A new way of learning,
a new way of teaching

Centric Learning is a leading K-12 education company focused on putting students at the center of their education. We’re growing because our program is working both in blended classrooms and online.  Our mission is to excite and inspire students in their learning.  We provide tools to support teachers, and help parents find success in their child’s educational pathway.

Centric Learning educational offerings
through our partnerships

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WAY Program

WAY is a personalized learning experience for all students in Michigan, offering an innovative approach to education using state-of-the-art technology and project-based learning in alignment with state and national standards. Our learning experiences encourage self-esteem, independence, and the development of 21st-century skills guiding students to a college education and subsequent career paths.

Grades 4-12 (varies by school)

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WAY Academy

At WAY Academy, we believe learning should be engaging and encouraging to students. It should encourage self-esteem, independence, and develop 21st century skills. Our approach is built on project-based, competency-based, and blended learning.

WAY Academy  6-12* • WAY Academy Flint 6-12*
*Introducing grades 4-5 soon.
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WAY Michigan

WAY Michigan provides students the support they need to learn and be successful. Students work online from home and study on a unifying platform. We have been teaching our students daily to work in a 21st-century manner. We seek out alternatives to increase our support, our use of technology, and most importantly, encourage students to keep learning no matter what.

Grades 6-12

WAY Online

Our online curriculum is available to students located anywhere in the United States and internationally through WAY Online. A dynamic, project-based curriculum allows a student to go through our online courses, earn their diploma, and graduate with a high school degree.

Depending on a state’s funding mechanism, tuition may be free.

Grades  4-12

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WAY American School

WAY American School offers an innovative approach to earning an accredited American high school diploma for exceptional students across the globe. We utilize modern technology and project-based learning to deliver a high quality, personalized, U.S.-based education program through a combination of online and face-to-face instruction. WAY American school strives to make every student successful in achieving their American high school diploma and gaining acceptance to an American university.

Grades 6-12

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HERO Learning System

A learning platform and online K-12 curriculum that engages students in project-based learning and standards-based assessment. Using our project-based curriculum, students solve real-world problems and explore complex questions. Students make progress by mastering national standards and teachers give quality feedback using rubrics.

Grades 4-12

Centric Learning Micro School

NEWEST OFFERING! This school year we need to keep students safe, engaged, and learning! Students can now enroll in our Centric Learning Micro School. With small class sizes (no larger than 10 students), a highly qualified teacher, and a blend of class meetings and project activities, we have a learning model that keeps students engaged—and learning!

Partnering with
Centric Learning

Are you an educator or school administrator?

Centric Learning worked with schools and groups around the world to setup local blended learning opportunities for their students. Centric Learning has created the technology and the course work to help you get up and running quickly. We have options for you to provide a diploma using your own accreditation or an accreditation through W-A-Y, our trusted partner.

Empowering Those
We Care About

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Our entire organization is based around the student. Everyday we think about how we can provide the best education possible to the students of today. We strive to innovate continuously to optimize your education.


You want what is best for your children. Whether that is a public education supplemented by advanced course work or a full online education – we’re here to help you find what is right for you and your child.


Schools are looking for opportunities to supplement their classroom materials with additional quality content. We can help you offer additional classes, or a complete online curriculum. We partner with schools through our WAY Programs.

What Program is
Right for You?

Centric has partnered with states, public schools, charter schools and other institutions to provide the right type of education for your child no matter where they are in the US or the world.

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Announcements & Resources

Covid and E-learning – Changing the World, a conversation with Tom Watkins

This article was first published by Jimmy Kilpatrick, Editor of EducationViews.org – Tom Watkins I recently caught up with Tom Watkins who was on the cutting edge of sensible school reform as Michigan’s state superintendent of schools, (2001-05) and remains so today, to take a look at remote/e-learning in the time of Covid.  Tom has perhaps… Continue reading

Ron Stefanski talks about achieving equity in education through Project-Based Learning

Ron Stefanski, Director of Sales and Marketing at Centric Learning, was invited to talk to J W. Marshall on the Voices of E-Learning podcast, which is presented by MarketScale. The pandemic forced educational institutions to abruptly pivot from the classroom to an online approach within a matter of days, and the results have possibly changed… Continue reading

Commentary: Biggest limitation to online learning may be our imagination

This article by Ron Stefanski, Executive Director of Centric Learning, was first published in Crain’s Detroit Business. – As we let our imagination play itself out regarding the upcoming school year, we need to ask ourselves: Are we going to see children getting a great education, or are they going to fall behind? For parents who balanced… Continue reading