May
May 19, 2022
NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at 10:30 am in the Thorburn Education Center, 2630 West Howell Road, Mason, Michigan, the Ingham Intermediate School District Superintendent, in conjunction with the Michigan Department of Education, will hold a public hearing to consider the pre-Labor Day start waiver submitted by the district.

May 17, 2022
Ingham ISD Celebrates Groundbreaking

On Tuesday, May 17, Ingham Intermediate School District (ISD) will officially break ground on a construction project on our Mason Campus.

May 13, 2022
Ingham Insights May 12, 2022

The May issue of Ingham Insights is now available! Ingham Insights is a monthly newsletter that was created to share stories with our community. Please share this newsletter with your colleagues, family and community members. If they are interested in subscribing to future issues, simply click the "Sign up Now" button.

May 10, 2022
WTC Students Advance to National Leadership Conference for SkillsUSA

Two Wilson Talent Center (WTC) students earned first-place gold at the SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference in April, advancing them to nationals.

May 6, 2022
State Superintendent Says K-12 Budget Still Requires Work to Meet Student Needs

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – With the final passage of the state House and Senate versions of the state school aid budget this week, State Superintendent Dr. Michael F. Rice says some improvements have been made that lead up to negotiations with Governor Gretchen Whitmer to provide needed investments in Michigan’s public schools.

May 2, 2022
Wilson Talent Center to Host Year-End Student Showcase May 12

The Wilson Talent Center (WTC) will host its Year-End Student Showcase on Thursday, May 12, from 4:00-7:00 pm at 611 Hagadorn Road in Mason. This annual event is an opportunity for family, friends, business partners and community members to see the projects students have created throughout the year as well as the skills students have learned.

April
April 22, 2022
State Superintendent Says the Senate K-12 Budget Is Insufficient

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – State Superintendent Dr. Michael Rice says that the state’s K-12 budget put forward by the Senate appropriations subcommittee Thursday lacks the funding and attention to the needs of Michigan children coming out of the pandemic and does not adequately address the state’s dire teacher shortage to the same extent that Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed budget does.

April 15, 2022
Michigan Educators Begin Learning More About Historical Themes, Movements, and Groups

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – The need and effort to broaden teacher and student knowledge of U.S. and world history were the subject of a pair of events held Wednesday, according to the Michigan Department of Education (MDE).

April 15, 2022
The Times Family Newsletter

The Times Family Newsletter was created to share the latest information for Ingham ISD Families. Check out the April 15, 2022 issue now!

April 15, 2022
WTC Awards Nearly $21,000 in Scholarships and Recognizes Alumni

On Tuesday, March 15, 2022, the Wilson Talent Center (WTC) awarded nearly $21,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors. To be eligible, students needed to complete a scholarship application and have a recommendation from their WTC instructor. In addition, four outstanding alumni were also recognized for their success after leaving the WTC and contributions to their respective industries. The scholarships are made possible by the generous donations from individuals, businesses and community partners.

April 14, 2022
Ingham Insights - April 14, 2022

The April issue of Ingham Insights is now available! Ingham Insights is a monthly newsletter that was created to share stories with out community. Please share this newsletter with your colleagues, family and community members. If they are interested in subscribing to future issues, simply click the "Sign up Now" button.

April 13, 2022
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on April 12, 2022.

April 12, 2022
Overall School Enrollment Increases As Does The Need to Continue Investing in Students and Schools

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – Overall public school enrollment in Michigan has rebounded slightly post-pandemic while state school funding has taken strong steps forward yet still lags on several levels, according to presentations to the State Board of Education today.

April 11, 2022
Spartan Project SEARCH Newsletter - April 2022

The April 2022 issue of the Spartan Project SEARCH Newsletter was created to share happenings in Project SEARCH program. Please be sure to share with your colleagues, family and community members. If they are interested in subscribing to future issues, simply click Subscribe Now!

April 11, 2022
WTC Criminal Justice Student Looking to Make an Impact on his Community

Kobe Rochester, a second-year student in the Criminal Justice program at the Wilson Talent Center (WTC), noticed the police officers at Sexton High School during his sophomore year. He was curious about their job and the role they played not only at his school but in his community. This was also the year COVID-19 struck, and he was unable to attend a visit to the WTC to learn more about the Criminal Justice program. However, he decided to take a chance and enroll anyway, and he is so glad that he did.

April 11, 2022
WTC Culinary Arts Students Whip Up the Awards at FCCLA Competition

Students from the Wilson Talent Center’s Culinary Arts & Hospitality program won numerous awards at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) state competition held in Midland, Michigan, March 16-18, 2022. Winners from the state competition advance to national competition, which will be held June 29- July 3, 2022 in San Diego, California.

