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Employee Spotlight: Talent Acquisition Consultant
Teacher Tips

Employee Spotlight: Talent Acquisition Consultant

by Haley Brink
Summer Reading Success: 84,000 Digital Books Checked Out by National Heritage Academies Students
Reading

Summer Reading Success: 84,000 Digital Books Checked Out by National Heritage Academies Students

by Kelsey Pardue
One School Leader's Non-Traditional Pathway to Educational Leadership
Leadership

One School Leader's Non-Traditional Pathway to Educational Leadership

by Kelsey Pardue
Employee Spotlight: Atlanta Heights Educator Shares Passion for Meaningful Relationships on The Teachers’ Lounge
Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Atlanta Heights Educator Shares Passion for Meaningful Relationships on The Teachers’ Lounge

by Haley Brink
Employee Spotlight: Detroit Merit Teacher’s Passion for Mental Health on The Teachers’ Lounge
Teacher Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Detroit Merit Teacher’s Passion for Mental Health on The Teachers’ Lounge

by Haley Brink
Amanda Hall on The Teachers' Lounge
Teacher Spotlight

Amanda Hall on The Teachers' Lounge

by Haley Brink
Employee Spotlight: Financial Services and Digital Marketing Intern Edition
Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Financial Services and Digital Marketing Intern Edition

by Haley Brink
 Data, Culture, and Urban Experience: The Roots of One School Leader

Data, Culture, and Urban Experience: The Roots of One School Leader

by Kelsey Pardue
National Heritage Academies Celebrates 2021 High School Graduates
High School

National Heritage Academies Celebrates 2021 High School Graduates

by Kelsey Pardue
Employee Spotlight: Curriculum and Instruction Intern Edition
Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Curriculum and Instruction Intern Edition

by Haley Brink
Grand River Prep’s MacKenzie Piper is First Student to Graduate Through Early College Program
High School

Grand River Prep’s MacKenzie Piper is First Student to Graduate Through Early College Program

by Colleen Cullison
Employee Spotlight: People Services Intern Edition
Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: People Services Intern Edition

by Haley Brink
Employee Spotlight: Talent Acquisition Consultant Intern Edition
Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Talent Acquisition Consultant Intern Edition

by Haley Brink
Enhancing Educational Excellence: The Mission of One School Leader
Employee Spotlight

Enhancing Educational Excellence: The Mission of One School Leader

by Kelsey Pardue
Four Eighth-Grade Students Awarded $5,000 College Scholarships in Surprise Celebrations
Celebration

Four Eighth-Grade Students Awarded $5,000 College Scholarships in Surprise Celebrations

by Kelsey Pardue
Windemere Park Educator Fosters Student Relationships
Teacher Spotlight

Windemere Park Educator Fosters Student Relationships

by Haley Brink
How One School Leader Comes Alongside Teachers to Promote Efficacy
Leadership

How One School Leader Comes Alongside Teachers to Promote Efficacy

by Kelsey Pardue
Breaking the Stigma of Children and Mental Illness During Mental Health Awareness Month
Press Release

Breaking the Stigma of Children and Mental Illness During Mental Health Awareness Month

by Kelsey Pardue
National Heritage Academies Educator Named 2021 MI Charter Teacher of the Year
Awards

National Heritage Academies Educator Named 2021 MI Charter Teacher of the Year

by Haley Brink
National Heritage Academies Celebrates 26 Years of Making a Difference

National Heritage Academies Celebrates 26 Years of Making a Difference

by Haley Brink
NHA Schools Honor Educators for Teacher Appreciation Week
Celebration

NHA Schools Honor Educators for Teacher Appreciation Week

by Haley Brink
What Matters Most in Piloting Urban Education Instruction
Community

What Matters Most in Piloting Urban Education Instruction

by Kelsey Pardue
How One Flint School Leader Uses Humble Beginnings to Propel Her Leadership
Leadership

How One Flint School Leader Uses Humble Beginnings to Propel Her Leadership

by Kelsey Pardue
 National Heritage Academies Marks One Million Meals Delivered
Giving Back

National Heritage Academies Marks One Million Meals Delivered

by Kelsey Pardue
Service-minded Educator Inspires Vanguard Students to Give Back
Teacher Spotlight

Service-minded Educator Inspires Vanguard Students to Give Back

by Haley Brink
Apex Second Grader Publishes Children’s Book Sharing Her Experience Living with Hearing Aids
Reading

