When Central Michigan University made a commitment in 1994 to pioneer Michigan's charter school movement, it began developing an office that would be responsible for overseeing charter school compliance.
The Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools at Central Michigan University consists of a team of professionals who are responsible for the daily oversight of the university's charter public schools.
This team includes experts in the areas of special education, assessment, policy and governance. Having built a solid infrastructure based on highly trained and knowledgeable staff, The Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools has become a national leader in charter school oversight.
To transform public education through our state and national leadership and gold standard approach to chartering schools, overseeing and supporting their operations, and evaluating their performance.
The Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools envisions a diverse and dynamic public education marketplace that fosters academic excellence for all children.
The Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools is an innovative, results-oriented organization that values and empowers passionate professionals who are committed to quality and accountability, and known for their integrity.