ExED at the 2016 CCSA Conference!

Thanks for visiting ExED at the 23rd Annual California Charter Schools Assocation (CCSA) Conference, which took place in Long Beach on March 14-17, 2016.

We presented several sessions led by ExED staff members during the conference, listed below. For full session descriptions and to view all session materials, please click on the session titles.

Monday, March 14th

Pre-Conference Workshop: Public Charter School Grant Workshop (PCSGP)
Alice Miller (CCSA), Tammy Stanton (financial best practices section)
9:30 AM – 5:00 PM (Hyatt Regency – Regency Ballroom B)

CCSA Developer Summit: Knowledge Empowers: Visual Maps to Drive Your Strategic Planning 

Anita Landecker (ExED), JoAnn Koplin (KDI-CharterZone), Margeaux Randolph (CharterZone)

Tuesday, March 15th

Smarter Balanced Budgets
Tammy Stanton (ExED), Larry Tamayo (ExED), Heather McManus (Camino Nuevo Charter Academy- Kayne-Siart)
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM (Long Beach Convention Center-101A)

Lessons Learned From Charter School Fraud and Mismanagement
Luis Viramontes (ExED), Neal Millard (Musick, Peeler, & Garret), Matt Miller (Vavrinek, Trine, Day & Co)
4:15 PM – 5:30 PM (101B)

Wednesday, March 16th

Manage This: Getting Data Right for Government Reporting
Tiffany Castro (ExED), Tammy Stanton (ExED)
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM (101A)

How Purchasing Right AND Smart Can Improve Your School
Ryan Callahan (Vicenti, Lloyd & Stutzman, LLP), Marco Rafanelli (BuyQ), Tait Anderson (ExED), Joe Harrington (CCSA)
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM (202A)

Knowledge Empowers: Visual Maps to Drive Your Strategic Planning
JoAnn Koplin (KDI-CharterZone), Margeaux Randolph (CharterZone), Parker Hudnet (ICEF Public Schools), Anita Landecker (ExED), Elizabeth Robitaille (CCSA)
2:45 PM – 4:00 PM (102AS)

Thursday, March 17th

Defining “Quality” Schools Inside Out
Emilie Linick (Capital Impact Partners), Caitrin Wright (Silicon Schools Fund), Anita Landecker (ExED)

Speed Date Your Lender
Matt Donahue (D.A. Davidson & Co.), Sarah Garrett (LIIF), Megan Wienand (RBC Capital Markets), Jennifer Kawar (Nonprofit Finance Fund), Louise Manuel (ExED), Jay Hromatka (Piper Jaffrey),  Fathia Macauley (Clearinghouse CDFI)
10:45 AM – 12:00 PM (103B)

Thanks for stopping by the ExED booth for speciality coffee, and to learn more about the wide array of services we offer to charter schools!