Welcome Charter School Board Members, Executives, Authorizers, and Associations

More than 25 years of education leadership experience have convinced me that school effectiveness is ultimately a reflection of board effectiveness. That's why almost all of my products and services focus on building and maintaining high performing charter school boards.

Brian L Carpenter, PhD, FAFE, CFE

Onsite Customized Board Retreats & Seminars

Interested in scheduling a customized board retreat with Dr. Carpenter? He's conducted more than 175 since 2005. Click here to learn more about the process.

Board Training Podcasts, Videos and Toolkits

Dr. Carpenter produces some of the best training content for charter school boards in the country. Click here to learn more about his podcasts and videos.

Problem Solving (Issue Consultation Offsite or On)

Sometimes boards don't need training. They need an expert in charter school governance and operations to guide them through specific challenges. Click here to learn more.

Conferences and Group Presentations

Need a dynamic speaker at your next conference or group seminar? Dr. Carpenter has spoken at more than 50 state and national conferences since 2005. Click here for more information.

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Meet Brian L. Carpenter

In 1977, no one could have predicted that this high school drop-out would become one of the most influential voices in charter school governance. Now, 40 years later, however, Dr. Brian L. Carpenter's books, videos, podcasts, white papers, and conference presentations are considered authoritative by many authorizers, association leaders and other experts in the charter school sector.

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