Apex Second Grader Publishes Children’s Book Sharing Her Experience Living with Hearing Aids

by Jessica Meldrum
National Heritage Academies Hosts Week-long Celebration for Safe Schools Week
Safety

National Heritage Academies Hosts Week-long Celebration for Safe Schools Week

by Kelsey Pardue
Eagle Crest Teacher-Para Duo Make Reading a Reality
Employee Spotlight

Eagle Crest Teacher-Para Duo Make Reading a Reality

by Haley Brink
National Heritage Academies Schools Tackle Math Anxiety by Offering Students Problem-based Curriculum
Math

National Heritage Academies Schools Tackle Math Anxiety by Offering Students Problem-based Curriculum

by Jessica Meldrum
Brooklyn Charter School Sparks Science Enthusiasm with Advanced Courses and Community Partnerships
Science

Brooklyn Charter School Sparks Science Enthusiasm with Advanced Courses and Community Partnerships

by Jessica Meldrum
Three Generations Experience National Heritage Academies Education
Employee Spotlight

Three Generations Experience National Heritage Academies Education

by Kelsey Pardue
Brooklyn Excelsior Educator Prioritizes Positive Relationship
Employee Spotlight

Brooklyn Excelsior Educator Prioritizes Positive Relationship

by Haley Brink
Detroit Enterprise Moves for Change Through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force
Diversity

Detroit Enterprise Moves for Change Through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force

by Kelsey Pardue
Gate City Educator Believes Everyone is a Math Person
Teacher Spotlight

Gate City Educator Believes Everyone is a Math Person

by Haley Brink
North Dayton School of Discovery Celebrates Educational Options in Recognition of National School Choice Week
Community

North Dayton School of Discovery Celebrates Educational Options in Recognition of National School Choice Week

by Jessica Meldrum
From India to the United States: No Distance Can Stop The Education of One North Carolina Student
Student Spotlight

From India to the United States: No Distance Can Stop The Education of One North Carolina Student

by Kelsey Pardue
Employee Spotlight: Sibling Educators Make a Difference at Willow Charter Academy
Teacher Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Sibling Educators Make a Difference at Willow Charter Academy

by Haley Brink
National Heritage Academies Combats Food Insecurity with Meal Delivery Program
Nutrition

National Heritage Academies Combats Food Insecurity with Meal Delivery Program

by Kelsey Pardue
NHA Leader’s Passion for Inspiring People Drives His Continuous Commitment to Successfully Lead Urban Schools
Leadership

NHA Leader’s Passion for Inspiring People Drives His Continuous Commitment to Successfully Lead Urban Schools

by Jessica Meldrum
National Heritage Academies Named One of the Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®
Awards

National Heritage Academies Named One of the Nation’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

by Kelsey Pardue
The Endeavor Student Who Came Back to Make A Difference
Teacher Spotlight

The Endeavor Student Who Came Back to Make A Difference

by Haley Brink
Grand River Academy Launches Program to Inspire Students’ Life-long Passion for STEM Education
STEM

Grand River Academy Launches Program to Inspire Students’ Life-long Passion for STEM Education

by Jessica Meldrum
Rolesville Teacher Uses Virtual Lockers to Connect with Students
Teacher Spotlight

Rolesville Teacher Uses Virtual Lockers to Connect with Students

by Haley Brink
NHA Headquarters Hosts Supply Drive to Support Students Learning at Home
Giving Back

NHA Headquarters Hosts Supply Drive to Support Students Learning at Home

by Kelsey Pardue
National Public Charter School Network Offers Tips to Minimize Bullying in Remote Learning Spaces
Classroom Culture

National Public Charter School Network Offers Tips to Minimize Bullying in Remote Learning Spaces

by Jessica Meldrum
Prioritizing People: NHA Schools Recognized as a Metro Detroit Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®
Employee Spotlight

Prioritizing People: NHA Schools Recognized as a Metro Detroit Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

by Kelsey Pardue
Safety and Health Specialist Goes Above and Beyond for Schools
Employee Spotlight

Safety and Health Specialist Goes Above and Beyond for Schools

by Haley Brink
IT Technical Support Service Technicians are Key to 1:1 Chromebooks
Employee Spotlight

IT Technical Support Service Technicians are Key to 1:1 Chromebooks

by Haley Brink
Special Education Expert Offers Tips to Reduce Student Anxiety as Kids Return to School Amid COVID-19
Back to School

