About Us

The Michigan Coalition for High Student Standards is a statewide partnership of education and business leaders, parents, teachers, principals and military families dedicated to Michigan’s full implementation of Career- and College- Ready Standards to ensure high expectations and clear, rigorous academic standards for ALL Michigan students.

MCHSS Advisory Board Members

  • Tim Sowton, Business Leaders for Michigan
  • Greg Handel, Detroit Regional Chamber
  • Amber Arellano, The Education Trust-Midwest
  • Andy Johnston, Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce
  • Kathryn Dewsbury-White, Michigan Assessment Consortium
  • Wendy Zdeb-Roper, Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals
  • Brandy Johnson, Michigan College Access Network
  • Jenny Schanker, Michigan Community College Association
  • Michigan PTA
  • Dan Hurley, Michigan Association of State Universities
  • Naomi Norman, Washtenaw ISD & Livingston ESA

Business Organizations

State and Regional K-12 Education Associations

Higher-Education Associations

State Leaders/Agencies

Education Advocacy Organizations

ISD’s and School Districts