March
March 28, 2022
MDE Names 2022-23 Regional Teachers of the Year

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – In addition to the many roles that they play in their schools, ten Michigan educators have a new title: 2022-23 Regional Teacher of the Year (RTOY). Each of these outstanding educators will also be a finalist for the 2022-23 Michigan Teacher of the Year (MTOY).

 

March 24, 2022
Webinar Series To Assist Teachers With Comprehensive History Instruction

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is hosting a webinar series in collaboration with higher education institutions, cultural centers, and the 12 federally recognized tribes of Michigan that form the Confederation of Michigan Tribal Education Departments to assist Michigan educators with teaching comprehensive history.

March 22, 2022
MDE Announces In-Person and Virtual 2022 Education Workforce Job Fairs

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is pleased to announce the fifth annual MDE Education Workforce Job Fair series.

March 18, 2022
MDE Recognizes the Alignment of Comprehensive History in AP Courses

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – Teaching of the comprehensive history of the United States is built into the fabric of the national Advanced Placement (AP) program that offers a high level of instruction for students in Michigan and across the nation, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) shared today.

March 18, 2022
MDHHS highlights Developmental Disability Awareness Month this March

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is celebrating the abilities and contributions of people with developmental disabilities in our state this March during Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.

March 16, 2022
Second-Career Kalamazoo Educator Highlighted in Newest #proudMIeducator Video

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – Third grade teacher Tony Spencer says that everything that was put into him was designed to support children. His journey of going from driving the school bus to being a proud Michigan educator inspires his students and colleagues.

March 15, 2022
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on March 15, 2022.

March 15, 2022
Ingham ISD Updated COVID-19 Protocols

On Friday, March 11, the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) announced COVID-19 protocol changes for schools. This is in response to current conditions and low numbers of new COVID-19 cases as our state enters a post-surge, recovery phase of the pandemic.

March 15, 2022
WTC to Host College & Career Planning Event for 2020 and 2021 Graduates

The Wilson Talent Center (WTC), in partnership with the Capital Area College Access Network, will host a college and career planning event called ‘Back to My Future’ for Wilson Talent Center graduates from the classes of 2020 and 2021. The event will be held on Tuesday, March 22, from 6-8 pm at the WTC, located at 611 Hagadorn Road, on the Ingham Intermediate School District campus in Mason. Pre-registration is recommended but not required.

March 11, 2022
Inclement Weather Closure

Due to inclement weather and road conditions, all programs on Ingham ISD’s Mason campus will be closed today.

March 11, 2022
LIMITED TAX PLEDGE NOTICE

At said meeting, the Board of Education will consider for approval its proposed 2022 School Building and Site Bonds (General Obligation-Limited Tax). The proposed 2022 School Building and Site Bonds (General Obligation-Limited Tax), if issued, will contain the limited tax full faith and credit pledge of Ingham Intermediate School District, Michigan.

March 10, 2022
Ingham Insights March 10, 2022

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March 10, 2022
Nicholas Adams Joins Ingham ISD as Director of Information Technology Services

Nicholas Adams joins Ingham Intermediate School District (ISD) as the new Director of Information Technology Services. Prior to joining Ingham ISD, Adams worked at Lenawee ISD for 17 years and was most recently in the role of Director of Information Technology. Adams earned his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University in Telecommunications and Information Technology and holds several technology and project management certifications as well.

March 10, 2022
Wilson Talent Center Students Advance to State SkillsUSA Competition

Twenty-two students from the Wilson Talent Center (WTC) have competed in regional SkillsUSA competitions and have earned the honor of advancing to the state competition. SkillsUSA is a national non-profit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations. The WTC was represented at regional competition by students from the Construction, Criminal Justice, New Media and Precision Machining programs.

March 4, 2022
Celebrate National Child and Adult Care Food Program Week, March 13-19, 2022

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – The week of March 13-19, 2022 is National Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Week, and the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) asks providers, educators, and students statewide to join in celebrating the importance of healthy meals for children and adults in need.

March 4, 2022
Governor Whitmer Proclaims March 2022 as Reading Month

LANSING, Mich. - Governor Gretchen Whitmer today proclaimed March 2022 as Reading Month to celebrate and promote the joys and importance of reading. 

March 2, 2022
Ingham Intermediate School District Wins Statewide Communication Award

Michigan School Public Relations Association Lansing, MI - Ingham Intermediate School District (Ingham ISD) recently received a Gold Medallion Award from the Michigan School Public Relations Association (MSPRA) for its 2020 Headlee Special Education Restoration Millage Information Campaign. MSPRA’s Gold Medallion Award recognizes outstanding programs or projects that advance education through responsible communication. Only four such awards were given to Michigan school districts this year.