Special Education Expert Offers Tips to Reduce Student Anxiety as Kids Return to School Amid COVID-19

by Jessica Meldrum
Behind the Scenes of Efficiency at National Heritage Academies
Employee Spotlight

Behind the Scenes of Efficiency at National Heritage Academies

by Haley Brink
A Passion for Fairness Motivates Special Education Supervisor at NHA
Employee Spotlight

A Passion for Fairness Motivates Special Education Supervisor at NHA

by Haley Brink
Jessica Minahan Joins NHA Educators to Offer Anxiety-Reducing Strategies for Students
Special Guest

Jessica Minahan Joins NHA Educators to Offer Anxiety-Reducing Strategies for Students

by Kelsey Pardue
IT Business Systems Analyst Supports NHA Teachers
Employee Spotlight

IT Business Systems Analyst Supports NHA Teachers

by Haley Brink
Authenticity and Compassion Moves One Michigan School Leader to Lead Others to Flourish
Leadership

Authenticity and Compassion Moves One Michigan School Leader to Lead Others to Flourish

by Jessica Meldrum
Senior Business Partner Supports Leaders
Employee Spotlight

Senior Business Partner Supports Leaders

by Haley Brink
Buffalo-area Student Publishes Children’s Book Aimed at Encouraging Others
Student Life

Buffalo-area Student Publishes Children’s Book Aimed at Encouraging Others

by Jessica Meldrum
Metro Charter Academy Alumni to Attend Prestigious Medical Program Honored as First Black Salutatorian
Alumni

Metro Charter Academy Alumni to Attend Prestigious Medical Program Honored as First Black Salutatorian

by Jessica Meldrum
National Heritage Academies Highlights Importance of Positive Male Role Models in Honor of Father’s Day
Holidays

National Heritage Academies Highlights Importance of Positive Male Role Models in Honor of Father’s Day

by Kelsey Pardue
Empowering Women and Supporting Struggling Families are the Heart of this School Leader’s Work
Leadership

Empowering Women and Supporting Struggling Families are the Heart of this School Leader’s Work

by Kelsey Pardue
Four NHA Eighth-Grade Students Awarded $5,000 CollegeBound Scholarships in Surprise Celebrations
Celebration

Four NHA Eighth-Grade Students Awarded $5,000 CollegeBound Scholarships in Surprise Celebrations

by Jessica Meldrum
Shared Life Experiences Motivate this School Leader to Coach and Inspire Her Staff
Leadership

Shared Life Experiences Motivate this School Leader to Coach and Inspire Her Staff

by Jessica Meldrum
Coming Together While Staying Apart: NHA Founder J.C. Huizenga Sponsors The Groove to Support Frontline Healthcare Workers
Press Release

Coming Together While Staying Apart: NHA Founder J.C. Huizenga Sponsors The Groove to Support Frontline Healthcare Workers

by Leah Nixon
Going Above and Beyond is the Heartbeat of National Heritage Academies During National Charter Schools Week
Press Release

Going Above and Beyond is the Heartbeat of National Heritage Academies During National Charter Schools Week

by Kelsey Pardue
Not All Heroes Wear Capes, They Teach: National Heritage Academies Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week
Celebration

Not All Heroes Wear Capes, They Teach: National Heritage Academies Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week

by Kelsey Pardue
Pinnacle Academy Principal Drives Academic Success with Remote Learning
Press Release

Pinnacle Academy Principal Drives Academic Success with Remote Learning

by Jessica Meldrum
National Heritage Academies Service Center Donates 130 Meals to Hospital Staff
Giving Back

National Heritage Academies Service Center Donates 130 Meals to Hospital Staff

by Kelsey Pardue
Advantage Joins Forces with Community Partners to Distribute Food to Families in Need
Community

Advantage Joins Forces with Community Partners to Distribute Food to Families in Need

by Jessica Meldrum
Serving others is fuel for this school leader
Leadership

Serving others is fuel for this school leader

by Kelsey Pardue
NHA Schools Distribute Over 200,000 Meals to Communities

NHA Schools Distribute Over 200,000 Meals to Communities

by Kelsey Pardue
NHA Schools Turn to Remote Learning to Continue Building Connections
Technology

NHA Schools Turn to Remote Learning to Continue Building Connections

by Jessica Meldrum
How Applying Real-life Educational Experience Led One NHA Leader to Success Within his Ohio Schools
Leadership

