Personal Responsibility | Ray O’Laughlin | TEDxBowlingGreen Do you prefer to manage yourself or do you like to be managed by others? Bring your “who” to your “what” and experience the fulfillment and peace you’ve been longing for. A journey that begins with the person in the mirror and will take you to places you[…]
Changing the Game: Education | Jim Goenner | TEDxBowlingGreen Charter school pioneer and Hall of Famer Dr. Jim Goenner challenges the strategies being used to transform education. Through his deeply personal story, he shares how he discovered what’s truly important, and why the path to excellence begins with the heart. A devoted husband and father[…]
Each Michigan public charter school is governed by an independent team of local leaders who are appointed by the school’s authorizer. When you become a public charter school board member, you take a statewide Constitutional oath of office and become part of a local effort to make a lasting difference in the life of students.[…]
Howard Fuller Recites Frederick Douglass after an “Advocates & Implementers” discussion, July 2019.
In a series called “Advocates & Implementers,” we join Ken Campbell and Deborah M. McGriff, Ph.D. as they discuss their experiences with the national charter schools movement. (July 2019)
Jim Goenner presents at the 2019 National Charter Schools Conference
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘what are you doing for others?’” – Martin Luther King, Jr. We all play an important role in our communities. By getting involved and helping others around us, we not only help make our community stronger but we also better ourselves. We learn to work as a team,[…]
The Institute is excited to be working with Wisconsin!
History matters. Ideas matter. We’re On the Move and Capturing History at the California State Capitol! The National Charter Schools Founders Library team is collaborating with the Charter Schools Development Center in Sacramento to capture the stories from California’s Pioneers through oral histories and original documents. These will be preserved and made digitally available to[…]
$2.2 million from the U.S. Department of Education will help improve charter authorizing best practices around the country MOUNT PLEASANT, MICH. – The U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Innovation and Improvement awarded the National Charter Schools Institute (NCSI) a $2.2 million grant over three years to elevate the quality of charter school authorizing[…]