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Keystone Academy Recognized as 2021 Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®

For the second year in a row, National Heritage Academies (NHA) has been recognized as one of 145 of Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.

This award honors organizations throughout Metropolitan Detroit that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment.

To be selected to receive the award, companies are evaluated by an independent research firm based on key measures in categories including communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention, and more.

“I am so pleased that our schools have been recognized as Metro Detroit’s Best and Brightest places to work,” said Thea Reigler, Chief People Officer at NHA. “In this challenging time, our people are our greatest competitive advantage. It is exciting to see our schools recognized for creating great cultures and connection to a strong sense of purpose.”

Twenty-seven NHA schools across the Metro Detroit area are included in the recognition: Metro Detroit NHA schools were recognized for various reasons, including employee achievement and recognition, communication and shared vision, displaying excellence in communication, recognition, and work-life balance, and having a great culture, high employee engagement, and a strong sense of purpose.
Read more about NHA’s history of being recognized as one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®.

About the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For®:
A national program that provides the business community with the opportunity to gain recognition, showcase best practices, and demonstrate why they are an ideal place for employees to work. This program celebrates companies that are making better business, creating richer lives, and building a stronger community.

About Keystone Academy
Keystone Academy is a tuition-free, public charter school in Belleville, Michigan, serving students in Young 5s through eighth grade. It is part of the National Heritage Academies network, which includes more than 100 tuition-free, public charter schools serving more than 65,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade across nine states. For more information, visit

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