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December
December 1, 2016

Governor Rick Snyder lowers flags

LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff Friday, Dec. 2, on all state buildings and within the state Capitol complex in honor of Wayne State University Police Officer Collin Rose. Officer Rose died Wednesday, Nov. 23, after he was shot in the line of duty on Nov. 22.

November
November 28, 2016

Rutan Receives Advocacy Award

Transition programs are life-changing for students with disabilities as they prepare for adult life and the world of work. At Ingham ISD, we are blessed to have staff who are truly passionate about helping students succeed.

November 23, 2016

Ingham Insights Community Newsletter

Ingham Insights is a monthly newsletter created to share stories with our community. Check out the November 2016 issue released today.

November 23, 2016

MDE Seeks Input on ESSA - Event on December 15

The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is partnering with Ingham Intermediate School District to gather input from educators, parents, students, and the public regarding specific proposed components of the nation’s new federal education law, now called Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

November 21, 2016

Career Center Seeks Distinguished Alumni for Wall-of-Fame Recognition

The Capital Area Career Center (CACC) is seeking distinguished alumni to apply for its third annual Wall-of-Fame recognition event on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Last year, the CACC recognized six alumni during its second annual event which was attended by more than 130 guests.

November 16, 2016

INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on November 15, 2016.

November 15, 2016

Statement from State Superintendent Brian Whiston

Since the U.S. Presidential election last week, there have been a number of reported incidents in Michigan schools of students harassing, bullying, intimidating, and using hateful speech toward other students.

November 11, 2016

Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of former legislators Sen. Earl Nelson and Rep. Jan Dolan

LANSING, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the state capitol complex to be lowered to half-staff on Monday, Nov. 14, in honor of former state Sen. Earl Nelson and former state Rep. Jan Dolan, who both died Tuesday, Nov. 1.  

October
October 20, 2016

Ingham Insights Community Newsletter

Ingham Insights monthly newsletter was created to share stories with our community. Check out this month's issue featuring Ingham ISD's October Podcast "Itinerant Services", State Superintendent Whiston Visits Leadership Academy, Spartan Project SEARCH Launch, and Ingham ISD's Strategic Planning Process.

October 19, 2016

INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on October 18, 2016.

October 18, 2016

STEAM Geekend Camp has been cancelled

The STEAM Geekend Camp scheduled for Saturday, October 22, 2016 has been cancelled due to low registration. Please watch for more information coming soon regarding our next camp that will be held on April 22, 2017. 

October 13, 2016

Ingham Academy youth post questions to local candidates

Candidates running for local and state offices will hear from youth enrolled at Ingham Academy during a candidate forum.

October 11, 2016

Culinary Arts Entrepreneurial Program Presented on National Level

Chef Corbett Day, the Culinary Arts & Hospitality instructor at the Capital Area Career Center (CACC) has been sharing the program’s success around the country.

October 10, 2016

Stepping Up Their Game

We’ve all felt like we were behind at some point. Whether it’s competing in an athletic event, watching many of your friends get married before you or simply being overwhelmed at work; the feeling can be stressful and exhausting. 

October 5, 2016

Registration Now Open for STEAM Geekend Camp

Registration is now open for STEAM Geekend Camp on October 22, 2016.

September
September 28, 2016

Ingham ISD Seeks Business and Community Input on Strategic Plan

Mason, MI – Ingham Intermediate School District will begin to gather input and feedback from stakeholders for its strategic planning process.

September 27, 2016

MDE Launches Campaign to Recognize and Celebrate Michigan Educators

LANSING – The Michigan Department of Education today launched a multi-media campaign to recognize and celebrate the great work being done by Michigan educators. The campaign is called “Proud Michigan Educator."

September 21, 2016

INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on September 20, 2016.

September 15, 2016

State Board Of Education Approves New School Guidance Protecting LGBT Students

LANSING – The State Board of Education today approved new voluntary guidance to assist schools in creating school environments where LGBT students can live, learn and thrive. 

September 13, 2016

LCC Youth Fall 2016

The LCC Youth Program is offering GATE and A+ Classes for Fall 2016! 

August
August 31, 2016

Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of fallen Beartown Firefighters

Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff Wednesday, August 31 and Thursday, September 1 on all state buildings and within the state Capitol complex in honor of James Shelifoe, Jr. and Alan Swartz, firefighters with the Beartown Fire Department who died Saturday, August 27.

August 31, 2016

M-STEP Scores Increase in Nearly Two-Thirds of Grades, Subjects

Statewide assessments scored a multiple success this spring with students showing proficiency gains in nearly two-thirds of the grades and subjects tested; students spent less time testing, and schools receiving results earlier than last year, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

August 17, 2016

INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on August 16, 2016.

August 10, 2016

Supt. Whiston Calls for Action on State Education Funding Study

LANSING – State Superintendent Brian Whiston today called for legislative action to help improve the funding needs for Michigan schools.

August 8, 2016

For children who have a sibling with a disability...

Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Therapeutic Recreation faculty are looking for children aged 8-12 years old, who have a sibling with a adisability, to participate in a research study on the benefits of using books and activiities to hep them identify and understand their feelings about their sibling.

