Revise Your LCAP for Next Year!

by Jennifer Reyes, Ed.D., Educational Support Services Manager October 2, 2018 California charter schools, think back to your experience updating your 17-18 LCAP.  Did you feel overwhelmed by too many goals and metrics?  Outdated actions and services?  Unclear budgeted expenditures?  Lack of available data for any of the sections?  If you experienced any of these […]

Part 2 Rethinking Compensation: A Tactical Guide

By Allison Wyatt, Founding Partner, Edgility Consulting September 10, 2018 In our last blog post, we noted that compensation ought to address the needs of teachers and staff, as well as to the organization’s own objectives. We recommend that you start with establishing a sense of just how competitive you want your compensation to be, […]

Part 1 Rethinking Compensation: A Matter of Value

By Allison Wyatt, Founding Partner, Edgility Consulting August 31, 2018 Staffing is a critical ingredient for any education organization — and finding the right people has never been tougher. For decades, the supply of new teachers has been slowing down, particularly in critical subject areas such as math, science, and English language learning, as well […]