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 leaders next week at our booth and breakout sessions!

We’ll be presenting two breakout sessions this year, both on Tuesday, March 6. We invite you to attend “Strengthening Board Governance: Using Dashboard to Drive Decisions” with our EVP and Chief Client Services Officer Peter Laub, from 8:30 am – 9:30 am in the Wilton room. This session is designed to help charter board members identify and aggregate key data points and make informed decisions about academics, finance, and compliance.

We also hope to see you later in the day for our second session, “Better Budget Building“, which will begin at 3:30 pm in Grand Ballroom I & II. EdTec’s  Gasper Magallanes and Leslie Gabbianelli will present this session, along with Dr. Latrisha Chattin, Executive Director of our charter partner Susie King Taylor Community School. Attendees will learn how to strengthen budget assumptions and meet state compliance standards in order to improve decision making at the school level and communicate a more effective story to potential fundraisers and lenders.

We’ll be at Booth S17, so when you’re not attending sessions, please come by to meet our team and learn how our charter experts can support your school with back-office services. We’re also excited to share how we meet the needs of new school developers with personalized, multi-year budgeting and forecasting.

We look forward to sharing our knowledge with Georgia’s charter school leaders, and we wish everyone a very productive three days of learning!

EdTec Opens Atlanta Office and Expands Work with Georgia Charters

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 in the region, there is an increasing need for high-quality schools. Enrollment in charter schools in Georgia has more than tripled over the last decade, exceeding 84,000 students in the 2016-17 school year (Georgia Department of Education). EdTec is eager to contribute to this growth by sharing our knowledge and expertise and expanding our impact in the state. 

EdTec currently works with four charters in Georgia, throughout the metro Atlanta area, Macon, and Savannah. We provide these schools with full back-office support, which means we provide a CFO-level resource and a team of specialists to perform payroll, accounts payable, and accounting functions, as well as to support financial reporting and compliance requirements, enabling school leaders to focus on academic excellence. We also supported a few of these schools throughout the charter development stage by creating their charter application budgets, identifying sources of funding, and helping with the chartering process.  

As part of our partnership with the GCSA, EdTec provides critical support to aspiring school leaders who participate in GCSA’s charter school incubator. Our staff works together with applicants to create their school budgets, and, when necessary, develops multiple iterations of school budgets for district and state applications.  

We look forward to continuing our work with the GCSA and supporting the growth of high-quality charter schools in Georgia!