National Heritage Academies

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Education management.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation affecting charter school operation.

CEO Name:
Brian Britton

Contact
MK
Matt Kooiman
3850 Broadmoor Avenue SE, Suite 201
Grand Rapids, MI 49512
(616) 929-1042
mkooiman@nhaschools.com
http://www.heritageacademies.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jason Childress Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/30/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Joe Leibham Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/30/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Alicia Schweitzer Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/3/2021 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 261
Assembly Bill 261
Relating to: the department of public instruction's waiver authority related to parental choice programs, the Special Needs Scholarship Program, and independent charter schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/20/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 968
Assembly Bill 968
Relating to: creating a Charter School Authorizing Board and allowing the board to authorize independent charter schools. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/9/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 302
Senate Bill 302
Relating to: the department of public instruction's waiver authority related to parental choice programs, the Special Needs Scholarship Program, and independent charter schools.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 56

For
Notification Date
4/20/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Budget Bill Subjects

Public Instruction: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/18/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

Notification Date
2/18/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

All issues related to charter school funding to be discussed in the Blue Ribbon Commission on School Funding.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All issues related to charter school funding to be discussed in the Blue Ribbon Commission on School Funding.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

All matters related to the funding and authorization of independent charter schools.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to the funding and authorization of independent charter schools.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

All matters related to the state implementation of ESSA.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to the state implementation of ESSA.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

All matters related to the taxation of buildings used for charter schools .
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to the taxation of buildings used for charter schools .

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Matters related to funding for 4K students.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to funding for 4K students.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

All matters related to DPI response to COVID 19
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to DPI response to COVID 19

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$38,552.50
2021
July - December
$37,800.00
2022
January - June
$38,447.00
Total $114,799.50
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
17.20
2021
July - December
0.00
2022
January - June
4.50
Total 21.70
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
22.40
2021
July - December
17.10
2022
January - June
15.70
Total 55.20

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the department of public instruction's waiver authority related to parental choice programs, the Special Needs Scholarship Program, and independent charter schools.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 14 %
Relating to: the department of public instruction's waiver authority related to parental choice programs, the Special Needs Scholarship Program, and independent charter schools.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 14 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
25 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 13 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
25 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 13 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
100 %
2022
July - December
Total 26 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
60 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 13 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures