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  339
Number of Students  325
Superintendent Eric Hoppstock, ext. 3342
Administrative Assistant Christy Boone, ext. 3160

Administrative Services
 Assistant Superintendent Chris Machiniak ext. 3328
Director, Human Resources Lynda Hurlow, ext. 3102
Director, Technology Services
Kevin Clark, ext. 3347
Supervisor, Buildings & Grounds Doug Montey (retiring 9/30/20), ext. 3221
Troy Boone (incoming)
Supervisor, Communications Karen Heath, ext. 3147
Supervisor, Food Service Christine Anderson, ext. 2304
HR Coordinator Carla Norwood, ext. 3113
Print Shop Alvin Miles, ext. 3106
Truancy Coordinator/
Homeless Youth Education
Breanna Bell, ext. 3155
(more information about truancy in Berrien County)

Business Services
Director Scott Knoll, ext. 3127
Shared Services Supervisor Sonya Schultz, ext. 3133
Sr. Payroll Specialist Darcie Rogers, ext. 3152
Business Services Specialist Anne Jensen, ext. 3130
Accounts Payable Wendy Mitch, ext. 3223

Career/Technical Education (CTE)
Director Chris Machiniak, ext. 3328
5th Year Early/Middle
College Consultant
Melissa Springsteen, ext. 3304
Perkins Grant Consultant Kelly Dargus, ext. 3318
CTE Assistant Mona Hunter, ext. 3320
Fax (269) 471-9731

General Education
Director Cyndi Ursprung, ext. 3343
ELA Consultant Christina Martin, ext. 3109 
Truancy/Homeless Education Liaison Breanna Bell, ext. 3155
Math Consultant Joe Elsheikhi, ext. 3230
Secretary/Registration/SCECHs Sue Kruck, ext. 3116
State/Federal Programs Consultant Mary Del Mariani, ext. 3138
Fax (269) 471-9731

Early Childhood Education
Director Kerenda Applebey, ext. 3330
Birth to Three Supervisor Patrick Conley, ext. 3384
GSRP Supervisor Tia Miller, ext. 3355
Great Start Collaborative Director
(United Way)
Kristen Chism, ext. 3270
Fax (Early Childhood) (269) 471-7230
Fax (GSRP Program) (269) 473-1113

Special Education
Director of Special Education Tina Lawson ext. 1206 
Ancillary Services Supervisor Craig Blasko, ext. 3357
ASD Programs Supervisor Robin Snyder, ext. 1108
Accountability/Program Improvement Jamison Bennett, ext. 3249
Accountability/Program Improvement Autumn Poole, ext. 3309
Medicaid Coordinator Heidi Cuthbert, ext. 3143
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 84
Number of Students 178
Principal Craig Kuhn, ext. 2507  
Asst. Principal Aaron Rubley ext. 2106

Lighthouse Education Center
Address 379 Glenlord Road
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Phone (269) 429-2351
Fax (269) 428-0143
Number of Staff 85
Number of Students 135
Principal Erik Haskins
ASD Program Supervisor Robin Snyder

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 Keven Lewis

Berrien RESA Board of Education

  • Dr. Michael Lindley, President, 2025
  • Dave Pagel, Vice President, 2021
  • J. Allene Smith, Secretary, 2023
  • Jon Martin, Treasurer, 2025
  • Cathy Bair, Trustee, 2021
  • Eric Hoppstock, Superintendent

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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