Training Opportunities

The SCSC offers a number of training opportunities for state charter schools and potential petitioners on an annual basis.  When appropriate, the SCSC will open training sessions to external attendees. A draft list of trainings is available on the 2016-17 Training Calendar.  Please note this list is subject to change. Information and materials from past training opportunities, are available on the Training Presentations and Materials page. To attend a training session or for more information, please contact Lauren Holcomb, SCSC Director of Organizational and Resource Development at (404) 656-2822 or

LEA Reporting Training

July 19, 2017, Georgia Department of Education Training Room A (West Tower), Atlanta
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The SCSC and Georgia Department of Education will host a training that focuses on reporting obligations of a state charter school. The goals of this training are to familiarize state charter school leaders with MyGaDOE and its applications, specifically ensuring that appropriate staff members are credentialed and able to access MyGaDOE; attendees understand GUIDE; attendees are prepared to report critical components in the Data Collections, Consolidated App, SPED, and Accountability applications. This training is required for Year Zero (pre-operational) state charter school superintendents, principals, administrators, and data reporting personnel. Operational state charter school leaders and data reporting personnel who would like training on data reporting are encouraged to attend (those familiar with accessing MyGaDOE may wish to skip the first session).

Carl Vinson Financial Management Certification: Accounting 

July 18-20, 2017, Administrative Office of the Courts, Atlanta
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Governmental Accounting course focuses on basic accounting concepts for governmental funds. Topics covered include the accounting equation, chart of accounts, double entry accounting, accounting systems and records, fund accounting, basis of accounting, and payroll and benefit accounting. 

SCSC Staff Contact: Lauren Holcomb, Director of Organizational and Resource Development, or (404) 656-2837