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Board Development & Training
4th Sector Solutions
The leaders of 4th Sector Solutions have served the charter school community for over 15 years and have attended more charter school board meetings than almost anyone in the industry. 4th Sector provides board training services including governance, financial committee training, and strategic planning, and facilitates board retreats. We also partner with specialists in curriculum, professional development, educational technology and legal services providers to tailor the training to the board’s specific needs.
Brian L. Carpenter PhD & Associates, LLC
Dr. Brian Carpenter works with charter schools around the country. As a nationally recognized authority, he has been invited by legislators, professors in public and private universities, charter school authorizers, as well as state and national association leaders to provide training and guidance.
Florida Charter School Governance Training
Kathleen W. Schoenberg, an attorney in private practice in Florida, has provided legal counsel and training to charter schools since 1998. She routinely counsels schools in corporate and governance matters, policy development, vendor agreements, charter contracts and provides general advice regarding compliance. Kathleen graduated from Temple University School of Law with honors, and graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A. in communications with high honors. Kathleen is a member of the Florida, Pennsylvania and New Jersey bars.
Frank Martinelli has over 35 years of work, training and consulting experience with a variety of nonprofit and public sector organizations. He is president of the Center for Public Skills Training where he specializes in strategic planning, governing board development, volunteer management, and community partnership and alliance building. Since 1976 over 45,000 professional staff, board and other volunteer leaders have benefited from Frank's practical, results-oriented training and consultation. Frank has worked extensively with school boards of traditional public, charter public and private schools and is the author of "Creating Effective Charter School Governing Boards" and "How Community-Based Organizations Can Start Charter Schools", a guide to assist nonprofit organizations in the design and launch of charter schools. Frank is the author of "Encouraging Visionary Board Leadership" appearing in the forthcoming book, You and Your Nonprofit Board: New Thinking from the Field's Top Practitioners, Researchers and Provocateurs, published by Charity Channel Press.
Global Services in Education
Our consultants provide service and support from feasibility studies through to management and leadership of schools from all curriculum backgrounds, K-12, Higher Education and beyond, in all regions of the world.
JM Consulting Inc.
While headquartered in Gloucester, Massachusetts, we travel to your team. Our associates are located across the nation and associate teams are assembled based on your needs.
Marci Cornell-Feist is an expert on charter school governance. After working with 200+ charter schools, she created The High Bar to implement the most effective strategies and practices of her many clients, and as a means of spreading this information to a wider audience of charter schools.
National Charter Schools Institute
The National Charter Schools Institute’s mission is to transform public education and power performance, productivity and accountability breakthroughs that help people win for kids. Our team is made up of passionate professionals who are committed to excellence and known for their integrity. We envision a day when all students will have access to a diverse marketplace of exceptional schools where they can learn, grow and prepare for success in college, work and life.
Stefanie J. Allweiss, LLC
Ms. Allweiss is available as an HR Consultant to service Administrators, Board of Governors, School Leaders, Principals and Staff on the drafting and implementation of the Human Resources Handbook: Personnel, Staff and Student Policies.
TeamWorks International's unique partnership leadership approach to Vision Delivery builds the capacity of the whole school to implement the strategic plan.