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 November #MICharter Hero: Kristen McDowell from Marshall Academy

When you walk into Marshall Academy, one of the first faces you see is Kristen McDowell, the Office Manager/Homeless Liaison. It was clear to see the love that students, staff and families had for Kristen as she was presented with this month’s #MICharterHero award. 

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Join us at the Michigan Charter School Symposium. MiCSS23 is an exclusive event for charter professionals across the mitten, built to help us push boundaries, learn from each other and grow 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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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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