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March is Reading Month
National Reading Month is coming up in March. This is a great opportunity to invite local legislators to visit your school to participate in reading activities with your students.  Read more
Nominations Open for Charter School Teacher and Administrator of the Year
The deadline is quickly approaching to nominate someone you think is deserving for the 2016 Charter School Teacher and Administrator of the Year awards. Submissions are due by February 12.  Nominate your favorite teacher and administrator
Discount Available for Innovators in Education Spring Symposium
CMU-authorized charter public schools are eligible for a $50 discount when registering for the Innovators in Education spring symposium to be held February 29 in Lansing. An email with more information on registration and the available discount will be sent to schools
Epicenter Winter 2016 Webinar
Learn about new features in Epicenter and other updates by participating in one of Epicenter’s Winter 2016 webinars.  More information and dates
Spirit of the Future Scholarships
Eligible graduates of CMU-authorized charter public high schools have the opportunity to apply for scholarships to attend CMU.  Read more
Charter School Educator Award
Eligible educators and school leaders at CMU-authorized charter public schools can receive 50 percent tuition assistance for eligible graduate programs at CMU.  Read more
College of Education and Human Services
Resources and information on programs offered within the College.  Read more
Project Lead The Way
A.G.B.U. Alex and Marie Manoogian School is the first CMU-authorized charter public school to offer Project Lead The Way. This program is the nation's leading provider of STEM programs.  Read more
Pansophia Participates in Essay Contest
This year 60 students from Pansophia Academy participated in the annual VFW nationwide essay contest, “Patriot’s Pen”. Ultimately, five essays from the Academy were submitted to the local competition in Homer, Michigan.  Read more
Kids Helping Kids
The Center is aware that many of the CMU-authorized charter public schools are conducting various projects in an effort to provide assistance with water donations for the Flint community. We want to recognize your efforts. Click here to send us photos and a brief summary of your initiatives.
Board President Roundtable
February 10  |  Noon – 2 pm
Brick Street of Grand Blanc – Grand Blanc, MI

February 12  |  Noon – 2 pm
Gilbert and Blake’s – Okemos, MI

February 15  |  Noon – 2 pm
Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel – Novi, MI
MAP Informing Instruction
February 24  |  9 am – 4 pm
CMU Global Campus – East Lansing, MI

February 25  |  9 am – 4 pm
CMU Global Campus – Southfield, MI
New Board Member Orientation
February 26  |  Noon – 2 pm
Suburban Collection Showplace – Novi, MI
Strategic Thinking Map: Part One
March 9  |  6 pm – 8:15 pm
Crowne Plaza Detroit – Novi, MI

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