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Charter School Vendor Workshop
Hosted by the Colorado League of Charter Schools
Date: Wednesday, December 16
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Colorado League of Charter Schools Training Room, 4201 E Yale Avenue, Denver CO 80222
Cost: League Preferred Vendors (Group Purchasing Program, Preferred Service Providers and Charter Marketplace participants): $75 per person; Other vendors: $99 per person
Description: Suppliers and Service Providers to the charter school sector are important; without innovative products and services, charter schools would find it difficult to stretch their dollars and still achieve outstanding academic results with their students. Learn how to successfully connect and serve the vibrant charter school market in Colorado by attending this one-day educational event.
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Registration and Networking
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM
9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
The Charter School Landscape in Colorado
An overview of Colorado charter school entities, infrastructures, growth of the sector, current stats, different segments, general challenges and opportunities for providers.
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Charter School Purchasing and Funding Cycles
How are charter schools funded and when; how are purchasing needs addressed; what is the role of the business manager; and more.
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch and Networking
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Purchasing Decisions: Charter School Panel
Instead of guessing how you should approach charter schools with your solutions, hear directly from school business managers about their needs and how they want to work with vendors.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Small Group Discussions with Charter School Purchasing Managers
Breakout into small groups to talk with business managers from specific charter school segments: large schools, AEC schools, niche schools and more.
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The League's Role in Connecting Schools and Providers
Learn about the programs the League offers to help schools and providers find each other and meet key League staff who can help you understand your particular target school needs better. Receive a calendar of upcoming opportunities to share your expertise with charter schools
Registration: Deadline: Tuesday, December 15. Event is contingent on a minimum of 10 attendees.