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August
August 3, 2017

Michigan Takes Another Step Forward to Begin Implementing Federal ESSA Plan

LANSING – Michigan’s plan to implement the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) moved a step closer Wednesday after a phone call between the Michigan Department of Education and officials from the U.S. Department of Education (USED).

July
July 27, 2017

Early Childhood Essentials Drive – Stuff a Bus at Toys “R” Us!

On Friday, July 21, 2017, Ingham Intermediate School District joined efforts with Toys “R” Us and Babies “R” Us to collect needed early childhood essentials for young children and their families. The efforts will support families in the Ingham ISD service area including those living in Dansville, East Lansing, Haslett, Holt, Lansing, Leslie, Mason, Okemos, Stockbridge, Waverly, Webberville and Williamston.

July 25, 2017

State Increases to Child Care Providers Will Encourage Greater Availability for Families

The recently-adopted state budget includes changes to help provide greater availability of quality child care providers for Michigan families, the Michigan Department of Education said today.

July 21, 2017

24 Teachers Selected For New Teacher Leadership Advisory Council

Twenty-four teachers have been selected from a pool of more than 300 applicants to serve on a new panel to help guide the state’s plan to implement the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

July 20, 2017

MiSTEM Picks Six promising STEM programs For Possible Funding, Development

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) programs in Michigan’s public schools are gaining more traction than a robotics race now that Governor Rick Snyder’s MiSTEM Advisory Council has tapped several of them for possible state and local investment.

July 19, 2017

INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on July 18, 2017.

July 11, 2017

State Prepares for Discussions with Feds on Michigan ESSA Plan

The Michigan Department of Education is preparing to begin discussions with the U.S. Department of Education (USED) on the state’s plan to comply with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

June
June 30, 2017

Income Guidelines for National Free and Reduced Priced Meals

The Michigan Department of Education has announced the household income guidelines established by the United States Department of Agriculture for free and reduced price meals and free milk through the National School Lunch, School Breakfast, Special Milk, and Child and Adult Care Food Programs. The income guidelines are effective from July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018.

June 27, 2017

Michigan Lands $70K Grant to Grow Farm-to-School Program

Michigan schoolchildren soon will eat more fresh, locally-grown produce thanks to a farm-to-school grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

June 26, 2017

Michigan Career Pathway Alliance Recommendations

Auburn Hills, Mich. – Students need better access to career pathways and schools need more support to enhance programs if Michigan is going close the talent gap and continue building a more prosperous future, Gov. Rick Snyder said today while unveiling a comprehensive series of actions and recommendations

June 21, 2017

State Superintendent Praises the Budget Agreement for Michigan Schools

Increased funding in the foundation allowance for schools; more funding to support At-Risk students; and funding to assist schools with Partnership Agreements drew the praise of State Superintendent Brian Whiston today.

June 16, 2017

2017-18 Model School Library Award Goes to Plymouth Canton’s East Middle School

East Middle School’s Library Media Center has won the state’s 2017-18 Model 21st Century School Library (SL 21) award for excelling at the important library skillset of collaboration, the Library of Michigan (LM) announced today. 

June 13, 2017

2017 Letters About Literature National Winners Announced

Michigan has two national winners for the Letters About Literature 2017 program, the Michigan Department of Education announced today.

June 9, 2017

Michigan Sees Preschool Spending and Enrollment Increases

Michigan has become a leader in access and quality standards for 4-year-olds as steady investments in public preschool funding has helped the state rise to become 15th in the nation, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

June 7, 2017

Meet Up and Eat Up -- Summer Meals for Kids

Michigan children in low-income communities need to continue receiving healthy meals when school is out for the summer and the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is announcing multiple ways for families to find the nearest locations of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) for children across the state.

June 6, 2017

Career Center Students Earn Breaking Traditions Recognition

Three female students from the Capital Area Career Center (CACC) were recently recognized with 2017 Breaking Traditions awards from the Michigan Department of Education’s Office of Career and Technical Education. Breaking Traditions awards recognize students for their accomplishments in a non-traditional career and technical education program for his/her gender.

