academic support

We believe that all Arizona students should have access to a high quality public school. We are focused on creating and sharing innovative programs designed to support leaders and teachers as they work to improve student achievement.

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Leadership Training

Research confirms that effective schools are not possible without effective school leaders. The Association partners with the Center for Student Achievement to offer leadership trainings that will provide participants with tools that can be put to use immediately.

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Professional Development

The Association partners with the Center for Student Achievement to provide high quality professional development for its member schools. The Center offers a broad range of training and coaching options for teachers and leaders.

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Accountability Support

All charter school leaders should understand the Arizona State Board for Charter School's academic, operational, and fiscal performance frameworks. The Association partners with the Center for Student Achievement to provide training, data support, and PMP/DSP document reviews.

<font size="2.5">Research</font>


The Association believes in the importance of the publication of rigorous and transparent research and evaluation. We firmly believe quality and accurate data is needed to evaluate the effectiveness of how schools improve student achievement.

Quality Schools Program

The Quality Schools Program is an initiative of the Center for Student Achievement. The mission of the Center is firmly rooted in the principle that all students deserve a quality education, no matter where they attend school. The Quality Schools Program is a three year series of job-embedded professional development and intensive on-site coaching for teachers and school leaders looking to improve student achievement. Through data-driven instruction and Professional Learning Communities, schools will create, implement, and sustain a systematic approach to Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, and Professional Development. After three years, schools will be equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to positively affect student learning and increase student achievement.

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