Consortiums & Networks

TransCenter for Youth

TransCenter for Youth operates small high schools that serve the unique needs of students in Milwaukee through innovative, culturally appropriate approaches to teaching and learning, serving as education models for other schools. More at

Empower Schools

Empower Schools partners with communities to help them get the schools they want with the results students need. We believe that schools and communities thrive when educators are empowered and held accountable for making key decisions at the school level that are best for students. We work with district and community leaders, educators, state education agencies, and funders to align interests and develop sustainable pathways for change.


EdVisions Co-Op replaces union arrangements by creating a professional association of teachers and owners that contract with a school board to supply a learning program. More information is available at

Innocademy, MI

Innocademy is a set of 3 teacher-led public charter schools authorized by Lake Superior State University in Michigan.

Washtenaw Educational Options Consortium, MI

Washtenaw Educational Options Consortium is an organization comprised of the nine local school districts in Washtenaw County. These districts cooperate to provide a range of educational options to their students efficiently and cost-effectively. The WEOC is governed by the WEOC Joint Steering Committee comprised of the superintendents of each local district and the Washtenaw Intermediate School District. More information is available at