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Monthly Archives: February 2018

New Legislation Brings Opportunity for Charter Schools

Gov. Rick Snyder recently signed a new law allowing Michigan charter schools a share of millage revenue. This change will give them the same per-pupil funding as public schools and a portion of property tax revenue. Historically, charter school educators have not received the same level of benefits as traditional public schools. This added investment…

Sarah Pease Recognized as Teacher of the Semester

Every semester AccessPoint recognizes an outstanding teacher for going above and beyond to help their school and students. This semester recipient is Sarah Pease, a teacher at Calhoun Community High School in Battle Creek, Michigan. Sarah Pease is in her second year at CCHS.  She came to CCHS midway through the 2016-17 school year. It is difficult…

4 Ways to Prove Your Employer Hired the Right Person

Congratulations, you’ve landed the job! You’ve passed the first interview round and employment is yours, but there are more interviews to nail. From the first day at your new job, your boss and coworkers will be looking for signs that they made the right decision in hiring you and you need to prove them right. Set…

Melissa Johnson on Go Red for Women Day

February is a time to bring awareness to women and heart disease. Our very own Melissa Johnson shares her story to help others further understand the importance of this month to her and so many other brave women like her. Melissa Johnson has congenital heart disease. It’s something she will live with for the rest of her life, but since…