Training Opportunities

Free training opportunities are available to charter school board members, administrators and teachers through Utah Association of Public Charter Schools (UAPCS).

Below is a list of upcoming mentoring offerings for the 2017-2018 school year.

Charter School Pre-Operational Workshops-

Charter School Pre-Operational Workshops are focused on topics important to schools during the planning year prior to the school opening. More information and registration can be found below:

Aspiring Charter School Executive Seminars (ACES)- 

ACES is for educators seeking to move into leadership capacities within Utah’s charter school community. ACES will be held at AISU (American International School of Utah – formally the 49th Street Galleria) and will be taught by VitalSmarts Master Trainer, J. Lynn Jones.  This training  is tailored for charter school specific needs.  More information and registration can be found below:

New Administrator Seminars (NAS)-

New Administrator Seminars (NAS) provide hands-on tools and resources that new charter school administrators need.

Linda Jordan-Senior Implementation Advisor with the International Center for Leadership in Education-

Crucial Conversations- 

Crucial Conversations is a two-day course taught by VitalSmarts that teaches skills for creating alignment and agreement by fostering open dialogue around high-stakes, emotional, or risky topics—at all levels of your organization. By learning how to speak and be heard (and encouraging others to do the same), you’ll surface the best ideas, make the highest-quality decisions, and then act on your decisions with unity and commitment.

New Board Member Boot Camp-

New to your board?  Come learn everything you need to know to be a contributing and successful board member for your charter school.  6 part series, Building an Everlasting Board Culture.

Regional Quarterly Mentoring-

Available to Charter School Board Members and Charter School Administrators throughout the state. All charter school board members and administrators are invited to participate.  

Mentoring Team

Autumn Halliday

Operations Expertise

Steve Finley

Finance/Budget Expertise

Shannon Greer

Board Governance Expertise

Rick Veasey

Administration Expertise