May
May 31, 2017

Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of Sgt. Terrence Hinton

Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff Thursday, June 1, on all state buildings and within the state Capitol complex in honor of U.S. Army Sgt. Terrence Hinton, who died Sunday, May 14.

May 30, 2017

Career Center Students Place at BPA Nationals

On May 10-14, 2017, students from the Capital Area Career Center’s (CACC) Programming & Mobile Applications program traveled to Orlando, Florida to compete in the Business Professionals of America 2017 National Leadership Conference. Business Professionals of America (BPA) is a national student organization which encourages student growth in the development of leadership skills, personal and professional growth, and career related competencies.

May 25, 2017

Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags for Memorial Day

Gov. Rick Snyder has joined President Donald Trump’s call for all United States flags to be lowered to half-staff in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 29. 

May 17, 2017

INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on May 16, 2017.

May 12, 2017

Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of state Rep. John Kivela

Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff Friday, May 12, within the state Capitol complex and within the 109th District of the House of Representatives in honor of state Rep. John Kivela, who died Tuesday, May 9

May 11, 2017

32 Michigan Students Earn 2017 Breaking Traditions Awards

Overcoming obstacles and stereotypes to achieve success in career and technical education (CTE) programs, 32 students statewide are winners of the Michigan Department of Education’s 2017 Breaking Traditions Awards, State Superintendent Brian Whiston announced today.

May 11, 2017

Michigan Receives Grant to Boost Educator Role in ESSA Implementation

Twenty Michigan teachers will be selected to serve on a key leadership panel to help implement the state’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan, under a grant from a national education organization, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

May 10, 2017

2017 CACC Showcase Press Release

The Capital Area Career Center (CACC) will host its annual Year-End Student Showcase on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm. The free event, which is open to the public, will be held at 611 Hagadorn Road in Mason, on the Ingham Intermediate School District campus

May 10, 2017

Transformation Zones Named to Help Implement Strategies for Top 10 in 10 Initiatives

The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) has signed Memoranda of Understanding with three intermediate school districts (ISDs) to work collaboratively around selected initiatives from the Top 10 in 10 Strategic Plan, the department announced today.

May 9, 2017

Michigan’s Letters about Literature Winners, Finalists Announced

Twelve students who wrote to living or dead authors about the impact of their books are winners and finalists of Michigan’s 2017 Letters about Literature contest, the Library of Michigan (LM) announced today.

May 8, 2017

Gov. Rick Snyder announces Partnership Agreement

Students in Michigan’s lowest performing schools are on the path to increased academic achievement because of Partnership Agreements signed with the state superintendent, State School Reform Office, local intermediate school districts, and local district partners.

May 5, 2017

Dart Foundation Presents $700,000 Grant to Ingham ISD for Advanced Manufacturing Collaboration Space

On Monday, April 24, the Dart Foundation presented Ingham ISD Superintendent, Dr. Scott Koenigsknecht and Capital Area Career Center (CACC) Principal, Jeanne Farina, with a check for $700,000 to allow the CACC to create an Advanced Manufacturing Collaboration space for the Engineering, Precision Machining and Welding programs. Construction of the project will begin in June and will continue in the summer of 2018. A ribbon-cutting highlighting the new space will happen in the fall of 2018. 

May 3, 2017

Districts Begin to Implement Their Innovative Partnership Agreements

Nine Michigan school districts will begin work immediately with their innovative Partnership Agreements to improve the state’s most struggling schools, according to the Michigan Department of Education.

May 2, 2017

Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of fallen Staff Sgt. Brandon Bosley

Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff Tuesday, May 2, on all state buildings and within the state Capitol complex in honor of fallen Staff Sgt. Brandon M. Bosley of the United States Air Force, who died Friday, April 21.

April
April 26, 2017

Transition College and Career Workshop

Join us tomorrow for the Transition College and Career Workshop on LCC's Main Campus downtown. Lt. Governor Calley has a message for all those who are considering attending...the Future is Bright.

 

April 25, 2017

Partnership Agreements Begin New Direction for Lowest Performing Schools

Partnership Agreements to set a new course for the state’s lowest performing schools are being signed this week by local school districts, the State Superintendent, the state School Reform Officer, and local partners, announced today by the Michigan Department of Education.

