Charter School Leadership

Course Description

Leadership skills necessary to establish and sustain a charter school; understanding the role the community in the charter school environment, the application process, and preparing to open and operate a charter school. Role that a Charter School leader plays in the daily operation and his/her relationship to the educational community. How to analyze and present data, and demonstrate strategies for developing and planning staff and community development.

Learning Outcomes

  • Design a plan for formulating and communicating a vision and mission for a charter school.
  • Design a plan for evaluating the instructional delivery system in a charter school.
  • Design a communication plan for on-going interaction with the school community.
  • Apply policies, procedures and the California Education Code to situations that can occur in charter schools.
  • Research and write a charter school petition

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Sanford College of Education

“Our goal is to deliver high quality educator preparation programs that feature social-emotional learning and evolve inspiring professionals who have positive impact in PK-12 school settings.”
Sanford College of Education
Osvaldo A.
Class of 2019