Acadia Northstar LLCAcadia Northstar LLC Contact: Sarah Crain and Kathy Davies
Founded in 2001, Acadia NorthStar is the largest provider of charter school financial and student information management services in North Carolina. With over a decade of not-for-profit and charter school experience, many employees and partners have worked with charter schools since their inception. As charter schools have evolved and become more complex, Acadia NorthStar has continued to work side-by-side with its clients to solidify their financial health and ensure compliance with state and federal guidelines.
Advantaged Capital for EducationAdvantaged Capital for Education Contact: Howard Sowell
Advantaged Capital for Education is a not for profit 501(c)3 focused on providing capital, in all forms, to education from charter schools, private schools, community colleges and higher education. The growth in charter schools is our primary focus and we look forward to providing facilities and financing to our industry.
American Charter DevelopmentAmerican Charter Development Contact: Russell Jackson
American Charter Development (ACD) is one of the nation’s premier charter school developers. We facilitate the development of attractive and functional facilities for successful charter schools.
ACD, at no initial cost, specializes in 100 percent financing and turnkey development of charter school facilities that are customized to meet the school’s individual needs and budget. ACD is an experienced firm that can handle everything from land search and acquisition, to permitting and construction.
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Contact: Rustin Godfrey
We are the largest provider of insurance and risk management services to public Charter Schools nationwide. Because of our expertise in supporting Public Charter Schools, we have developed proprietary programs for educators legal liability, employment practices, cyber liability, violent acts, crime and integrated excess liability. We have experts on staff to advise on the myriad of issues facing schools(i.e. transgender students, traumatic brain injury, threat assessment etc.). Our purchasing power on behalf of charter schools provides Boards with leverage over pricing and coverage not available through other agencies.
Atlantic Coast Playgrounds LLCAtlantic Coast Playgrounds LLC Contact: Mark Hurt
At Atlantic Coast Playgrounds, we believe the right play environment leads to better learning. We are a full-service recreational structure company featuring WOW® playgrounds and other play area needs, including fitness, shade, shelters, benches, fencing and signage.
Our playground experts will help you- from design, installation through inspection. Our goal is to deliver the highest level of service fostering confidence, trust and integrity. Marked by superior customer care, competitive pricing and a well-serviced warranty, Atlantic Coast Playgrounds can build a creative recreational setting can help your students succeed in and outside the classroom.
Play truly brings learning to life. Start building your play area today!
Banyan Consulting Group, IncBanyan Consulting Group, Inc Contact: David Dow
Managing your employee benefits just got easy.
Benefit programs can be easier to administer and save you money too. To prove it, Banyan Consulting Group has come up with some revolutionary ideas that have changed the way our clients provide benefits to their employees.
What makes us different is our vision of wellness coupled with our unique service model.
You’ve got more than a rep. You’ve got a team.
BB&T Capital MarketsBB&T Capital Markets Contact: Bert Newsome
BB&T Capital Markets Education Finance Group provides comprehensive capital structure planning and execution for charter schools as well as public and private colleges and universities, student housing facilities, and private secondary schools. With the resources of one of the nation’s strongest financial institutions, we help our clients navigate challenging financial markets while providing ongoing guidance and support to ensure their long-term success. BBTCapitalMarkets.com/Education
Camcor, Inc.Camcor, Inc. Contact: Keith Holland
Camcor provides the most effective technology solutions for your school. Founded in 1949, Camcor has always made customer service and satisfaction our number one priority. We offer products and expertise covering all aspects of digital imaging, audio/video, interactive classrooms, and multimedia presentations. Whether you need guidance on purchasing a single document camera, headphone, or complex projector system; Camcor will be here to assist you.
Charter Schools USA (CSUSA)Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) Contact: Sandy Castro
Charter Schools USA is one of the oldest, largest and fastest-growing education management companies in the United State with 70 schools in 7 states. AdvancEd awarded CSUSA the first Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) district accreditation for an education management company. We successfully manage high performing private and municipal schools for pre-Kindergarten through grade 12. We assist corporations, government entities, developers and nonprofit agencies with all phases of school design, planning, development, financing, construction, operations and curricula. We’ve also been instrumental in pushing forward legislative processes that have furthered education reform to help all students gain a high quality education.
While we are proud of our awards, we believe our greatest accomplishments are gaining a 95% plus satisfaction rate from parents and achieving a district “A” academic average for the last 6 years from the Department of Education. At Charter Schools USA, we always put students first in every decision we make. That philosophy, along with a certified and dedicated staff has placed Charter Schools USA as a leader in education management nationally.
Charter SuccessCharter Success Contact: Allyson Garrett
Charter Success LLC is a charter school management company based in North Carolina. Here at Charter Success we are devoted to helping our clients manage and direct their school. We know how important it is to give our children the proper education they deserve which is why we provide services which enhance the school administration’s ability to create a school environment focused on student achievement.
Convergent Nonprofit SolutionsConvergent Nonprofit Solutions Contact: Rick Kiernan
Convergent manages capital campaigns for charter schools and other nonprofits. Our fundraising campaigns raise $250,000 to $20,000,000 and more from individuals, families, foundations, and corporations. This funding can be used for capital projects (gymnasiums, auditoriums, playing fields, etc.), endowments, and operations. Contact your counterparts at Roxboro Community School, Vance Charter, Southern Wake Academy, and Arapahoe Charter School to learn more about working with us.
Discovery PlaceDiscovery Place Contact: Lydia Evans
Through a network of four hands-on museums in three different cities, educational outreach programs and professional development for pre K – 12 teachers throughout the region, Discovery Place is a leader in STEM education in the Carolinas. We aspire to be at the forefront of transforming the way science, technology and nature are explored and learned to inspire dreams, raise aspirations and motivate people of all ages to develop a lifelong love of learning.
Educational OutfittersEducational Outfitters Contact: Patty Owens
Educational Outfitters of Raleigh specializes in school uniforms, dress codes, spirit wear and much, much more.
EPR PropertiesEPR Properties Contact: Nathan Vallette
EPR Properties provides financing solutions for the development and acquisition of charter school facilities. EPR Properties understands that safe, attractive, purpose-built facilities are vital to the success of your school. As leaders in the financing of charter schools, we’re able to meet your unique needs, including land acquisition and new construction, property acquisition and renovation, and acquisition of existing schools with leases already in place. We provide 100% of the financing and are 100% committed to bringing your school to life on time, on budget, and with passion. Visit http://www.eprkc.com to learn more.
ESD PartnersESD Partners Contact: Angela Stokes
ESD Partners, an award-winning firm, provides architecture, interior design, project management and custom millwork. We have the skill and expertise to deliver charter school facility projects on time and on budget. We can reduce your total cost of ownership and make the facility development process easy for your board and school administrators. We allow school administrators to focus time and resources on the important work of educating children while we manage the complex design and construction process for you. ESD Partners has over 24 years of experience exceeding client expectations through thoughtful and purposeful design.