Risk Management Resources

Related to Charter School Operations

In an effort to provide the charter school community with up-to-date information as it pertains to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CharterSAFE team is actively developing and gathering guidance and resources and posting to this page. The information and links provided are for informational purposes only. CharterSAFE shall not be held liable for the information or its contents. For more resources and weekly updates, remember to follow us on LinkedIn.

SB 1159 Reporting

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Presented October 14, 2020

How to Prevent COVID-19 Related Employee Lawsuits

Presented June 17, 2020 and June 19, 2020

Re-Opening Schools Safely

Presented June 10, 2020

Avoiding Claims - COVID-19 Risk Management Issues

Presented March 31, 2020

Distance Learning - Students

Special Education

US Department of Education letter regarding Children with Disabilities

Human Resources


Remote Work - Staff

Workplace Poster & Notice to Employees

Workers' Compensation Claims

Staff Reduction/Layoff/Reduction in Force (*Members Only Resource - sign in to view)

HR Material

  • Business Justification Memo template - layoff
  • Business Justification Memo template - school site closure
  • SCRIPT - lay off - elimination of position - 39 years or younger - SEVERANCE
  • SCRIPT - lay off - elimination of position - 40+ years old - SEVERANCE OFFERED
  • SCRIPT - lay off - elimination of position - NO SEVERANCE
  • Staff Communication After Layoff
  • Termination Checklist

Optional to Employee

  • Expense Report Form
  • Separation Letter template - layoff & position eliminated
  • Separation Letter template - layoff, position eliminated & poor performance
  • Table of Contents - notebook
  • Timesheet

Required to Employee

  • California Department of Health Care Service - Notice to Terminating Employees (Form 9061 Rev 06-10)
  • EDD Claimant Benefits (Form 2320M Rev 9 11-18)
  • EDD For Your Benefit (Form 2320 Rev 64 11-19)
  • EDD What You Need To Know (Form 1275B Rev 4 2-19)
  • Federal Earned Income Tax Credit Notice (IRS Notice 797 Rev 12-2019)
  • Notice to Employee as to Change in Relationship

Loss Control/Safety

State Resources

COVID-19 Website

California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Resources

Executive Orders and Legislation

California Department of Education

Federal Resources

Additional Resources from California Charter School Support Organizations

CharterSAFE believes these resources will be helpful to you. Please note that links to these sites should not be misconstrued as endorsements.

Two New Programs for CharterSAFE Members

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