Choice Schools



At Choice, we see it as our job to empower leaders, teachers and staff to be their very best! We pride ourselves on creating a positive work environment. It’s a place you look forward to showing up to every day. A place where you can laugh. A place where you can smile. A place where you feel valued and where you can work collaboratively with your team.


Choice Schools Associates has a network of 15 schools and one child development center across the state of Michigan. Choice employs more than 600 educators and was named a Detroit Free Press 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 “Top Place to Work,” a 2018, 2019 and 2020 "Best and Brightest" company, and a 2019 "National Best and Brightest" company based on employee surveys. We partner with school communities, empowering and equipping them to fulfill their unique mission and prioritizes the recruitment and retention of top talent as a critical component of success.

Choice Schools is a mission-driven organization that puts the needs of students-first!

Students Focused. At Choice Schools, students come first.

Expecting Greatness. We believe all students can learn if they’re surrounded by passionate, talented, growth-minded educators who genuinely care and celebrate the uniqueness of each student. We have created a space where students can talk about themselves and their lives, share their opinions and gain confidence in themselves. Students are engaged, forming relationships and working with clear intention.

Teamwork and Open Communication. Our team is trusted and empowered to be creative leaders of innovation. We foster a culture of open communication, teamwork and feedback between team members and with students. Classrooms are dynamic and support a diverse group of learners. Students are provided with adequate space, materials and supplies to be inspired in their learning environment.

Servant Leadership. Everyone on our team is committed to the mission and focused on the whole student, working collaboratively to lead students down their unique path to success. We value and embrace lifelong learning and support each member of our team with relevant and timely opportunities. We prioritize time for collaboration and celebrate small victories along the way. We recognize the rigor, commitment and passion it takes to be a great teacher, and we reward heart and perseverance.

We can always use more heart in our schools!

Whether you choose to work within our Choice academies as an educator or within the Choice central office, our staff is provided with a collaborative environment where our employees are encouraged to reach their fullest potential within and outside of their role. Shared decision making is important to achieving Choice and respective Academies’ missions, goals, and objectives.

We require federal and state criminal background checks of all potential employees as well as certification of professional conduct from former employers. Our transportation professionals are required to undergo drug screenings and physicals.

We welcome you to explore all opportunities Choice and our respectable Academies have to offer – perhaps there is a position waiting for you!

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If you share our passion for inspiring the future, we invite you to connect with us. 


Frequently Asked Questions

What Others Are Saying

"When we hired Choice it was like a lightbulb turned on. They are extremely supportive of our vision and allow us to be who we want to be while providing the foundational support for our students, staff and school community success. We would not be where we are today without
Choice Schools."

- Susie Schlehuber, Founder and School Leader at Lake Superior Academy

"Choice Schools has created and implemented a vision for every child to learn and grow based on his/her needs. They have instilled this mission in their educators, who strive every day to provide the tools for students to reach their full, unique, and empowered potential and purpose.”

– Lisa Gillon, Principal at Livingston Classical Academy

"I have worked with Choice Schools Associates for the last 13 years. The service and support that Choice provides its leaders and schools is top notch. They have figured out a successful formula to support the schools in each facet of operation - human resources, finance, operations, and curriculum and instruction. Their support allows me to focus on the daily operation of my school.”

– Terry Larkin, principal at New Branches Charter School Academy