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ANNOUNCEMENTS
Authorizer Accreditation Video Message
Watch this month’s video message to learn more about the charter authorizer accreditation process the Center recently went through with AdvancED.
Center’s 2015 Annual Report Now Available
The Center is excited to share that our 2015 annual report is now available. Schools will be receiving print copies and an online version is available here
Reminder: Board Members Invited to Share Story at State Capitol
The 3rd annual Charter Public School Board Member Day at the Capitol is coming up on Tuesday, May 3. This is a great opportunity, hosted by the Michigan Council of Charter School Authorizers, to share the importance of school choice at the state Capitol. Ensure that state legislators know the education your charter public school provides is vital to your students. register 
Staff Spotlight: Kristen Stolpa
This month’s staff feature highlights Kristen Stolpa, the Center’s new deputy director.  Read more
CMU CONNECTIONS
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
GOOD NEWS IN OUR SCHOOLS
Schools Celebrate March is Reading Month
Throughout the month of March, CMU-authorized charter public schools welcomed guest readers from CMU and the legislature to read in celebration of March is Reading Month.  
Leadership Institute Visit to Jalen Rose
The CMU Leadership Institute visited Jalen Rose Leadership Academy as part of their annual service trip in Detroit. Their visit to the Academy included the CMU Leadership Advancement Scholars facilitating leadership activities with the students.
EVENTS
Student Growth Measure Webinar
April 26  |  7 pm – 8 pm
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April 29  |  12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
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New Board Member Orientation
May 6  |  Noon – 2 pm
Crowne Plaza – Lansing, MI
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May 20  |  Noon – 2 pm
Westin Southfield Detroit – Southfield, MI

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MAP Informing Instruction
May 11  |  9 am – 4 pm
CMU Global Campus – Southfield, MI
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Board President Roundtable – Topic: Board Meetings
May 11  |   Noon – 2 pm
Brick Street of Grand Blanc – Grand Blanc, MI
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May 13  |  Noon – 2 pm
Sheraton Detroit Novi
 Novi, MI
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May 16  |  Noon – 2 pm
Gilbert and Blake’s – Okemos, MI

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Great Organizations Think Strategically
May 24  |  6 – 8:15 pm
Sheraton Detroit Novi – Novi, MI
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Have an announcement or good news story to share? Email us at Info@TheCenterForCharters.org.
OUR MISSION
To transform public education through accountability, innovation and access to quality education for all students.
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