WRCCS News

August 2019

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How WRCCS can support your school or organization...

WRCCS provides resources to all stakeholders in charter school development and support -- from helping school districts and universities understand how to authorizer the best charter schools, to identifying practices that could be applied to any school broadly, to disseminating information so that those exploring charter schools know who to reach out to for support.
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We offer one-to-one consultations in addition to our trainings. WRCCS is partnered with fantastic organizations throughout the state and around the country to bring the very best resources to our schools. To schedule a consult, fill out the request form below.
Consult Request Form

Please fill out this short form to request technical assistance (resources and support) from the Wisconsin Resource Center for Charter Schools. This will help us match you with the correct resource.

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2019 WRCCS Conference

August 6-7, 2019

If you still need to register, please contact the WRCCS at support@wrccs.org or 715-453-1079. Thank you!

Sign-up to meet with Chanell from DPI

Click the link below to schedule a time to meet with Chanell at the WRCCS conference.

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NEW! Update Button for the WI Charter Schools Yearbook

DPI has given WRCCS the responsibility of keeping the charter schools yearbook up to date. We have a convenient online version listed on our website and also offer it in PDF form. Check out your schools listing! If you see changes that need to be made, click the "Request Update To This Listing" button listed below the authorizer information.


Please note that this request is exclusively for the charter schools yearbook. Your school and/or district is also responsible for keeping up-to-date information in the DPI schools directory, for which you will need to submit similar changes to Kari Tenley at Kari.Tenley@dpi.wi.gov .

Check out your school's listing here!

This link will take you to the WRCCS website where you can launch the WI Charter Schools Yearbook.

"By The Numbers"

Click below for interesting charter school statistics.

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Social and Emotional Learning in Wisconsin

DPI's Social and Emotional Learning On-line Training Module is now available. This new training module is for teachers, administrators, and school staff to learn about what SEL is, its importance, and how to implement and integrate it locally in a culturally responsive manner.


The module takes about 50-60 minutes to complete and the format allows for notification to administrators when a staff member has completed the training module.


The SEL Online training module can be accessed here:

https://dpi.wi.gov/sspw/mental-health/social-emotional-learning/build-your-sel-expertise


To book a 15 minute consultation to discuss the School based Mental Health

Services Grant, Social and Emotional Learning or school mental health in general please go to:

https://outlook.office365.com/owa/calendar/WisconsinDepartmentofPublicInstruction@WIDPIPRD.onmicrosoft.com/bookings/

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WRCCS offers a schedule of comprehensive charter school support!

WRCCS is excited to provide educators a broad range of free professional development opportunities including online training sessions via Zoom, in-person events, and formal online coursework via Buzz.


WRCCS has organized all materials through the WRCCS School Competencies. The WRCCS School Competencies are broken into seven domains: Charter Authorizer, Governance Board, Charter Leadership, Charter Classroom, Students, Families, and General Information. The WRCCS school competencies are designed to help schools personalize their professional development and to help schools recognize learning that has not been considered, learning that is in process, as well as prior learning. The WRCCS School Competencies are designed to “meet schools where they are at” understanding that every school will have specific strengths and challenges.


We invite you to check out the WRCCS calendar of events. All calendar events are searchable by domain. You can register for online Zoom sessions and in-person events here.


Please let WRCCS know how we can best support you and your school. For support on accessing the WRCCS professional development resources please watch the video or contact us at support@wrccs.org. Also, check out our website to find other valuable resources!

https://youtu.be/6cV5nLOjaAk

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OTHER EVENTS

Marzano Personalized Competency-Based Education and Rachel’s Challenge Training FREE

Rice Lake High School Auditorium: 30 S. Wisconsin Ave, Rice Lake, WI [Carson Street entrance]


Monday, August 12: 10am-5pm (1-hour lunch on your own)

Tuesday, August 13: 8am-5pm (1-hour lunch on your own). Possible optional evening activity. Wednesday, August 14: 8am-2pm (lunch provided)

For more information, click the link below.

CESA 9

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Calling ALL educators!


Join CESA 9 for a day with teacher and author, Trevor MacKenzie, and leave with new learning about INQUIRY practices, as well as resources and takeaways that can be used in the classroom immediately.

To have your event listed email WRCCS the information and link. We will also post these events on our social media. Don't forget to like and/or follow us. See below!

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Charter School Job Openings

To have your charter school job opening(s) listed email WRCCS the link. WRCCS will also post the openings on our social media. Don't forget to like and/or follow us. See below!

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Have you joined our Facebook Group?

The WRCCS charter school Facebook group (WRCCS - Connect & Collaborate) is an interactive professional learning community for charter school educators to come together to share, learn and inspire one another. In this group, charter school educators from across Wisconsin can gather in a safe space to share ideas to better themselves and their field, explore new ideas with new peers and collaborate to tackle challenges. We encourage you to share resources, ask questions and collaborate with new connections.

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Sarah Hackett

Director

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Associate Director

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Program Assistant