We Lead Learning

Welcome to the Teaching and Learning website.  Teaching and Learning is the heart of education, where learner and teacher come together to build the knowledge, skills and attitudes that shape individuals and entire communities.  One of the best known services of Kent Intermediate School District is our extensive professional development.

Our goal is to lead learning by providing districts with up to date research based information.  We have a variety of Teaching and Learning services available to assist you with curriculum implementation.  We provide trainings at onsite at Kent Intermediate School District as well as  the building and district level.  We offer many professional development opportunities including:

  • Common Core State Standard Implementation
  • Professional Learning Community Development
  • Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Support
  • Differentiated Instruction/UDL/PBL
  • Research Based Instructional Strategies

The resources listed here are intended to assist all those who teach or support learning.  We are pleased with your interest in Teaching and Learning.  Please contact us directly if you have any questions or comments.   We welcome the opportunity to discuss with you the many options available for professional development.

Getting to Know the New SAT  

SAT Home

Michigan and the SAT

SAT and Khan

KISD and CAN Cohort Checklist 

MAISA ELA and Math Units

MAISA Title I Professional Development Modules

Michigan Science Standards Draft 

Next Generation Science Standards

ACT and SAT Score Crosswalk

FAQ on SAT 2016  

M-STEP Preview

M-STEP Assessment Supports  

M-STEP MI-ACCESS and WIDA Student Supports and Accommodations Table  

10 Step M-STEP Guide for Professional Learning 

Common Core State Standards Initiative

MDE Assessment Information 

College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies

National PTA Parents' Guide to Student Success

Michigan Common Core Live Binder

Career and College Readiness Standards Transition Guidance

Common Core State Standards Policy Brief


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Kent Learning Collaborative Dates

KISD ESC Parking Lot 11

11:30am-3:00pm - Coldwater



September 9, 2016

October 7, 2016

November 4, 2016

December 2, 2016

January 6, 2017

February 10, 2017

March 3, 2017

May 5, 2017

Elementary Principal Leadership Meeting Dates

KISD ESC Parking Lot 11

7:45 AM - 12:00 PM

November 11, 2016

February 15, 2017

May 24, 2017




Contact Information

Kelli Campbell
Director of Teaching and Learning

Rusty Anderson
Math Consultant

Mary Nell Baldwin
Professional Development Consultant

Casey Gordon
Special Populations Consultant

Mark Raffler
ELA and Social Studies Consultant

Andrew Steinman
Educational Technology Consultant

Wendi Vogel
Science Consultant wendivogel@kentisd.org  616- 301-8846  

Amanda Walma
Professional Development Coordinator