The Charter Schools Office at Northern Michigan University appreciates your interest to serve as a public school academy board member.

If you are approved to serve on an academy board, your role is to set policy, maintain the school’s vision and/or mission, promote educational excellence through advocacy, visionary leadership and high-quality services to Northern Michigan University’s authorized public schools, as well as to ensure that the school complies with its charter and applicable law.

Academy board members are public officials appointed by the NMU Board of Trustees. All potential NMU school board members are required to complete this application fully; please do not leave any blanks. All supporting documentation must be attached at the time of application. Additionally a personal background check will be required of all potential board members.

You have the option of filling out this application online. Or, you can also print it out and fill it in manually. However, you may not submit this application online and must mail it or fax (906-227-6604) to us with an original signature.

Please print off and mail your completed application to:

Northern Michigan University
Charter Schools Office
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
198 Whitman Hall
Marquette, MI 49855

You may also call our main office at 906-227-6600 to request an application by mail. 

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