About Us

WAY, Widening Advancements for Youth, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit Public Charity organization founded in 2009 by Beth Baker and Glen Taylor to provide a personalized learning experience for all students. WAY manages a network of public charter schools including WAY Michigan.

Founded in 2014, WAY Michigan serves grades 6-12 across the state of Michigan. WAY Michigan is a tuition-free public charter school serving students and their families through an online learning model. Our school is authorized by Central Michigan University according to the Michigan Revised School Code.

WAY Program Mission

To change lives by creating engaging and encouraging educational opportunities for all young people.

WAY Michigan Mission

To transform lives through innovative and inclusive educational experiences, fostering academic excellence and lifelong learning in a globally connected world.

OUR Vision

Empowering every young person to become a hero in their own story through education, resilience, and community support.

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