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Board of Education
2019-2020 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 2025
  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

 

  Matthew Rettig,Treasurer

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

  retmatt59@comcast.net    

    Kent ISD Board Member since 2017

 

Bill Joseph Photo

  Bill Joseph, Trustee

  1768 Wilmont SE, Kentwood MI 49508
  Term Expires: June 2025
  bill.j.joseph1@gmail.com 

    Kent ISD Board Member since 2002


 

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 2019-2020 Meeting Dates

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

July 15, 2019 (4:00 pm)
  (Org. Meeting)
August 19, 2019 (4:00 pm)
September 16, 2019
October 21, 2019
November 18, 2019
December 16, 2019 (4:00 pm)
January 20, 2020
February 17, 2020
March 16, 2020
April 20, 2020
May 18, 2020
June 15, 2020 (4:00 pm)

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

Additional Meeting Postings:
 

July 15, 2019 Organizational Meeting

September 20, 2019 Special Meeting

September 24, 2019 Public Hearing

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