WASHINGTON, D.C. (MARCH 23, 2022) – Building Hope, the non-profit leader in charter school facilities, financing, and services, today announced its Charter Support Unit will host a Florida Charter School Governance Conference from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, March 26, 2022. The conference is free to attend and accessible both in person at Orlando Science Charter School and remotely through a conference app.
The CSU is a free support network operated by Building Hope in partnership with the United States Department of Education through a federal dissemination grant and with the Florida Department of Education through a federal CSP grant. Its primary mission is to serve all charter schools in their first five years of operation, and it provides many free services to charter schools across the country.
Rep. John Snyder, Representative for the 82nd District of the Florida House of Representatives, will deliver the keynote address to open the conference. Attendees may customize their conference experience by choosing from a variety of topics for each of the four conference breakout sessions. Topics range from good governance, to legal mistakes, leadership, onboarding, insurance, risk management, and strategic planning, and more. A roundtable panel discussion will close the conference as charter school leaders address pertinent school governance topics and answer attendee questions.
Registration is open until March 25.
About Building Hope
Building Hope is a non-profit foundation created to support education and public charter schools. Since 2003, Building Hope has created impact by investing in facilities, financial, and operational services for charter schools nationwide. With Building Hope’s support, schools can devote more resources to educating students in underserved communities. Building Hope has supported over 300 charter school projects and more than 150,000 students in 20 states and the District of Columbia, by providing more than $375 million in direct loans, credit enhancements, and equity investments to support more than $2 billion in school construction. For more information about how Building Hope helps charter schools nationwide with facilities, financing, and operational services, visit www.buildinghope.org.
About Charter Support Unit (CSU)
The CSU is a free support network operated by Building Hope in partnership with the United States Department of Education through a federal dissemination grant and with the Florida Department of Education through a federal CSP grant . Its primary mission is to serve all charter schools in their first five years of operation. The CSU also provides many free services to more established charter schools across the country, including a free professional webinar series. For assistance, contact 888-677-9250 or 727-286-3185.