MI Charter Schools

Michigan's charter schools are cultivating K-12 public education that innovates, inspires & supports modern students, educators & families. 

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MI alt route program bringing diverse, effective teachers into the classroom

The Professional Innovators in Teaching (PIIT) program, created by MAPSA, is a state-approved Michigan alternative route to certification program designed to inspire success through innovative real-time coaching, integrated curriculum and cohort-based instruction.

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Meet February #MICharter Hero: Cameron Smith from West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science

As we enter February, we turn our #MICharterHero spotlight to Cameron Smith, a Secondary Special Education teacher at West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science. Cameron began his journey at WMAES in 2011, a school he said he initially knew little about, but it swiftly evolved into a place he could call home.

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Charter Schools Week

Save the date, Charter Schools Week is May 13-17, 2024! This annual project helps in bringing together parents, board members, school leaders, and advocates from across Michigan to stand up for charter schools and students, as we celebrate our movement together. 

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Find Your Lawmakers

Every day, our elected officials are making key decisions on everything from education funding, to accountability, to autonomy for educators, and MORE.

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MAPSA, Michigan's Charter School Association, facilitates public support for MI charters, giving a voice to the movement.

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Charter news

Get the latest charter school success stories, best practices, data and happenings from the movement.

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Locate a charter school near you

Are you looking for school choices in your area? Consider a charter!
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MI Charter Heroes

Discover the outstanding people who work and help our students in Michigan's Charter Schools!

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Get the charter school facts

Charter schools are driving success, innovation and progress. Find out why.

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Alt Route to MI Teacher Certification

Discover your alternative path to Michigan teacher certification and additional endorsement.

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MAPSA Membership

Join MAPSA today to support the advocacy and communications efforts for all Michigan's charter schools.

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