Board of Education

The Van Dyke Board of Education is a seven-member legislative body elected to six-year terms of office by the residents of the district.  The Board consists of a president, vice president, secretary, treasurer and three trustees.

The Board of Education is responsible for local school matters established by the Michigan Legislature and Michigan State Board of Education.  The Board determines policies for the management, care and control of the district's schools.  The Board delegates authority to the superintendent and administrative staff to operate the schools according to these policies.

Members
Board Member Information

Mark Kedzior, President
Ivan Thomas, Vice President
Diane Boehm, Secretary
David Cowlbeck, Treasurer
Richard Carloni, Trustee                                            
Eleanor Bates, Trustee
Jecinda Jones-Bettie, Trustee 

Meetings
Regular business meeting dates for the 2020-2021 school year are as follows:

July 20, 2020
August 17, 2020
September 21, 2020
October 19, 2020
November 16, 2020
December 14, 2020
January 11, 2021
February 8, 2021
March 15, 2020
April 19, 2021 - Held virtually due to pandemic. Public participation: Please e-mail Anita Battisti before 6:00 p.m. the day of the meeting with any public comments/concerns. Your comments will be read by the Board President during the Public portion of the meeting.
Special Board Meeting
May 17, 2021 @ 6:20 p.m. - MISD Bi-Annual Election
Held virtually due to pandemic.
Public participation: Please e-mail Anita Battisti before 6:00 p.m. the day of the meeting with any public comments/concerns. Your comments will be read by the Board President during the Public portion of the meeting.
May 17, 2021 - Held virtually due to pandemic.
Public participation: Please e-mail Anita Battisti before 6:00 p.m. the day of the meeting with any public comments/concerns. Your comments will be read by the Board President during the Public portion of the meeting.
June 21, 2021 - Held in the Van Dyke Public Schools Board room and virtually. There is limited seating for public participation. We ask that you attend virtually if you are able. Please e-mail Anita Battisti before 6:00 p.m. on the day of the meeting. Your comments will be read by the Board President during the Public portion of the meeting.
Board Meeting Link

Meetings shall be held at the Michael Dyke Administration Building located at 23500 MacArthur Blvd, Warren, MI 48089. All meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise posted. All meetings are open to the public.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION
The Board of Education recognizes the value of public comment on educational issues and the importance of allowing members of the public to express themselves on District matters. To permit fair and orderly public expression, the Board shall provide a period for public participation during public meetings.

Per our Board policies, the official minutes of the Board of Education meetings are stored and available for inspection at the Office of the Superintendent.

If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified sign language interpreter or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in the meeting or hearing, please contact the Office of the Superintendent at 586.758.8333 at least one week prior to the meeting.

Bylaws and Policies