August
August 9, 2018
State Capitol Plaza fountain named in honor of late State Superintendent Brian Whiston

NEWS RELEASE:Gov. Rick Snyder names state Capitol Plaza fountain in honor of late State Superintendent Brian Whiston

August 3, 2018
One Additional Public Input Session Set For Proposed Social Studies Standards

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – One additional site has been added to the list of public input sessions on the proposed state standards for Social Studies, the Michigan Department of Education announced today. The additional input opportunity will be from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, August 30, at Saginaw High School.

August 2, 2018
Sheriff’s Office Donates Patrol Vehicle to WTC Criminal Justice Program

On Monday, June 30, 2018, the Ingham County Sheriff’s Office donated a 2015 Ford Explorer to the Wilson Talent Center’s (WTC) Criminal Justice program. The vehicle will be used to train students in patrolling campus for parking violations, learning how to make traffic stops, as well as how to make a physical arrest after a traffic stop. This vehicle with approximately 130,000 miles will replace a patrol car previously used by the program that needs to be aged out.

August 1, 2018
MDE, MASA CO-SPONSOR AUGUST 16 STATEWIDE JOB FAIR FOR EDUCATORS

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) and Michigan Association of Superintendents and Administrators (MASA) are co-sponsoring a job fair for teachers, substitute teachers, paraprofessionals, and administrators.

July
July 20, 2018
Ingham ISD Board Member Appointment Process Announced

Ms. Erin Schor, President of the Ingham Intermediate School District (ISD) Board of Education, announces an opening on the Ingham ISD Board due to the resignation of David Robinson. Mr. Robinson’s resignation is effective July 17, 2018. In accordance with Michigan law, the remaining ISD board members have 30 days to appoint a new member.

July 19, 2018
Six Additional Public Input Sessions Set For Proposed Social Studies Standards

MD Press Release – Dates and locations have been finalized for further Listen & Learn sessions to take public input on the proposed draft state Social Studies standards for public schools, the Michigan Department of Education announced today.

July 19, 2018
WTC Construction Technology Student Places at SkillsUSA National Competition

The SkillsUSA 55th Annual National Leadership and Skills Conference was held June 24-28, 2018 in Louisville, Kentucky. Jacob Mohr, a senior from the Wilson Talent Center’s Construction Technology program and Leslie High School, represented the state of Michigan in the plumbing category and earned a fourth place finish in the nation, competing against 35 other students.

July 18, 2018
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on July 17, 2018.

June
June 29, 2018
Additional Input Sought For Proposed State Social Studies Standards

MDE Press Release - Time for public input on the proposed draft state Social Studies standards will be extended through September 30, the Michigan Department of Education announced today. 

June 20, 2018
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on June 19, 2018.

June 5, 2018
Superhero Levi to Benefit the Hearts of Fun Playground

Hello, my name is Catie Cordero. I am the aunt to Levi Slenk, who is in Mrs. Bondsteel’s classroom. I love my nephew to no end. He inspires me in each hurdle he faces and every challenge he overcomes. 

May
May 31, 2018
Wildlife Habitat Coming to Ingham ISD

A partnership between Ingham ISD, Michigan DNR, Ingham County Pheasants Forever and Michigan United Conservation Clubs will bring a Wildlife Habitat to the grounds of the Ingham ISD campus in stages between 2017-2019. The property on the corner of Howell Road and Hagadorn Road will eventually become a protected pollinator habitat with native wild flowers and grasses.

May 30, 2018
Wilson Talent Center Motorsports Team Hosts High School/College Drags at Onondaga

On Saturday, May 19, students and staff from the Wilson Talent Center’s (WTC) Motorsports Race Team hosted the first ever High School/College Drags at Onondaga Speedway. 

May 25, 2018
73 MICHIGAN LIBRARIES RECEIVE FEDERAL GRANTS Includes Education Programs for Low-income Students

Michigan Department of Education Press Release - Low-income students will learn from an array of education programs as part of more than $415,000 in federal grants awarded to 73 Michigan libraries, the Library of Michigan (LM) announced today.

May 17, 2018
U.S. Department of Education Launches New Website Accessibility Technical Assistance Initiative

U.S. Department of Education Press Release - The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today announced it is launching a new technical assistance initiative to assist schools, districts, state education agencies, libraries, colleges and universities in making their websites and online programs accessible to individuals with disabilities.

