About the Superintendent

Ron Koehler, Interim Superintendent

Interim Superintendent, Kent ISD

Ron Koehler Photo Ron Koehler was appointed by the Kent ISD School Board as interim superintendent and began this role January 1, 2021. He recently retired from Kent ISD as the Assistant Superintendent of Organizational and Community Initiatives and Legislative Affairs. His professional career includes a wide-range of experiences in government relations, public relations, communications and administrative leadership roles. Among the initiatives begun at Kent ISD under Ron’s previous leadership include Kent School Services Network (KSSN), West Michigan Talent Triangle (a collaboration with Ottawa and Muskegon Area ISDs) and School News Network. Ron was also instrumental is the passing of the Strong Schools, Strong Communities Regional Enhancement Millage which supports all of our districts.


Contact Information:

Kent Intermediate School District
Office of the Superintendent
2930 Knapp Street NE
Grand Rapids MI  49525
Phone: 616-364-1333
Fax: 616-364-1488

Ron Caniff

Cindy Conners
Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent