2018 MAPSA Foundation Gala 

Celebrating 25 years of charter school success in Michigan, we brought together stakeholders, leaders, legislators and advocates alike for two esclusive events that recognized our history, journey and vision for the future.

Recognizing our charter pioneers

These trailblazing individuals were honored for their dedication, grit and impact

Photos, moments & memories

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Thank you

Dr. Steve Perry

For helping us reinvigorate our charter school pride

Dr. Steve Perry, founder of Capital Preparatory schools and a well respected educator in the charter community, joined us at both our Detroit and Grand Rapids Gala events, sharing his insights, passion and words of wisdom as we continue to drive our shared vision for education.

Thank you to our generous event sponsors!


National Heritage Academies

The Leona Group

Greg McNeilly

J.C. Huizenga


Choice Schools Associates

CS Partners / Partner Solutions

Michigan Council of Charter School Authorizers


Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation


Global Educational Excellence

Grand Valley State University CSO

Hamadeh Educational Services

K12, Inc.

National Charter Schools Institute

The Windquest Group

Host Committee

  • AccessPoint
  • American Institutional Management Services
  • Clark Hill
  • Cornerstone Schools
  • Delta Dental
  • Detroit Children's Fund
  • edtec central, LLC
  • Education Management & Networks
  • Eastern Michigan University CSO
  • Ferris State University CSO
  • General Agency Co. & EMC Insurance Companies
  • Great Lakes Education Project
  • Lake Superior State University CSO
  • Michigan Freedom Fund
  • New Paradigm for Education
  • Northern Michigan University CSO
  • Oakland University CSO
  • Public Affairs Associates
  • Resch Strategies
  • Saginaw Valley State University CSO
  • Staples Business Advantage
  • The Romine Group
  • Thompson Education Foundation
  • University Prep Schools
  • West Michigan Aviation Academy

Let the celebration continue!

Continue the celebration by registering for our 2018 Michigan Charter School Symposium.
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