The Collaborative Charter Services Organization ("CSO") functions to provide administrative support to California charter schools in the execution of effective and efficient board governance; parent, student, and community engagement; fiscal services; human resources, payroll, and benefits; instruction, admission, assessment, compliance and accountability; LCAP, SARC, and WASC special projects; and special education services.
The specific purpose of this corporation is to provide task-related administrative support services to the public charter schools operated by, and under the supervision and ultimate decision-making authority of, the following non-profit public benefit corporations: Sage Oak Charter Schools; Excel Academy Charter Schools; Pathways Academy Adult Education; Motivated Youth Academy; and California Pacific Charter Schools (collectively, the "Member Charter Schools").
The business plan of The Collaborative CSO includes strategic planning for sustainable growth with a focus on adding services and member charter schools.
Be the standard of excellence for charter school administrative services throughout California by:
- Inspiring a culture of trust, diversity and collaboration;
- Providing cutting edge technical support;
- Delivering innovative subject matter expertise and resources;
- Maximizing the capacity of our member charter schools;
- Developing and furthering relationships.
Our Core Values
Empowered by Collaboration: Our Core Identity
Diversity and inclusion
Sustainability and resiliency
Collaboration and trust
Innovation and refinement
Reliability and accountability