Directory

Angela Adams

Paraprofessional
Meridian Public Schools

Shelley Allen

Bus Driver
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Erin Anderson

Second Grade Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Leigh Ann Anderson

Paraprofessional
Meridian Public Schools

Gail Austin

Bus Driver
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Amy Bailey

Teacher
Meridian Junior High School
Special Education

Melissa Bailey

Teacher
Meridian Junior High School
English

Patricia Baringer

Bus Attendant
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Carrie Barriger

Counselor, Teacher
Meridian Junior High School
Student Services, Science

Lauren Barrus

Teacher
Meridian Junior High School
Math

Bridget Beiler-Vandongen

Secretary
Meridian Early College, Meridian Public Schools
Athletics, Administration

Gilbert Bernier

Transportation

Michael Bilina

Teacher, Academic Coach, Football Head Coach, Boy's Track Head Coach
Meridian Early College
Special Education

Allen Bilter

Bus Driver

Michael Bishop

Custodian
Meridian Junior High School
Maintenance

Bob Blades

Second Grade Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Aaron Blake

Teacher
Meridian Junior High School
Science

Mitchell Bohn

Dean of Student Support, Athletic Director, Boys Basketball Head Coach
Meridian Early College
Student Services, Athletics

Nicole Bowen

Second Grade Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Pamela Bowland

Bus Driver
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Amy Boxey

Dean of Student Services
Meridian Early College
Student Services, Administration

Kent Boxey

Principal
Meridian Junior High School
Administration

Allison Brady

Teacher, 8th Grade Volleyball Coach
Meridian Elementary School

Peggie Brown

Bus Driver
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Linda Brozzo

Lead Cook
Meridian Jr. High

Ryan Buchalski

School Psychologist, Director
Meridian Public Schools
Special Education

Diana Bushre

Paraprofessional
Meridian Public Schools

Tiffany Bushre

Meridian Early Childhood Center

Haley Campbell

GSRP Teacher
Meridian Early Childhood Center

Craig Carmoney

Superintendent
Meridian Public Schools
Administration

Deborah Childress

Lead Cook
Meridian Elementary School

Penny Church

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Ryan Cicinelli

Teacher
Meridian Early College
Science

Emily Clark

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Jennifer Clark

Cook
Kitchen

Mary Clark

Resource Teacher
Meridian Elementary School
Special Education

Cheryl Clemens

Custodian
Meridian Elementary School
Maintenance

Greg Cleveland

Custodian
Maintenance

Jennifer Clever

Paraprofessional
Meridian Public Schools

Kristelle Coggins

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

J. Cole

Technology Director, FIRST Robotics Lead Mentor
Meridian Early College
Administration, Technology

Renee Congleton

Teacher, Academic Coach
Meridian Early College
Special Education

Diana Cook

Custodian
Meridian Junior High School
Maintenance

Corey Cordero

Wrestling Coach

Terri Cosgrove

Teacher
Meridian Early College
Social Studies, World Languages

Michael Cowell

Bus Driver
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Dawn Crawford

Teacher
Meridian Junior High School
Math

Stacey Creighton

Teacher
Meridian Early Childhood Center

Judy Cummings

Bus Driver
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation, Kitchen

Carin Daly

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Rebekah Deal

Teacher, Class Advisor
Meridian Early College
Math

Linda Deitz

Cook
Meridian Early College
Food Service

Kaitlin DeRees

Assistant Band Director, Elementary Music Teacher

Judith Dewitte

Child Care Provider
Meridian Early Childhood Center

Shelly Diamond

Paraprofessional
Meridian Elementary School

Lisa Donovan

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Stacey Douglas

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Annette Drier

Teacher
Meridian Early Childhood Center

Kim Dudinetz

Teacher
Meridian Junior High School
English

Sandra Dvorak

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Amy Ellithorpe

Bus Attendant
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Andrew Eurich

Substitute Bus Driver
Transportation

Renee Farison

Teacher
Meridian Junior High School
Special Education

Beth Farling

Bus Driver, Cook
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Carolyn Fitzgibbon

Teacher, Class Advisor, Freshman Volleyball Coach
Meridian Early College, Meridian Jr. High
World Languages

Cheryl Flathau

Bus Driver
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Sandra Florey

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Debra Garner

Paraprofessional
Meridian Public Schools

Amy Gates

Meridian Early Childhood Center

Rebecca Gaumond

Teacher
Meridian Junior High School
Math, English

Robin Geesey

Director
Meridian Public Schools
Food Service

Shirley Gingery

Bus Driver
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Gia Glann

GSRP Assistant Teacher
Meridian Early Childhood Center

Sarah Glann

Business Manager
Meridian Public Schools
Business

Stephanie Goff

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School
Special Education

Kimberle Hackett

Paraprofessional
Meridian Public Schools

Sandra Hall

Secretary
Meridian Elementary School
Administration, Contact Person

Pamela Halladay

Child Care Provider
Meridian Early Childhood Center

Joyce Hamilton

Paraprofessional
Meridian Public Schools

Ronald Haney

Dean of Students
Meridian Elementary School
Student Services, Administration

Mark Hansen

Teacher, Work-Based Learning Coordinator, Senior Project Coordinator
Meridian Early College
English

