Instruction and Student Services
Instruction and Student Services is dedicated to the mission of Kalamazoo Public Schools to nurture the dreams of all students and empower all students to contribute to a better world.
Philosophy of Instruction and Student Services
Instruction and Student Services provides leadership and supports to staff educating over 12,000 students in the district to improve student achievement. The department focuses on school improvement, curriculum, instruction, assessments, and professional development. Supports are provided through monthly meetings, targeted sessions, individual coaching, and professional development. This includes developing curriculum with teachers, providing guidance documents, developing and initiating assessments, problem-solving, assistance with data analysis, school improvement, data analysis, and services.
KPS Administration Building
1220 Howard St.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Dr. Amy Vondra
Assistant Superintendent of Instruction and Student Services
Coordinator of English as a Second Language (ESL), World Languages and Bilingual Services
Director of Secondary Education
Dr. Micole Dyson
Director of Elementary Education
Director of Title I, School Improvement and Assessments
Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development
Coordinator of English Language Arts, Social Studies and Library Services
Coordinator for Mathematics and Science
Dr. Lindsay Noakes
Coordinator of Assessment, Evaluation and Academically Talented Program
Reuquiyah (Rikki) Saunders
Director of Special Education
District 504 Coordinator and Administrator of Student Services
Chief of Campus Safety