Mike Schultz

Mike Schultz

2017 NACSA Leader

Mike Schultz currently serves as the performance and accountability manager for the Audubon Center of the North Woods (ACNW), the largest authorizer of charter schools in Minnesota. In this role, he ensures the organization’s plan for authorizing is implemented with fidelity and consistency in order to strengthen the quality of ACNW’s portfolio of charter schools. Mike has more than ten years of professional experience working in the field of education, including at various charter schools and charter-related businesses such as Nova Classical Academy and Designs for Learning. His career in education began in the same district in which he grew up – the Roseville Area School District. In Roseville, Mike led experiential out-of-school time and college preparatory programs at various schools. In his free time, Mike enjoys hiking, running, and working out in the outdoors year-round.


Most Recent Posts
NACSA passes the mic to EnTere Ed Collective
As we think about the future of education—especially for kids who look like us—it’s hard not to also reflect on where we’ve come from. Countless folx of color have paved...
Untapped Expertise: Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) as Charter School Authorizers
Today, NACSA and the Progressive Policy Institute (PPI) released a report titled Untapped Expertise: Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) as Charter School Authorizers, calling on policymakers to increase pathways...
The Work is Never Done: NACSA Resources for DEI in Authorizing
In some circles recently, diversity, equity, and inclusion have become taboo words. NACSA, however, stands strong by the idea that a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive authorizing profession will result...