Annual Events

A look at MAPSA's annual calendar of events

MAPSA Foundation Gala

Celebrating 25 Years of Charter School Success
October 11 & 12, 2018 // Detroit, Grand Rapids

The 2018 MAPSA Foundation Gala brought together the charter school movement's leaders and supporters from the last 25 years, all while raising capital to continue to drive the good fight for kids across Michigan. View photos and videos from the gala events! 

2019 Michigan Charter School Symposium

The Michigan charter school movement's most exclusive annual event
December 5-6, 2018 // Troy, Michigan
MAPSA President, Dan Quisenberry, during General Session at the 2017 Michigan Charter School Symposium.

The MI Charter Symposium gave attendees a platform to discover and network with the brightest minds in public education reform, and featured dynamic speakers, engaging sessions and a fearless atmosphere. Check out the event photo album & follow us on social for next year's updates!

National School Choice Week

A MAPSA-hosted event at the Capitol to celebrate National School Choice Week 

January 23, 2019 // Lansing Capitol Building

MAPSA is happy to co-host a celebration at the Capitol here in Lansing, MI on January 23, 2019 from 10:00-2:00 PM in honor of National School Choice Week!  All are welcome to attend this free public event, including parents, board members, students and teachers. 

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2019 Charters Make a Difference Initiative

An opportunity to share your story and advocate for equal charter funding
Feb-March, 2019 (dates TBA) // Lansing Capitol
One of the 2018 CMAD groups in front of the Lansing Capitol building.

During the 2019 Charters Make a Difference Initiative, you'll have the opportunity to attend the House and Senate K12 School Aid Subcommittee Hearings and share your story of charter success with your lawmakers.

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Charter Day at the Capitol

The movement's exclusive day of celebration at the Capitol
May 7, 2019 // Lansing Capitol
A photo of participants at the 2018 Charter Day at the Capitol celebration.

The annual Charter Day at the Capitol event brings hundreds of charter school supporters together to celebrate the diversity, innovation, passion and success of Michigan's charters.

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