This course will focus on the policies important to charter schools including Accounting and Financial Reporting, Budget, Revenue, Expenditures, Fund Balance, Capital Asset, Cash and Investments, and Purchasing.

Course Outline

Please note there are two methods to register for this course. Click the Single Registration button to register and pay online. To request an invoice, click the blue Single Registration button, and then select Checkout. Login with your account information. Under payment method, select "Request for Invoice". Once you click this option, you must then select "Company Invoice" under Choose Payment Method. You will receive an email with the invoice attached.

If your school authorized by the State Charter Schools Commission of Georgia (SCSC), you must contact Danielle Williams at Danielle.williams@scsc.georgia.gov  (Note: SCSC offers full scholarships to school participants from state charter schools who enroll in this program.)

Is your school authorized by a local school board? Register online today. If you need assistance registering, contact Jasmine Jackson, jasmine.jackson@uga.edu or (678)985-6813.

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant should be able to:

  • recall why financial policies are important and common characteristics of effective policies

  • describe the steps involved in policy development

  • develop strong financial policies for your institution


Credits: Participants will earn 7 CPE, .6 CEU, 6 Contact Hours

Attendance Policy: Our classroom training requires attendance during all parts of the instructional program. Instructors are required to take attendance and cannot approve student absences during class time. Please carefully consider your schedule when selecting class dates.

Field of Study:  Finance (Technical)

Who Should Attend? This course is for charter school employees and/or board members who work in accounting and financial reporting and others responsible for oversight and administration of charter school finances.  

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: Group Internet-based

University of Georgia, Carl Vinson Institute of Government, is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:  https://www.nasbaregistry.org

Contacts: For more information regarding refunds, concerns and program cancellation policies, please contact Jasmine Jackson, jasmine.jackson@uga.edu.



Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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