Training Workshops

Charter Professional Enhancement Programs

Leadership Development that Leads to Change

C-PEP is an intensive professional development program that strengthens education in North Carolina by enhancing leadership, management, and instructional skills for current and future public charter school leaders. C-PEP is specifically tailored for current and future public charter school administrators, teachers and board members.

Effective leadership is the key to any organization’s success.  If North Carolina’s public charter schools are to be effective over the long term, charter school leaders must demonstrate effective leadership both in the classroom and in running the business side of their schools.  C-PEP is an intensive, hands-on professional development program that provides our state’s charter school leaders with the knowledge, skills and information they need to effectively lead and ensure that their schools are providing our children with the best education possible.

Administrators and Teachers:  Administrators and Teachers who are selected for C-PEP will meet four times over the course of a school year.  Each session will be two-and-a-half days long and will begin with a Sunday evening session.   The cost is $750 per administrator or teacher for Alliance members or $1000 per administrator or teacher for non-members.   The fee includes lunch, training materials and sessions, and coaching for the school year.
Charter School Board Members:  Members of charter schools’ governing boards will meet once during the Fall and once during the Spring.  These meetings will consist of both networking opportunities and structured break-out sessions.  The cost per board member is $35 per session and includes break-out sessions, materials and a meal.  Final schedules will be announced soon.

Administrators Leadership Policies and Standards
This intensive training provides current and aspiring charter school administrators with a practical, hands-on experience that arms them with the foundations, tools, and skills they need to lead their schools.  This module covers a number of topics, including data optimization for better decision-making, reviewing the N.C. Principal Evaluation instrument to prepare for performance evaluations, and more.  We will seek to have your learning group reflect the five regions of North Carolina.  Participation is limited to 24 principals, assistant principals or aspiring principals.

Teachers Teaching Teachers
This innovative module centers on a school team composed of a master and novice teacher, who effectively collaborate to transmit Common Core strategies in their specific school setting.  The value derived from this partnership is two-fold: enhanced support of novice teachers and the advancement and further growth of veteran teachers.  During this module participants will explore the connection between teacher success and student success as they gain real-life, real-time skills for immediate implementation in the classroom.

Governing Board Leadership Policies and Standards (Registration details forthcoming)
This module focuses on the high-level operational and legal issues involved in effectively governing a public charter school.  These sessions will equip board members with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively oversee their schools.  Additionally, these sessions will provide participants with the opportunity to network with and learn from board members representing other public charter schools.

# of Participants 24 24(12 teams) unlimited
Topic Leadership Teachers Leadership
Policies and Teaching Policies and
Standards Teachers Standards
Dates 9/30-10/2 9/30-10/2 Regional
12/2-12/4 12/2-12-4 Meetings:
2/3-2/5 2/3-2/5 TBD
4/7-4/9 4/7-4/9
Location Greensboro Greensboro Regions: TBD
Cost $750 for Alliance members;$1000 for non-members $750 for Alliance members; $1000 for non-members $35
Professional 8 8 3
Credits CEU CEU Hours




or complete the attached CPEP application form and submit with non-refundable payment or Purchase Order.  Once accepted, attendance at all sessions is expected.
Deadline to apply:  September 26, 2012.
Contact Information:  NC Alliance for Public Charter Schools
324 S. Wilmington Street, Suite 405
Raleigh, NC  27601




304 N. Greene Street, Greensboro, NC 27401

CPEP Dates for Hotel Reservations

Event Dates:
September 30 – October 2, 2012
December 2 –     December 4, 2012
February 3 – February 5, 2013
April 7 – April 9, 2013

The room rate chargeable for each event will be the prevailing federal per diem rate but no less than $89.00 per room per night plus applicable taxes.
Current federal per diem is $89.00.

The Greensboro Marriott Downtown is pleased to extend the above sleeping room rates.  All room rates are subject to applicable taxes.  Currently, tax rates are 6% occupancy tax and 7.75% sales tax.  Applicable rates on the event date will apply.

Attendees should call directly at 336-379-8000 or Marriott reservations at 800-228-9290 to make their reservations or click HERE.   Ask to make reservations under the “North Carolina Alliance for Public Charter Schools” to receive your special rate.

With the exception of the first event room block which will be held until two weeks prior to arrival for call in reservations or the “cut-off date” for each event reservations must be made 4 weeks prior to the succeeding Sunday PM sessions.

Cut-Off Date for Reservations:  4 Weeks Prior to Each Event Arrival Date
Reservation Form:  Individual Call Ins
Room Occupants:  Would be responsible for payment of room, tax and any incidental charges they incur not the group.

Educating the Educators

The Alliance offers live training sessions each quarter of the year in various cities across the state.  Each live training session will offer experienced, knowledgeable speakers and will provide engaging presentations and helpful written materials to each attendee.

Past training sessions have focused on writing new application, ensuring regulatory compliance, and legal ramifications of governance.

Alliance training is being developed as the best, most engaging training available for North Carolina charter school officers and staff. Whether live, via webinar, or on DVD our training is timely, accurate and immediately applicable for NC charter schools.

Coming soon!
Live/Webinar Training
NEW Online Training

Dates for the next round of Training Workshops will be posted soon…

View photos from the
Online Charter
Application Training HERE

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To contact the Alliance or find out more information:
e-mail or call 888-275-5161

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