Charter Resources Membership is a contractual agreement where a candidate school Governing Board adopts the Charter Resources standards.
Charter Resources Standards
Focus Science, Technology, Math, and Engineering subjects are in the focus for all grade levels in addition to Reading and Writing.
An effective implementation starts with the school leader. All member schools are run by Charter Resources trained school leaders. Board members must be trained to meet the challenges of operating a charter school.
Dedication to Innovate
Best practices are not always received but must be shared as well. All Charter Resources Schools bear the ethical and professional responsibility to share what works at their schools with the network schools and the candidates.
Charter Resources Schools have clearly defined and measurable high expectations for academic achievement and conduct that make no excuses based on the students’ backgrounds. Students, parents, teachers, and staff create and reinforce a culture of achievement and support through a range of formal and informal rewards and consequences for academic performance and behavior. Academic success, teamwork, and stellar conduct is highly rewarded and celebrated in every way possible. Diversity is embraced and celebrated through many festivities and events.
Continuous professional development and sustaining a culture of learning community is critical to our success. Parental Involvement in Governance Grace does not make any decisions on behalf of the Governing Board or the Principal. Its role is advisement and counsel. Therefore, strength of the Board is crucial in the success of the school. It is recommended that the boards be open to parent candidates and that the elections involve parents.
School of Choice
Students and their parents choose a Charter Resources School to participate in its established program and benefit from the offerings. No one is assigned or forced to attend a charter school. Faculty serving the families and students is there by choice as well. Everyone must make and uphold utmost commitment to the school and to each other to put in the time and effort required to achiev e success by all means.
Sense of Community
Sense of community, strong communication, and safe environment are hallmarks of Charter Resources Schools. Home visits, family picnics, trips, and camps are time spent together as a community.
Every Charter Resources School student is expected to graduate from College. Students are expected to achieve a level of academic performance that will enable them to succeed at the nation’s best colleges.
Extended day is the standard at Charter Resources Schools. Students stay at the school and actively engage at academic events, great clubs, and bond with faculty and staff. Summer camps, spring break trips, and international trips are memorable times that will be remembered for a lifetime. Saturday schools are also part of the extended day program that is utilized for extra instruction for students who need it.
into Classroom Extensive technology use in instruction, assessment, reporting, and communication. Web sites, parent portals, 1-1 laptop programs, formative testing systems with immediate feedback are the norm at Charter Resources Schools.
Data Driven Decision
A commitment to data driven decision making at all levels from classroom instruction to budget allocations, from hiring to pay for performance is expected from all decision makersfrom teachers to board members.
Parental Involvement in Governance Charter Resources does not make any decisions on behalf of the Governing Board or the Principal. Its role is advisement and counsel. Therefore, strength of the Board is crucial in the success of the school. It is recommended that the boards be open to parent candidates and that the elections involve parents.