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

Carl Vinson Financial Management Certification: Internal Controls for Charter Schools

May 9, 2017, Administrative Office of the Courts, Atlanta, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Carl Vinson Institute of Government Charter Schools Financial Management Certification equips participants with the unique skills and knowledge needed to financially operate a charter school. This course will introduce the participant to the five components of internal controls: control environment, risk assessment, control activities, information and communication and monitoring. Discussion will include the importance of internal controls for charter schools including high risk areas charter schools should consider. 

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