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TX Charter Application Services

Texas has one of the most rigorous authorization processes but we are here to help! Our menu of consulting options includes the following comprehensive support services:  

Leadership Coaching

  • Coaching of superintendent or board chair to complete necessary and recommended components of the application process.

Charter Application

  • Writing of all components of the application including attachments and financial model

  • Editing and review of application

  • Full compilation of all attachments

Marketing

  • Launch of website, social media, email platforms

  • Public notification for community meeting

  • Stakeholder newsletter development

Community Engagement

  • Implementation of strategy/systems/tools to track engagement efforts and implement feedback

  • Draft letters for community members to show support

Charter Defense 

  • Board and leader preparation for TEA interview and SBOE meeting to include training, 1-1 board member support and mock interviews

Financial Model

  • Creation of a 5-year proforma aligned to the charter application requirements and integrated into the narrative

School Model Design

  • Development of mission, vision, design elements and innovative approach

  • Proposal of curriculum, special populations support, academic calendar, schedule, etc.

  • Development of pilots to test model components

Governance Support

  • Strategy development for board member recruitment

  • Compilation of board resumes and affidavits

  • Planning and execution of monthly board meetings during the application process 

Project Management

  • Creation and oversight of systems and tools to manage the applicant team

  • Consulting support services for board members and leadership