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District Leadership 2018-03-29T12:33:39+00:00

District Leadership

A school district is one organization which contains many schools. The role of the District Leadership team is to provide the continuity and communication, to ensure that every student has access to compatible educational opportunities regardless of which school the student attends. The team is also responsible for district-wide operations in areas of facilities, curriculum and instruction, and other administrative functions important to operating a high quality school district.

Administration Building
Portage Public Schools
8107 Mustang Drive
Portage MI 49002

Main District Phone: (269) 323-5000
Community Relations and Media Contacts: (269) 323-5162

Administrator Department Phone
Ron Herron Assistant Superintendent of Operations (269) 323-5182
Michael Pascoe Assistant Superintendent of Instruction (269) 323-5140
Beth Hartman Director of Elementary Education (269) 323-5140
Karla Colestock Director of Finance (269) 323-5186
Mike Huber Director of Curriculum & Professional Development (269) 323-5060
Bradley Galin Director of Human Resources (269) 323-5174
Jeanine Mattson-Gearhart Director of Special Education (269) 323-5010
Dan Vomastek Director Information and Technology Systems (269) 323-5113
Michelle Karpinski Community Relations & Enrichment Manager (269) 323-5162
Superintendent Mark Bielang Office of the Superintendent (269) 323-5148

School Principal Contacts

School Principal Phone
12th Street Elementary Mr. Blasingame (269) 323-6955
Amberly Elementary Mr. Fuehr (269) 323-5955
Angling Elementary Ms. Yankovich (269) 323-6055
Central Elementary Ms. Wagenaar (interim) (269) 323-6155
Central High Mr. Alburtus (269) 323-5255
Central Middle Mr. Hamilton (269) 323-5655
Community High Mr. Wagner (269) 323-6721
Haverhill Elementary Mr. Zonts (269) 323-6255
Lake Center Elementary Ms. Jensenius (269) 323-6355
Moorsbridge Elementary Ms. Kirshman (269) 323-6455
North Middle Mr. Thomsen (269) 323-5755
Northern High Mr. French (269) 323-5455
West Middle Mr. Roehm (269) 323-5855
Woodland Elementary Mr. Root (interim) (269) 323-6655