Betsy Devos has been leading movements in the reformation of education. She has been actively involved in politics since she was on campus. She studied at Calvin College. She has led various movements, political action committees, and party organizations. Mrs. Betsy has also served for a total of six years as a leader of Michigan Republican Party. The tendency of reforming cuts across her family, her husband Mr. Dick Devos was nominated by Republican to run for Michigan Governorship. Mrs. Devos has always worked hard to search for innovative solutions to problems encountered socially. Betsy holds the position of the Chairperson at Windquest Group. Windquest Group is a privately owned company that specializes in clean energy, technology, and manufacturing. This firm was founded in 1989 by Betsy and her husband, Dick.
Betsy is more optimistic on her educational reforms. Currently, there is approximately a student population of 250,000. These students are in 33 programs that are privately chosen and publicly funded. The program is offered across 17 stated including Columbia District. The growth of the movement is at a high rate. This growth is shown by the admission of nearly 40000 students to the educational program.The program has been expanded to other areas including Florida, Arizona, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Louisiana. The latest program that covers a whole state was launched in 2011 in Indiana. The program has so far lasted two years but has already admitted nearly 10000 students. Recently a survey was conducted, its findings were that educational choose program was enjoyed and had gained much more popularity. This was mostly shown by the Latinos.
She started taking part in reformations gradually. Betsy and her husband Mr. Dick used to visit Potter’s House Christian School when they had children who used to go to school. Potter’s House Christian School has served families with low income for more than 30 years. While in the school they met parents who are doing everything possible for their children to access good environment for learning. They saw the struggles the parents underwent to pay for fees, and they started supporting individual students. The commitment grew to the level of them supporting the whole institution.Betsy and Mr. Dick became more committed to helping parents that struggle in payment of fees. Their help was mainly focused on low-income families in particular. Betsy believes that ever a parent had a choice to pick the right school for their children as they did. Her husband had shown his commitment to support the families by contesting for the State Board of Education in Michigan. He was elected in 1990. Mrs. Betsy then further got involved by providing scholarships to the needy children.