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
One of Our “COVID Keepers”: Putting Communities First in Public Charter Schools
This blog post was written by Joanna Hightower and Shira Woolf Cohen, Founding Partners, Innovageous.  In March 2020, brick and mortar public charter schools were suddenly forced to operate as virtual...
Colorado HB1295: When Everyone But the Impacted Community Determines Education Policy for the Community
When is a public charter school in the community’s interest? Community can mean different things to different people of course, but generally NACSA believes that engaging community and gauging community needs to...
Biden’s FY2022 Budget and What It Means for Charter Schools & Authorizing
On Friday, May 28th, the Biden administration released their proposed budget for the 2022 fiscal year, which is set to begin on October 1, 2021 and run through September 30,...