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Meet Our Leadership Team

Dan Bartels

Dan Bartels


Krystina Gibson

Krystina Gibson

Y5 Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Dean

Amy Buys

Amy Buys

3rd - 5th Grade Dean

Ryan Winter

Ryan Winter

6th - 8th Grade Dean

Wendy Wells

Wendy Wells

Academic Intervention Coach

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What Excel Charter Academy Parents Are Saying

"Principal Bartels does a fantastic job leading the school. He is great with the kids and is very communicative to parents regarding what is happening at the school."

- Excel Charter Academy Parent


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Meet Our School Board

Our School Board draws from the best local civic and community leaders. They volunteer their time and energy to ensure students at Excel Charter Academy receive the best education possible. For a schedule of Board meetings, minutes, and more information, visit the Board Documents page or contact us at 616-281-9339.

Dale Mowry


Mark Brieve


Jenny Gomez Cabrera


Ben Williams


Kris Mauren


Kristy McWilliams


Our Authorizer

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We are authorized by Grand Valley State University. They sponsor and monitor us to ensure we achieve academic results and uphold the promises made in our charter.

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