April 20, 2017

Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of Michigan National Guard Sgt. Brandon Cavanaugh

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff Friday, April 21, on all state buildings and within the state Capitol complex in honor of Brandon Cavanaugh of Bay City, a Sergeant in the Michigan National Guard, who died Thursday, April 13.

April 17, 2017

Michigan ESSA Plan Submitted to the U.S. Department of Education

The Michigan Department of Education today submitted the state’s plan to the U.S. Department of Education for the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, signed by State Superintendent Brian Whiston and Governor Rick Snyder.

April 12, 2017

INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on April 11, 2017.

April 11, 2017

Michigan Dept. of Education Seeks Information on Literacy Assessments

–The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is seeking information regarding assessment tools that may be used by local school districts with students prior and up to 3rd grade in order to address requirements identified in state law under the so-called the “3rd Grade Reading” law (MCL 380.1280f). 

April 6, 2017

School Consolidation Grants Awarded to Support Three Projects Statewide

Three school districts are receiving portions of $3 million in state grants this year to help mitigate costs in their efforts to consolidate or annex local and intermediate districts, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

April 5, 2017

Michigan To Submit ESSA Plan to USDE After Review by Governor Snyder

The Michigan Department of Education has finalized its state plan for a more whole-child, well-rounded education for Michigan children and will submit it to the U.S. Department of Education (USED) after a review by Governor Rick Snyder.

April 3, 2017

Snyder lowers flags in honor of former state Rep. Robert Mahoney, Michigan’s first blind legislator

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff Monday, April 3, within the state Capitol complex in honor of former state Rep. Robert Mahoney, who died March 30, 2017.
March
March 29, 2017

Ingham ISD Hosting STEAM Geekend Camp for Grades 5-7

On Saturday, April 22, 2017, Ingham Intermediate School District will host its third annual STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics) Geekend Camp for students in grades 5-7. The camp will be held at the Capital Area Career Center, located at 611 Hagadorn Road in Mason.

March 24, 2017

Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of Air Force Capt. Andrew Becker

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff Friday, March 24, on all state buildings and within the state Capitol complex in honor of Andrew Becker, an Air Force captain who died Tuesday, March 14.

March 23, 2017

And the Winners are....

5 Minutes Tops is a "Shark Tank"-esque business startup competition, in which students from Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties prepare and present business ideas to local business owners for a chance to win cash prizes and assistance in their endeavor. Yesterday, March 22, each student had 5 minutes to convince the panel of judges to buy into their idea. 

March 23, 2017

MASCOT 2017

The Gifted and Talented Office of Ingham Intermediate School District is pleased to announce the MASCOT 2017 summer camp. 

March 22, 2017

INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on March 21, 2017.

March 9, 2017

Students Advance to SkillsUSA State Competition

Twenty-two students from the Capital Area Career Center (CACC) have competed in regional SkillsUSA competitions at various locations and have earned the honor of advancing to state competition. SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations.

March 2, 2017

Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of Milford firefighter Ron Savage

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, March 2, on all state buildings and within the state Capitol complex in honor of Ron Savage, a volunteer firefighter with the Milford Fire Department and a news anchor for Fox 2 Detroit, who died Saturday, Feb. 25.

February
February 24, 2017

CACC Welding Instructor Wins Excellence in Education Award

Jeff Grossman, Welding Technology instructor at the Capital Area Career Center (CACC), was recently honored with an Excellence in Education Award from the Michigan Lottery and Fox 47 News. Grossman has been with Ingham Intermediate School District as a welding instructor for more than four decades, serving nearly 2,000 students over the years.

February 22, 2017

INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on February 21, 2017.

February 21, 2017

CACC Healthcare Students Advance to Statewide HOSA Competition

On January 13, 2017, students from the Health Foundations and Certified Nursing Assistant classes at the Capital Area Career Center (CACC) traveled to Jackson Career Center to compete in the regional competition for Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA).

February 17, 2017

Transition Fair Showcases Resources for Families

On Saturday, March 4, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, The Ingham Intermediate School District (ISD) Parent Advisory Committee will host a Transition Fair at 611 Hagadorn Road on the Mason campus.