Introducing a Different Kind of School Support Partnership

Lighthouse's team of experts lays a strong foundation for your school's long-term success.

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Introducing a Different Kind of School Support Partnership

Lighthouse's team of experts lays a strong foundation for your school's long-term success.

Lighthouse's Unique Model

Lighthouse establishes operational, financial and governance success for your school in the initial years of operation, and then provides the support and training needed for your team to continue that success independently in the long term.

Lighthouse's Unique Model

Lighthouse establishes operational, financial and governance success for your school in the initial years of operation, and then provides the support and training needed for your team to continue that success independently in the long term.

Tiered School Support

Leveled support designed to get you set up the right way quickly, and to build your team’s capacity to operate skillfully and independently in the near term.
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Tiered School Support

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Leveled support designed to get you set up the right way quickly, and to build your team’s capacity to operate skillfully and independently in the near term.
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We build your team’s capacity to operate and manage your charter school
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources
  • Talent Management
  • Operations
  • Data and Compliance Reporting
  • Facilities Management and Compliance
  • Governance Support
  • Charter Application and Renewal Support
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We build your team’s capacity to operate and manage your charter school
  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources
  • Talent Management
  • Operations
  • Data and Compliance Reporting
  • Facilities Management and Compliance
  • Governance Support
  • Charter Application and Renewal Support

Comprehensive Services

Years 0-2

Comprehensive services to set up every financial, operational and governance function of your school and set you on the path to success.

  • Budget Preparation
  • Procurement
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Staffing
  • Enrollment
  • Business Insurance
  • Payroll
  • Employee Benefit Procurement and Administration
  • Facilities Preparation
  • Safety Plans
  • Risk Assessments
  • Compliance Reporting
  • Board Governance Management and Training
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Comprehensive Services

Years 0-2
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Comprehensive services to set up every financial, operational and governance function of your school and set you on the path to success.

  • Budget Preparation
  • Procurement
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Staffing
  • Enrollment
  • Business Insurance
  • Payroll
  • Employee Benefit Procurement and Administration
  • Facilities Preparation
  • Safety Plans
  • Risk Assessments
  • Compliance Reporting
  • Board Governance Management and Training
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Managed Support Services

Years 3-4

Oversight to ensure your team is hitting and exceeding its financial, operational and governance goals.

  • Tiered training and tools to gradually transition your team to local management of financial, operational and governance functions
  • Full-service charter renewal preparation

Managed Support Services

Years 3-4
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Oversight to ensure your team is hitting and exceeding its financial, operational and governance goals.

  • Tiered training and tools to gradually transition your team to local management of financial, operational and governance functions
  • Full-service charter renewal preparation

Consulting Services

Year 5

In year five, we put the finishing touches on preparing your team for independent success.

  • On-call consulting for all financial, operational and governance functions when your team needs support
  • Side-by-side oversight for all financial, operational, and governance functions
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Consulting Services

Year 5
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In year five, we put the finishing touches on preparing your team for independent success.

  • On-call consulting for all financial, operational and governance functions when your team needs support
  • Side-by-side oversight for all financial, operational, and governance functions

Charter Renewal Support

When your focus is on your students, but the stakes are high
The average charter school renewal application process takes over 400 hours of preparation, distracting your leaders and staff from the essential work of serving your students and families well.

At Lighthouse, we know what it’s like to deal with labor intensive and high stakes charter renewal processes while running a school. We help you navigate renewal while keeping your focus on your students, where it belongs.

Our team of experts streamlines your renewal preparation and shines a light on your school’s unique impact, while you stay focused on serving your students and families.
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Charter Renewal Support

When your focus is on your students, but the stakes are high
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The average charter school renewal application process takes over 400 hours of preparation, distracting your leaders and staff from the essential work of serving your students and families well.

At Lighthouse, we know what it’s like to deal with labor intensive and high stakes charter renewal processes while running a school. We help you navigate renewal while keeping your focus on your students, where it belongs.

Our team of experts streamlines your renewal preparation and shines a light on your school’s unique impact, while you stay focused on serving your students and families.
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Our services include:
  • Creating and managing a customized renewal project plan built around your school’s renewal requirements and needs
  • Building a relationship with you and your school community to deeply understand and tell your school’s impact story
  • Crafting a clear and compelling written renewal application with the professionalism and visual impact that makes your school shine
  • Organizing and submitting your renewal documentation
  • Preparing you and your school community for site visits, interviews and presentations
  • Managing media associated with your renewal story
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Our services include:
  • Creating and managing a customized renewal project plan built around your school’s renewal requirements and needs
  • Building a relationship with you and your school community to deeply understand and tell your school’s impact story
  • Crafting a clear and compelling written renewal application with the professionalism and visual impact that makes your school shine
  • Organizing and submitting your renewal documentation
  • Preparing you and your school community for site visits, interviews and presentations
  • Managing media associated with your renewal story

Lighthouse believes in being strong stewards of public funding.

As your not-for-profit partner, we keep service fees low while ensuring the best possible results for your school.

Lighthouse believes in being strong stewards of public funding.

As your not-for-profit partner, we keep service fees low while ensuring the best possible results for your school.