Insurance Services & Retirement Benefits
When illness or injury strikes a family, major medical insurance may not be enough. Did you know that 75% of all bankruptcies are medically related? Aflac pays cash benefits back to YOUR employees for; Medical Expenses, Co-payments, deductibles, mortgage/rent, car.
- Do you have a Maternity Plan for your staff?
- Short Term Disability and Hospital Do you have Catastrophic Coverage’s?
- Cancer and Critical Care Do you know when an accident is going to happen?
- Accident Do you offer Life?
Special Projects Coordinator
Aflac Benefits Consultant
Association of American Educators
Professional Teacher Organization
Partnered with GCSA, The Association of American Educators (AAE) is the largest national, non-union, professional educators’ organization, providing a modern approach to teacher representation and educational advocacy. Focused on student-centered reforms, and promoting the charter school movement here in Georgia and nationwide, AAE provides critical professional benefits with the charter school teacher in mind.
Regional Membership Director
3961 Floyd Road Suite 300 – 342
Austell, GA 30106
Atlantic Capital Bank
Atlantic Capital Bank, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with offices in east Tennessee and northwest Georgia under the FSG Bank brand, provides lending, treasury management and capital markets services to small and mid-sized businesses. Our banking offices provide mortgage, trust, and other banking services to private and individual clients.
Senior Vice President
3280 Peachtree Rd NE Suite 1600
Bank of the Ozarks
Bank OZK, with offices throughout Georgia and the Southeast, is a 115 year old bank. We take great pride in knowing our customers. We understand that these relationships and our expertise, are the best ways to discover the right financial solutions for our clients. We have developed a special lending segment for Charter schools with a deep understanding of the industry, in Georgia and across the country. We currently provide facilities financing for multiple schools in the U.S.
SVP Commercial Lending
19 Highlands Crossing
East Ellijay, GA 30540
Charter School Capital
Charter School Capital is proud to deliver access to growth capital and facilities financing to charter schools nationwide. In the past 10 years, Charter School Capital has invested more than $1.6 billion to 600+ charter schools, helping them provide a high-quality education to more than 800,000 students across the country.
Charter School Capital
222 SW Columbia, Suite 1750
Portland, Oregon 97201
Charter School Substitute Teacher Network LLC
Substitute Teacher Staffing
Charter School Substitute Teacher Network assist Charter Schools in meeting their Substitute Teacher needs. Our goal is to provide each of our school districts the unparalleled support that is only available through an organization as committed to the institution’s success as CSSTN is, to resolving their concerns. CSSTN fills many types of assignments including short term, long term, and permanent teacher placement.
Coordinator, Atlanta District
Audit, Tax, and Other Financial Services
EdTec was founded as a social venture in 2001 to develop, support, and advance quality charter schools by delivering high-value support services and expertise. We currently work with over 300 charter schools, offering support in charter school development, finance, operations, governance, and software. Our back-office clients receive a CFO-level resource to advise school leadership and specialists in payroll, accounts payable, accounting, and data.
SVP of Strategic Partnerships
211 Perimeter Pkwy NE #1000
Atlanta, GA 30346
t: 404.458.0843 x337
EPR Properties provides financing solutions for the development and acquisition of charter school facilities. As leaders in facility financing, we’re able to meet your unique needs, including land acquisition and new construction, property acquisition and renovation, and acquisition of existing schools with leases already in place.
Associate Director – Education
The Healthy School Food Collaborative
The Healthy School Food Collaborative provides school food program management and consulting for charter, private and school district child nutrition programs. We help schools establish themselves as School Food Authorities (SFA) in addition to providing operations support to ensure compliance with National School Lunch and other federal and state programs.
James Graham, Executive Director
The Healthy School Food Collaborative
701 Loyola Avenue Suite 403
New Orleans LA 70113
Furniture & Furnishings
Hertz Furniture offers you everything a charter school needs for Classroom, Cafeteria, Science Lab, Media Center, Auditorium, and more, from a selection of over 125 manufacturers, with Limited Lifetime Warranties. We also offer complimentary Interior Design and Project Management services, plus full Local Warehousing and Install Options. Let us turn your vision into reality.
Vice President of Sales
170 Williams Dr.
Ramsey, NJ 07446
t: 800.526.4677 x 1140
Innovative Modular Solutions
Innovative Modular Solutions (IMS) has extensive experience working with charter schools to utilize the benefits, cost-savings, and quality of modular buildings. Through all stages of growth, our permanent and temporary solutions can provide your charter school the space it needs.
Bob Spista, Southeast Sales Manager
Andrea Brand, Product Manager
155 Kirkland Circle, Suite 500 | PO Box 70
Oswego, IL 60543
Since 1997, Insurance People has helped over 100 charter schools with the specialized property and casualty insurance needed to protect school assets, board members, staff and volunteers. We also offer a unique dividend program which has paid out over $500,000 to charter schools during the past 10 years. Ask Steve Griffin or John Ramsey how Insurance People can help your school control property/liability costs, workers compensation claims and add in-service training time.
P.O. Box 502
Sullivan’s Island, SC 29482
Joe Costa & Associates, Inc.
Joe Costa & Associates has partnered with the GCSA to create the GCSA Specialty Benefits Plan. The Specialty Benefits Plan was designed and created with a singular goal: to provide each Charter School with exclusive benefits, solutions to rising insurance costs, relief from increased administration burdens and Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance. At Joe Costa & Associates, we use our position as an Independent Broker to create customized solutions for Charter Schools. We simplify success!
