MAPSA, Michigan’s charter school association, represents a statewide movement of charter school stakeholders. We harness the power of our charter community through direct and digital grassroots engagement, identifying their shared challenges and developing resources that support their work. We facilitate public support for the movement by utilizing our effective legislative and media avenues to build positive government relations and give the charter community a voice on issues that impact our students and educators. 

As an organization, we strive to be:


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We remove barriers to innovation.

MAPSA actively builds integrity and solid relationships in Lansing, enabling us to successfully advocate for an environment for school choice to thrive and achieve on both sides of the aisles as a bipartisan organization.


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We keep the focus on kids and quality.

MAPSA supports parents and the right to choose the school that best fits their student’s needs. We work to connect families to key resources that help them discover the best learning environment for their child.


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We spread positive awareness.

MAPSA boldly uses our vast network to share the amazing work happening in charter schools across the state. We work tirelessly to ensure this innovation, creativity and success have an elevated public platform.


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We believe in dynamic instruction.

MAPSA provides support and resources to Michigan charter school educators in various forms. Our academic resource, Innovators in Education, delivers relevant content, webinars, workshops and more.

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