Entries by zenden

Finance & Operations: 5 Key Things Every Charter School Leader Should Know

Originally published November 2015 Here at EdTec, we have the fortune of working with many school leaders, both seasoned and new to the charter world, which allows us to see the most effective school leadership practices.  Many new school leaders have brought successful strategies implemented in their classrooms to their new roles as executive directors.  […]

Benchmarking for Charter School Budgeting

By Yoon Chang, Client Manager, EdTec Originally published November 2015 Since our founding in 2001, EdTec has had the privilege of working with more than 300 charter school leaders, district personnel, board members, charter management organizations, and the like.  Given our experience, EdTec’s school partners often ask how other charter schools approach their budgets and […]

HELP! I need a Student Information System! Practical Considerations for Today’s Charter School Leaders

By Chris Lim, Director of Data Management, EdTec  Originally published April 2013 In the current educational climate, it’s essential that a school has the ability to track, organize and report on its data. From managing day-to-day operations to meeting various reporting requirements, it has become virtually impossible to run a school effectively without an efficient […]

Assessing Your School’s Back-Office Support Needs

By Adam Miller, SVP, EdTec Inc. and Peter Laub, EVP, EdTec Originally published May 2012 Charter school leaders face two difficult challenges: managing a non-profit business and navigating the maze-like world of public education bureaucracy.  This one-two punch has left many charter school leaders and board members dazed and confused.  Help is not always easy to find, […]

Charter Renewal Do’s and Don’ts from an Authorizer’s Lens

By Stephanie Cho, Business Development Manager, EdTec  Originally published October 2011 Renewal can be a daunting process for even the most prepared and organized charter schools. The process is time-consuming and often produces anxiety within the community. The uncertainty and politics that surround charter approvals and renewals. In an effort to shed light on what […]

EdTec @ the 2017 CCSA Conference in Sacramento!

The 24th Annual California Charter Schools Conference will be held in Sacramento, March 20 – 23, 2017. EdTec is proud to be a sponsor, exhibitor, and presenter. Our staff, along with many partner organizations and schools, will present 14 breakout and poster sessions on a wide range of topics from Financial Management to Demonstrating Student Achievement to […]