Resources – Other Agencies


Fiscal Crisis Management and Assistance Team (FCMAT) help desk

The mission of the Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team is to help California’s local educational agencies fulfill their financial and management responsibilities by providing fiscal advice, management assistance, training and other related school business. Their online Help Desk include charter school authorizer fiscal questions and responses submitted to FCMAT over the years

California Charter School Accounting and Best Practices Manual

Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University (CREDO)

The Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) is committed to improving the body of empirical evidence about education reform and student performance at the primary and secondary levels.

Charter Schools Division


National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA)

NACSA is an independent voice for effective charter school policy and thoughtful charter authorizing practices that lead to more great public schools.