Mary Kay Shields to step down as President

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

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

Trauma Informed Teaching in Action

CS Partners promotes and supports innovation as one way to meet the needs of the whole child and is committed to innovation as a path to educational reform. A great example of this that I would like to highlight is the innovative leadership and educational reform efforts at Clara B. Ford Academy. Driven by the… Read More