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Charter School Events

Charter School Technical Assistance Events

Thank you for visiting our events page. We are pleased that you have an interest in the events that the Schools of Choice Unit offers each year! There are a variety of quality technical assistance and professional development opportunities available to all charter schools operating in the state of Colorado. These events are meant to provide best practices for charter school operations, analyze charter school trends, and identify areas of growth and provide solutions to charter school practitioners in need of optimal support, as it is our goal to help create successful and sustainable charter schools. We hope to see you at one (or many) of our events!

*Please note CCSP Grant recipients must participate in technical assistance events offered by the Schools of Choice Unit as a prerequisite for grant funding.*

For questions, contact Gisa Simmons at Simmons_G@cde.state.co.us or 303.866.6897.

Charter School Supporting Events

Many organizations have supporting webinars and resources for the charter community. The Schools of Choice Unit acknowledges that there is a need for charter-specific guidance have therefore compiled events below from various organizations that have offered support. Please reach out to Gisa Simmons at Simmons_G@cde.state.co.us with any questions. 

 
*Please note that resources below are not endorsed or produced by the Colorado Department of Education. These events are not part of our original TA calendar. To request credit for any above events, reach out to the SOC team.

August Events

Access pre-recorded CCSP Grant Renewal Proposal Webinars

Date:  Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Location: Pre-recorded event for on demand viewing

Details: For existing FY22-23 CCSP sub-grantees who were awarded a startup charter school grant in 2021-22 by the federal program administered by the Schools of Choice Unit at CDE. Applicants seeking to continue funding are required to have at least one representative participate in the technical assistance provided to receive helpful information about the renewal application process and confirm understanding of the program's/grant's purpose. Questions sub-grantees have prior to or in follow up to review can be sent to SOC@cde.state.co.usLearn More Here 


CCSP Grant and Application Training

Date: Thursday, August 18, 2022

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Virtual Zoom Meeting

Details: Interested in applying to the Colorado Charter Schools Program Grant? All potential applicants are welcome to join an overview of the application to start a new charter school, expand an existing school or replicate an existing school. 

Register Here | After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


CCSP Grant Renewal Proposal Open Forum Q&A Meeting

Date: Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Location: Virtual Zoom Meeting

Details: For existing FY22-23 CCSP sub-grantees who were awarded a startup charter school grant in 2020-21 by the federal program administered by the Schools of Choice Unit at CDE. Applicants seeking to continue funding are required to have at least one representative participate in the technical assistance provided to receive helpful information about the renewal application process and confirm understanding of the program's/grant's purpose. The training webinars released on August 10th should be reviewed prior to attending this open forum question and answer meeting. Sending questions to SOC in advance is most welcome and should be sent to SOC@cde.state.co.us by Friday, August 19th; otherwise, questions will be addressed in the order received during the meeting.

Register Here | After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


September 2022 Events

CCSP All Sub-Grantee Conference Call

Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Location: Virtual Meeting via Zoom Meetings

Details: The first of four CCSP sub-grantee convenings offered this year as a convenient opportunity to check-in with the CCSP grant team and fellow grant recipient peers. The call dedicates time for group discussion based on current event topics/issues, Q&A, and CDE guidance and reminders on various grant management practices led by CDE Schools of Choice and Grants Fiscal Management Units. Calls will be held virtually and recorded. Sending discussion topics and questions in advance is most welcome.

Register Here | After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


 

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