Mar 16, 2016
This presentation provides a short overview of the requirements to join the Florida Retirement System as well as insight into the process. Useful links are also provided.
Mar 10, 2016
In this webinar, the presenter provides an overview of Nutrislice, discusses the benefits it provides to Charter Schools, cites research on why Nutrislice menus are better than PDFs, and conducts a demo of Nutrislice,
Feb 25, 2016
In this webinar, the presenters take participants through trends, key challenges, best practices and the newest strategies to improve procurement in Florida Charter Schools. Real-life examples and case studies are used to illustrate key information.
Feb 12, 2016
This webinar provides the mandatory training for users of the FCPCS Evaluation Systems For Teachers and Other Instructional Personnel. Current users are required to watch this webinar as updates to the system are provided.
Feb 12, 2016
This webinar provides the mandatory training for users of the FCPCS Evaluation System for School-Based Administrators. It explains how to use all the evaluation tools. Current users are required to watch this webinar as updates to the system are provided.
Feb 12, 2016
This webinar provides the second mandatory training for users of the FCPCS Evaluation System for School-Based Administrators. It explains the method for calculating the annual performance ratings for administrators. Current users are required to watch this webinar as the information is new.
Feb 11, 2016
This webinar provides the second mandatory training for users of the FCPCS Evaluation System for Teachers and Other Instructional Personnel. It explains the method for calculating the annual performance ratings for teachers and other instructional personnel. Current users are required to watch this webinar as the information is new.
Jan 27, 2016
In this webinar, the presenter shares best practices for working with ESOL students and meeting their needs.
Dec 9, 2015
This webinar provides information on how to become a food service sponsor and why it is important for students to have nutritional meals. Presenters discuss free and reduced meals, reimbursement, the School Breakfast Program, the After School Snack Program, the Summer Food Service Program, and serving meals when school is out for summer.
Dec 8, 2015
This webinar explores the RtI framework and multi-tiered system of interventions utilized to identify and support students with learning and behavior needs.
Oct 8, 2015
This webinar explores the legal requirements that charter schools face in implementing a transportation system and discuss the school's legal obligations when signing a contract with a bus vendor as well as when maintaining its own buses.
Oct 1, 2015
This presentation consists of a live demonstration of the web-based version of the FCPCS Evaluation System. The presenter shows how you can conduct classroom walk throughs and formal evaluations, using the FCPCS Evaluation System, through a simple, user-friendly, digital format.
Sep 10, 2015
This webinar explores the role of politics in charter schools and the legal restrictions regarding certain political activities in education and for nonprofits. The presenters address various political topics important to charter schools and discuss ways charter schools may engage in the political process, both locally and statewide, without fear of any legal or ethical problems.
Jul 1, 2015
The presenter explains the three essential elements of the Code of Ethics for the education profession--their obligations to the student, the public, and the profession. Participants will understand the higher moral standard to which they are held.
Jun 18, 2015
The presenters explore the legal requirements that charter schools face in conducting a lottery in compliance with state and federal laws. The presentation focuses on state-based exemptions, written guidelines for the lottery process and policies, and the new federal guidelines for weighted lotteries.
Apr 29, 2015
Participants will learn how to increase enrollment and generate funds by becoming a Student Exchange Visitors Program (SEVP) certified school. This webinar assists the participant in understanding the required application process to obtain certification as a SEVP approved school.
Apr 8, 2015
In this webinar, the participant learns how to leverage different types of social media to market his/her charter school. The presenter discusses how social media equals social networking, and how networking is about building relationships.
Mar 4, 2015
The presenter addresses the litigation process when a charter school gets sued, and discusses steps that can be taken to avoid being sued in the first place. The webinar addresses all legal claims including personal injury / torts, contracts, employment, and administrative actions. The webinar is meant for school administrators, board members, management companies, and other charter school service providers.
Jan 14, 2015
The presenters explain how FCPCS has developed a simple-to-use salary calculation system that can assist charter schools in complying with the requirement schools have of creating a salary schedule for all instructional employees that is based on the employee's performance.
Nov 3, 2014
In this webinar, the presenter helps participants learn how their nonprofit can potentially save thousands of dollars of unemployment costs. Participants will understand the legal option for nonprofits to leave the unemployment tax system, and participants will discover whether this option is right for their nonprofit.
Sep 18, 2014
The presenter reviews changes to the 2015 E-Rate program made as a result of the FCC Order issued on July 11, 2014. These changes affect all schools that have applied in the past and those that plan on applying during the 2014-2015 year and beyond.
Jan 30, 2014
The presenter discusses the charter school renewal process and statutory requirements; contrasts the focus of several districts in the renewal process; investigates strategies and tips for preparation; and outlines the appeals process for denials of charter renewals.