Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions
Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on September 19, 2017.
Top 10 in 10 in 2: So, What's Been Done?
Chief Deputy State Superintendent Sheila Alles offers this episode of the “Top 10 in 10 in 2 minutes” podcast to highlight the Michigan Department of Education’s Annual Review of the work that’s been done so far to help Michigan become a Top 10 education state in 10 years.
Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of fallen U.S. Marine Michael P. Giannattasio
LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today has ordered U.S. flags to be lowered to half-staff Friday, Sept. 15 on all state buildings and within the state Capitol complex in honor of Marine Corps Private First Class Michael P. Giannattasio, who died Aug. 30, 2017.
Whiston Statement on Charter School Comment
State Superintendent Brian Whiston appeared recently on the public television show “Off the Record.” Amongst the wide array of education topics that the show’s panelists fired at him was one on the impact of public charter schools in Michigan. Superintendent Whiston responded with a comment to which he’d like to make the following statement:
Hearts of Fun Golf Scramble Raises Funds for Inclusive Playground
On Friday, October 6, Ingham Intermediate School District will host the Hearts of Fun Golf Scramble at Eldorado Golf Course in Mason, MI. All of the proceeds will go directly to the Hearts of Fun Inclusive Playground at Heartwood School for students with disabilities. This playground will also be open to the public during non-school hours.
Michigan Dept. of Education Begins Search For The 2018-19 Michigan Teacher Of The Year
LANSING – The search has begun for the 2018-19 Michigan Teacher of the Year.
State Superintendent Whiston Back to School Podcast
Every new school year opens with great hope, energy, and anticipation. Everyone starts fresh.
State Superintendent Brian Whiston offers a welcome back message for students and educators that focuses on innovations, scholarship, and respect for others.
Ingham ISD Renames Career Center the Wilson Talent Center
On Wednesday, August 30, Ingham Intermediate School District renamed the Capital Area Career Center, to the Wilson Talent Center, honoring former Ingham ISD Board of Education member, Rudy Wilson. A press conference and ribbon cutting ceremony were held to mark the occasion.
M-STEP Results in Math and Social Studies Improve in Nearly All Grades in 2017
LANSING – Statewide M-STEP scores this year show mathematics and social studies proficiency gains in eight of nine grades tested, and 11th grade SAT scores also showed improvement, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) reported today.
Michigan Submits Updated ESSA Plan to the U.S. Department of Education
LANSING – The Michigan Department of Education has re-submitted the state’s plan to the U.S. Department of Education (USED) for the federal Every Student Succeeds Act, responding to USED’s official feedback received two weeks ago.
Michigan Legislature Expands Program Serving Locally-Grown Food in Schools
LANSING—Schools in three regions of Michigan have the opportunity to learn the difference a dime can make in their efforts to serve students Michigan-grown fruits, vegetables, and dry beans. That’s due to the expansion of a popular pilot program in the state’s School Aid Budget that Governor Rick Snyder signed into law earlier this summer.
INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS
The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on August 16, 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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS
The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on July 18, 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).
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS
The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on May 16, 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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS
The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on 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).
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.
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.