We have something for everyone.

Training is provided FREE of charge to ALL Utah public charter schools through grants from the Utah State Charter School Board.

ACES Program (Aspiring Charter Executive Seminars)

  • Spring Course begins February 7, 2024
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Feb 7th 2024

4:30-6:00 pm

Required State Reports

Autumn Holladay

Feb 21st 2004

4:30-6:00 pm

Human Resources 101:  What the Director Really Needs to Know.

Brad Nelson

Feb 28th 2004 

4:30-6:00 pm

SpEd Law: What You Need to Know as You Begin Your Administrative Journey

Patsy Rowan

March 6th 2004

4:30-6:00 pm

The Directors Role in Data Driven Decision Making

Sam Gibbs

March 13th 2024

4:30-6:00 pm

Administrative Case Studies

Kim Dohrer

March 20th 2024

4:30-6:00 pm

Creating Policy and Procedures, What New Director’s Need to Know

Doug Stump

March 27th 2024

4:30-6:00 pm

Developing New Teachers Through Systems of Support

Blake Clark

Administrative Lunch Seminars

  • Quick, digestible topics discussed Wednesdays, 12-1pm, runs the school year
See EVENTS CALENDAR for topics/Zoom link

New Director Cohort

  • Held in the Fall


  • We provide FREE mentorship to new administrators and those who request
  • Contact Shannon Greer, shannon@utahcharters.org

Regional Administrative Retreats

  • In-person, in-depth training and networking
  • REGISTER HERE: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSek5SrRWsdMD2w5vNifkXI0aWF_57zE4aITaL0ck3MKZjOXDQ/viewform?usp=sf_link
    • April 22, 2024
    • 8:00am-3:30pm
    • Staybridge Suites (3380 Triumph Blvd), Lehi, UT
    • Breakfast and Lunch provided
    • Topics Include:
      • The Power for Intrinsic Motivation with Nathan Cureton
      • Leveraging Data for Enhanced Student Outcomes with Blake Clark and Christine Giles
      • A Systemic Approach to Setting Students up for Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Success with Anjanae Merida
      • Innovative Measures: Inspiriting Educators to Redefine Assessment for Student Success with Sam Gibbs

State Charter School Board Director's Meetings 

  • (Training provided within meetings.)
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    August 14th

    12:30 pm

    Director Attrition and Admin Procedure Document with Shannon Greer

    September 11th 

    12:30 pm

    October 10th

    12:30 pm

    4 Principles of School Culture with Nathan Cureton

    November 13th

    12:30 pm

    December 11th 


    K-12 Effective Teacher Evaluations with Dr Alyson Lavigne [book study after] REGISTER HERE FOR JANUARY BOOK STUDY

    January 8th

    12:30 pm

    February 12th

    12:30 pm

    Technology or Learning: What is learning innovation?  with Dr Dale Cox

    March 11th

    12:30 pm

    April 8th 

    12:30 pm

    Developing Master Teachers:  Key Aspects of Potent Teacher Development.  With Dr Doug Stump

  • Board Governance Training
  • Open and Public Meeting Act Training
  • Governing Board and Director Evaluation Training
  • Custom Board Training

  • Spring School Board Training

    March 25, 2024

    7:00-8:00 pm

    Maximizing Impact: Harnessing the Power of Committees for School Board Effectiveness with Miranda Kloos

    April 17, 2024

    5:30-6:30 pm

    Setting the Course: Navigating Strategic Planning for Charter School Boards with William Evans

    This training will be in person at Freedom Prep in Vineyard

    May 15, 2024

    5:30-6:30 pm

    Ensuring Excellence: Designing Director Evaluation Processes for Charter School Boards with Kim Dohrer

    June 6, 2024

    5:30-6:30 pm

    Empowering Governance: Navigating the Dynamics of Board Oversight and Operational Management in Charter Schools with Shannon Greer

    • This training series will help you understand your role as a board member.
    • Flyer and Zoom Link
    • Register HERE
  • Mentors
    • We offer a mentor to help you in your role on a school board.
    • Contact Shannon Greer, shannon@utahcharters.org to be paired with a mentor.
  • Business Administrator Training
  • School Counselor Training
  • Human Resources Training
  • Student Behavior
  • Mentors
  • Monthly Pre-Operational School Training
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      August 25th

      All Day

      Bootcamp with the State Charter School Board

      September 12th 

      7 pm

      Establishing a Governing Board; Roles and Responsibilities 

      October 10th

      7 pm

      Creating a Sustainable Budget; Understanding the Funding Sources

      November 14th

      7 pm

      Procurement and Contract Training

      December 12th

      7 pm

      Q & A Finalizing the School Proposal

      January 9th

      7 pm

      Open and Public Meeting Training

      February 13th

      7 pm

      Developing a Brand:  Marketing to Your School Community

      March 5th

      7 pm

      Special Education: What You Need to Know as You Get Started. 

      April 9th

      7 pm

      Creating Measurable Learning Outcomes  

      May 14th

      7 pm

      Instructional Design***

      June 11th-12th


      UAPCS Conference, scholarships available for all pre-op board members

      July 9th

      7 pm

      Recruiting: Finding Your Key Employees

  • School Expansion Assistance

Learn about other schools and listen to a few training topics HERE.