Organizational Design for Charter Schools: A Case Study

By Christina L Greenberg, Co-Founder & Partner, Edgility Consulting May 16, 2018 “”Every company has two organizational structures: The formal one is written on the charts; the other is the everyday relationship of the men and women in the organization.”  – Harold Geneen Among all the things I have learned working with schools over the past fifteen years, perhaps the most important … Read More

Prepare for Your Audit! Step 3: The Pre-Audit

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By the EdTec Client Management Team  March 22, 2018 In our last blog post, we covered the first two phases of the audit cycle: Auditor Solicitation and Auditor Engagement. In this post, we’ll take a deeper dive into the third phase, the Pre-Audit. This phase occurs between April and June, and involves the auditor’s first visit to the school and frequent communication between … Read More

Connect with EdTec at the 25th Annual CCSA Conference!

EdTec is proud to be a sponsor, exhibitor, and presenter at the 25th Annual California Charter Schools Conference! The conference will take place in San Diego from March 26-28, 2018. EdTec staff, along with our partner organizations and schools, will present 11 breakout sessions and poster sessions, as well as two sessions at the School Developer Summit. We’re looking forward to this … Read More

Join EdTec at the Georgia Charter Schools Conference!

March 1, 2018 EdTec is excited to be a Platinum Sponsor of the 15th annual Georgia Charter Schools Conference! The conference takes place March 5-7, 2018 at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center in Atlanta, Georgia. We’re proud to work together with the Georgia Charter Schools Association to support Georgia charters, and we’re looking forward to connecting with charter … Read More

EdTec’s Going to the 2018 Colorado Charter Schools Conference!

February 28, 2018 EdTec will be attending the 2018 Colorado Charter Schools Conference as an exhibitor and presenter! The conference takes place March 1-2. 2018 in Denver, Colorado at the Marriott Denver Tech Center. We’ll be at Booth #R11, so be sure to stop by to say hello to our team members and learn how our charter experts can support your … Read More

Strategic Planning for Charter Schools: A 101 Guide

By Guest Blogger Jonathan Kaufman, Co-Founder & Principal of  Third Plateau One of the biggest missed opportunities we see among charter schools is operating without a strategic plan in place. LCAPs and charter renewals are necessary and useful, but they are far from a substitute for a strong strategic plan. For most school leaders, that then begs the question, “Okay, but what is a … Read More

Get Your School’s Performance Data Renewal Ready!

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By Annice Weinstein, Senior Manager, Assessment Data & Analysis December 14, 2017 Charter renewal is a very time intensive process, and it can be even more demanding if you haven’t already collected the necessary performance data. The following three steps will set you up to have your data ready when the time comes to start working on your renewal petition, … Read More

Prepare for Your Audit! Steps 1 & 2: Choose an Audit Firm and Engage

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By the EdTec Client Management Team  December 12, 2017 An audit is an official, independent review of your charter school’s financial statements by an approved CPA. An annual audit is required of charters in most states.   There is much preparation required before the annual audit.  The timeline below breaks up the charter school audit cycle into multiple phases and includes suggested dates. In today’s blog post, we’re going to focus on the … Read More

Tax Season Is Coming…Get the 411 on 1099s!

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By Jacqui Runholt, AP & Business Process Specialist November 29, 2017 You may not be a tax expert, but if you work with vendors that provide services to your charter school, you’ll need to know the basics about 1099s. A 1099 Form is used to report income from self-employment earnings, as well as interest, dividends, and other earnings, and you’ll need … Read More

EdTec Opens Atlanta Office and Expands Work with Georgia Charters

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November 20, 2017 EdTec is proud to announce the opening of our Atlanta office! We’re especially excited to be co-locating with our partner, the Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA), which allows us to collaborate with a dedicated, passionate team and stay abreast of new developments in Georgia’s education landscape.   There is a lot of momentum surrounding the charter school movement in Georgia. With so much growth … Read More