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I’ll teach until I cannot lift my arms anymore

Some people come and go in our lives. Some stay for a while, leave footprints on our hearts and we are never ever the same. At Creative Montessori Academy, this is Mike Begian. Nothing will get in his way to…

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In a World Where You Can be Anything, be Kind.

Kindness binds us. It is the quality of being friendly, generous and considerate. It is a fundamental part of the human condition which bridges the divides of race, religion, politics, gender and zip codes.  At Battle Creek Montessori Academy, teachers…

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Helping Everyone Thrive in Schools – School Interventionists

If a student seems disengaged or even presenting behavioral problems in class, a teacher may call on the help of an interventionist or literacy coach.  Specialized knowledge about external and cognitive variables that impact a student makes a school interventionist…

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Third Year of Being Named a Detroit Free Press Top Workplace

Choice Schools is proud to announce it has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2019 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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Warm Smiles and Even Warmer Hearts

October 18, 2019, was a special day for the scholars of Dove Academy of Detroit. Lake Trust Credit Union partnered with Operation Warm to deliver coats to all 465 students at Dove Academy. Operation Warm is a non-profit organization that…

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Our Bus Drivers Pave the Way for Student Success

School bus drivers are dedicated individuals from a variety of backgrounds who have made it their mission to transport students to and from school and school-related activities safely and efficiently. They are trained professionals with immense responsibility. They have specialized…

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Our School Nutrition Professionals Provide Essential Ingredients to Academic Success

“It’s more than chicken nuggets, sloppy joe’s, plastic gloves & hairnets,” said Shatara Morris, school nutrition program support at Choice Schools.  “The school nutrition professionals are responsible for budgeting, supervising, scheduling, counting, measuring, auditing, sanitizing and heavy lifting. They’re counseling, encouraging…

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Student Focused Office Managers Create a Welcoming Environment for All

Office managers play a vital role in a school’s daily success. The work they do varies day-to-day and looks different from school-to-school. Because an office manager’s job is so diverse, it’s often misunderstood or regarded simply as clerical. In reality,…

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Sixth-Grader on a Mission to Change the World

“It’s more than just raising money, it’s about changing the world,” Preston Wood, a sixth-grader at Creative Montessori Academy, said.  Preston has developed a heart for changing people’s lives and he is on a mission to do so. So, when…

Count Day is Upon Us!

You may hear someone say, “make sure your child is here for count day on Wednesday, October 2!” But what does that really mean? What makes count day more important than any other day?  The simple answer is that count…

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What Others Are Saying

"When we hired Choice it was like a lightbulb when 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