January
January 21, 2020
Library of Michigan Announces 2020 Michigan Notable Book Awards

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – The celebrated literature on this year’s list of Michigan Notable Books encompasses the entire Great Lakes basin from the far reaches of the Upper Peninsula to stories about Detroit; and even cookery from the west side of Michigan.

January 17, 2020
State Board Adopts Resolution Supporting Drive SAFE Legislation

Michigan State Board of Education Press Release – The State Board of Education this week adopted a resolution supporting the passage of “Drive SAFE/Licenses for All” bills in the Michigan Legislature.

January 14, 2020
Michigan Students Experiencing Significant Growth in Advanced Coursework

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – Michigan’s numbers of students enrolling and succeeding in advanced coursework have grown significantly over the past four years, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) released today.

January 10, 2020
MiSTEM Opportunities Expand for Schools Across the State

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – More students across Michigan will be able to benefit from quality STEM education with the awarding of over $3 million by the MiSTEM Advisory Council to 16 regional organizations covering every corner of the state.

January 9, 2020
Survey Opens for Public Input on Updating Top 10 Strategic Plan

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – An online survey is being offered for the public to help review and update Michigan’s Top 10 in 10 strategic education plan, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

January 7, 2020
Federal Grant To Help Families Navigate Early Childhood Programs

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – Michigan’s families will be able to better navigate early childhood programs and services across Michigan with the help of a three-year $40.2 million federal grant, the Michigan Department of Education announced today.

December
December 18, 2019
INGHAM ISD BOARD MEETING ACTIONS
Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on December 17, 2019.
December 10, 2019
Michigan Sees Dramatic Growth In Early College Participation, Success

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – The number of Michigan students enrolling in Early/Middle College programs has increased 101 percent in the past four years, the Michigan Department of Education announced today.

December 9, 2019
Michigan’s Parent Dashboard Hits An Impressive Milestone

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – Michigan’s parent-focused school data and information website – the Parent Dashboard for School Transparency – has reached a milestone. It has recorded its two-millionth page view, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.

December 4, 2019
Ingham Great Parents, Great Start Receives National Recognition as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate

Ingham Great Parents, Great Start (GPGS) has received a prestigious endorsement from the Parents as Teachers National Center, Inc. (PATNC) as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate, making it one of the top-performing home visiting affiliates within the PATNC’s international network. The official designation was made on October 1, 2019.

December 3, 2019
Ingham ISD Campus Water Testing Results - PFAS Not Detected

Water test results from the Department of Environment, Great Lakes , and Energy were received in our office last week. The test results show PFAS was not detected in our water at the Thorubrn Education Center and the Wilson Talent Center. We are still waiting on results for Heartwood School.  

December 2, 2019
Gov. Whitmer announces statewide FAFSA Challenge

LANSING, Mich. – Michigan College Access Network’s annual College Cash Campaign received a major boost with the announcement of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s statewide “Governor’s FAFSA Challenge.” The governor is challenging every high school to increase their FAFSA completion rate among graduates of the Class of 2020. Michigan’s 2019 FAFSA completion rate was 55.9%, which was a decrease of 0.7% from the previous year. MCAN seeks to achieve a statewide FAFSA completion rate of 75% in 2020.

December 2, 2019
Wilson Talent Center to Host Open House December 11

The Wilson Talent Center (WTC) will host an open house on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, from 4:30-7:30 pm.

November
November 27, 2019
Ingham Insights Community Newsletter November 2019 Issue

In this month issue of Ingham Insights read about Great Parents, Great Start Receiving National Recognition as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate plus much more!

November 21, 2019
Ingham ISD Seeks Candidates for Williamston Community Schools Board Vacancy

Mr. John Wolenberg, President of the Ingham Intermediate School District (ISD) Board of Education, announces an opening on the Williamston Community Schools Board of Education.

November 20, 2019
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District  Board of Education held a board meeting on November 19, 2019.

November 12, 2019
Career and Tech Education Programs, Program Completers Grow Significantly

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – Michigan’s number of students completing career and technical education (CTE) programs has increased by over 75 percent in the past four years, with additional but smaller growth in CTE enrollment, number of programs offered, and college credits earned, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) released today.

November 12, 2019
Career and Tech Education Programs, Program Completers Grow Significantly

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – Michigan’s number of students completing career and technical education (CTE) programs has increased by over 75 percent in the past four years, with additional but smaller growth in CTE enrollment, number of programs offered, and college credits earned, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) released today.

November 8, 2019
Troops Make Great Teachers

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – Acknowledging the service of United States armed forces veterans and introducing veterans to a path of continued service as public educators is the focus of the latest Proud Michigan Educator video from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE).

November 4, 2019
Ingham ISD Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Phase One of the Hearts of Fun Playground Installation

On Thursday, October 24, Ingham Intermediate School District hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open Phase One of the Hearts of Fun Playground at Heartwood School. Heartwood School serves students ages 3-26 in the Ingham ISD service area who are eligible to receive services under the categories of moderate and severe cognitive impairments, severe multiple impairments and autism spectrum disorders. Staff, students, parents and community members attended the ceremony.

October
October 30, 2019
Michigan Makes Gains in National Rankings on Reading Test

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – Michigan continues to climb in the national rankings of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reading test, as released today by the National Assessment Governing Board (NAGB). It marks the second straight two-year testing cycle in which Michigan has gained in the national rankings.