May 16, 2018
‘Students-First’ System Created for Teacher Certification Focuses on Whole Child

Michigan Department of Education Press Release - An updated “students-first” teacher certification system that focuses on the whole child is being implemented in Michigan, with input from educators, schools, educator preparation programs, and parents, the Michigan Department of Education has announced.

May 16, 2018
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on May 15, 2018.

May 16, 2018
Statement from Gov. Snyder regarding revenue estimates consensus

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder issued the following statement on the consensus reached by the Michigan Department of Treasury, Budget Office, and House and Senate Fiscal Agencies on the economic and revenue figures for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2018 and the upcoming 2019 and 2020 Fiscal Years.

May 14, 2018
State Board of Education Selects Sheila Alles as Interim State Superintendent

State Board of Education Press Release - Michigan's State Board of Education has named Sheila Alles as the Interim State Superintendent, following the death last week of State Superintendent Brian Whiston.

May 10, 2018
Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags to honor State Superintendent of Schools Brian Whiston

Lansing, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags to be lowered to half-staff on Friday, May 11, within the state capitol complex in honor of State Superintendent Brian Whiston who died Monday, May 7. The Governor is especially encouraging schools across the state to lower flags to half-staff in honor of Superintendent Whiston’s distinguished career in education.   

May 9, 2018
Funeral Arrangements Set for State Superintendent Brian Whiston

LANSING – Funeral arrangements have been set for the late-State Superintendent Brian J. Whiston, who passed away Monday following a battle with cancer.

May 8, 2018
State Superintendent Brian Whiston Passes Away Following Battle with Cancer

LANSING – State Superintendent Brian J. Whiston passed away Monday evening, the Michigan Department of Education has reported. He was 56 years old.

May 4, 2018
State Superintendent Whiston Takes Leave To Attend To Health Issues

LANSING – State Superintendent Brian Whiston informed the State Board of Education that he will be taking a Long-Term Disability Leave, effective today.

May 2, 2018
Wilson Talent Center Students Excel at SkillsUSA Statewide Leadership Conference

Students from the Wilson Talent Center recently competed in the SkillsUSA State Leadership Conference in Grand Rapids, April 20-22. Eight of those students placed in the top three in the state, with one competitor advancing to the National Leadership Conference, June 25-29, in Louisville, Kentucky.

April
April 27, 2018
MDE Press Release: Non-Public Schools Have Shared Voice in New Work Group

LANSING – An enhanced public-private partnership is the goal of a first-of-its-kind group whose members include representatives of public and non-public schools and their associations, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

April 26, 2018
Ingham Insights Community Newsletter

Ingham Insights is a monthly newsletter created to share stories with our community. Be sure to read the April 2018 issue available today.

April 24, 2018
Seven Districts Receive State Grants to Implement Competency-based Learning

LANSING – Seven school districts are sharing $500,000 in state grants to use competency-based learning in classrooms – a key strategy to help prepare Michigan students for success, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

April 20, 2018
Summer Camps Opportunities

Summer is just around the corner, and families are beginning to research and plan for different camp activities. Ingham Intermediate School District and local partner agencies are offering summer camps in the areas of gifted and talented learning, career exploration and for students with special needs. Register online at www.inghamisd.org, under Spotlights.

April 19, 2018
63 Michigan Students Earn 2018 Breaking Traditions Awards

LANSING – Overcoming obstacles and stereotypes to achieve success in career and technical education (CTE) programs, 63 students statewide are winners of the 2018 Breaking Traditions Awards, State Superintendent Brian Whiston announced today.

April 18, 2018
Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags to honor former First Lady Barbara Bush

Lansing, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder is joining President Donald Trump’s call to lower Michigan and U.S. flags to half-staff today through sunset on Saturday, April 21, in honor of former First Lady Barbara Bush.

April 16, 2018
LEARN TO EARN: MDE Workshops Show Students How Early College Credits Now Can Save Them Money Later

LANSING – Students can learn how to earn college credit in high school in a statewide series of workshops hosted by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE).

April 11, 2018
10 Teachers Selected As Regional Teachers of the Year

LANSING – Ten Michigan educators have been named as 2018-19 Regional Teachers of the Year and will comprise the 2018-19 Michigan Teacher Leadership Advisory Council, a group of teachers dedicated to sharing a teacher’s voice in education discussions throughout the state.

