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 Alul Yesak at 651-582-8297.

The 2019 Charter School Boot Camp dates are:

January 16, 2019
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Session begins at 9 a.m. and ends by 2:30 p.m.
Topics include: School Nutrition Program; Federal Programs; Lease A Charter School Program (CSP) grant, Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO).
Register for January 16, 2019

February 13, 2019
Registration begins at 9:30 a.m.
Session begins at 10 a.m. and ends by 1 p.m.
Topics include: Overview of Lease Aid, School Nutrition Programs, Federal Programs.
Register for February 13, 2019 

March 13, 2019

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Session begins at 9 a.m. and ends by 3 p.m.
Topics include: General Education Funding; UFARS Audit Intro; MDE Website Navigation; Federal Programs; Staffing and Facility Needs for School Nutrition Programs.
Register for March 13, 2019

April 17, 2019
Registration begins at 8 a.m.
Session begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends by 3 p.m.
Topics include: UFARS audit, DIRS, Creating Conditions for Effective Digital Learning; Procuring a Meal Services Provider.
Register for April 17, 2019

May 15, 2019
Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.
Session begins at 9 a.m. and ends by 3 p.m.
Topics include: Overview of Lease Aid, McKinney-Vento Overview; Special Education Program Requirements and Compliance; Early Learning.
Register for May 15, 2019