July
July 14, 2024
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on July 16, 2024.

June
June 18, 2024
Ingham Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on June 17, 2024.

May
May 22, 2024
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on May 21, 2024.

April
April 25, 2024
Ingham Insights Community Newsletter

The latest edition of Ingham Insights is now available. This monthly newsletter has been created to share stories with our community. Please forward this newsletter to your colleagues, family, business partners, legislators and community members. Recipients interested in subscribing to future issues may simply click "Sign up Now."

April 10, 2024
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on April 9, 2024.

April 5, 2024
Monique Colizzi Awarded Excellence in Education Award

Monique Colizzi, Instructor of Business & Risk Management at the Wilson Talent Center (WTC) was recently awarded an Excellence in Education Award from the Michigan Lottery and Fox 47 News – WSYN. Colizzi is in her twenty-second year of teaching, with the last eight at the WTC. Colizzi was nominated for the award by a former student.

April 2, 2024
Center-Based Programs at Beekman Center Transition from Lansing to Ingham ISD on July 1, 2024.

On April 2, 2024, Lansing School District and Ingham Intermediate School District held a joint press conference announcing the transition of operations of the center-based programs at Beekman Center to Ingham ISD on July 1, 2024.

March
March 28, 2024
Business & Risk Management Students Earn CAWC Designations

Fifteen students from the Business & Risk Management program at the Wilson Talent Center (WTC) recently earned their Certified Authority on Workers’ Compensation (CAWC) designation.

March 28, 2024
Ingham Insights Community Newsletter

The latest edition of Ingham Insights is now available. This monthly newsletter has been created to share stories with our community. Please forward this newsletter to your colleagues, family, business partners, legislators and community members. Recipients interested in subscribing to future issues may simply click "Sign up Now."

March 27, 2024
WTC Awards Nearly $18,000 in Scholarships and Recognizes Alumni

On Wednesday, March 20, 2024, the Wilson Talent Center (WTC) awarded nearly $18,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors.

March 22, 2024
HWS Closed Friday, March 22

Due to weather conditions worsening throughout the morning, Heartwood School will be closed today, Friday, March 22, 2024.

March 20, 2024
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on March 19, 2024.

February
February 29, 2024
Wilson Talent Center Students Advance to SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference

Twenty-four Wilson Talent Center (WTC) students placed high enough in regional competition to advance to the SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference which will be held April 12-14, 2024, in Grand Rapids. Regional competitions were held over the past two weeks in various locations. Ten additional students who did not have regional conferences will advance directly to the Grand Rapids competitions.

February 23, 2024
Michigan 2023 Graduation Rates Higher than Pre-Pandemic Rates in Most Categories

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – Michigan’s 2023 four-year graduation rates increased in all 17 categories, according to data released today by the Michigan Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI). In 13 of the 17 categories, the 2023 rates are higher than pre-pandemic 2019 graduation rates.

February 21, 2024
Ingahm ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on February 20, 2024.

February 2, 2024
MDE Partners with CIS Affiliates to Offer a New Grant Opportunity to Support Children

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is excited to announce a new partnership with Communities In Schools of MichiganCommunities In Schools of Kalamazoo, and Communities in Schools of Northwest Michigan. MDE and CIS affiliates have developed a new competitive grant opportunity open to eligible local education agencies, both traditional public school districts and public school academies, to support a new partnership with Communities In Schools or to enhance existing CIS partnerships.

January
January 31, 2024
Ingham ISD Transition College to Career Tour

Thursday, March 15, 2024

9am - 1:30pm, LCC West Campus 5708 Cornerstone Dr, Lansing, MI 48917

Spark your future at the upcoming campus tour of LCC West.

