Ali DuBois Named Top 5 Administrators by Michigan Association of Public School Academies

Community News |Apr 19, 2019|2 min read

Choice Schools Associates is proud to announce that Ali DuBois has been named a finalist for the 2019 Michigan’s Charter School Administrator of the Year Award!


From nearly 600 total nominations and 200 submitted applications, DuBois was honored as a finalists. She was selected as part of the top 5 administrators due to her incredible dedication and talent. She embodies what makes charters unique – the innovation, professionalism and passion that drives success in her school.


“Our team of school leaders is phenomenal, passionate, focused and strong. Ali represents an army of school leaders who push one another from good to great,” Sarah Wildey, CEO of Choice Schools Associates, said. “We are honored that Ali has the opportunity to share her amazing leadership skills and vision for the future with the entire charter school community.”


Ali DuBois is completing her fifth year as the Head of School at Muskegon Montessori Academy of Environmental Change. Before taking on the Head of School role at MMAEC, DuBois was a teacher at West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science for five years. Her commitment to excellence has also granted her the 2018 School Leader award through Choice Schools Associates.


“I am humbled to be selected as one of the finalists for the Charter School Administrator of the year,” said Ali DuBois, Head of School at Muskegon Montessori Academy of Environmental Change. “This award is a reflection of our school. We are a close-knit family that is committed to the success of our students. We all work hard and I’m just the lucky person who gets to lead this amazing group of staff.”


“Ali has worked tirelessly to develop a culture of success as demonstrated through the academic achievements and 100% teacher retention at Muskegon Montessori of Environmental Change,” commented Rathbun. “She has a vision for the school that goes beyond tomorrow. She turns obstacles into opportunities where students and staff can thrive. Her attention to detail and loyalty is felt throughout the charter school movement.”


We are so proud of Dubois.


DuBois will find out in early May if she has been selected as the 2019 Michigan Charter School Administrator of the Year.