Operating in our increasingly politicized climate can make charter renewals especially stressful. Take advantage of the two years of renewal relief to implement a long-range approach to monitoring and demonstrating student growth. Learn the best ways to evaluate growth with renewal in mind and to integrate performance monitoring into your ongoing processes for data evaluation and compliance reporting.
As Director, School Quality Support on CCSA’s Schools team, Skyler assists in the creation of tools and resources to support charter schools in their academic growth journey from development to renewal. Prior to joining CCSA in 2020, Skyler was a school leader in Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York. As a project and data manager for Success Academy, she trained and managed staff on the completion of key academic projects, assessment administration, and data collection, this includes including the transition to remote learning and preparation for hybrid learning. She also designed detailed reports on student academic performance for school-wide usage.
Jessica Newburn, now CCSA's Vice President of School Quality Support, is a former charter school principal and instructional leader with Aspire Public Schools.
Dr. Jennifer Reyes has extensive experience in teaching, school leadership, and instructional coaching. As part of the LCAP 360 Team, she assists schools in developing their Local Control Accountability Plans and processes to align with their mission and vision. She also supports with reporting and planning for accreditation, petitions, grant applications, and more. Prior to her arrival at EdTec, she served as a site leader, organization-level leader, and instructional coach with a charter school network in Los Angeles, where she developed expertise in school improvement and accountability. She earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership from UCLA.
Annice has been assisting charter schools with analyzing and presenting their achievement data for renewals, WASC and grant proposals at EdTec for over a decade. More recently, she’s guided schools in developing their Local Control Accountability Plans (LCAP) and improving processes for monitoring progress. She also has expertise in the development and implementation of assessment systems for schools, such as IO, Illuminate, and DataDirector. Prior to joining EdTec, Annice managed Kaplan K12's student assessment system, and developed K-8 curriculum for LeapFrog SchoolHouse and Computer Curriculum Corporation.