January 31, 2024
Michigan Expanding Summer Meal Offerings

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – Michigan is expanding the network of programs, providers, and food resources available to kids in the summer when school meals are not an option, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

January 31, 2024
Transition Expo Coming March 13, 2024

Hosted by the Ingham ISD Special Education Parent Advisory Committee

Wednesday, March 13, 2024

This year's Transition Expo will take place at the North Star School in the gym from 4pm - 6pm.  Address location is 611 Hagadorn Rd, Mason, MI 48854.

January 30, 2024
Gov. Whitmer Lowers Flags to Honor Michigan State Police Trooper Joel Popp

LANSING, Mich. -- Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the State Capitol Complex and upon all public buildings and grounds across the state of Michigan to be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, January 31, 2024 to honor the life and service of Michigan State Police Trooper Joel Popp, who passed away in the line of duty. 

January 17, 2024
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on January 16, 2024.

January 11, 2024
Ingham ISD Closed Friday, January 12

Due to the expected weather in our area and for the safety of our students and staff, all Ingham ISD programs and services will be closed on Friday, January 12, 2024. Students and staff should not report to school or work. Stay safe!

January 8, 2024
Library of Michigan Announces 2024 Michigan Notable Books

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – The Library of Michigan is pleased to announce the 2024 Michigan Notable Book list. This year’s list of 20 titles reflects the rich stories and culture of our state.

December
December 20, 2023
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on December 19, 2023.

December 20, 2023
State Continues to Invest in Grow Your Own Future Proud Michigan Educator Programs

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – Ninety-six additional school districts in Michigan will be developing more teachers from within their ranks with Future Proud Michigan Educator Grow Your Own (GYO) staff grants, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today. This is the second round of Grow Your Own grants awarded by MDE, building on the school districts awarded grants in the first round.

December 18, 2023
School District Debt Relief by State Will Benefit Schools, Students, Communities

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – Several Michigan school districts, their students, and their communities will benefit from the state allocating funding to eliminate outstanding debt, the Michigan Department of Education said today.

December 13, 2023
Students Develop Resource to Create Safe Spaces in Local Schools

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – Michigan school districts now have a student-led resource to help districts design, create, and implement “safe spaces” in their schools—places where middle and high school students can feel comfortable discussing issues of race, racism, and other important topics. 

December 7, 2023
Library of Michigan Announces 2023- 2024 Michigan Author Award Recipient

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – The Library of Michigan (LM) is pleased to announce Anne-Marie Oomen as the recipient of the 2023-2024 Michigan Author Award.

November
November 28, 2023
Heartwood School Closed Nov 29 & Nov 30

Heartwood School will be closed on Wednesday, November 29 and Thursday, November 30

November 22, 2023
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on November 21, 2023.

November 3, 2023
Letters To Indicate Student Readiness for Advanced Placement Success

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – Nearly 90,000 letters are being mailed to Michigan parents with high school students to share that children have the potential to be successful in a rigorous Advanced Placement course and to earn college credit while in high school.

November 1, 2023
1.3 Million Michigan Students Can Receive Free School Breakfast and Lunch

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today that 100 percent of the public schools participating in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs are providing free meals to students statewide for the 2023-2024 school year.

October
October 24, 2023
East Kentwood Teacher Named National History Teacher of the Year

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – East Kentwood High School history teacher Matthew Vriesman has been named the 2023 National History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

October 18, 2023
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on October 17, 2023.

October 10, 2023
Retired Educators Able to Help Fill School Vacancies Without Clipping Their Pensions

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – State Superintendent Dr. Michael Rice praised the passage and signing into law of House Bill 4752 – a bipartisan bill that will allow retired educators to fill temporary vacancies in local school districts on a limited basis and continue to receive their retirement pensions.

September
September 25, 2023
Greater Numbers of Michigan Students Taking and Achieving in AP Courses

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – The number of Michigan public high school students who took rigorous Advanced Placement (AP) classes in 2023 increased significantly from previous years, as did the number of students who scored successfully on the equally rigorous AP exams, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

September 21, 2023
Heartwood School Closed Friday Sept 22

Heartwood School will be closed tomorrow, September 22 

September 19, 2023
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on September 18, 2023.

