Charter School Boot Camp

The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE)'s Charter Center is hosting Charter School Boot Camp for new and existing charter schools. The Charter School Boot Camp will meet once a month and cover topics to better prepare charter school leaders for their role in the organization.

If you need assistance or prefer to register by phone, please contact the Charter Center at 651-582-8297.

The 2019 Charter School Boot Camp dates are:

October 24, 2019
Registration begins at 8 a.m.
Session begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends by 4:30 p.m.
Topics include: Overview of Lease Aid; Uniform Financial Accounting and Reporting Standards (UFARS) Audit Introduction; Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA) Employer Workshop; Staff Automated Reporting (STAR); Teacher Development and Evaluation; Disciplinary Incident Reporting System (DIRS); and, School Nutrition Programs.
Register for October 24, 2019 

November 12, 2019
Registration begins at 8 a.m.
Session begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends by 1 p.m.
Topics include: MDE Website Navigation; Compensatory Revenue; Statewide Testing; World's Best Workforce; and, Federal Programs.
Register for November 12, 2019

December 18, 2019
Registration begins at 8 a.m.
Session begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends by 3 p.m.
Topics include: Identifying and Serving English Learners; Charter Lease Aid; Special Education Program Requirements; Special Education Compliance Overview; and, Ed-Fi.
Register for December 18, 2019