Ballmer group is a philanthropic organization that support efforts to improve economic mobility for children and families in the United States who are disproportionately likely to remain in poverty.
CMU Center for Charter Schools
The Center for Charter Schools has compiled resources and guidance as schools navigate these challenging times and plan for the 2020–21 school year.
Charter Schools Growth Fund
The Charter School Growth Fund identifies the country’s best public charter schools, funds their expansion, and helps to increase their impact.
City of Detroit
Detroit Children’s Fund works closely with the Mayor and City of Detroit leadership to leverage school improvement efforts.
Community Education Commission of Detroit
Working with diverse stakeholders across the city, CEC develops critical resources and systems-level solutions that address common challenges faced by Detroit families, such as access to information and access to enrichment programming.
Detroit College Access Network
The Detroit College Access Network (DCAN) is a collaborative network between local schools, organizations, and the community. The mission of the network is to promote higher education in Detroit and make a college degree or credential a reality for students in Detroit.
Detroit Drives Degrees
Detroit Drives Degrees is a collective impact initiative to improve the talent pipeline in the Detroit region with three areas of focus: advancing ACCESS to postsecondary opportunities; boosting student SUCCESS; and retaining local TALENT and attracting new talent.
Detroit Regional Chamber
Serving the business community for more than 100 years, the Detroit Regional Chamber is one of the oldest, largest and most respected chambers of commerce in the country.
Grand Valley State University Charter Schools Office
The GVSU Charter Schools Office is an accredited charter school authorizer that furthers this mission by establishing innovative and high-performing educational opportunities. Schools within GVSU’s portfolio receive access to professional learning opportunities, school and governance support, and graduate education scholarship programs that they typically could not attain on their own.
Harvard Strategic Data Fellows
A two-year program that strengthens the capacity of education agencies to use data for improvement.
IFF is a mission-driven lender, real estate consultant, and developer that helps communities thrive by creating opportunities for low-income communities and people with disabilities.
Improving Schools Inc is a national non-profit educational services provider focused on improving outcomes for all students. Improving Schools is comprised of high performing school leaders turned coaches. Leaders who are passionate about equity and social justice.
MAPSA, Michigan’s Charter School Association, represents a statewide movement of charter school stakeholders.
MDE — Michigan Department of Education
Through leadership, policy implementation and light-of-day reporting, the Michigan Department of Education will increase full-time, full-access systems of education that support success for every student.
Michigan Future, Inc. is a non-partisan, non-profit organization with the mission to be a source of new ideas on how Michigan can succeed as a world class community in a knowledge-driven economy.
Michigan State University School of Education
The College of Education at Michigan State University has a mission of Leadership, Scholarship and Service, and strive to develop and implement excellent, dynamic programs for the preparation of educators.
Our mission is to ensure high academic achievement for all children, especially students in poverty and students of color, by developing transformational school leaders and advancing the policies and practices that allow great leaders to succeed.
Opportunity Labs is national non-profit organization with a mission to build and champion lasting solutions that create meaningful opportunities for children.
School Empowerment Network (SEN)
School Empowerment Network is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers local leaders to create high-performing schools centered around proven design principles, rigorous and engaging instruction, and caring relationships between students and staff.
SchoolWorks is an education consulting group with the mission of advancing all aspects of student learning and well-being by building the capacity of educators and educational institutions to assess, plan for, and achieve student success.
A voice for children since 1960, The Skillman Foundation is a private philanthropy that works to ensure Detroit youth achieve their highest aspirations. To this end, the Skillman Foundation is focused on strengthening K‑12 education, afterschool learning opportunities, and college and career pathways in Detroit.