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Board of Education
2018-19 School Year

 The Kent ISD School Board is comprised of five members elected by representatives of Kent ISD's constituent districts. They are elected to serve six-year terms. Elections are held biennially on the first Monday in June in odd numbered years.        

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   Andrea Haidle Photo Andrea Haidle, President 

    3531 Reeds Point Court, Grand Rapids, MI  49546
    Term Expires: June 2023
    athaidle@comcast.net

    Kent ISD Board Member since 1999

 

 

David Drake, Trustee

David Drake, Vice-President

  37 Wadsworth, Wyoming MI  49548
  Appointed June 2016
  Term Expires: June 2019
  pastordave@windschurch.net 
  

     Kent ISD Board Member since 2016

 

Claudia Bajema Photo     Claudia Bajema, Secretary

     940 Shawmut Court NW, Grand Rapids, MI  49504
    Term Expires: June 2023
    bajemac@gvsu.edu
 
    Kent ISD Board Member since 2005

 

Bill Joseph Photo

  Bill Joseph, Treasurer

  1768 Wilmont SE, Kentwood MI 49508
  Term Expires: June 2019
  billjoseph1@sbcglobal.net 

    Kent ISD Board Member since 2002


 

  Matthew Rettig,Trustee

  1139 Nixon Ave NW, Grand Rapids MI 49534
  Appointed November 2017
  Term Expires: June 2021

  retmatt59@comcast.net    

    Kent ISD Board Member since 2017


 

VISION:

Kent ISD will be the community's first choice for educational services so that every student in every classroom achieves every day.

MISSION:

Kent ISD serves our customers by providing value-added services through collaboration and leadership for learning.

OUR VALUES:

Customer Satisfaction
Continuous Improvement
Accountability
Community Partnerships
Collaboration

Kent ISD School Board 2018-19 Meeting Dates

Board meetings are held the 3rd Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. unless noted otherwise.

July 16, 2018 (4:00 p.m.)
  (Organizational Meeting)
August 20, 2018 (4:00 p.m.)
September 17, 2018
October 15, 2018
November 19, 2018
December 17, 2018 (4:00 p.m.)
January 21, 2019
February 18, 2019
March 18, 2019
April 15, 2019
May 20, 2019
June 17, 2019 (4:00 p.m.)

All meetings are held at the
Kent ISD Educational Service Center
2930 Knapp Street NE
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49525

Additional Meeting Postings:
 

July 16, 2018 Organizational Meeting

 

Please contact the Board of Education office at (616) 365-2217 or cindyconners@kentisd.org   for further information