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Erin Albanese

Erin Albanese is managing editor and reporter, covering Kentwood, Lowell and Wyoming. She was one of the original SNN staff writers, helping launch the site in 2013, and enjoys fulfilling the mission of sharing the stories of public education. She has worked as a journalist in the Grand Rapids area since 2000. A graduate of Central Michigan University, she has written for The Grand Rapids Press, Advance Newspapers, On-the-Town Magazine and Group Tour Media. Read Erin's full bio

Human resources director honored for impact on community

With her focus on bringing the best educators to Kentwood Public Schools, Executive Director of Human Resources Jamie Gordon has increased diversity through recruitment and retention efforts.

Music teacher awakens ‘dead guys,’ seals grant money, gets students moving

To celebrate our 10th anniversary, your School News Network team is re-publishing some early stories from each school district. This story, originally published in June 2014, profiles a Comstock Park teacher who provides a “full-body, hands-on experience” for students in her elementary music classes.