Entries by edtecwp

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, […]

Resources to Help Schools Navigate the COVID-19 Crisis

Originally published March 12, 2020; last updated July 9, 2020 Amid growing concerns of the rising threat of the Coronavirus, or COVID-19, many governments, businesses, families, and schools are facing the responsibility of developing a response plan. School leaders also need to be ready to answer questions from concerned students, parents, and staff, as well as […]

What California Charter Leaders Need to Know About Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Assistance

By Annice Weinstein, Senior Manager, Assessment Data & Analysis February 18, 2020 The California Department of Education (CDE) just released the list of schools that qualify for Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) assistance based on the 2019 CA School Dashboard. All schools in California qualify for either General Assistance, Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI), or […]