Conner Creek Academy East Named as National Winner
Conner Creek Academy East, with campuses in Roseville and Warren, was recently named as a national winner of the Capturing Kids’ Hearts Award.

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Two Ferris State University Academies Work on Expansion Projects
Two Ferris State University authorized academies are working hard to complete new facilities in time for the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year.

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14th Annual Spring Briefing
On May 18, the Charter Schools Office (CSO) held its 14th Annual Spring Briefing at the DoubleTree Hotel in Dearborn. Over 100 school leaders, school leadership team members, and board members attended the event.

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The Charter Schools Office (CSO) is pleased to announce the offering of a six-week summer version of the BEST Leadership Program with Dr. Casey Reason. The course will run from June 27 to August 5, 2016, and is open to school leaders, aspiring school leaders, and members of school leadership teams from our Ferris State University authorized academies.

The course fee ($1,500) will be paid by the CSO. Participants also have the option to take the course for three (3) graduate credits from Ferris State University.

Information on the course and application procedures have been sent to school leadership teams. For more information, please contact Dr. Ron Rizzo: or call (231) 591-5807

The deadline for enrollment is June 10, 2016.