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From TV Producer to Teacher to Principal

School: Meadowlawn Elementary Other positions you have held in education: I was academic support coach for all elementary buildings in Kentwood Public Schools. I've also been an independent literacy consultant leading professional development with schools across Michigan. I also was...

Baseball, high school, happiness

Amy Pallo is the new Eastern High School principal. SNN gets to know her in this edition of Meet the Principal...

Former homecoming king knows grades matter… and a little AC/DC helps

Former high school jock and homecoming king Ryan Graham is now the team captain at the Tech Center...

New superintendent looks to ‘significantly impact’ district

New Superintendent Craig Hoekstra has the opportunity to lead major investment in the district where he grew up, serving generations of Wolves to come...

Girl Scout, Journalist, Spartan

School: Grand View Elementary Other positions you have held in education: ⅚ teacher andassistant principal at Century Park, adjunct instructor at Ferris State University with a focus on field supervision, and classroom teacher in a variety of grades in Chicago. How...

Champion for children, up-and-comer in Gaga ball

Cheryl Corpus is the new Gladiola Elementary School principal. SNN gets to know her in this edition of Meet Your Principal...

Buck Creek Hunter, Master Ear Wiggler, Life-long Wolf

School: West Elementary Other positions you have held in education (title, school, district, state): Sixth-and-seventh-grade social studies teacher at Jackson Park Junior High School 9th and 10th-grade social studies teacher at Wyoming Park and Rogers High schools Assistant principal at...

Sports Nut, Zamboni Driver, Dedicated Educator

School: Central Elementary Other positions you have held in education: I spent the past 11 years as an English teacher at Kenowa Hills High School. During that tenure, I taught every grade level but, by far, my favorite was teaching...

Former rule-breaker, current relationship-builder

Bradley Tarrance is the new principal at Godwin Heights Middle School. SNN gets to know him in this edition of Meet Your Principal...

After Taking a Left Turn, He Found His Right Calling

Justin Mathes began by tutoring youth at various schools, now the new Valleywood Middle School Principal...

‘Education is in my blood’

Besides decades of working in area public schools, David Washburn grew up in a family of educators, including his father, former Forest Hills Superintendent Michael Washburn...

Being principal of alternative school ‘really speaks to my heart’

Danielle Hendry, the new principal at MySchool@Kent, says her school’s nontraditional setting offers nontraditional students an opportunity to live a successful life...

Providing ‘safe spaces’ for students of every kind to learn

Collins Elementary Principal Mitchell Balingit has been named the district’s first director of student success and equity...

Athlete, Goat Farmer, ‘Chill’ Encourager

School: Thornapple Kellogg Middle Other positions you have held in education: Health/PE teacher for 12 years. My first year was at Grand Rapids Public Schools, and every year since has been at TK High School. Spouse/children: I am married to Nathan...

Back to the classroom, except it’s all the classrooms

Attorney and financial analyst by license, educator by choice, Thornapple Kellogg’s new superintendent Rob Blitchok is ready to introduce himself to the community...

From class clown to head of the school

Andrew Kolzow is the new East Kentwood Freshman Campus principal. SNN gets to know him in this edition of Meet Your Principal...
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