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ANNOUNCEMENTS
CMU Connections Video Message
Watch this month's video message to learn about the many University opportunities available to CMU-authorized charter public schools. Topics include scholarships, tuition awards, campus visits and CMU events.  Watch
Reminder: Spirit of the Future Scholarship Deadline 
Reminder: To all upcoming, or former, high school graduates of a CMU-authorized high school who are coming to CMU in the fall - the deadline for this year's Spirit of the Future Scholarship application is January 31st.  Read more
Revised OSHA Poster Available
A new version of the "Job Safety and Health - It's the Law!" poster was released by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. It includes training and injury reporting requirements, employee rights and employer responsibilities. To order a poster, click here.
Staff Spotlight: Chris Shropshire
This month's staff feature highlights Chris Shropshire, the Center's Field Operations Manager.  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
New School High Hosts Ribbon Cutting
The newest CMU-authorized charter public school celebrated its first year with a ribbon cutting ceremony last week. The event was attended by students, parents, school leaders and local chamber of commerce members.  Read more
Makerspace Officially Opened at Oakland FlexTech Academy
The students and staff of Oakland FlexTech Academy recently celebrated the opening of their new "Makerspace" at the school. Makerspaces are community studio spaces where people gather together to build, share resources and experiment with new tools and technologies.  Read more
South Arbor Team Receives State Recognition
Robotics teams from South Arbor Charter Academy recently competed in the state tournament for First Lego League. Both of the school's teams were recognized for their achievements and now both teams move on to compete against teams from other states and countries.
EVENTS
Strategic Budgeting
January 28  |  6 pm – 8:15 pm
Crowne Plaza Detroit Novi – Novi, MI
Register
Business Managers’ Roundtable
January 28  |  10:45 am – 2 pm
Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel – Novi, MI
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Board President Roundtable
February 10  |  Noon – 2 pm
Brick Street of Grand Blanc – Grand Blanc, MI
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February 12
  |  Noon – 2 pm
Gilbert and Blake's – Okemos, MI
Register

February 15 
 |  Noon – 2 pm
Sheraton Detroit Novi – Novi, MI
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New Board Member Orientation
February 26  |  Noon – 2 pm
Suburban Collection Showplace – Novi, MI
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Have an announcement or good news story to share? Email us at Info@TheCenterForCharters.org.
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