Business Services

West Shore ESD’s business services department provides school districts with individualized and cost-effective, regional coordination of a multitude of services.

Kerri Harrie - Assistant Superintendent of Business Services Phone: 231-898-1562

Career and Technical Ed

West Shore ESD CTE  is a secondary career and technical education center that offers 13 occupational programs that prepare local high school juniors and seniors for postsecondary training, job placement, or military service. Our programs are housed in the Tech Center or in other facilities of the campus of West Shore Community College, with the exception of Construction Trades which is in the Rybicki Center, adjacent to the West Shore ESD itself. 

Jamie Bandstra - Director - Phone: 231-843-5935

Human Resources

West Shore ESD Human Resources mission is to encourage educational excellence and provide services to local school districts.

Mary Stroebel - Director - Phone: 231-898-1559

Instructional Services

The department of Instructional Services offers a variety of programs and services designed to improve the delivery of curriculum, instructional, and assessment, support student achievement, meet state and federal legislative mandates and enrich school programs throughout our three-county service area.

Amy Taranko - Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Services - Phone: 231-898-1542

Special Education Department

The WSESD provides a continuum of special education programs and services for individuals ages birth to 26 years old as mandated by the Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

Kim Maue - Assistant Superintendent of Special Education - 231-898-1604
Amanda Unger - Assistant Director of Special Education, Planner/Monitor - 231-898-1654
Kelly Olson - Special Education Supervisor, Principal - 231-898-1671
Amy Mesyar- Special Education Supervisor, Principal - 231-898-1608
April Beckman - Special Education Supervisor - 231-898-1603

Technology Department

West Shore ESD Technology department is a collaboration of two Intermediate school districts technology departments.  This collaboration provides a wide variety of technology supports and services to school districts.

Josh Hayes - Technology Director - Phone: 231-444-7982