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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…

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…

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,…

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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International Day of Peace

Today we recognize the eleventh annual United Nations International Peace Day. This historical event first took place on September 21, 2009, when the Montessori world came together to celebrate peace. Peace Education is at the heart of who we are…

Maintenance Team Contributes to the Foundation of Success

Day in and day out, the maintenance workers arrive early and stay late to ensure your schools are a great place to learn, teach and work.  It’s not just the day to day tasks and endless to-do lists that make…

Good News – Monthly Recap

We are so proud of all of our schools, and we are so excited for this 2019-2020 school year. This past month many of our schools have shown up on many media outlets. Take a look at all the great…

8 Simple Steps To Classroom Management

Each day you walk into your school with a passion and desire to make a difference in every student. No matter what your role is at the school, the strategies for developing expectations in and out of the classroom are…


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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