Berrien County School Directory

Berrien Regional Education Service Agency (11-000)

Administration
Address 711 St. Joseph Avenue
PO Box 364
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
Website www.berrienresa.org
Phone  (269) 471-7725
Fax  (269) 471-2941
Number of Staff  312
Number of Students ​  377 ​
Superintendent Dr. Kevin M. Ivers, ext 1150
Asst. Superintendent Eric Hoppstock, ext 1342
Administrative Assistant Donna Russell, ext 1160

Administrative Services
Director, Human Resources Lynda Hurlow, ext 1102
Director, Technology Services
Kevin Clark, ext 1347
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
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
Shared Services Supervisor Sonya Schultz, ext 1133
Sr. Payroll Specialist Darcie Rogers, ext1152
Business Services Specialist Anne Jensen, ext 1130
Business Services Specialist Irma Hines, ext 1145
Business Services Specialist Josh Dinges, ext 1227
>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 (269) 471-9731

General Education
Director Cyndi Ursprung, ext 1343
ELA Consultant Christina Martin, ext 1316
Truancy/Homeless Education Liaison Breanna Bell, ext 1155
Math Consultant Joe Elsheikhi, ext 1230
Secretary/Registration/SCECHs Sue Kruck, ext 1116
State/Federal Programs Consultant Mary Del Mariani, ext 1138
Fax (269) 471-9731

Early Childhood Education
Director Kerenda Applebey, ext 1330
Birth to Three Supervisor Patrick Conley, ext 1384
GSRP Supervisor Tia Miller, ext 1355
Great Start Collaborative Director
(United Way)
Amanda Drew, ext 1270
Early Childhood Specialist Shanda King, ext 1387
Fax (Early Childhood) (269) 471-7230
Fax (GSRP Program) (269) 473-1113

Special Education
Asst. Superintendent/Chief Academic Officer Eric Hoppstock, ext 1342
Ancillary Services Supervisor Craig Blasko, ext 1357
ASD Programs Supervisor Shari Lidgard-Pullins, ext 1358
Accountability/Program Improvement Jamison Bennett, ext 1249
Accountability/Program Improvement Autumn Poole, ext 1309
Transition/Accountability Robin Snyder, ext 1184
Medicaid Coordinator Heidi Cuthbert, ext 1308
Fax (Special Education) (269) 471-2941
Fax (Medicaid) (269) 471-7230

Blossomland Learning Center
Address 711 St. Joseph Avenue, PO Box 364
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
Phone (269) 473-2600
Fax (269) 471-9788
Number of Staff 79
Number of Students 210
Principal Tina Lawson, ext 1206
Asst. Principal Craig Kuhn, ext 1205

Lighthouse Education Center
Address 379 Glenlord Road
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Phone (269) 429-2351
Fax (269) 428-0143
Number of Staff 77
Number of Students 121
Principal Erik Haskins
ASD Program Supervisor Shari Lidgard-Pullins

Juvenile Center Education Program
Address 6414 Deans Hill Road
Berrien Center, MI 49102
Phone (269) 429-2351
Fax (269) 428-0143
Number of Staff 10
Number of Students 28
Supervisor Erik Haskins

First Student Transportation
Address 4333 E. Shawnee Road
Berrien Springs, MI 49103
Phone (269) 471-9308
Fax (269) 471-9348
Supervisor Yolanda Suarez

Berrien RESA Board of Education
President Sharon Kalling 2019
Vice President Cathy Bair 2021
Secretary Thomas Fanning 2019
Treasurer Linda Holt 2023
Trustee
J. Allene Smith
2023


Board meets the 2nd Monday of each month, 10 a.m. at the Admin Center. November-March meetings begin at 1 p.m. November meeting is held at Blossomland Learning Center.

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