Mindy Harry

Teacher, 7th Grade Volleyball Coach
Meridian Junior High School
Math

Kiel Henderson

Teacher
Meridian Junior High School
Science

Andrew Herhold

Substitute Bus Driver
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Barbara Hoffman

Teacher
Meridian Junior High School
Social Studies

Carl Hoffman

Counselor, Teacher

Connie Holsinger

Assistant Cook
Meridian Early Childhood Center, Meridian Elementary School
Food Service

Joshua Hook

Principal
Meridian Elementary School
Administration

Becky Hoover

Bus Attendant
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Amy Huff

Teacher
Meridian Jr. High, Meridian Junior High School

Vernique Jackson

Success Coach
Meridian Elementary School
Student Services

Steven Jaworski

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Michelle Johnson

Paraprofessional
Meridian Public Schools

Jean Joslin

Child Care Provider
Meridian Early Childhood Center

Lindsay Kandal

Teacher
Meridian Junior High School
English

Sarah Kapral

Early College Coach, PLC Coordinator
Meridian Early College
Student Services, Instructional Support

Laura Kelly

Teacher
Meridian Early College
Math

Noah Kent

Computer Technician
Meridian Early College, Meridian Public Schools
Technology

Joseph Kielpinski

Teacher
Meridian Junior High School
Life Wellness

William Kirkpatrick

Special Education Teacher
Meridian Early College

Megin Koeplinger

Paraprofessional

Carolyn Konechne

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Andrew LaFave

Teacher
Meridian Early College, Meridian Jr. High
Industrial Arts

Ashley LaFave

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School
Instructional Support, Title 1

Scott LaFever

Teacher, Academic Coach
Meridian Early College
Special Education

Tonya LaFevor

Child Care Provider
Meridian Early Childhood Center

Janet Landskroener

Teacher
Meridian Junior High School
Fine Arts

Diane Lanphierd

Paraprofessional, Child Care Provider
Meridian Early Childhood Center, Meridian Elementary School

Sarah Larges

Teacher
Meridian Early College
Social Studies

Kathryn LaVier

Paraprofessional
Meridian Public Schools

Peggy LaVier

Secretary
Meridian Early College
Administration, Contact Person

Teri Leigeb

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Mary Letts

Child Care Provider
Meridian Early Childhood Center

Gina Lewandowski

Teacher, Student Council Advisor
Meridian Early College
Fine Arts

Tania Lex

Elementary School Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Kyle Lipp

Bowling Coach

Joshua Long

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Dave Loomis

Bus Driver, Summer Groundskeeper
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation, Grounds

Carol Lowell

Bus Driver
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Allison Ludy

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School
Special Education

Lisa Lyons

Cook
Meridian Early College

Val MacKenzie

Competitive Cheer Coach, Sideline Cheer Coach

Patrick Malley

Principal
Meridian Early College
Administration

Kimberly Manley

Custodian
Meridian Elementary School
Maintenance

Bob Marks

Mechanic
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Karen Marks

Bus Attendant
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation, Kitchen

Jean Mashue

Paraprofessional

Katie Maurer

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School
Title 1

Tobias McGillis

Teacher, Quiz Bowl Coach
Meridian Early College
Math

Lori McLaughlin

Paraprofessional
Meridian Public Schools

Mindy McLaughlin

Paraprofessional
Meridian Public Schools

Gordon Melchi

Manager
Meridian Public Schools
Maintenance

Pamela Melchi

Accounts Payable
Meridian Public Schools
Business

Teresa Merryman

Cook, Child Care Provider
Meridian Jr. High, Meridian Early Childhood Center

Lynda Mieske

Payroll Administrative Assistant
Meridian Public Schools
Business

Robin Mikkola

Bus Driver
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Kelsie Moe

Bowling Coach

Alan Mohowitsch

Custodian
Maintenance

Jay Mulhollen

Bowling Coach

April Mullen

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School
Special Education

Tammy Nelson

3 Year Old Preschool Teacher
Meridian Early Childhood Center

Marissa Nivison

College Advisor
Meridian Early College
Student Services

Heather Nix

School Psychologist
Special Education

Jennifer Nosakowski

Teacher, Girl's Track Head Coach
Meridian Early College
Science

Sherry Numbers

Secretary
Meridian Junior High School
Administration, Contact Person

Yvonne Oaks

Night Receptionist
Meridian Early Childhood Center

Tricia Olmsted

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Kathy Ordiway

Paraprofessional
Meridian Public Schools

Alicia O'Rourke

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Kelli Owens

Paraprofessional
Meridian Public Schools

Penny Owens

Child Care Provider
Meridian Early Childhood Center

Stephen Peters

Student Teacher
Meridian Early College
Math

Bethany Pigion

Substitute Bus Driver
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Clark Plichta

