Why Attend?

Hosted by CSDC–the statewide organization that has defined high quality charter school leader training for thirty years–the CSDC Conference is your one-stop shop for in-depth content, relationship building, and connection to the resources your charter organization is looking for.

Gain CSDC’s critical updates and exclusive insights

Throughout the year, CSDC is hard at work in Sacramento tracking the major fiscal, legislative, and accountability changes affecting charter schools. The conference provides a unique opportunity for your leadership team to hear the latest from CSDC’s team of charter school experts.

Network with leaders from across the state

Conference attendees are current and emerging charter school leaders who want to connect, problem solve, and learn from their colleagues. Strengthen your network by attending the social events baked into every day of the conference and get to know outstanding leaders from across the state.

Find the resources your school is looking for

With your conference registration, you’ll gain access to the event platform where you can download materials and handouts from the session you attend. Plus you gain access to the Exhibit Hall, where you can connect in-person with charter support organizations and identify new resources to propel your organization forward.

What's Included?

Full Registration (3-Day)

  • Admission to the year’s biggest keynote, the Leadership Update Presentation
  • Access to 100+ excellent sessions (reviewed and thoughtfully curated via CSDC’s CFP process)
  • Networking with current and emerging charter school leaders who want to connect, problem solve, and learn from their colleagues.
  • Admission to the Exhibit Hall where you can connect in-person with current support organizations and build new partnerships
  • Lunch
  • Refreshments in the afternoon
  • Discounted hotel rates at CSDC’s host hotels
  • Password-protected access to the online event platform where you can build your schedule and download presentation materials

Single Day

Can’t attend all three days? Enjoy everything the event has to offer on the day that you’re able to attend. Check out the conference schedule overview and choose a day to join us in Sacramento.

What is the Leadership Update Presentation?

It’s the biggest keynote of the year.

The Leadership Update Presentation is led by CSDC Founder and Executive Director, Eric Premack, who provides California charter school leaders with an essential, comprehensive lens into the fiscal, legislative, and regulatory topics that impact the realities of charter leaders and their organizations. Check out Eric’s preview of last year’s keynote and stay tuned for more information regarding this year’s update!

Why Send a Group?

Sync up on the key strategic decisions.

“It makes our strategic planning easier because everyone is getting the same information and can talk-through it in real-time,” says Cynthia Rachel, a charter school leader from Placerville, CA.

See why many schools send their:

  • Executive Director
  • Board Chair

First Time at the Conference?

Here’s what to expect!

“You should expect super high energy, a lot of collaboration, a lot of networking, and a lot of fun,” says Larry King, a charter school leader from Redlands, CA. See what more leaders have to say and join them in Sacramento!

Register Now!

We look forward to seeing you in Sacramento! Please contact us with any questions. And don’t forget to reserve a room under CSDC’s discounted room block at our nearby hotels.

AUGUST 9, 2024