Corey Northrop

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
Closing the DEI Gap in Authorizing
According to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, 68% of charter school students are students of color and nearly 59% come from lower-income households. Unfortunately, most educational organizations, including...
New School Application
What’s possible today? Who can start new, high-quality, innovative, and equitable schools? Is it possible for community members, talented educators, or the next generation of leaders to start a new...
Third Thursdays
NACSA provides professional development opportunities, online courses, resources, and publications that are specifically designed to help authorizers and other school leaders grow and network. Third Thursdays, an ongoing virtual learning...