October 2019

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NEW! WRCCS Resource Library

Check out the new WRCCS Resource Library on our website! You can search by Domain and/or Topic.


Personalized Support and Coaching

The WRCCS knows that juggling the demands of running a school is not an easy task. For your immediate charter needs, we offer personalized support and coaching. We work with fantastic organizations throughout the state and around the country to bring the very best resources to our schools. To request support, click here and let us know how we can continue to support you.


  • Charter School Performance Monitoring

  • Charter School Application Review Process

  • Purpose, Mission and Vision Development

  • Meeting Community Needs

  • Legal Responsibilities

Governance Board

  • School Leader Evaluation

  • Effective Governance

  • Organizational Structures and Procedures

  • Policy and By-law Development

  • Self-Assessment

Charter Leadership

  • School Culture

  • Human Resource Management

  • School Leadership Teams

  • Staff Evaluation

  • School Finance

Charter Classroom

  • Virtual and Blended Learning Systems

  • Personalized Learning

  • School Culture

  • Designing Learning Targets

  • Academic Program


Registration is open!

Register for the 2020 WRCCS Conference on July 28-29, 2020!

Registration deadline: July 10, 2020

The WRCCS is fortunate to get to work with such dedicated and inspirational educational leaders all year long, and we are looking forward to continuing this work at the 2020 WRCCS Conference.

Click here for more information and to register. We will continue to add more information to the conference website as it becomes available.


"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 .


Mental Health Resources and Crisis Text Line

Mental Health Resources

Visit the Coalition for Expanding School-Based Mental Health in Wisconsin's website for more information, events, and resources.


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 work sessions, and formal online coursework via Buzz.

We invite you to check out the WRCCS complete calendar of events. Register for online Zoom and in-person sessions here.

The Power of Connection Reception and Dinner

Thursday, Oct. 17th, 5pm

631 East Chicago Street

Milwaukee, WI

Please RSVP by October 4th

5 p.m.: cocktails and networking
6 p.m.: dinner and program

Italian Community Center, Festa Ballroom
631 E. Chicago St., Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Join educational and community leaders for a memorable evening of
conversation and celebration at The Power of Connection Reception and
Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Italian Community Center. The event
is hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Office of Charter
Schools, now in its 20th year of partnering with community organizations to
provide additional high-quality K-12 options. Guests will learn about the
new Power of Connection Professional Development Series, which is designed
to empower Milwaukee-area charter school leaders, teachers and governing
boards. Recognition will be given to Paul Haubrich and Robert Kattman, the
first two directors of the Office of Charter Schools, for laying the
foundation of the work that continues today. We look forward to seeing you

Johannes Britz, Provost, UWM

  • Ashanti Hamilton,* President, Milwaukee Common Council

Latoya Holiday, Special Asst. to State Superintendent, DPI

  • Keith Posley,* Superintendent, Milwaukee Public Schools

  • Alan Shoho, *Dean of School of Education, UWM

Register today for a "WRCCS Work Day"

Join WRCCS and WRCCS Partners for WRRCS Work Days, in which you will be able to visit a WRCCS mentor school, engage in professional development, and so much more!

For a complete schedule click here.

Register here.

**More dates and details around facilitated content coming soon**

WRCCS School Development Day

Wednesday, April 22nd 2020 at 8am

45 Hillman Road

Wisconsin Dells, WI




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.

Wisconsin Health and Physical Education (WHPE) Conference

October 23-25, 2019

Classroom teachers could benefit by learning how to teach a number of age appropriate physical activities.


Digital Leadership and Learning 2019-20
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!


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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