February
February 28, 2022
Michel McDonald Hired as Director of Transition & Itinerant Services at Ingham ISD

Michel McDonald has been hired as the Director of Transition & Itinerant Services at Ingham Intermediate School District (ISD). McDonald will be responsible for planning and implementing activities and requirements for special education transition services and programs within Ingham ISD as well as its constituent districts. Additional responsibilities will include; planning, implementing, evaluating and improving designated special education support services and instructional programs for students with disabilities.

February 28, 2022
Michelle Rosa-Derdowski Promoted to Director of Special Education Program Accountability

Michelle Rosa-Derdowski has been promoted to the Director of Special Education Program Accountability at Ingham Intermediate School District (ISD). Rosa-Derdowski will be responsible for planning and implementing activities and requirements for special education compliance, results, and technical assistance with Ingham ISD and its constituent districts. Additional responsibilities will include supporting local districts, public school academies, ISD programs and community agencies via a collaborative consultation model.

February 25, 2022
CTE Work-Based Learning Experience Leads Student to Success After High School

When Avery Cervantes-Lalone started the BioScience Careers program at the Wilson Talent Center as a junior in high school, he really wasn’t sure where it might lead him. He knew he had a passion for science and appreciated the fact that he could start earning credit for something that up until that time had only been a hobby for him.

February 16, 2022
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on February 15, 2022.

February 14, 2022
Career & Technical Education Celebrated During the Month of February

The Association for Career & Technical Education (ACTE) recognizes Career & Technical Education (CTE) Month every February. CTE Month is a public awareness campaign, sponsored by the National Association of Home Builders, that celebrates the value of CTE and the achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs across the country.

February 10, 2022
Ingham Insights

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February 10, 2022
Noelle Duvall Hired as Director of Mental Health & Wellness at Ingham ISD

Noelle Duvall has been hired as the Director of Mental Health & Wellness at Ingham Intermediate School District (ISD). In this newly created position, Duvall will be responsible for supervising and providing support and guidance to mental health staff, monitoring grant funding for mental health programming; and coordinating, organizing and directing support to local districts seeking mental health support services.

February 9, 2022
Whitmer Education Budget Proposal Would Have Major Impact on Teacher Shortages In Michigan

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s pre-K-12 budget proposes historic investments in school funding and would have a major impact on the shortage of teachers in Michigan public schools.

February 4, 2022
Continuing to Feed Kids This Summer

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – Meet Up and Eat Up Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sponsors have worked hard serving meals to children in their communities, and the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is working with local meal providers to continue feeding children this summer.

February 3, 2022
Depending on location, many Ingham ISD programs closed tomorrow

Most Ingham ISD Programs will be closed tomorrow due to inclement weather. 

February 2, 2022
Inclement Weather Closure Feb 3

All Ingham ISD programs and services will be closed tomorrow, February 3, due to inclement weather and road conditions. 

 

February 1, 2022
Ingham ISD Closed 2/2

All Ingham ISD programs and services will be closed on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 due to expected inclement weather. Staff and students should not report to work or school.

January
January 27, 2022
2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year Leah Porter

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – Building connections and relationships with students is the cornerstone of teaching for 2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year Leah Porter.

January 27, 2022
2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year Leah Porter featured in latest #proudMIeducator video

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – Building connections and relationships with students is the cornerstone of teaching for 2021-22 Michigan Teacher of the Year Leah Porter.

January 27, 2022
Secretary Cardona Lays Out Vision for Education in America

US Department of Education Press Release - In a major address at the Department of Education, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona laid out his vision for continued recovery through the pandemic and his priorities for broader investments in America’s education system to ensure all students can succeed and thrive. During the address, Secretary Cardona discussed key strategies the Department, schools, and colleges and universities must take to help students, educators, and school communities – from preschool through postsecondary education – continue to recover from the pandemic and address inequities that have long existed in our education system.

January 26, 2022
MDE Offers Grants to Support the Development of Future Proud Michigan Educators

Michigan Department of Education Press Release LANSING – To provide all students access to high quality instruction, and in response to statewide interest in Grow Your Own initiatives, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announces two grant opportunities to develop Future Proud Michigan Educators (Future PME) that will serve their local communities.

January 25, 2022
Board Members Play a Critical Role in Student Success

LANSING, MI – January is School Board Recognition Month and Ingham Intermediate School District (Ingham ISD), along with schools across the entire state, celebrate the dedication and commitment of their Board of Education.