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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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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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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Growing Michigan Career Pathways

Explore the transformative power of Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs at charter schools. Dive into the real-life experiences of charter school students who participate in CTE programs, showcasing their journeys from classroom learning to real-world success. 


Meet March’s #MICharterHero: Shayla Boose from International Academy of Flint

For Shayla Boose, the Kitchen Director at the International Academy of Flint, there’s a simple explanation as to why she loves her job so much. “Food means love, and I can just show that to kids through feeding them." She said.

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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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