Charter Schools

Charter School lessons I learned as an outsider

Charter School Lesson #1: The Power of Service I’ll never forget my first few weeks of working for a Charter School.  After years as a real estate developer and finance professional, where success can be a zero sum game, working for a charter school presented a different sensation.   I found a place where people […]

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strategic finance

What is Strategic Financial thinking for Charter Schools?

What is strategic financial thinking? Strategic financial thinking arranges your finances to support your mission and objectives.  Simple bookkeeping and accounting, while crucial, are not enough. Serious problems can arise when you fail to think strategically about your finances, it can even inhibit a school’s ability to serve their students.  When finances deteriorate, it is often […]

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