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Corey Northrop

2016 NACSA Leader

Director of New School Development and Administration, The Governor John Engler Center

Corey Northrop is the Director of New School Development and Administration at The Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools at Central Michigan University. At the Center he leads a team of passionate professionals dedicated to transforming public education through the areas of general administration, information technology, university relations and events. He is responsible for the charter school application process, as well as new school development.

Corey earned his undergraduate degree in business administration with an emphasis in accounting and his master’s degree in business administration, both from Central Michigan University.


Most Recent Posts
Holding Up a Mirror: What to Expect at 2021 NACSA Virtual Leadership Conference for Charter School Authorizers
As educators, we need to recognize the significance of this moment for charter school authorizers. The pandemic has interrupted schooling for millions of children–widening achievement and opportunity gaps that we...
Wyoming Gets a New Authorizer Is the Headline, But There’s More to the Story
Last month we touched on a Wyoming bill, SF130, which created a new authorizing pathway in the state. But there is more to the bill that deserves to be highlighted: through a comprehensive overhaul, SF130...
Amid Change, Our Autonomy and Community Are Our Strength
This blog post was written by Dr. Sana Shaikh, who served until this spring as Director of School Operations at Rise Prep High School, an autonomous school in Springfield, Massachusetts. Rise...