The Aha! Moment: The importance of celebrating accomplishments with students

The “Aha! Moment:” The importance of celebrating accomplishments with students

Do you remember where you were when you had an Aha! moment? Maybe when you first learned how to tie your shoes or when you solved your first math equation on your own? When you reflect back on that Aha!…

How to talk to your children about the events that occurred at the U.S. Capitol

Written by Erica Prime, M.A., LLP, CSP, parent and lead psychologist at Bradford Academy, Dove Academy, Four Corner Montessori Academy and Macomb Montessori Academy with the Detroit Institute for Children As adults, many of us are feeling fear, anger, sadness,…
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Staff Spotlighting Staff: Caryn Westra, Choice Schools Associates

  Ms. Caryn Westra was nominated by one of her Central Office peers as Choice Schools Associates’ Staff Spotlighting Staff feature! Caryn has served as Choice’s Business Development Coordinator since 2017. She is passionate about children and their education. Which…
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Choice Named Top Workplace Four Years Consecutively

Choice Schools is proud to announce it has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2020 distinction by Detroit Free Press. The honor is based on anonymous employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by Energage, LLC, that measures multiple aspects…
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Staff Spotlighting Staff: Meghan Bryant, Creative Montessori Academy

Ms. Meghan Bryant was nominated by her peers Cathy Bryson and Daniel Benedict as Choice Schools Associates’ Staff Spotlighting Staff feature! Meghan is a special education teacher at Creative Montessori Academy in Southgate.  Core values Megan represents: Student Focused, open…
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Staff Spotlighting Staff: Landon Bell, New Branches Charter Academy

Mr. Landon Bell was nominated by Mrs. Larkin as Choice Schools Associates’ Staff Spotlighting Staff feature! Landon is starting his fourth year at New Branches and currently serves as the K-8 STEAM Educator and Technology Coordinator. Landon always goes above…
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Staff Spotlighting Staff: Samantha Salyers and Darlene Grandstaff, Battle Creek Montessori Academy

Ms. Samantha Salyers and Ms. Darlene Grandstaff were nominated by Ms. Jes as Choice Schools Associates’ Staff Spotlighting Staff feature! These ladies have both worked in various capacities at the school for the past three years. Sam and Darlene live…