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School Board

Board of Education

Ludington Area School District Board of Education meets on the third Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Principal Office of the Board:

Administration/Central Business Office
809 E Tinkham Avenue
Ludington, Michigan
Phone 231-845-7303

2017-2018 Regular Board Meeting Schedule ~ All meetings begin at 6:00 p.m. at the location listed below unless otherwise posted:

July 17, 2017 ~ Administration Office, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington
August 21, 2017 ~ Administration Office, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington
September 18, 2017 ~ OJ DeJonge Middle School, 706 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington
October 16, 2017 ~ Ludington High School, 508 N. Washington, Ludington
November 20, 2017 ~ Administration Office, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington
*December 11, 2017 ~ Pere Marquette ECC,  1115 S. Madison Street, Ludington
January 15, 2018  ~ Administration Office, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington
February 19, 2018 ~ Lakeview Elementary School, 502 W. Haight Street, Ludington
March 19, 2018 ~ Franklin Elementary School, 721 E. Anderson Street, Ludington
April 16, 2018 ~ Foster Elementary School ~ 505 E. Foster Street, Ludington
May 21, 2018 ~ Administration Office, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington
*June 25, 2018  ~ Public Budget Hearing and Regular Board Meeting ~ Administration Office, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington

 

Special and Committee Meeting Notices, Work Sessions of the Board of Education
Meeting:        Work Session ~ Transformation Think Tank
Date:         February 22, 2018
Time:             4:00 p.m.
Location:      Lakeshore Resource Center, 920 E Tinkham Avenue, Ludington

Meeting Type:  Finance & Negotiation Committee Meeting 
Date:             March 14, 2018
Time:              7:00 a.m. 
Location:       Administration Office, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington

Meeting Type:  Personnel/Policy Committee Meeting
Date:           March 16, 2018
Time:              7:30 a.m.  
Location:       Administration Office, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington

Meeting Type:  Building & Site Committee Meeting-Cancelled
Date:             March 16, 2018
Time:              8:30 a.m.  
Location:       Administration Office, 809 E. Tinkham Avenue, Ludington

 

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE MASON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS FOR THE MASON COUNTY PROMISE ZONE

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT THERE WILL BE A PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING THE PROPOSED ESTABLISHMENT OF A PROMISE ZONE AT THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE MASON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS.

Date of Meeting: January 9, 2018

Place of Meeting: Board of Commissioners Room of the Mason County Courthouse
304 E. Ludington Avenue Ludington, Michigan

Meeting time: 9:00 a.m.

Description of the Proposed Promise Zone​: Mason County Promise Zone shall be for certain graduates of from one of the following four school districts within Mason County: Mason County Central Schools, Mason County Eastern Schools, Ludington Area School District, or Gateway to Success Academy (G2S) who reside within the geographic boundaries of Mason County, Michigan. Financial assistance to eligible students will receive funding for tuition and mandatory fees up to the cost of obtaining an Associate’s degree, certificate or other authorized skilled trades credential, or its equivalent, at the prevailing West Shore Community College tuition rate. In order for a student to be eligible to receive proceeds from the Mason County Promise scholarship, students must meet all ​of the following criteria:

● Reside within the boundaries of Mason County.
● Graduate with a diploma or GED from one of the following four school districts within Mason County: Mason County Central Schools, Mason County Eastern Schools, Ludington Area School District, or Gateway to Success Academy (G2S).
● Graduate with a cumulative 2.00 Grade Point Average (GPA) from a qualifying school district located within Mason County, as listed above.
● Apply for federal student aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year that the student intends to use proceeds from the Promise scholarship.
● Enroll at the eligible partnering institution, West Shore Community College.

Not less than 30 days after the public hearing, if the governing body of the eligible entity intends to proceed with the establishment of the promise zone, it shall submit an application to the department of treasury seeking approval to establish a promise zone.
 

Purpose​ ​of​ ​Meeting​:

I. Presentation to the Public about the Michigan Promise Zone. - Description of Public Acts 549 and 550 - Process to Establish the Promise Zone - Tentative Criteria for Eligibility - Estimate of Revenues for the Promise Zone - Description of the Promise Zone Plan

II. Public Discussion and Questions and Answers regarding the Proposed Establishment of a Promise Zone

Fabian L. Knizacky Mason County Administrator


 

 

 

School Board Members

Steven Carlson Board President  (231) 843-7061 Term expires 2020
Kelly A. Thomsen Vice President  (231) 845-4381 Term expires 2018
Mary Jo Pung Secretary  (231) 843-1621 Term expires 2018
Bret G. Autrey Treasurer  (231) 843-0150 Term expires 2020
Michael W. Nagle Trustee  (231) 843-6260 Term expires 2020
Joshua Snyder Trustee  (248) 716-8544 Term expires 2022
Stephanie Reed Trustee  (231) 920-1355 Term expires 2022

 

The Ludington Area School District is an equal opportunity employer and provider. If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of special accommodations to attend or participate in a public meeting please contact Superintendent Jason J. Kennedy at 231-845-7303 at least 24 hours prior to the meeting or as soon as possible.