EFE In the News
Future Ready Open House is Going VIRTUAL!
Kalamazoo County middle and high school students and their families are invited to discover free educational opportunities available to them at the interactive KRESA Future Ready Virtual Open House on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 5-8 p.m.
Meet Lorri Batsie - CTE Career Coach
When it comes to preparing students for meaningful careers and a successful future, CTE Career Coach Lorri Batsie often refers back to her favorite quote by Eric Sheninger, “Don’t prepare kids for something, prepare them for anything!”
Ngozi Jackson - CTE Career Coach
Ngozi Jackson, one of the six new Career Coaches hired by Kalamazoo RESA Career & Technical Education, has a resume full of experiences to draw upon as she helps students chart their futures.
EFE Computer Technology Alumni Using A+ Certification for WMU
After graduating from Kalamazoo Central High School in 2019, Joshua Winters-Brown is now working as part of the Western Michigan University Information Technology department. He credits the high-quality Kalamazoo RESA Education for Employment programming and the CompTIA A+ certification he earned for helping him get there.
Former EFE Student Secures Dream Job at Secant Technologies, Right Out of High School
The phrase ‘Education for Employment’ was never more accurate than when Christopher Blevins, a student enrolled in an Education for Employment Computer Technology course, secured a job at Secant Technologies after a field trip to its facilities.
EFE Culinary Arts’ Chef Kharen Honored as Instructor of the Year
“I feel very fortunate because I’ve found my passion and calling. I am most gratified to have students from years ago that come back to share their experiences with me,” said Chef Kharen. “That makes me feel like Teacher of the Year every day.”
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATIONIt is the policy of Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency that no discriminating practices based on race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation or sexual identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information or any other legally protected category be allowed during any program, activity, service or in employment. The following positions at Kalamazoo RESA have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy: Assistant Superintendents — Tom Zahrt and Mindy Miller. Contact information: (269) 250-9200, 1819 E. Milham Ave, Portage, MI 49002.