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"Brown Bag Lunch" Webinar Series

Grab your lunch and plug in for our lunch and learn webinar series. Each webinar is 1 hour in length.


ARCHIVED WEBINARS

Introduction to Teacher Licensure – Certified and Non-Certified Faculty

Please join the Alliance for this Brown Bag Lunch Series about Teacher Licensure. Webinar will be led by Kim Spigener, Senior Licensure Analyst at SDE, and Dr. Robert Compton, Director of Federal Programs and School Safety at SCPCSD.

Recorded Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Flexibility Overview sheet

Licensure powerpoint


Final Countdown: 7 Things to do for a Successful Application and an Excellent School

Please join the Alliance for the Brown Bag Lunch Series to help you double check your list for a successful application and charter school.

Recorded Wednesday, May 28, 2014


 

Charter Committee Roles and Responsibilities

Please join the Alliance for this Brown Bag Lunch Series about Committee Roles and Responsibilities.

Recorded Friday, May 23, 2014


Charter School Communications Webinar

Please join the Alliance for this Brown Bag Lunch Series on charter school communications. We will look at easy ways to increase the impact of your communications and how to budget and plan for the next communication strategies you need to implement.

Recorded Monday, March 17, 2014

Online Webinar Recording

Slides


E-Rate Webinar

Please join the Alliance for an informative webinar hosted by Valarie Byrd, SC State E-Rate Coordinator.  Ms. Byrd will present, "Federal E-Rate Program Overview: Funding Opportunities for Public Charter Schools". This session is packed with information about the many E-Rate funding opportunities available to SC public charter schools. Are you leaving money on the table? Are you taking advantage of all the programs the state has to offer? Log onto this FREE webinar and learn how to help your school save money!

Recorded Wednesday, January 15, 3014


 

Charter Starter Webinar

Thinking of Starting a Charter - The 3 R's of Chartering. Join the Alliance for a live webinar to answer all of your questions on what it takes to launch a successful charter school in South Carolina. This is an info session for YOU - so bring your list of questions on writing a charter, getting grant funding, choosing a board, facilities, compliance issues, and more!

Recorded Tuesday, November 26, 2013


Easy Year-End Fundraising Success

Join us for this Alliance virtual brown bag lunch - a webinar with the folks at fundraise.com. We will discuss how you can set up an online year-end fundraiser to help you meet your fundraising goals. You can also use their site for managing events and ticket sales.

 

Online Webinar - Recorded Monday, November 25, 2013


Bullying Webinar

Alliance business partner, SchoolReach, presents a Professional Development Series webinar featuring anti-bullying author and speaker, Stan Davis. Stan will discuss strategies for reducing bullying in schools AND for reducing the harm that bullying can cause, based on a recent national research project.

  • Ways to talk about bullying with youth that make it both less frequent and less damaging
  • Ways to broaden our focus beyond just stopping mean behavior to also building community, inner strength, and helping behaviors
  • Strategies for empowering peers to give effective, safe support to bullied youth
  • How adults can best support bullied youth to reduce emotional harm

Stan Davis has been working with young people as a therapist and school counselor since 1969. His work in bullying prevention and building inclusive, supportive school communities has taken him around the world. He is the author or coauthor of three well-respected books on the topic: Schools Where Everyone Belongs, Empowering Bystanders in Bullying Prevention, and Youth Voice Project: Student Insights Into Bullying and Peer Mistreatment. Stan is co-researcher, with Dr. Charisse Nixon, in the Youth Voice Project, which has learned what works from more than 13,000 young people in the United States.

Recorded Tuesday, November 19, 2013


Your Guide for Saving Your Charter School Money

A preview to the new interactive resource guide on the Alliance website. Discover how to save money when ordering goods or using services for your school. Learn how you can be leveraging your membership to save your school thousands of dollars.

Online Webinar - Recorded October 30, 2013


 

Charter School Facilities Development

Building Blueprints - Facilities and Infrastructure Requirements, presented by Delisa C. Clark, PE, Director, Office of School Facilities. Learn all you need to know about charter school facility requirements and specifications in this informative webinar.

Online Webinar - Recorded October 28, 2013


 

FOIA Training

FOIA for Public Charter Schools features elements of the Freedom of Information Act which are essential to public charter school administrators and board members. The presentation focuses on best practices regarding public records, meetings, and FOIA requests. 

Howell Linkous & Nettles member Sam Howell has practiced law for over 30 years.  He concentrates his practice in Public Finance, State and Local Government Law, and Economic Development Incentives.

Sam is experienced with all types of financing for charter schools in South Carolina including: tax-exempt bonds, federal governmental programs, lease purchase, and conventional bank loans.  In addition to charter school finance, Mr. Howell has handled the public finance of state and private universities and colleges, private elementary and secondary schools, and public schools.

FOIA Training - Recorded October 22, 2013

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