Berrien County School Directory

Berrien Regional Education Service Agency     11-000

Administrative Center

711 St. Joseph Avenue

PO Box 364

Berrien Springs, MI 49103

Telephone Number 471-7725

Superintendent Dr. Kevin M. Ivers, ext 1150
Administrative Assistant Donna Russell, ext 1160
Number of Staff 305
Student Membership Count 377
Fax Number 471-2941

Administrative Services

Asst. Superintendent Eric Hoppstock, ext 1342
Director, Human Resources Lynda Hurlow, ext 1102
Supervisor, Buildings & Grounds Doug Montey, ext 1221
Supervisor, Communications Karen Heath, ext 1147
Supervisor, Food Service Peggy Ferguson, ext 1214
HR Coordinator Carla Norwood, ext 1113
Payroll Darcie Rogers, ext 1152
Print Shop Phil Seitenstich, ext 1106
Truancy Coordinator/Homeless Youth Education Breanna Bell, ext 1155
 (more information about truancy in Berrien County)    



Business Services

Director Scott Knoll, ext 1127
Business Services/Student Support Specialist Sonya Schultz, ext 1133
Business Services Specialist Anne Jensen, ext 1130
Accounts Payable Wendy Mitch, ext 1223

Career/Technical Education (CTE)

Director Chris Machiniak, ext 1328
5th Year Early Middle College Consultant  Melissa Springsteen, ext 1304   
Perkins Grant Coordinator Kelly Dargus, ext 1318   
CTE Assistant Mona Hunter, ext 1320
Fax Number 471-9731

General Education

Director Cyndi Ursprung, ext. 1343
Education Systems Consultant Vacant
Mathematics Consultant Vacant
Early Literacy Consultant Christina Martin, ext 1109
Registrations/SCECHs Sue Kruck, ext 1116
State/Federal Programs Consultant Mary Del Mariani, ext 1138
Fax Number—General Ed 471-9731
Early Childhood Education    
Director Kerenda Applebey, ext 1330  
Supervisor, GSRP Tia Miller, ext 1355  
Great Start Collaborative Director (UW) Amanda Williamson, ext 1270  
Parents as Teachers Coordinator Patrick Conley, ext 1384  
Early Childhood Consultant Anne Veine ext 1243  
Intake Contact for Early On and Build Up Michigan Vicky Juergensen, ext 1301  
Fax Number—Early Childhood 471-7230  
Fax Number—GSRP 473-1113  

Special Education

Asst. Superintendent/Chief Academic Officer Eric Hoppstock, ext 1342
Supervisor, Ancillary Services Craig Blasko, ext 1357
Supervisor, Intervention & Compliance Shari Lidgard-Pullins, ext 1358
Medicaid Coordinator Carol Sink, ext 1143
Fax Number — Early On / Spec Ed 471-7230
Fax Number — Medicaid 471-2941

Blossomland Learning Center

711 St. Joseph Avenue

PO Box 364

Berrien Springs, MI 49103

Central Office 473-2600
Principal Tina Lawson, ext 1206
Assistant Principal Craig Kuhn, ext 1205
Number of Staff 79
Student Membership Count 210
Fax Number 471-9788

Lighthouse Education Center

379 W. Glenlord Road

St. Joseph, MI 49085

Principal Erik Haskins, 429-2351

Number of Staff 71

Student Membership Count 133
Fax Number 428-0143

Juvenile Center Education Program

6414 Deans Hill Road

Berrien Center, MI 49102

Supervisor Erik Haskins, 429-2351

Number of Staff 7

Student Membership Count 34
Fax Number 428-0143

First Student Transportation 471-9308
4333 E. Shawnee Road

Berrien Springs, MI 49103

Transportation Supervisor Yolanda Suarez
Fax Number 471-9348

Berrien RESA Board of Education

President Sharon Kalling 2019
Vice President Cathy Bair 2021
Secretary Thomas Fanning 2019
Treasurer Linda Holt 2017
Trustee J. Allene Smith 2017

Board meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 10 a.m. in the
Administrative Center; November—March meetings at 1 p.m.;
November meeting is held at Blossomland Learning Center.
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