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Update: Superintendent Search

The Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency (KRESA) Board of Education is moving forward in the selection of a new superintendent. Fifteen educators initially applied for the position. Most of the applicants were from Michigan, but applications were also submitted from Georgia, Missouri, Texas, and Washington. The Board reviewed the applications and has invited three educators to be interviewed. The process has been facilitated by the Michigan Leadership Institute.

The interviews will be held on April 17 and 18. The interviews are open to the public. All interviews will be held at 1819 East Milham Avenue, Portage, Michigan.

The interview schedule is as follows:

  • Monday, April 17 at 5:00 pm:
    Matthew Olson, Assistant Superintendent at Northwest Education Services 
  • Monday, April 17 at 6:30 pm:
    Mindy Miller, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction at KRESA 
  • Tuesday, April 18 at 5:00 pm:
    Dr. Dedrick Martin, Superintendent, Caledonia Community Schools

Kalamazoo RESA Board President Skip Knowles stated, “We were pleased with the quality of applicants who demonstrated interest in KRESA. The Board understands the importance of this decision and the impact the new superintendent will have on our children, schools, and communities. We look forward to finding out more about each candidate’s leadership abilities and what each has to offer our organization. The Board has appreciated the input from the public and encourages people to attend the interviews. It is our intent to have our new superintendent begin duties on July 1.”