Dean of Students
Meridian Junior High School
Student Services, Administration

Amanda Polega

Teacher
Meridian Junior High School
English

Jamie Prout

Teacher, National Honor Society Advisor
Meridian Early College
English

Lorraine Raymond

Paraprofessional

Sandra Reeves

Paraprofessional
Meridian Public Schools

Sarah Rivard

Teacher, Drama Club Advisor, Showboat Advisor
Meridian Early College
English

Corey Robinson

Wrestling Coach

Amy Rokosz

Teacher
Meridian Junior High School
Math

Karen Ropp

Paraprofessional
Meridian Public Schools

Barbara Rossi

Custodian
Meridian Elementary School
Maintenance

Deena Sansone

Bus Driver
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Pamela Schneider

Bus Driver
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Candice Schoenherr

Secretary
Meridian Early Childhood Center
Administration, Contact Person

Joseph Schoenherr

Custodian
Maintenance

Erin Schroder

Teacher
Meridian Junior High School
Special Education

Julie Sheets

Director
Meridian Early Childhood Center
Administration

Laine Sheets

Child Care Provider
Meridian Early Childhood Center

Matthew Shephard

Band Director
Meridian Early College, Meridian Jr. High, Meridian Junior High School
Music

Diana Shinn

Secretary
Meridian Junior High School
Attendance, Administration, Contact Person

Joanna Shumaker

Varsity Volleyball Coach

Allison Simon

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School
Special Education

Dan Skinner

Substitute Bus Driver
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Lynn Skocelas

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Joanna Spangler

Paraprofessional
Meridian Public Schools

Erica Sprague

Teacher
Meridian Junior High School
Science

Robert Steepe

Maintenance
Meridian Public Schools
Maintenance

Hayley Stepaniak

Counselor
Meridian Early College
Student Services

Eric Stockford

Girls Basketball Head Coach

Amy Strange

Custodian
Maintenance

Sue Strayer

Child Care Provider
Meridian Early Childhood Center

Rhonda Sturgeon

Paraprofessional
Meridian Junior High School, Meridian Elementary School

Christine Tanzini

Special Education Secretary
Special Education

Tina Thielen

Assistant Teacher
Meridian Early Childhood Center

Haydn Thomas

Social Worker
Meridian Public Schools
Special Education

Jean Thompson

Bus Attendant
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

John Thorington

Bus Driver
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation

Shelley Townsend

Paraprofessional
Meridian Public Schools

Lavon Traskos

Bus Attendant
Meridian Public Schools
Transportation, Kitchen

Amy Trombley

Teacher
Meridian Early College
Life Wellness

Lindsey Trumble

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Thomas Valley

Maintenance
Meridian Public Schools
Maintenance

Michael Van-Y

Bus Driver, Summer Grounds Keeper

Shanon Vorce

Assistant Teacher, Night Receptionist
Meridian Early Childhood Center

Dana Weisenberger

Secretary
Meridian Public Schools
Administration, Contact Person

Holly Welke

Teacher, 8th Grade Volleyball Coach
Meridian Junior High School
Special Education

Jaime Welmers

School Social Worker
Special Education

Cindy Wenzlick

Supervisor
Meridian Early College
Online Learning

Christine Westendorf

Junior Varsity Volleyball Coach

Courtney Wilkin

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Tammy Wilson

Lead Cook
Kitchen

Ann Wittbrodt

Teacher
Meridian Elementary School

Contact Information

Meridian Public Schools
3361 N. M–30
Sanford, MI 48657
p. 989.687.3200
f. 989.687.3222

Quick Facts

  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Pre-K – 13
  • Number of Schools: 4
  • Area of District: 96 square miles
  • Population: 8,000 residents
  • Enrollment: 1,350
  • Number of Teachers: 85
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Average Class Size K-3: 20
  • Instructional Days: 180

Our Schools

Meridian Early Childhood Center
Offering daycare and pre-school.
2534 N. West River Dr.
Sanford, MI 48657
p. 989.687.3455

Meridian Elementary School
Serving students from kindergarten through 4th grade.
3353 N. M–30
Sanford, MI 48657
p. 989.687.3500

Meridian Jr. High School
Serving students from 5th through 8th grades.
3475 N. M–30
Sanford, MI 48657
p. 989.687.3360

Meridian Early College High School
Serving students from 9th through 13th grades.
3303 N. M–30
Sanford, MI 48657
p. 989.687.3300