April 11, 2018
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on April 10, 2018.

April 9, 2018
Braille Enhanced StoryWalk® Programs Offered at 32 Local Michigan Libraries

LANSING – Thirty-two public libraries statewide are blending indoor and outdoor activities in a literacy enrichment program called the Braille Enhanced StoryWalk®, the Library of Michigan (LM) announced today.

April 9, 2018
Growing Talent Through Early/Middle Colleges

This month’s Top 10 in 10 in 2 has Chief Deputy Superintendent Sheila Alles sharing how building community coalitions with educators at all levels, families, job providers, and students will provide opportunity and economic growth across our state; and help Michigan become a Top 10 education state in 10 years.

March
March 27, 2018
Wilson Talent Center Students Advance to National Business Professionals of America Competition

The Wilson Talent Center (WTC) had twenty-six students compete in the statewide Business Professionals of America (BPA) competition in Grand Rapids March 15-18, 2018. 

March 22, 2018
Ingham Insights Community Newsletter

Ingham Insights is a monthly newsletter created to share stories with our community. Be sure to read the March 2018 issue available today.

March 21, 2018
Alumni Inducted into WTC Wall-of-Fame, Scholarships Awarded to Graduating Seniors

On March 15, six alumni of the former Capital Area Career Center, now Wilson Talent Center (WTC), were inducted into the WTC Wall-of-Fame.

March 21, 2018
Ten Cents A Meal Program a Success in Providing Locally-Grown Produce to Michigan Schools

LANSING – School districts in three regions of the state served students 65 new kinds of locally-grown fruits, vegetables, and dry beans under Michigan’s incentive pilot grant program called 10 Cents a Meal for School Kids & Farms.

March 20, 2018
Early Literacy and Life-Long Learning

Chief Deputy Superintendent Sheila Alles shares how building early literacy skills helps ensure life-long learning to drive Michigan to be a Top 10 education state in 10 years.

March 20, 2018
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on March 20, 2018.

March 7, 2018
Ingham ISD Hosting STEAM Geekend Camp for Grades 4-6

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, Ingham Intermediate School District will host its fourth annual STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics) Geekend Camp for students in grades 4-6. 

March 2, 2018
Ingham ISD Announces New Superintendent, Jason Mellema

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board (ISD) of Education is pleased to announce they have extended an offer to Jason Mellema, current Superintendent of Ionia County ISD, as the new Superintendent of Ingham ISD. 

March 1, 2018
Ready to Read Michigan: "I Got the Rhythm"

LANSING – Schoolchildren across the state will be discovering that a new early-literacy program, designed to celebrate books with everything from song to playtime, is fun and exciting, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

February
February 23, 2018
Two Superintendent Candidates to Return for Second Round Interviews

The Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held initial candidate interviews on February 21 and 22 for the Ingham ISD Superintendent position, currently held by Superintendent Scott Koenigsknecht.  

February 22, 2018
Ingham Insights Community Newsletter

Ingham Insights is a monthly newsletter created to share stories with our community. Be sure to read the February 2018 issue available today.

February 22, 2018
Wilson Talent Center Students Compete in 5 Minutes Tops Entrepreneurial Challenge

On Tuesday, February 20, 17 students from various programs at the WTC competed in a 5 Minutes Tops competition presenting a business plan to a panel of judges in hopes of earning money to either start or grown their business idea. In the end, six students earned cash prizes totaling twelve hundred dollars.

February 21, 2018
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on February 20, 2018.

February 21, 2018
MICHIGAN CONTINUES TO IMPROVE IN ADVANCED PLACEMENT® EXAM PERFORMACE

LANSING – Over 20 percent of Michigan’s 2017 class of graduating high schoolers scored a 3 or higher on the national Advanced Placement (AP) Exam, qualifying them for college credit, placement, or both, the Michigan Department of Education announced (MDE) today.

February 20, 2018
Career-Tech Program Enrollment Up 5% Since 2015

LANSING – Career and Technical Education (CTE) enrollment in K-12 public schools statewide has risen almost five percent since 2015 and may be headed for further growth under a push to expand CTE and professional trades program statewide, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) said today.

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