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Chartering Organizations

Detroit Public Television

http://www.dptv.org

DPTV is a viewer-supported PBS member station servicing the nation's 11th largest television market. It's vision is to educate, entertain, and inspire, in partnership with the community. Detroit Public TV is notably active in the community producing local programs and online content that showcase arts and culture, children and education, regional leadership and news analysis, environment and energy, and health; and outreach campaigns that use the power of media to connect programs to people. Weekly productions include American Black Journal and Am I Right? both of which focus on the metro Detroit community.

Detroit Public Schools Community District

http://www.detroit.k12.mi.us

Detroit Public Schools Community District serves nearly 50,000 students in 91 schools throughout the city of Detroit. The district is committed to providing a rigorous, relevant and high-quality course of study for every student.  The instructional program is designed to ensure that students graduate with the 21st century social and academic skills necessary for success in college, work and life.  The district’s high standards, rigorous curriculum and instructional programs are designed to be responsive to student needs. DPS also provides students with a marketplace of schools and programs that offer the best fit for their interests, including single-gender, arts, medical and technical career paths.

Macomb Intermediate School District

http://www.misd.net

MISD serves the 21 public school districts, charter schools, and private/parochial schools in Macomb County. It is the largest ISD in Michigan that provides direct services to students. MISD staff help bring best practices to the classroom, impacting some 150,000 students in both public and non-public schools. Resources provide quality educational opportunities for general education and special education students, technical and instructional support to school employees, and leadership in all areas impacting education.

Oakland Schools

http://www.oakland.k12.mi.us

Oakland Schools is one of 57 intermediate school districts (ISDs) established in Michigan in 1962. ISDs are regional service agencies that offer support services to school personnel that are best delivered regionally, as measured by cost, size and quality advantages. Oakland Schools is an autonomous, tax-support public school district governed by Michigan General School Laws serving 230,000 students, 25,000 school employees, 28 school districts, and 20 charter schools. The mission of Michigan's educational service agencies (ISDs, RESAs and RESDs) is to provide visionary leadership and quality services to strengthen teaching and learning for all citizens. Our mission: Oakland Schools: Learning today. Transforming tomorrow. For all citizens.

Wayne Regional Educational Service Agency

http://www.resa.net

Wayne RESA is a regional educational service agency that provides a broad spectrum of services and support to Wayne County's 34 school districts aimed at improving student achievement and maximizing economies of scale in staff development, purchasing, and administrative services. Services range from curriculum consulting and staff development, helping districts maximize technology use in the classroom, software applications for district student and administrative services, group purchasing and more.

Wayne State University

http://www.wayne.edu

Wayne State is an urban, public research institution dedicated to preparing students to excel in an increasingly interconnected global society. Reflecting its location in Detroit, one of the nation's truly international cities, Wayne State boasts students from 50 states and more than 70 countries. the university has nearly 32,000 students, offers more than 350 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges, and holds the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching's highest designation for research activity.