How To Open A School: An All Inclusive Course

Everything you need to know to take your dream of building a school and making it a reality.
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 5.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 9/2014 English

Course Description

The first charter school opened in 1992 in Minnesota and now nearly 4,600 can be found across the nation. Learn the in's and out's of charter schools with this downloadable course teaching you EVERYTHING you need to know about starting and opening your own charter school. Avoid common mistakes and get answers to frequently asked questions. This course is additionally helpful for future private school and/or daycare owners.

This course will teach you:

-how to turn your idea into reality

-strategies to fund your school

-places to turn for support

-how to build your board

-step by step documents to share with your team

and much more!

This course is a comprehensive starter to get future school founders on their way to developing their new venture. Very often Education Entrepreneurs and Future School Leaders do not know where to turn for help; this course was designed for you!

We will see you in class!

What are the requirements?

  • Come ready to learn
  • Have a computer and notepad
  • Be in a space that allows you to concentrate

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn what you need to design an idea for a school that works
  • Learn about charter school policy and tips
  • Learn about the most effective strategies to acquire funding and build a strong board
  • Learn how to make your vision successful

Who is the target audience?

  • Teacherpreneurs
  • Edupreneurs
  • Educators
  • Students
  • Entrepreneurs

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Charter Schools: Getting Started
Turning Your Idea Into Reality
Putting it All Together
Overcoming Obstacles
Section 2: Taking Advantage of the Tools That Already Exist
Web Resources
Founders Manual
60 pages
How To Start A School Guide
68 pages
Designing Your Board
105 pages
Charter School Board Training Manual
41 pages
Section 3: Bonus Preview
50 Free Tools For Entrepreneurial Success

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Instructor Biography

Safiyah Satterwhite, Entrepreneur Executive Leadership Coach

Safiyah has a BA in Psychology and Education from William Paterson University, a MA in Educational Administration, School Principal and Supervisor Certification from Rutgers University, a Masters of Education and School Superintendent Certification from Columbia University and is in her final year of Doctoral work at Columbia.

At age 25, Safiyah became the youngest School Founder, Principal, and CEO in the state of New Jersey upon the founding and development of an environmental themed non profit - acquiring millions of dollars in revenue. Since, she has proudly watched her vision of high expectations, environmental service and wellness become a reality. 

Following this initiative Safiyah became one of New York City's Assistant Superintendent's overseeing the evaluation of the city's1700 Public Schools and supporting school principals in their mission of ongoing school improvement.

Today, she has built a consulting and coaching firm that works with the United States Department of Education, high level universities , state departments and supports women in developing and launching new ventures.

She resides in the northeast with her husband and their adorable cat "Brooklyn" and enjoys frequent visits the farmers market.

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