Mike Schultz

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Mike Schultz

2017 NACSA Leader

Mike Schultz currently serves as the performance and accountability manager for the Audubon Center of the North Woods (ACNW), the largest authorizer of charter schools in Minnesota. In this role, he ensures the organization’s plan for authorizing is implemented with fidelity and consistency in order to strengthen the quality of ACNW’s portfolio of charter schools. Mike has more than ten years of professional experience working in the field of education, including at various charter schools and charter-related businesses such as Nova Classical Academy and Designs for Learning. His career in education began in the same district in which he grew up – the Roseville Area School District. In Roseville, Mike led experiential out-of-school time and college preparatory programs at various schools. In his free time, Mike enjoys hiking, running, and working out in the outdoors year-round.

Most Recent Posts
NACSA’s Four Recommendations for Improving the Charter School Program (CSP) State Entity Grant
The Charter Schools Program (CSP) is one of the few levers the federal government plays in charter schooling around the country. To date, the program has put more than $5...
NACSA Names Courtney Hughley as Vice President of Communications
Karega Rausch, president and CEO of the National Association of Charter School Authorizers (NACSA), announced today that Courtney Hughley joins NACSA as vice president of communications.  “I’m honored to join...
Read it in the Washington Post: Without Communities
Some important, really important, stakeholders are notably absent from a piece on the history of charter schools in Wednesday’s Washington Post. The author places teacher unions in opposition to education reformers and policymakers...