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Choice Schools Montessori Educational Leaders posing for a picture in Nashville.

Montessori Leaders Visit Nashville for Educational Conference

April 26, 2022
Just last month, the Montessori leadership team took a trip south to Nashville for the first in-person Montessori conference in 3 years. Both school leaders and the Director of Montessori Education & Development, Amanda Konopaska, enjoyed a trip full of…
students assessing the soil and plants.

What Earth Day Means for our Students and the Environment – Holly Orians

April 22, 2022
  “Invest in our Planet” is the theme for this year’s Earth Day. As an educator, I can’t think of a better way to invest in our planet than to provide students with the opportunities to interact with and learn…
Math Survival Guide Graphic featuring Amanda Konopaska

Math Survival Guide

April 4, 2022
You would never know it from my GPA, but I grew up hating math. It didn’t excite me; it wasn’t hands-on and to be honest, most of my teachers didn’t seem so excited about it either. So, how was I…
Snooky Cookie Video

Business, Baking and Building Futures

March 24, 2022
Business, Baking and Building Futures An after school program at Dove Academy is setting up students for success   When Tasha White founded Snooky Cookies to satisfy her son’s cravings for homemade chocolate chip cookies, she had no idea it…
Alan Bosker Photo

Choice Principal Named Semifinalist for Michigan Charter School Administrator of the Year

March 24, 2022
Alan Bosker, Middle & High School Principal at West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science, is now in contention for being named 2022 Michigan Charter School Administrator of the Year. The nomination is given by the Michigan Association of Public School…
Happy Women's History Month from Choice Schools Associates

Women’s History Month/International Women’s Day at Choice Schools Associates

March 8, 2022
Women have played an important role in history and continue to be trailblazers for the young minds of today. March is a time to reflect and celebrate those women and their contributions to our nation’s history! What is Women’s History…

Benefits of Being a Teacher at a Charter School

February 24, 2022
Teaching at a public charter school is a highly rewarding experience. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, the number of students enrolled in charter schools has quadrupled from 0.3 million to 1.6 million over the last 10 years.…
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Celebrating Black History Month at Our Schools

February 10, 2022
At Choice Schools we recognize the importance of Black History Month and believe that the accomplishments of African Americans and their role in US history should be learned about and celebrated all year long. Check out some of the awesome…

How to Become a Teacher With Any Degree

January 21, 2022
From having energetic days that never look the same, to making a meaningful impact on the lives of the kids you work with, a career in education is one of the most fulfilling careers someone could experience. Although teaching requirements…

Shifting Your Career: How to Land Your First Teaching Job!

January 21, 2022
Starting a new chapter in your life can be exciting and daunting. Whether you recently graduated or decided to make a career move, you might be asking yourself “How do I get a teaching job without any classroom experience under…

Our partners’ perspective

When we hired Choice it was like a light bulb 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

I could not be happier, prouder, more grateful, amazed, awestruck and relieved by our decision to partner with Choice Schools Associates to operate Ivywood Classical Academy. What an adventure this school has been. Every curveball that came our way we managed to HIT OUT OF THE PARK, thanks to our amazing partnership we have built with Choice. I recommend Choice Schools to anyone who is looking for a trustworthy, competitive, experienced, and mission-driven organization. They are simply the best.”  

- Tyler Horning, Founder and Board President at Ivywood Classical Academy