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Board of Education
2017-18 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

 

FredThorne Photo
  Fred Thorne, Vice-President

    115 W. Gardner Street, Sparta, MI  49345-1212
    Term Expires: 2021
    ft122139@yahoo.com
  
     Kent ISD Board Member since 1997

 

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


 

David Drake, Trustee  David Drake,Trustee

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

    Kent ISD Board Member since 2016


 

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 2017-18 Meeting Dates

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

July 17, 2017 (4:00 p.m.)
  (Organizational Meeting)
August 21, 2017 (4:00 p.m.)
September 18, 2017
October 16, 2017
November 20, 2017
December 18, 2017 (4:00 p.m.)
January 15, 2018
February 19, 2018
March 19, 2018
April 16, 2018
May 21, 2018
June 18, 2018 (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 17, 2017 Organizational Meeting

 

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