October 22, 2019
MDHHS encourages communities to consult local weather forecasts when scheduling evening activities

Michigan Department of Health & Human Services Press Release – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) recommends communities consult local weather forecasts to determine whether or not to host outdoor activities occurring at or after dusk, due to the possible continuing risk of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Recent cooler temperatures are favorable to reducing exposure to EEE, however, its threat may still exist in certain areas of the state.

October 19, 2019
Gov. Whitmer Lowers Flags to Honor Former Governor William Milliken

LANSING, Mich. – Governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the State Capitol Complex and on all public buildings and grounds throughout the state of Michigan, to be lowered to half-staff for 14 days — from Saturday, October 19 through Friday, November 1 — to honor each year Governor Milliken served in office. 

October 16, 2019
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District  Board of Education held a board meeting on October 15, 2019.

October 7, 2019
Capital Area District Library Earns 2019 State Librarian’s Excellence Award

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – Capital Area District Library (CADL) is the recipient of the 2019 State Librarian's Excellence Award for superior customer service, State Librarian Randy Riley announced today.

October 2, 2019
Library of Michigan Hosting Exhibit on Late Michigan Author Jim Harrison

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – Renowned author Jim Harrison had put down stakes out West when he died in 2016, but the indelible literary legacy he left in this state lives on in a photographic exhibit opening Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the Library of Michigan (LM).

September
September 25, 2019
Mosquito and Tick Defense Spray - September 25

As a preventative measure regarding the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) situation, Ingham ISD will apply a mosquito and tick defense spray at the Mason Campus tonight, September 25, 2019. As a reminder, Ingham County is currently NOT in the geographic area that has positively identified Eastern Equine Encephalitis.

September 20, 2019
Ingham County not in the geographic area positively identifying Eastern Equine Encephalitis

There has been a lot of information shared regarding Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) that is impacting southwest Michigan. Ingham County is currently NOT in the geographic area that has positively identified Eastern Equine Encephalitis.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services does recommend some precautionary measures to reduce risk.

September 18, 2019
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District  Board of Education held a board meeting on September 17, 2019.

September 16, 2019
Nominations Open for Education Support Staff Professional Award

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – Each school community has numerous dedicated professionals who spend their day in support of educators and students. The Michigan Department of Education will begin accepting nominations of outstanding educational support staff members for the Education Support Staff Professional of the Year program.

September 9, 2019
Nominations Now Open for the Next Michigan Teacher of the Year

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – Do you know an outstanding teacher who goes above and beyond for their students and is active in promoting the teaching profession?

August
August 29, 2019
Early Elementary Gains Reported in 2019 M-STEP Results

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – Third- and fourth-grade English language arts scores on the 2019 Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-STEP) showed modest gains for the second straight year, the Michigan Department of Education reported today.

August 21, 2019
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District  Board of Education held a board meeting on August 20, 2019. 

August 5, 2019
Gov. Whitmer Orders Flags Lowered After Mass Shootings in Texas and Ohio

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags be displayed at half-staff throughout the state of Michigan on all state buildings, grounds, and facilities commencing immediately until sunset on Thursday, August 8 to honor the victims of the deadly mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

July
July 23, 2019
The Meemic Foundation is spotlighted in latest #proudMIeducator video

Michigan Department of Education Press Release - As part of its ongoing commitment to highlight the contributions of educators and supporters of education, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is proud to announce the release of the latest video in the #proudMIeducator series.

July 12, 2019
Michigan Researchers Receive $5M Grant to Study Impact of Read by Grade Three Law

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – When Michigan’s long-anticipated Read by Grade Three law goes fully into effect next school year, researchers will be watching closely to evaluate how it goes, and recommend changes along the way.

July 10, 2019
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District  Board of Education held a board meeting on July 16, 2019.

June
June 28, 2019
Lansing Rotary Collects Books for Summer Reading

While learning happens all year long, summer is filled with family trips, outdoor activities and usually a break from traditional structured study time. The Lansing Rotary members wanted to do something special for young learners in the region and decided to hold a book drive. Over 350 books were collected from Lansing Rotary members in May and delivered to Ingham Intermediate School District (ISD) for use with students and families.

June 26, 2019
Michigan Announces 2019-20 Income Guidelines for Free and Reduced-Price Food

Michigan Department of Education Press Release – The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) today announced the 2019-20 household income eligibility guidelines 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.

June 25, 2019
Greenburg is Selected to Governor’s Education Advisory Board

Governor Gretchen Whitmer selected local education experts to sit on the Governor’s Education Advisory Council in May. One of the selected experts is Anthony Greenburg, English Instructor at The Early College at Lansing Community College, a program operated in partnership with Ingham Intermediate School District (ISD).

June 25, 2019
Internet Maintenance

The Consortium of Ingham Districts for Internet Services will be migrating to a new provider on Saturday, June 29, 2019. On this date date from 9am to 1pm, all systems relying on Internet Services will be offline including but not limited to web browsing, hosted websites (inghamisd.org, etc), Versa Trans, Munis, access to email while onsite, etc.

June 19, 2019
Ingham ISD Board Meeting Actions

Ingham Intermediate School District  Board of Education held a board meeting on June 18, 2019.

June 11, 2019
Ingham ISD Board Members Elected

Ingham ISD held its biennial board member election Monday, June 3, 2019. Two six-year terms on the Board were up for election with terms beginning on July 1, 2019 and ending on June 30, 2025. One seat was also open for the remaining four-years of a six-year term, beginning on July 1, 2019 and ending on June 30, 2023. 

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