How Applying Real-life Educational Experience Led One NHA Leader to Success Within his Ohio Schools

by Jessica Meldrum
Brooklyn Dreams Kindergarten Class Learns the “Why”
Teacher Spotlight

Brooklyn Dreams Kindergarten Class Learns the “Why”

by Haley Brink
Author at 9: Young Girl Shares How Her Love for Storytelling Led her to Publishing Her First Book
Student Spotlight

Author at 9: Young Girl Shares How Her Love for Storytelling Led her to Publishing Her First Book

by Jessica Meldrum
Flint-area School Recognized for Fostering Exceptional Character
Awards

Flint-area School Recognized for Fostering Exceptional Character

by Kelsey Pardue
What Our People Love Most About Working at NHA
Leadership

What Our People Love Most About Working at NHA

by Haley Brink
Black History Month is Brought to Life through Educational Innovation at South Canton
Social Studies

Black History Month is Brought to Life through Educational Innovation at South Canton

by Haley Brink
This Pembroke Kindergarten Class is Engaged and Ready to Learn
Classroom Culture

This Pembroke Kindergarten Class is Engaged and Ready to Learn

by Haley Brink
Hamtramck Academy Earns Top Spot in Ranking of Michigan’s Best Public Elementary schools
Awards

Hamtramck Academy Earns Top Spot in Ranking of Michigan’s Best Public Elementary schools

by Kelsey Pardue
Atlanta Students Are Seeing Clearly Following a Partnership with Pearle Vision and OneSight
Community

Atlanta Students Are Seeing Clearly Following a Partnership with Pearle Vision and OneSight

by Jessica Meldrum
The Art of Expression: N.C. Middle-schoolers’ Photography on Display at ‘The Met’
Student Spotlight

The Art of Expression: N.C. Middle-schoolers’ Photography on Display at ‘The Met’

by Kelsey Pardue
Apex-area Charter School Honored with Two Back-to-Back Maggy Awards
Awards

Apex-area Charter School Honored with Two Back-to-Back Maggy Awards

by Kelsey Pardue
What is a Director of School Quality?
Leadership

What is a Director of School Quality?

by Kelsey Pardue
Endeavor Teacher Engages Students with Fun and Games in Science
Science

Endeavor Teacher Engages Students with Fun and Games in Science

by Haley Brink
Vista Teacher Uses Good News and Competitions to Engage Students
Teacher Tips

Vista Teacher Uses Good News and Competitions to Engage Students

by Haley Brink
Cross Creek Charter Academy Teacher Encourages Collaboration
Classroom Culture

Cross Creek Charter Academy Teacher Encourages Collaboration

by Haley Brink
Detroit Students Partner with Operation Gratitude to Send Letters to Previous and Current Military Members
Giving Back

Detroit Students Partner with Operation Gratitude to Send Letters to Previous and Current Military Members

by Kelsey Pardue
Grand Rapids Students Donate Handmade Placemats to Support Area Homeless for Thanksgiving Community
Giving Back

Grand Rapids Students Donate Handmade Placemats to Support Area Homeless for Thanksgiving Community

by Jessica Meldrum
Summerfield Charter Academy Teacher Makes Fun a Priority
Classroom Culture

Summerfield Charter Academy Teacher Makes Fun a Priority

by Haley Brink
Cincinnati Students Learn the Impact of Sustainability and Recycling through Green Team
Student Life

Cincinnati Students Learn the Impact of Sustainability and Recycling through Green Team

by Jessica Meldrum
Forsyth Academy Teacher Uses Data to Reach Goals
Teacher Spotlight

Forsyth Academy Teacher Uses Data to Reach Goals

by Haley Brink
Timberland Charter Academy Partners with Grand Valley State University for Male Mentorship Program
Community

Timberland Charter Academy Partners with Grand Valley State University for Male Mentorship Program

by Kelsey Pardue
Colorado Students Honored America’s Veterans During Special Veterans Day Assembly
Holidays

Colorado Students Honored America’s Veterans During Special Veterans Day Assembly

by Jessica Meldrum
Dayton Educator Making Major Strides in Advancing School’s Academic Performance
Principal Spotlight

Dayton Educator Making Major Strides in Advancing School’s Academic Performance

by Jessica Meldrum
Walker Charter Academy Teacher Starts Intentional Acts of Kindness Challenge
Classroom Culture

Walker Charter Academy Teacher Starts Intentional Acts of Kindness Challenge

by Haley Brink
National Heritage Academies Schools Celebrate Safe Schools Week
Safety

