Michigan Department of Education Press Release - Michigan’s nationally-recognized 10 Cents a Meal for School Kids & Farms program has expanded for a third year, now serving nearly 135,000 students in 57 school districts and 27 counties, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) announced today.
Michigan Department of Education Press Release – Charter school operations that open new, replicate or expand high-quality, high-performing charter schools will be eligible to receive up to $1 million in development funding through a federal grant awarded to the Michigan Department of Education (MDE).
ichigan Department of Education Press Release – The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is seeking public input on its application for the Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five (PDG B-5) opportunity from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Michigan Department of Education Press Release – Thirteen exemplary, high-performing schools in Michigan are being recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USED) as 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools.
Michigan Department of Education Press Release – The Bay County Library System (BCLS) has earned the 2018 State Librarian's Excellence Award for its superior customer service, State Librarian Randy Riley announced today.
With nearly 110,000 career openings through 2024 in the manufacturing industry in Michigan alone, Manufacturing Week plays a key role in helping students explore the opportunities that exist in this high-demand, high-wage field.
Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on September 18, 2018.
LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the State Capitol Complex to be lowered to half-staff Today, Tuesday, Sept. 11, in recognition of nearly 3,000 lives taken during the attack on Sept. 11, 2001 and all the brave heroes who sacrificed their lives to come to the aid of those in need.
Michigan Department of Education Press Release - The search is on for the 2019-20 Michigan Teacher of the Year (MTOY).
Michigan Department of Education Press Release– The state’s focus and investment into early childhood and early literacy programming over the past several years is beginning to show positive outcomes in statewide testing results, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) said today.
Ms. Micki O’Neil, Director of Public Relations and Communications at Ingham Intermediate School District (ISD), recently received the National School Public Relations Association's (NSPRA) Learning and Liberty Legacy Leader Award.
All year long, community members, parents and families volunteer in their local schools to help make a difference. This summer, some of the superintendents in the Ingham ISD service area donated a few hours of their own to give back. Superintendents Dori Leyko, East Lansing, Brian Friddle, Webberville, Adam Spina, Williamston and Jason Mellema, Ingham ISD, volunteered at the Haven House in East Lansing.
Michigan Department of Education Press Release - More Michigan students will have an opportunity to gain the real-world experience in robotics through $3 million in state grants available for public schools and $300,000 for non-public schools, the Michigan Department of Education and the Talent and Economic Development Department of Michigan announced today.
Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on August 21, 2018.
NEWS RELEASE:Gov. Rick Snyder names state Capitol Plaza fountain in honor of late State Superintendent Brian Whiston
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on July 17, 2018.
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.
Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on June 19, 2018.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on May 15, 2018.
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.
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.
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.
LANSING – Funeral arrangements have been set for the late-State Superintendent Brian J. Whiston, who passed away Monday following a 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.
LANSING – State Superintendent Brian Whiston informed the State Board of Education that he will be taking a Long-Term Disability Leave, effective today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Ingham Intermediate School District Board of Education held a board meeting on April 10, 2018.
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.
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.
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.