Training Information and Locations

Charter authorizers, board members, administrators and teaching staff...

You’re invited to learn strategies for connecting with charter authorizers, school leadership teams and classroom teachers—within your area and across the state—and find a wealth of charter information and resources to support your school community. 

The Charter Schools Best Practices Project of the California Department of Education (CDE) is an online community resource to access and share charter resources, collaborate in communities of practice and engage in online professional development. 

At each location, a morning training session is focused on Charter Authorizers and an afternoon session is focused on Charter Leadership Teams and classroom teachers. 

Click on the corresponding link below to join colleagues in your area to attend a Charter Schools Best Practices and Brokers of Expertise training session. 


Dates and Locations:

November 5, 2013: San Diego COE

November 6, 2013: Los Angeles COE

November 7, 2013: Riverside COE

December 9, 2013: Santa Clara COE

January 15, 2014: Sonoma COE

January 22, 2014: Shasta COE

January 27, 2014: Stanislaus COE

January 28, 2014: Fresno COE

February 3, 2014: Butte COE


The Charter Schools Best Practices Project provides charter school authorizers, school site administrators and classroom teachers with resources to:

  • Assist in planning and starting charter schools.
  • Evaluate charter petitions.
  • Develop partnerships with other schools and local districts.
  • Support teaching practices to increase student achievement.


For more information:

Download the training flyer 

Contact Steve Klein by email at or by phone at (530) 532-5902.