Grand Valley State University has a long standing tradition and commitment to providing quality education for students. As part of this mission, the GVSU Board of Trustees seeks to impact public K-12 education through its leadership in Michigan's Charter Schools. GVSU's dedication to fostering choice in K-12 education and positive public reform is stronger than ever.
In our 22nd year as an authorizer, GVSU charters more than 70 school buildings, serving more than 33,000 students.
Emily Doering-White is named the GVSU CSO 2017 Outstanding Teacher for grades K-6. Emily, pictured here with GVSU CSO director Rob Kimball, Ed.D., is a kindergarten teacher at Southwest Detroit Community School.
Mark Ureel is named the GVSU CSO 2017 Outstanding Teacher for grades 7-12. Mark, pictured here with GVSU CSO director Rob Kimball, Ed.D., is a middle school social studies teacher at South Canton Scholars Charter Academy.