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Board of Education

Board Of Education

The Board consists of seven citizens of the Wyoming Public School District who are each elected by the public to serve six-year terms. Annual Board elections are held the second Monday in June.

Photo of School Board President Craig Popma

President
Craig Popma
popmac2@wyomingps.org
Term expires 2020

Photo of Vice President Tom Mott

Vice President
Tom Mott 
mottt@wyomingps.org
Term expires 2018

Photo of Treasurer Lisa Manley

Treasurer
Lisa Manley
manleyl@wyomingps.org
Term expires 2022

Photo of Secretary Mary VandeWater

Secretary
Mary VandeWater
vandewm@wyomingps.org
Term expires 2020

Photo of Trustee Susan Sheets Odo

Trustee
Susan Sheets Odo
sheetss@wyomingps.org
Term expires 2018

Trustee
Jessica Hanselman
hanselj@wyomingps.org
Term expires 2022

Photo of Trustee Paul Huizinga

Trustee
Paul Huizinga
huizinp@wyomingps.org

Term expires 2020

Board Meetings

Regular Board meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 6:00pm. in the Board room at the Administration Building. Board meetings are open to the public.

Soon after each meeting is called to order, the Board president will ask any individuals wishing to address the Board to indentify themselves by name, and state the topic they would like to discuss. Those individuals will be recognized under “New Business.”

In the spirit of compliance with the ADA, Individuals with a disability should feel free to contact the Office of the Superintendent by phone (616)530-7555 if requesting special services to effectively participate in this meeting.

2017 – 2018 Board of Education Meetings

BOARD MEETING DATES

May 18, 2017 – Board Work session – 4:30 pm
May 22, 2017 – Board Meeting – 6:00 pm
June 8, 2017 – Board Work session – 4:30 pm
June 12, 2017 – Board Meeting – 6:00 pm
June 22, 2017 – Board Work session – 4:30 pm
June 26, 2017 – Board Meeting – 6:00 pm
July 20, 2017 – Board Work session – 4:30 pm
July 24, 2017 – Board Meeting – 6:00 pm
August 10, 2017 – Board Work session – 4:30 pm
August 14, 2017 – Board Meeting – 6:00 pm
August 24, 2017 – Board Work Session – 4:30 pm
August 28, 2017 – Board Meeting – 6:00 pm
September 7, 2017 – Board Work Session – 4:30 pm
September 11, 2017 – Board Meeting – 6:00 pm
September 21, 2017 – Board Work Session – 4:30 pm
September 25, 2017 – Board Meeting – 6:00 pm
October 5, 2017 – Board Work Session – 4:30 pm
October 9, 2017 – Board Meeting – 6:00 p
October 19, 2017 –Board Work Session, 4:30 pm
October 23, 2017 – Board Meeting – 6:00 pm
November 9, 2017 – Board Work Session, 4:30 pm
November 13, 2017 – Board Meeting – 6:00 pm

BOARD MEETING DATES

December 7, 2017 – Board Work Session, 4:30 pm
December 11, 2017 – Board Meeting – 6:00 pm
January 4, 2018 Board Work Session – 4:30 PM
January 8, 2018 – Board Meeting – 6:00 PM
January 18, 2018 – Board Work Session – 4:30 PM
January 22, 2018 – Board Meeting – 6:00 PM
**School Board Appreciation Night**
February 8, 2018 – Board Work Session – 4:30 PM
February 12, 2018 – Board Meeting – 6:00 PM
February 22, 2018 – Board Work Session – 4:30 PM
February 26, 2018 – Board Meeting – 6:00 PM
March 8, 2018 – Board Work Session – 4:30 PM
March 12, 2018 Board Meeting – 6:00 PM
March 22, 2018 Board Work Session – 4:30 PM
March 26, 2018 – Board Meeting – 6:00 PM

March 29, 2018 – Board Work Session – 4:30 PM

April 9, 2018 – Board Work Session – 5:00 PM

April 16, 2018 – Board Work Session – 5:00 PM

April 18, 2018 – Board Work Session – 5:00 PM
April 23, 2018 – Board Meeting – 6:00 PM
May 10, 2018 – Board Work Session – 4:30 PM
May 14, 2018 – Board Meeting – 6:00 PM
May 24, 2018 – Board Work Session – 4:30 PM
May 28, 2018 – Board Meeting – 6:00 PM
**Employee Recognition Night**

BOARD MEETING DATES

June 7, 2018 – Board Work Session – 4:30 PM

June 11, 2018 – Board Meeting – 6:00 PM
June 21, 2018 – Board Work Session – 4:30 PM
June 25, 2018 – Budget Hearing – 4:45 PM

June 25, 2018 – Board Meeting – 5:00 PM
July 19, 2018 – Board Work Session – 4:30 PM
July 23, 2018 – Board Meeting – 5:00 PM
August 9, 2018 – Board Work Session – 4:30 PM
August 13, 2018 – Board Meeting – 5:00 PM
August 23, 2018 – Board Work Session – 4:30 PM
August 27, 2018 – Board Meeting – 6:00 PM
September 6, 2018 – Board Work Session – 4:30 PM
September 10, 2018 – Board Meeting – 6:00 PM
September 20, 2018 – Board Work Session – 4:30 PM
September 24, 2018 – Board Meeting – 6:00 PM
October 4, 2018 – Board Work Session – 4:30 PM
October 8, 2018 – Board Meeting – 6:00 PM
October 18, 2018 –Board Work Session – 4:30 PM
October 22, 2018 – Board Meeting – 6:00 PM
November 8, 2018 – Board Work Session – 4:30 PM
November 12, 2018 – Board Meeting – 6:00 PM
December 6, 2018 – Board Work Session – 4:30 PM
December 10, 2018 – Board Meeting – 6:00 PM

In the spirit of compliance with the ADA, individuals with disabilities should feel free to contact the Office of the Superintendent by phone: (616) 530-7555 if requesting special services to effectively participate in these meetings.

Regular Board meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Monday of the Month at 6:00pm. unless otherwise specified.

Board of Education Goals

Every Student Achieving

 

We will ensure that every student meets or exceeds high standards by establishing educational equity across all classrooms, schools, and programs.

  1. Support and strengthen our Diversity through an inclusive environment.
  2. Create and maintain systems of efficient operations at all levels to support a rigorous and robust educational experience in Wyoming Public Schools.

 

Every Student Invested In Learning

 

We will increase the ownership of learning and achievement in every student by fostering a spirit of inquiry and the joy of learning through rigor, relevance, reflection, and relationships.

  1. Encourage and support practices that promote innovation.
  2. Apply evidence based best practices in horizontal and vertical alignment structure of our curriculum and expectations pre-K through 12th grade.

 

Every Student Prepared for Change and Challenge

 

We will reinforce for every student the persistence, determination, and resilience needed to meet the intellectual, civic and social demands of a rapidly changing global environment.

  1. Expand and support a culture of collaboration and reflection.
  2. Foster a culture of trust, safety, respect, inclusion and accountability for staff and students.

 

Every Educator Growing Professionally

 

We will advance dynamic professional learning communities that inspire inquiry, reflection, collaboration, and innovation to improve student outcomes.

  1. Foster clear and concise two-way communication and engagement with all stakeholders.
  2. Institutionalize a comprehensive approach for data based decision making.
  3. Expand stakeholders’ personal and professional knowledge and skills to improve student achievement.
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