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Get involved

Share your MI charter story, talk to your lawmaker about an amazing teacher or program & stand with us during key events. 

Step 1: Share your story

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Highlight an educator

The annual MI Charter School Awards program highlights outstanding charter school teachers and administrators - and we need your help to uncover the best and the brightest.

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Tell your story

Our long-term success depends on our ability to connect with our communities, lawmakers and neighbors. Talk about the amazing things happening in your school or classroom, and do it often.


Build key relationships 

Hearing from real parents, educators and advocates is key for local lawmakers. Look up your Senate and House lawmakers, and use these key tactics to share how your charter has impact your student.

Step 2: Attend annual events


Charter Day at the Capitol

In 2020, charter school parents, board members, school leaders and advocates took a stand for MI charters from their homes. 

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Charters Make a Difference Project

Join parents, educators and other charter advocates for a day in Lansing where you'll tour the Capitol, learn about charter policy issues & engage lawmakers.


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MI Charter Mastermind Network

The MI Charter Mastermind Network is a digital, professional development community built exclusively for charter professionals - from teachers, to school leaders, to authorizers and operators.

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Discover our MI charter story

Find out what we're doing, and how it's shaping impact for K-12 in the Great Lakes state.
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