School Leadership Library

CSI’s Professional Learning Department strives to provide its school leaders with tools and resources to assist them in fostering successful education programs that best meet the need of their students. 

The CSI Guidebook is designed to support CSI School Leaders by serving as a quick reference that outlines the work of the various departments at CSI, key requirements, timelines, and where to go for additional information. 

Annual Events

New Leader Orientation

New Leader Orientation 2022 We invite all our new school leaders to participate in an orientation to leadership of a school authorized by the Colorado Charter School Institute (CSI). This year’s orientation will feature opportunities including in-person learning...

CSI School Gatherings

January (Virtual) January 12 April (In-Person, dates/locations may change) April 20 – Colorado Springs April 21 – Denver Metro April 24 – SteamboatResources from Past Meetings

All School Leaders Meeting

2022 Presentations & Recordings Welcome & Updates     Slides | Recording Talent Acquisition & Retention     Slides (coming soon!) | Recording Learning to Live with COVID-19     Slides | Recording Governing Board Dynamics     Slides | Recording Starting or...

Professional Development

Year 0

The purpose of Year 0 is to establish and execute a plan for successful school opening. This planning year focuses on taking the applicant's proposal as outlined in the charter application and transforming it into a school that is ready to serve students on day one....

New Leader Cohort

The purpose of the New Leader Cohort is to connect charter school leaders to support strong and sustainable leadership practices within the CSI family of schools. The cohort offers regular opportunities for professional development and networking through existing CSI...

Continuous Improvement Collaborative

The CSI Continuous Improvement Collaborative is a year-long fellowship opportunity for CSI school teams to focus on identifying and addressing gaps within their school communities. Participating teams will deepen their knowledge in continuous improvement tools and...


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