June 21, 2018
MR. STEPHEN CHARTIER—NEW PRINCIPAL AT GALEWOOD EARLY ELEMENTARYMark D. Rosekrans,
Superintendent of Charlotte Public Schools
Mr. Chartier brings with him twenty-four years of service in elementary education, twelve of which was spent teaching Kindergarten and/or First Grade in southeast Michigan. In addition to his classroom teaching experience, Mr. Chartier spent several years working within the New York City Department of Education as a Literacy Coach and Staff Developer, as well as three years as an Assistant to the Principal in the Elmont Union Free School District located on Long Island, New York. Returning to Michigan, Mr. Chartier has served as a building principal in both Kalamazoo Public Schools and the Westwood Community School District. Mr. Chartier has extensive knowledge of evidence-based instructional practices, lead numerous building and/or district-wide study groups and staff development sessions, functioned as an integral force behind district-wide curriculum revamping and development, and is a strong proponent of both Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) and Restorative Justice.
Mr. Chartier holds a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education as well as a Master of Education degree in educational leadership from Wayne State University.
As an insightful and enthusiastic school leader, Mr. Chartier aspires to promote a school culture and educational program conducive to student learning and socialization. He is an educator who is unwavering in his commitment to students reaching their potential. Believing that every child can succeed, Mr. Chartier never settles for “good enough,” and works endlessly to further develop and promote a collaborative educational climate that is not only nurturing and caring, but positive and rigorous as well.
Please join me in welcoming Mr. Stephen Chartier to Charlotte Public Schools and to Galewood Early Elementary.
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