PORTLAND, Ore., May 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Charter school leaders will learn how to create contingencies and a safety net for the new school year in «Preparing for Fall Deferrals, Delays, and Reductions,» a free webinar on Tuesday, May 12 at 9 a.m. PDT. The webinar is hosted by Charter School Capital, the largest national services provider exclusively focused on charter schools and the students they serve.

«Reduced tax revenues across the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic will impact charter schools as early as this summer and fall,» said Stuart Ellis, president and CEO of Charter School Capital. «As charter schools face near-certain deferrals, delays and reductions in state payments, we are prepared to help them not just survive, but thrive. We’re pleased to provide the greater charter school community with sage advice from established experts, along with funds to help charter programs continue to flourish during this challenging time.»

Presenters of «Preparing for Fall Deferrals, Delays, and Reductions» include:

  • Nathan Barrett, Ph.D. senior director of research and evaluation for the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, and recent author of What ChartersNeed to Know: Acting During the Impending Fiscal Downturn
  • Ricardo Mireles, executive director of Academia Avance, and a charter school veteran who led his school through the Great Recession
  • Moderator, Tricia Blum, vice president of business services for Charter School Capital

Webinar participants will be able to ask questions in advance and during the session. Registration is available at this link.

«This is a tremendous collective learning moment,» said Mireles. «Together as students, teachers, staff and parents we must learn from each other so that we can adapt and overcome all the impacts of this coronavirus.»

About Charter School Capital:
Launched in 2006, Charter School Capital helps charter schools access, leverage and sustain the resources they need to thrive, allowing them to focus on what matters most – educating their students. Charter School Capital has provided more than $2 billion in funding to 700+ charter schools, providing high-quality education to more than 1.25 million students across the United States. For more information, visit CharterSchoolCapital.org or email [email protected].

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