Webinar Library

Jun 21, 2017

INCIDENT REPORTING: How To Avoid Ripples Becoming Waves

May 18, 2017

Earning In-Service Points Using the FCPCS Professional Development System

Apr 25, 2017

Kicking off a Successful Food Drive for Charter Schools in May!

Nov 15, 2016

The Digital Classroom - Constructing a Clear Path to Measurable Success

Oct 5, 2016

Aligning Professional Development with Evaluation Results Using the FCPCS Professional Development System

Sep 22, 2016

Active Shooter Readiness: Are You at Risk? How can you Prepare

Jun 23, 2016

FUND RAISING: Raising Money vs. Changing Lives

Mar 16, 2016

Joining the Florida Retirement System (FRS)

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

Introduction to Nutrislice

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

Five Steps to Better Charter School Procurement

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

Overview of Evaluation System for Teachers and Other Instructional Personnel

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

Evaluating School-Based Administrators Using the FCPCS Evaluation System

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

Calculating the Annual Performance Rating for School-Based Administrators

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

Calculating the Annual Performance Rating for Teachers and Other Instructional Personnel

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

Supporting the Needs of our English Language Learners

In this webinar, the presenter shares best practices for working with ESOL students and meeting their needs.

Dec 9, 2015

How to Apply for Child Nutrition Programs Offered by the Division of Food, Nutrition and Wellness

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

Response To Intervention (RTI) Updated

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

Charter School Law on Transportation--Update and Resources

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

Web-Based FCPCS Teacher Evaluations - Online Software to Simplify the Process

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

Politics in a Charter School: The Do’s and Don’ts

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 Code of Ethics and Principles of Professional Conduct for Educators

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

Student Lottery Compliance and Solutions - Your Lucky Day!

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

The Benefits of International Enrollment for your Charter School

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

Social Media How to Market Your Charter School

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

Oh, No! We Just Got Sued...

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

FCPCS Teacher and Principal Salary Allocation Schedule Calculator

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

How Florida Charters Can Save Time and Money on Unemployment Costs

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

E-Rate Program Changes for 2015

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

Charter School Renewals and Appeals: Process and Strategy

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.