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Training & Mentoring Services

Thanks to a generous grant from the State Charter School Board, and support from Zions Bank, UAPCS administers training and mentoring services to pre-operational and operational public charter schools. We offer training in governance, finance, facilities, administration, policy, Open and Public Meetings Act, marketing and more. We have training for board members, business managers, administrators, teachers, and staff. All training and mentoring is available at NO CHARGE regardless of membership with UAPCS. There is something for everyone!



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March/April Training Opportunities

Remainder of March training is cancelled in accordance with COVID-19 virus school dismissal. 

Please check back for updates regarding April training opportunities.

Highlighted titles will link you to register.

March 25 11am-1pm
NAS (New Administrator Seminars): Special Education
CANCELLED during School Dismissal
Lakeview Academy, 527 W 440 N Saratoga Springs, UT
April 1
6:30-8pm
Successful Governance Seminars: All Things FinancialEndeavor Hall, 2614 Decker Lake Ln,
West Valley, UT
April 19



8am-4pm
ACES (Aspiring Charter School Executives Seminars): Crucial Conversations
All day event w/training from VitalSmarts trainer, J.Lynn Jones


EMAIL joylin@utahcharters.org to register.

Center for Creativity, Innovation, and Discovery, 170 Spring Creek Pkwy, Providence, UT 84332
April 22
11am-1pm
NAS (New Administrator Seminars): School culture (PD schedule, Onboarding)
Lakeview Academy, 527 W 440 N Saratoga Springs, UT
March 19, March 26, April 2NEW SUPPORT
Online Lunchtime Seminars: These virtual trainings to support boards and school leaders in working through the COVID-19 school dismissals.
Join online at 12pm via www.uberconference.com/uapcs or call in at 801-874-2164. Discussions typically last 30-45 minutes and have time for questions.



 How can we help?

Pre-Operational

Our pre-operational training, with training from the SCSB, covers all requirements of the state regarding opening a charter school. Those training requirements can also be found on the SCSB website here.

Pre-Operational Training Schedule for 2019-2020

Board Training

Our governing board training, and resource library, can help get new board members up to speed on their responsibilities.  Training is also provided for experienced board members so they may continue in excellent oversight.

Governing Board Training Schedule for 2019-2020


Administrator Training

We support our charter school leaders with training in their areas of responsibility. We provide new administrators a variety of topics, and the chance to network with experienced administrators, to ensure our schools continue to run well.

Administrator Training Schedule for  2019-2020

Choose your support


Custom Training

We can provide specific training according to the needs and experience of you governing board. Contact Joylin at joylin@utahcharters.org to discuss how we can help.Governance Sharing Seminars

Governance Sharing Seminars

Our governance sharing seminars are held regionally in person to allow governing boards to share best practices and network. We hold monthly online conference calls with short training topics to keep boards up to date on important governing issues. Schedules can be found under Governing Board Training. 


Annual Charter School Conference

Our annual charter school conference provides excellent training and networking for governing board members, administrators, teachers, staff, business managers, and counselors. You can meet vendors to assist your school and hear great keynote addresses.

Mentoring Services

We have a group of experienced charter school professionals ready to assist you! We support governing boards, administrators, business managers, counselors, office managers, SPED directors, and other school personnel. We'd be happy to connect you with someone who can answer a quick question or dig deep into an issue. All mentors are provided at NO COST to you or your school regardless of membership with UAPCS. Please contact joylin at joylin@utahcharters.org.