Florida Charter School Conference

Pre-Conference Events

There is no fee to attendee any of the following events, but you must reserve a seat as space is limited. Some events have restricted audiences as indicated in the listing.

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

How to Start a Charter School in Florida
This 3-hour workshop is an overview of the process and requirements to start a charter school in Florida. If you have ever wondered what it takes to start a charter school, then this workshop is for you. It will include discussions from a panel of charter school operators that have been through the application and approval process and are excited to share their experiences.
This workshop is open to everyone.

CPALMS Charter: An Online Community Built by Charter Schools for Charter Schools
This 3-hour hands-on workshop will familiarize users with content and procedures necessary to use CPALMS Charter, an online learning community for charter school teachers and leaders. This interactive presentation will allow participants to create accounts and upload resources. Participants will also explore the site and review all policies as well as current content available to teachers and leaders.
Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptops and a resource (i.e. website, lesson plan, or teaching idea) to submit.
This workshop is open to everyone.

Principals Networking
Ever wish you had time to brainstorm with your colleagues at a conference? Here's your chance to interact with fellow principals. Share what is working at your school or ask how other schools solved the problem you are tackling. Make connections with other principals before the conference starts to help get the most of the sessions and exhibit hall.
This workshop is for principals only.

Creating Digital Content for the Classroom
Creation of content can be a valuable education tool for both educators and students. This hands-on workshop explores the tools on the Mac and iPad for students to publish and distribute content. (repeats in the afternoon)
This workshop is open to everyone.

 

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Town Hall Meeting, presented by the Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools
Want to know where the future of charter schools is going? Want to be part of that future? Hear from charter school leaders and legislators the state of charter schools in Florida. Also hear from selected legislators regarding potential legislative agenda items for 2013.
This workshop is open to everyone.

I'm in the Principal's Seat, Now What? Five Things You Can Do Tomorrow to Create An Exemplary School
A former Miami Principal of the Year shares five strategies used in turning around a failing Title I middle school: visibility, delegation, celebration, collaboration,and culture & climate. Real life examples plus references from business leaders will be incorporated. Leave with the answers to create a truly collaborative school.
This workshop is open to everyone.

Creating Digital Content for the Classroom
Creation of content can be a valuable education tool for both educators and students. This hands-on workshop explores the tools on the Mac and iPad for students to publish and distribute content. (repeat from the morning)
This workshop is open to everyone.

 

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 pm

2012 Charter Authorizing 101 Session
The Florida Association of Charter School Authorizers (FACSA) will provide a one-day Authorizing 101 training for District Charter Authorizers. This workshop will provide a forum for both experienced and new charter authorizers to work collaboratively to share best practices, especially in the areas of Application Review Processes and Appeals, Renewal Processes and Appeals, Financial and Compliance Monitoring, and How to Implement New Legislative Changes.
This workshop is open to district authorizers only.

CSP Grant Consultations
The DOE charter school grant staff will be conducting consultations for CSP grant receiptients.
Consultations are available on a sign-up basis for CSP grant schools only.

 

 

 

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