July
July 25, 2016

Culinary Arts Students Offered Over $500,000 in Scholarships

Fourteen students from the Culinary Arts & Hospitality program at the Capital Area Career Center (CACC) recently traveled to San Diego, California for the Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) national leadership conference. Students competed in a variety of categories, earning 4 gold medals, 2 silver medals and one bronze medal. Additionally, because of how they scored, the students were offered $501,500 in scholarship opportunities to a variety of colleges.

July 20, 2016

INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on July 19, 2016.

July 18, 2016

Ingham County Juvenile Justice Millage on Aug 2 Ballot

The renewal of Ingham County's Juvenile Justice Millage is on the August 2nd primary ballot. Ingham County has used Millage funds to become a state of the art evidence based court, being one of the leaders in the state in reducing recidivism among high risk youth.

 

July 13, 2016

Early On System Impacting Local Families

Early On is a coordinated system of early intervention services mandated by Federal legislation designed to assist families in accessing and coordinating social, health and educational services. 

June
June 16, 2016

2015-16 Early On Annual Report

Early On is a coordinated system of early intervention services mandated by Federal legislation (Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act).  It is designed to assist families in accessing and coordinating social, health and educational services that will promote the development of their young child with a disability or developmental delay under age three.  

June 14, 2016

Ingham ISD Teacher Appears on Jeopardy! as Part of Teacher’s Week

On the evening of May 10th, William “Bill” Knuth, a teacher at Ingham Intermediate School District (Ingham ISD), gathered with family and friends in Williamston to watch his final appearance on Jeopardy!. Knuth was competing in one of the two semifinal rounds as part of the show’s Teacher’s Week Tournament. 

May
May 31, 2016

Dr. Scott Koenigsknecht Receives Distinguished Service Award

On May 12, 2016, Dr. Scott Koenigsknecht received the Stanley and Blanche Ash Distinguished Service Award from Montcalm Community College (MCC) for his service to the community.

May 19, 2016

Career Center Students Earn Breaking Traditions Recognition

Four female students from the Capital Area Career Center (CACC) were recently recognized with 2016 Breaking Traditions awards from the Michigan Department of Education’s Office of Career and Technical Education.

May 18, 2016

Engineering Students Place First in Square One Competition

The Capital Area Career Center Engineering team placed first in the Square One Innovative Design competition on May 14. Students participated in the Endurance category which posed a challenge to create a vehicle that could travel the longest distance in one hour. 

May 18, 2016

INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a special board meeting on May 17, 2016.

May 18, 2016

Teacher Recruitment Fair

SABIS Educational Systems is looking to fill vacancies at three SABIS School Network member schools in Mighigan. 

May 17, 2016

Ingham ISD Hosts 16th Annual Student Art Exhibit

On the evening of May 4, 2016, Ingham Intermediate School District (Ingham ISD) hosted part one of the 16th Annual Ingham Student Art Exhibit in conjunction with the Lansing Art Gallery and the Michigan Education Leadership Group (MELG).

May 2, 2016

Career Center Hosting Student Showcase and Clothing Drive

The Capital Area Career Center (CACC) will be hosting two events during the month of May the public is invited to attend.

April
April 25, 2016

BioScience Students Participate in CTE Showcase

The BioScience Careers program at the Capital Area Career Center (CACC) was selected as one of only 15 Career and Technical Education programs to participate in the CTE Showcase at the state Capitol building on April 20, 2016.

April 20, 2016

Precision Machining Students Take Top Honors at SkillsUSA

Students from the Capital Area Career Center (CACC) participated in the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference April 7-9 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids.

April 14, 2016

Ingham Impact Podcast Features Early Childhood

At Ingham ISD, Early Childhood staff support teachers and families from pregnancy to Kindergarten.
April 13, 2016

INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a special board meeting on April 12, 2016.

April 4, 2016

Culinary Arts Students Advance to FCCLA Nationals

On March 17 and 18, thirteen students from the Capital Area Career Center's (CACC) Culinary Arts & Hospitality program competed in the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) State Leadership Conference at the Valley Plaza Resort in Midland, Michigan.

March
March 30, 2016

INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a special board meeting on March 29, 2016.
March 30, 2016

Snyder lowers flags in honor of former House Speaker Curtis

Lansing, Mich. - Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. flags within the State Capitol Complex to be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, March 31, in recognition of former Speaker of the House, Curtis Hertel Sr. who died Sunday, March 27.

March 28, 2016

Alumni Inducted to CACC Wall-of-Fame, Scholarships Awarded

On March 23, six alumni of the Capital Area Career Center (CACC) were inducted into the CACC Wall-of-Fame. This recognition took place as part of the CACC's annual Wall-of-Fame and Scholarship Dinner which also included the presentation of over $20,000 of scholarships to Career Center seniors to continue their education.

March 28, 2016

Public Comment Period Extended

LANSING - The Public Comment period for the Draft Guidance document on Safe and Supportive Learning Environments for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Students will be extended at least another 30 days.

March 25, 2016

INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a special board meeting on March 24, 2016.
March 24, 2016

BIOSCIENCE CAREERS STUDENTS ATTEND FFA STATE CONVENTION

On March 9 and 10, six Capital Area Career Center (CACC) students from the BioScience Careers program competed in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) state convention at Michigan State University.

March 21, 2016

Kids Count Data Book Reflects Challenges for Children

Today, the 2016 Kids Count in Michigan Data Book was released showing that challenges still exist for Ingham County's children. According to the Michigan League for Public Policy, "the data released echoes concerns and issues that have been bringing national attention to Michigan.