Featured Speaker

2017 National Teacher of the Year

Sydney Chaffee

As a humanities teacher at Codman Academy Charter Public School in Boston, Sydney takes risks every day to improve learning for all of her students.

Conference Strands

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Advocate

The political landscape impacts charter schools immensely. Stay informed with content focusing on the  of the latest developments in district, state, and federal legislation and activism.

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Educate

Provides advanced content in classroom management, curriculum, education strategies, teacher training and other classroom-specific topics.

Governance

Govern

Focus on overseeing a charter school, whether as a board member, authorizer, or in another capacity. Learn about board operations and training, strategic planning, judging school quality, and other topics. 

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Lead

Addresses the many challenges facing those who run today’s charter schools and trains those looking to run tomorrow’s. Topics include replication, succession planning, school culture, and more. 

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Operate

From facilities to fiscal sustainability, communications and PR to professional development, find content for those who support schools with the necessary tools to ensure long-term organizational health.