Print Page   |   Sign In   |   Register
Resources: Starting a Charter School in Colorado

Below are a variety of resources for new charter school developers. If you need a resource not listed below or have questions, please contact Kathy Zlomke or Lori Ventimiglia.

 

 

1 - New School Startup Plans and Timelines

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Phase 0 Charter School Startup Plan DOCX (17.39 KB) Administration 4/24/2018
Phase 1 Charter School Startup Plan DOCX (40.55 KB) Administration 4/24/2018
Phase 3 Charter School Startup Plan DOCX (50.9 KB) Administration 4/24/2018
Phase 2 Charter School Startup Plan DOCX (26.38 KB) Administration 4/24/2018
All Phases- Colorado Charter School Startup Plan DOC (614.5 KB) Administration 4/24/2018

2 - New School Application Planning & Development

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
School Design Exercise DOCX (15.92 KB) Administration 1/28/2015
Charter Plan Self-Assessment Tool DOCX (37.85 KB) Administration 1/28/2015
New School Development Program Overview PDF (250.26 KB) Administration 5/1/2015
Start a Colorado Charter Website Link Administration 5/1/2015
Standard Application Guidebook & Rubric 2015 [PDF] Link  more ] Administration 8/26/2015
Standard Application Guidebook & Rubric 2015 [docx Link  more ] Administration 8/26/2015
Standard Application Rubric Tool [xlsx] Link  more ] Administration 8/26/2015
League's Quality Standards for Developing Charter  Link Administration 9/21/2015
Special Education in Charter Schools PDF (1.27 MB) Administration 10/23/2015
Starting Strong Charter Schools PDF (4.03 MB)  more ] Administration 8/17/2016
Charter Application Review Overview Link Administration 10/10/2016
Helpful Website for Charter School Developers Link Administration 10/10/2016
Charter Schools Act - Part 1 PDF (240.93 KB) Administration 3/3/2017

3 - New School Board Development

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Recruitment and Training of New Board Members DOCX (38.73 KB) Administration 4/10/2018
Board Matchmaking PDF (141.33 KB) Administration 4/10/2018
Board Documents ZIP (1.14 MB) Administration 4/24/2018

4 - New School Accountability Committee Resources

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
SAC Membership Application DOCX (13.26 KB) Administration 7/29/2014
SAC Bylaws DOC (57.5 KB) Administration 7/29/2014
SAC Informational Brochure PUB (178.5 KB) Administration 7/29/2014

5 - New School Financial Resources

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Board Guide for Reviewing Key Financial Documents DOC (368 KB) Administration 7/9/2014
Board, Committee, Staff Roles Financial Oversight DOC (126 KB) Administration 7/9/2014
Financial Transaction Checklist PDF (8.79 KB) Administration 7/9/2014
Essential Financial Reports for Your Board PPTX (148.15 KB) Administration 10/23/2015
Charter School Budgeting Worksheet PDF (72.93 KB) Administration 11/2/2015
Navigating Charter School Finance DOC (55 KB) Administration 4/24/2018

6 - New School Health & Wellness Resources

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
New School Health & Wellness Quality Standards DOCX (16.72 KB) Administration 7/29/2014
New School Health & Wellness Funded Resources PDF (130.12 KB) Administration 7/29/2014
Opening a Healthy School Link  more ] Administration 11/14/2014
All Kids Deserve Safe Routes to School PDF (321.19 KB)  more ] Administration 9/18/2017

7 - New School Assessment and Perf Mgmt Tools

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Critical Component Best Practice PDF (140.62 KB) Administration 1/28/2015
Assessment Matrix PDF (59.84 KB) Administration 1/28/2015
Achieve 3000 - College and Career Readiness Link  more ] Administration 10/22/2015

8 - New School Purchasing Resources

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Furniture Purchasing Timeline PDF (64.27 KB) Administration 7/9/2014
School Purchasing Calendar DOCX (34.36 KB) Administration 7/9/2014
Conducting Sound Due Diligence for your CharterSch Link Administration 10/23/2015
Tips for Purchasing Furniture Timeline PDF (100.96 KB)  more ] Administration 9/18/2017

9 - New School Marketing Resources

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Stand Out: A Guide to School Marketing PDF (683.7 KB) Administration 11/24/2015
Membership Management Software Powered by YourMembership  ::  Legal