National Heritage Academies Schools Celebrate Safe Schools Week

by Jessica Meldrum
Canton Charter Academy Student Finalist in National Science Competition
Student Spotlight

Canton Charter Academy Student Finalist in National Science Competition

by Kelsey Pardue
National Heritage Academies Service Center Celebrates Safe Office Week
Safety

National Heritage Academies Service Center Celebrates Safe Office Week

by Jessica Meldrum
In Honor of National Bullying Prevention Month, Taylor Exemplar Academy Partners with OK2SAY
Safety

In Honor of National Bullying Prevention Month, Taylor Exemplar Academy Partners with OK2SAY

by Jessica Meldrum
Southside Academy Charter School Partnered with Rachel’s Challenge for Bullying Prevention
Safety

Southside Academy Charter School Partnered with Rachel’s Challenge for Bullying Prevention

by Jessica Meldrum
Knapp Charter Academy Teacher Takes Students Under the Sea
Teacher Spotlight

Knapp Charter Academy Teacher Takes Students Under the Sea

by Haley Brink
Grand River Academy Students Receive Scholarships Following Second Place Win on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent”
Awards

Grand River Academy Students Receive Scholarships Following Second Place Win on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent”

by Kelsey Pardue
Knapp Charter Academy Donates $441 to American Red Cross While Paying Tribute to 9/11
Giving Back

Knapp Charter Academy Donates $441 to American Red Cross While Paying Tribute to 9/11

by Kelsey Pardue
Eagle Crest Charter Academy Named a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School
Awards

Eagle Crest Charter Academy Named a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School

by Jessica Meldrum
New Charter School in Redford Celebrates Opening with Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
New School

New Charter School in Redford Celebrates Opening with Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

by Kelsey Pardue
NHA Schools Rank Top Spots in 2020 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Michigan
Awards

NHA Schools Rank Top Spots in 2020 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Michigan

by Jessica Meldrum
National Heritage Academies Schools Rank Top Spots in 2020 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Michigan
Academic Excellence

National Heritage Academies Schools Rank Top Spots in 2020 Best Charter Elementary Schools in Michigan

by Jessica Meldrum
National Heritage Academies Hosts Week-long Professional Development Conference
Leadership

National Heritage Academies Hosts Week-long Professional Development Conference

by Kelsey Pardue
Eagle Awards 2019: National Heritage Academies Celebrates and Recognizes Staff
Awards

Eagle Awards 2019: National Heritage Academies Celebrates and Recognizes Staff

by Haley Brink
Southside Academy Charter School Students to Compete in STEM-Focused Rocketry Challenge
STEM

Southside Academy Charter School Students to Compete in STEM-Focused Rocketry Challenge

by Jessica Meldrum
All-Female Robotics Team Places Fourth in International Coding and Robotics Competition
STEM

All-Female Robotics Team Places Fourth in International Coding and Robotics Competition

by Kelsey Pardue
Celebrating National Charter Schools Week
Celebration

Celebrating National Charter Schools Week

by Amber Brandt
National Heritage Academies Receives Best and Brightest Honors
Awards

National Heritage Academies Receives Best and Brightest Honors

by Jessica Meldrum
Plymouth-Canton Middle School Students Awarded First Place in Annual Website Design Competition
Awards

Plymouth-Canton Middle School Students Awarded First Place in Annual Website Design Competition

by Jessica Meldrum
 Southside Academy Students to Compete in STEM-Focused Robotics Challenge
STEM

Southside Academy Students to Compete in STEM-Focused Robotics Challenge

by Jessica Meldrum
Peak Charter Academy Honored with Two Maggy Awards
Awards

Peak Charter Academy Honored with Two Maggy Awards

by Jessica Meldrum
Stanford Study Finds National Heritage Academies Students Gain Months of Extra Learning Each Year
Academic Excellence

Stanford Study Finds National Heritage Academies Students Gain Months of Extra Learning Each Year

by NHA
Principal Shelby Gorski Interview

Principal Shelby Gorski Interview

by Amber Brandt
Principal Kerry Chisnall Interview
Leadership

Principal Kerry Chisnall Interview

by Amber Brandt
National Heritage Academies Names New CEO
Leadership

National Heritage Academies Names New CEO

by NHA
Principal Steve Pond Interview
Principal Spotlight

Principal Steve Pond Interview

by Amber Brandt
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