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    A strong, knowledgeable Business Officer is key to the success of all Texas charters. CSBOC graduates are strong leaders that are knowledgeable in many areas, including Accounting, Federal and State Funding, Human Resources, Facilities and Operations, PEIMS, Safety, and Security. Graduates of CSBOC are in high demand. These graduates have the skills and knowledge to maximize charter funds in a complex compliance arena, as well as the ability to provide for a well-funded, high-quality education. The top performing charters in Texas are investing in their success by supporting their business office staff in becoming certified Charter School Business Officers (CSBOC).

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    All CSBOC courses qualify for TEA, CPA, TASBO, and CSBOC hours. CSBOC offers courses in all TEA categories – Accountability (Other), Accountability (Public Funds), Health & Safety, Open Meetings, Public Records, School Finance, and School Law. We also have training plans to meet all of your required annual TEA training requirements.

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Top 10 Courses for New Business Officers

Are you a new Charter School Business Officer? Click here to see the top 10 finance courses you need to get started on the right track! You can also access our TEA training plan for New Business Officers to get a head start on your annual TEA training requirement. 

TEA Training Requirements for New and Returning Staff

Get your staff's annual, required TEA training fulfilled in one place! Check out our easy-to-follow plans for New Business Officers, New Superintendents, and New Board Members, as well as plans for Returning Business Officers, Returning Superintendents, and Returning Board Members. Don't see what you need? Let us build a custom plan for you. Contact us!

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Every great Charter School has excellent leadership. Let us help you provide your Board Members with quality training that is convenient, and enables them to set your charter school up for success. We have training plans available for New Board Members and Returning Board Members, or we can customize a plan to meet your Board's needs. 


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Meet a CSBOC Instructor

Today's highlighted instructor is Sharon Benka, CSBOC's federal funds expert. She will be presenting the upcoming EDGAR webinars on the federal funds changes.  

An experienced educator with Texas public schools, Sharon Benka has worked as a classroom teacher, principal, and special programs director for the Stafford and Texas City school districts.  In her most recent position, Sharon served as an Education Specialist with the Region 4 Education Service Center and works with school districts and charter schools in the areas of NCLB/ESEA, State Compensatory Education, and Accountability.  Currently Sharon works as an independent consultant with Charter School Success and continues to focus on building capacity in school staff for the benefit of the children and families served by the schools.  Her educational background includes degrees from University of Houston and Houston Baptist University.   In her spare time, Sharon enjoys family and often takes to the open road on her trusty road bike.