3001 Monroe Highway
Suite 100 B
Bogart, GA 30622
Early Learning/After School Programs
Champions is your partner in creating year-round learning environments that inspire curiosity in children grades PK-8. By providing a STEAM based curriculum, all materials needed for program implementation and staffing – Champions delivers high quality programming to 500 schools in over 18 states, impacting the lives of more than 19,000 students within the crucial learning spaces of extended day.
Child Nutrition Programs
For well over a decade The LaVon Group has been providing expert consulting services to child nutrition programs across the Southeast. Our team of seasoned professionals is comprised of business and education industry experts, who have over 100 combined years of experience in the child nutrition and hospitality industries.
Sherri Webber, SNS
LaVon Group, Inc., Pres.
Mineral Bluff, GA
Administrative, Lottery, IT, Software
Lotterease is a Lottery and Parent Communication System that saves charter schools time and money. In addition, it ensures that charter schools are compliant with state lottery laws so that a school using Lotterease is protected from claims of lottery fraud. Lotterease automatically manages siblings and waitlists and parents can apply and confirm attendance online. If you are still using paper or excel based lotteries, save yourself the headache and get Lotterease.
Main Event Entertainment
Family Friendly Entertainment Venue
Main Event Entertainment offers more FUN under one roof than almost any entertainment venue with multiple activities offered at each center. Each center is over 50,000 – Square – foot and features over 20 state – of – the – art bowling lanes with unique technology and luxury seating, laser tag, gravity ropes course billiards, shuffleboard and a games gallery featuring over 100 of the latest interactive and virtual video games and more.
Sales and Marketing Manager
Main Event Entertainment
Professional Learning, Classroom Environments
From our groundbreaking partnership with MIT which launched one of the first eCommerce websites, to our partnership with IBM and Watson for schools, Office Depot leads through innovation.
When schools need new ways to think about challenges, Office Depot begins by listening–and assembles experts for collaboration. From makerspaces to professional learning and modern classroom environments, Office Depot brings together innovators to help design solutions that may not have seemed possible before.
Vertical Market Manager | Public Sector
Business Solutions Division
192 Technology Parkway
Norcross, GA 30092
Reinvestment Fund is a leading lender to K-12 schools with extensive experience investing in schools in all phases of development. We are dedicated to the strong start and smart growth of charter, contract, and other K-12 schools and serve as a long term financing partner.
Director, K-12 Education
Schoolhouse Development, LLC
Charter School Facility Development
Schoolhouse Development is a leading developer of charter schools, with combined experience representing over 40 years in the Charter School industry. The Schoolhouse team has a passion for school choice and offers comprehensive experience in education, real estate, construction and finance.
The company was founded to provide essential resources to the growing market of charter schools that are looking to construct a new facility or expand an existing facility. Our goal from day 1 is to turn over ownership of the new school facility as quickly as possible, using short term leases and our team of real estate, construction, and lending partners.
Schoolhouse Development offers to join you to build the future of education.
S.E. (Chip) Harp
Schoolhouse Development, LLC
12306 Cicero Drive
Alpharetta, Georgia 30022
As an independent insurance brokerage firm, Strawn & Co., Insurance focuses on protecting the stakeholders and the budget of each educational institution we work for. As a certified school risk manager, John Wadsworth works with each school to procure coverage as well as identify alternative methods of risk transfer and avoidance. Our goal is to protect the budget of the school as well as the students, faculty, administration, and board members.
John Wadsworth, CIC, CSRM
President & COO
Certified School Risk Manager
Development, Finance, Construction
True North is a development, finance, and construction company that helps Charter Schools achieve their mission and growth objectives through investments in real estate. We work with school boards, teachers, parents, communities and local governments to build charter school facilities that support academic success, student population growth, and long term financial health. We are different because we help build the right financial foundation so that charter schools can stand on their own.great facilities, we are using our time and talents to help make a positive difference in the world.
Virtual HR Director
Staff / Professional Development
The Virtual HR Director provides Strategic and Tactical support to Charter and Private Schools. We offer quality HR services that will ensure your organization is HR compliant, are using the most efficient processes for hiring staff and will assist you in improving organization culture and organization effectiveness for the cost of a full-time administrative assistant. People development and management training is critical to the success of a school and we provide those services.
Retirement Savings, Teacher Benefits
The Core Mission of ValuTeachers is to “Help Educators and School System Employees to Retire with Financial Dignity”. ValuTeachers supports and values educators and believes that working, teaching, and inspiring builds tomorrow’s leaders. After completing a challenging and dedicated career, a financially sound retirement should be a reward for educators. Founded by former educator, Paula Smith, ValuTeachers helps Charter School employees safely save for retirement using 403(B) Retirement Plans.
Rodney P. Keyes
National Director, ValuTeachers
Certified 403B Retirement Specialist, LSW.
Curriculum and Instructional Materials
Zaner-Bloser is an educational-solutions company specializing in delivering explicit instruction and a solid academic foundation for PreK–8 students in reading, writing, spelling, handwriting, and other language arts. Our core digital and print resources include Superkids, Spelling Connections, Strategies for Writers, and Handwriting. As a member of the Highlights Family of Companies, we strive to always do what’s right for children and make a significant contribution to their education.