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A Growth Measure For All Students Video Message
Watch this month’s video message to learn more about the use of student growth percentiles and median growth percentiles starting in the 2016-17 school year.
CMU Pilots Co-Teaching Model
CMU faculty have a pilot program of student teachers utilizing a co-teaching model in place of a traditional model of student teaching. This innovative approach to student teaching is the most extensive program of its kind in the state.  Read more
Center is Recommended for Accreditation by AdvancED 
The Center was recently recommended for accreditation by AdvancED. This recommendation followed an extensive three day on-site review by an external review team with members from across the country.  Read more
Deadline Approaching for Annual Education Reports
Academies must have their Annual Education Reports posted publicly by April 22, 2016. The Center has established an April 11, 2016, due date in Epicenter for all academies. The submission is required to include the State-required cover letter and combined report.  Read more
Staff Spotlight: Jim Rundborg
This month’s staff feature highlights Jim Rundborg, a member of the Center’s field operations team.  Read more
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
Charter School Teacher and Administrator of the Year Finalists Announced
The Michigan Association of Public School Academies recently announced the finalists for the 2016 Michigan Charter School Teacher and Administrator of the Year awards. The Center would like to congratulate the CMU-authorized charter public schools’ staff members that were given this statewide recognition. For a list of finalists from our schools, click here
Charyl Stockwell Student Excels at State Skiing Championships
A junior at Charyl Stockwell Preparatory Academy, Joaynna Cook, qualified to compete in the recent MHSAA State Skiing Championships. She qualified after a strong regional performance in both the Slalom and Giant Slalom events. This was the first year CSPA offered skiing as a sports for its students.
Strategic Thinking Map: Part Two
April 14  |  6 pm – 8:15 pm
Crowne Plaza Detroit – Novi, MI
Student Growth Measure Webinar
April 26  |  7 pm – 8 pm

April 29   |  12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
New Board Member Orientation
May 6  |  Noon – 2 pm
Crowne Plaza – Lansing, MI

May 20   |  Noon – 2 pm
Westin Southfield Detroit – Southfield, MI

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