GCSA offers new professional development initiative for current and aspiring charter school administrators
Longevity for public school administrators has long been an issue, especially so in charter schools where almost 10 percent of charter leaders leave each year and more than 90 percent say they expect to leave inside of 10 years.
To help reverse this trend, the Georgia Charter Schools Association (GCSA) has created a professional development program – CharterLeader – specifically for charter school leaders, which will equip them with the knowledge and strategies to successfully address the prominent issues that eventually drive quality administrators out of the charter school industry.
CharterLeader is an initiative of the GCSA that seeks to help aspiring educational professionals accelerate their path to being charter school leaders, while also taking current school leaders to the next level. The program combines intensive modules in educational and school business leadership, unavailable in conventional graduate schools of education.
CharterLeader was developed with support from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Education and Teach For America. Applications are now being accepted through May 28, for a two-part summer cohort of CharterLeader.
PART I: Business Leadership; June 21-25.
PART II: Educational Leadership; July 19 – July 23.
Click here to read more about CharterLeader on the GCSA website. For more information on the application process, please contact GCSA Director of Education and Training Kelly Cadman at 404-835-8916, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.