NEW YORK, NY, June 3, 2019 – National Charter Schools Conference has accepted a proposal for Raj Thakkar (CEO and Founder of CSBM), Ted Fujimoto (President of Landmark Consulting Group, Inc.) and Gary Larson (Founder and President of Larson Communications) to present “Navigate a Tumultuous Charter Climate by Mastering 3 Critical Areas of Focus.  It will focus on understanding the three strategic areas that require school boards and leaders’ focus in order to navigate the risks and opportunities within the tumultuous climate of the charter movement.  This session is an interactive work session that will help a school team to dig deep on the following issues:

–       What risks and opportunities have changed that can impact your school.

–       What is in your control and what is not.

–       Practical ways for your board and leadership team to build understanding and to make sound decisions.

–       Strategies to improve your school’s execution, storytelling and ability to stay ahead of regulatory problems.

The session will occur on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 10:15AM-12:15PM PDT in Las Vegas, Nevada, at Mandalay Bay Conference Center.  CSBM has been presenting at National Charter Schools Conference since 2013 and appreciates everyone who voted for our sessions this year.

Hosted by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, National Charter Schools Conference is the largest gathering for charter school leaders.  In 2018, they had more than 4,500 attendees.  This year’s keynote speakers are Hadi Partovi, Founder and CEO of and Nina Rees, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.


If you would like more information about this topic, please call CSBM at (646) 448-8726, or email

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CSBM serves as a back office provider, CPA and financial advisor to charter schools and charter management organizations.  As an advisor, we train boards, leadership teams and financial staff on their roles with financial oversight, management and implementation.  As a back office provider, we serve as the full finance team for many charter schools or fill in gaps by serving as the Chief Financial Officer, Controller or Accountant.