10 Choice Team Members Recognized by MAPSA for Teacher and Administrator of the Year

We are proud to announce that 10 of our Choice team members are being recognized by the Michigan Association of Public School Academies (MAPSA)! Eight Choice teachers have been named by MAPSA as top semifinalists for Teacher of the Year and two Choice…

Student at West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science Named Boys and Girls Club of Grand Rapids 2016 Youth of the Year

Congratulations, Ana Sosa, sophomore student at West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science. Ana is the Boys and Girls Club of Grand Rapids 2016’s “Youth of the Year!” The program honors “the nation’s most awe-inspiring young people on their path to…

West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science Recognized as a Top High School in Michigan

In 1994, West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science (WMAES) opened their doors and became one of the first charter schools in Michigan. That school year, they welcomed 122 students. But, that was just the start to their story. Fast forward…

CHARACTER CHOICES: GOOD JUDGMENT / JANUARY 2016

As children, we learn and understand the differences between up and down, left and right. However, knowing the difference between right and wrong is something we as humans continuously explore. Students across Choice campuses spent the month of January learning about…

Changing Lives & Making a Difference: Inside the Mind of Choice Board Members

At Choice, we carry out our mission in a cooperative and open relationship with each of our Academy Boards to ensure that each Board’s respective vision is brought to life. Choice shares a deep passion for serving children with our…

Character Choices: Compassion / December 2015

Character Choices in December What better character trait to learn in December than compassion? In lieu of the holiday season, students across all academies incorporated compassion into their academic learning, and everyday happenings. Dove Academy Dove Academy spread compassion throughout the community!…

Clare Shubert: One Teacher’s Journey with Choice Schools Associates

Today, Choice Schools Associates and West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science (WMAES) are bidding adieu to longtime first grade teacher, Clare Shubert. Clare has a vast background with Choice Schools. Beginning as a teacher with Three Oaks Public School Academy…