New mentoring program to help transition of students into FlexTech

The stress and anxiety for students starting their freshman year in high school is often high. This is true for big schools, as well as smaller schools like FlexTech High School in Brighton, Michigan. As an innovative high school that utilizes a project-based learning (PBL) curriculum, FlexTech is used to helping students transition not only… Read More

NexTech Lansing welcomes new leader with a fresh vision

We’re excited to welcome an innovative new leader and principal to NexTech Lansing this school year, Jamie DeWitt. Jamie began her educational career 12 years ago and has a background in blended learning in schools throughout Michigan. She most recently comes from the position as Director of Blended Professional Learning at Michigan Virtual. She received… Read More

MEP Services changes name to Partner Solutions

Last year we surveyed our stakeholders to better identify the characteristics of the CS Partners and MEP Services brand. Due to the results of that survey AND our desire to continue to find solutions for our clients, we decided to make a few changes. First, is a new look for CS Partners that includes a… Read More

Mary Kay Shields to retire

PRESS RELEASE:  Educational service provider, CS Partners, announced today that Mary Kay Shields intends to step down as President July 1, 2018 as she prepares to retire. She will remain with the company after that date to complete special projects. Shields, consistently driven by her passionate belief that all children deserve a quality education, began… Read More

CS Partners Hires Director of School Performance

PRESS RELEASE Brighton, Mich., May 1, 2017 – Educational service provider, CS Partners, announced today the addition of Chris Matheson as Director of the School Performance Team. In working with close to 20 Michigan charter schools, the school performance team is vital to advising and directing school leadership, ensuring curriculum and special education programs are… Read More

Spring Showers Bring…School Budgets

Working with Michigan schools we experience our own seasons, and spring brings a couple of important pieces to the school funding puzzle. First, the Governor and State legislators lay out their proposed upcoming budget which can have a significant impact on students and education. This is also the time of year when those of us… Read More