September 8, 2023
Nominations Now Open for the 2024-25 Michigan Teacher of the Year

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – The nomination window for the 2024-25 Michigan Teacher of the Year, an annual program that recognizes outstanding teachers in our state, is now open, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

August
August 31, 2023
2023 State Test Scores Improve in Many Grades

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – Test scores for the spring 2023 M-STEP state assessments increased in all tested grades in science and social studies; in six of the seven tested grades in math; and three grades in English language arts (ELA), the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) reported today.

August 28, 2023
Join us for the 8th Annual Ingham ISD Fall Fun Fest

Ingham ISD Special Education Parent Advisory Committee welcomes you to the 8th Annual Fall Fun Fest to kick off the 2023-24 school year. This event provides resources, information and fun activities for families with students ages infant to 12 years with active Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) in the Ingham ISD service area including Dansville, East Lansing, Haslett, Holt, Lansing, Leslie, Mason, Okemos, Stockbridge, Waverly, Webberville and Williamston. 

August 28, 2023
MDE, SBE Respond to Attorney General’s Letter Regarding MiLEAP

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – State Superintendent Dr. Michael Rice and State Board of Education President Dr. Pamela Pugh are providing initial reactions to Attorney General Dana Nessel’s response letter to the State Board’s request for an opinion on the constitutionality of Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s executive order that creates the Michigan Department of Lifelong Education, Advancement and Potential (MiLEAP).

August 24, 2023
Notice of Post-Graduation Opportunities Information Packet

The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) has partnered with the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) and other statewide stakeholders to develop the organization of resources on LEO’s Pathfinder resources page to comply with the requirements of MCL 380.1293 (Public Act 88 of 2022), post-graduation opportunities informational packet, which is now available.

August 22, 2023
Michigan Attorney General, State Police and Superintendent Remind Parents, Students of OK2SAY

LANSING – As schools embark on a new academic year, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, State Superintendent Dr. Michael F. Rice, and Michigan State Police (MSP) Director Col. Joe Gasper are teaming up to remind parents and students alike that Michigan’s student safety program, OK2SAY, is a valuable resource to help keep students safe. 

August 17, 2023
Ingham ISD Board Member Appointment Process Announced

Mason, MI – Ms. Lori Zajac, President of the Ingham Intermediate School District (ISD) Board of Education, announces an opening on the Ingham ISD Board due to the resignation of Nancy Stanley. Ms. Stanley’s resignation is effective August 31, 2023. In accordance with Michigan law, the remaining ISD board members have 30 days to appoint a new member.

August 16, 2023
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on May 16, 2023.

August 4, 2023
Michigan Children Win With Healthy School Meals for All

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – Michigan’s 1.4 million public school children will be receiving nutritious free meals at school this year as a result of a $160 million appropriation in the state’s School Aid budget adopted by the state legislature and signed into law by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. 

August 3, 2023
State Board of Education Wants Constitutional Clarity on MiLEAP

Michigan State Board of Education Press Release LANSING – The State Board of Education (SBE) today directed State Superintendent Dr. Michael Rice to request a Michigan attorney general’s opinion to provide constitutional clarity on the creation of a new Michigan Department of Lifelong Education, Advancement and Potential (MiLEAP). 

August 1, 2023
Ingham Intermediate School District Celebrates the Completion of North Star School

Mason, MI – Ingham Intermediate School District has officially cut the ribbon and opened the brand-new North Star School on its campus in Mason, MI. This project will serve students with special needs by combining the programs formerly known as Secondary Learning Center and Evergreen into the North Star School.

July
July 27, 2023
Michigan Among Nation’s Leaders in Addressing Teacher Shortage

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – Michigan is among the national leaders in taking action to address the teacher shortage, according to a report released today by the U.S. Department of Education (USED).