Terry's Blog

Post-Election Reflection

Post-Election Reflection

Now that we have processed the results of the elections, it’s time to get to work. In Colorado, we will have many new legislators in January and, importantly, a new Governor. For those of us working in or supporting charter schools, we are excited about Governor elect...

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Caring for the Mental Health of our Students

Caring for the Mental Health of our Students

Last week marked another week of tragedy in Colorado schools with the two suicides at Arapahoe High School. Last month, Denver School of the Arts also lost a student, and goodness knows how many other schools in Colorado have experienced tragedy since the beginning of...

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Enrollment Wars

Enrollment Wars

Now that we’re at the end of September, many school leaders are incredibly focused on the impending Pupil Count Day, which takes place on October 3rd this year. This is a critical day for public schools, especially charter public schools, since the vast majority of a...

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Welcome to Terry’s Blog!

Welcome to Terry’s Blog!

I am Terry Croy Lewis, Ph.D., Executive Director of the Colorado Charter School Institute. I have worked in the charter sector for over 20 years as a founder, school leader, consultant, and governing board member. I will be regularly posting on topics ranging from...

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