Charter Schools

Student creates educational materials for Facebook page, Charter Schools Office launches educational website

Maggie Goebel, a Spanish elementary education major, creates material for parents on Facebook. Grand Valley's Charter Schools Office launched a website with tools that help support K-12 students and their parents.

Apr 2, 2020

Charter Schools Office helps parents educate at home

With more than half of U.S. states suspending K-12 education for varying periods of time, millions of parents are looking for resources to help bridge the education gap between coronavirus-related stoppages and the time when schools resume.

Mar 16, 2020

President Mantella, students share vision of future student experience

Grand Valley President Philomena V. Mantella, along with six Grand Valley students, discussed financial literacy and college affordability at the February 7 Board of Trustees meeting held at the L. William Seidman Center on the Pew Grand Rapids Campus. 

Feb 7, 2020

Charter Schools Office hosting College Prep Week on campus

Grand Valley's Charter Schools Office is hosting College Prep Week, an annual program that brings students from GVSU-authorized charter schools to the Allendale Campus for a week to experience life as a college student.

Jul 18, 2019

Michigan Charter School Teacher, Administrator of the Year both from GVSU-authorized schools

Both the Michigan Charter School Teacher of the Year and the Michigan Charter School Administrator of the Year come from charter schools authorized by Grand Valley State University.

May 15, 2019

New report lists GV-authorized charter as best in state

A Grand Valley-authorized charter school is the best in the state, according to a new report from the Mackinac Center for Public Policy.

Jan 24, 2019

Grand Valley-authorized charter school named National Blue Ribbon School

Achieve Charter Academy, a Grand Valley-authorized charter school in Canton, has been awarded a prestigious 2018 National Blue Ribbon School award by the U.S. Department of Education.

Oct 4, 2018

Charter students get hands-on experience during ArtPrize Education Days

Nearly 2,000 K-12 students from dozens of Grand Valley-authorized charter schools got to experience ArtPrize firsthand, thanks to the ArtPrize Education Days program hosted by Grand Valley's Charter Schools Office and the Department of Visual and Media Arts.

Oct 3, 2018

GVSU Charter School Office to provide free professional education programs for all teachers, school leaders

Starting in September, Grand Valley State University will offer free workshops and seminars to any public or private school teachers and personnel in Michigan, opening the possibility of savings on professional development for schools across the state. These learning opportunities will be provided through the university's Charter Schools Office. 

Aug 9, 2018

Students get prepped for college at GVSU camp

150 high school students from schools across Michigan are kicking off a series of week-long camps at Grand Valley State University that will help prepare them for life and education after high school.

Jul 9, 2018