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iCademy Global Charter School

Updated May 11, 2015
8485 Homestead Dr. - Zeeland MI - 49464
Type of autonomy arrangement: school charter/bylaws
Basic Profile

Opened In

2013

Grades

Kindergarten through 12

Environment

Online

Type

Chartered
Autonomies
Select leaders
Determine learning program
Select colleagues
Determine professional development
Transfer or terminate colleagues
Determine whether to take, when to take, how much to count district/EMO/authorizer assessments
Determine tenure policy
Make formal arrangements with district/EMO/authorizer to allow multiple measures in determining school success (not only a mean proficiency score)
Evaluate colleagues
Set schedule
Set staff pattern
Determine teacher workday
Determine school budget
Set school-level policy
Determine compensation
Teacher Authority Is...
De Jure and De Facto
Teachers' de jure autonomy is written into the school's charter, except in the area of setting the budget. De facto teachers set the budget.

About the Learning Program

iCademy Global is changing the way the world learns by empowering parents and students to create a learning environment that best fits their learning style and needs. By harnessing the momentum of empowered families, iCademy Global aims to work alongside them to address the needs of the whole child—emotional, social, physical and academic. iCademy Global thinks that by learning in an innovative, personalized and flexible environment—where needs are met—students will become leaders and thinkers who make a global impact.