Board of Education
Regular Board Meetings are on the first and third Thursday of Every Month. Meetings will begin at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise posted. The second meeting of every month will be an Information Study Session beginning at 6:00 p.m. unless otherwise posted.
All meetings are open to the public and are conducted in Room 106 of the Shirley M. Rodgers Administration Building, 519 W. Kalamazoo Street, Lansing, Michigan, 48933, unless otherwise posted.
Lansing School District Virtual Regular Board Meeting - Mar. 4, 2021 - 6:00 p.m.
Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://zoom.us/j/94482454914
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Webinar ID: 944 8245 4914
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/acjoktIoqM
To participate in public comment during the virtual meeting, please register before the meeting is called to order by providing the requested information using the following link: http://www.lansingschools.net/BoardMeetingPublicComments
To view the board’s policy on public comment, please see policy 0167.3 in the Board Bylaws: https://go.boarddocs.com/mi/lansing/Board.nsf/Public#
The link to access the agenda and supporting materials for the meeting can be found at http://www.lansingschools.net/board-of-education/.
If you are unable to access the meeting due to technical difficulties, please contact a member of our Technology Department at 517-755-2854. Every effort will be made to help you participate in the meeting.
Individuals can send email communications to the members of the Board of Education by accessing our Board of Education webpage at http://www.lansingschools.net/board-of-education/board-members/.
Persons with disabilities needing accommodations for effective participation in this meeting should contact the Board Services Office at 517-755-1010. If you are hard of hearing, please dial the Michigan Relay Service at 711 and ask them to forward your message to the Board Services Office. Requests must be made no later than 48 hours prior to the meeting.
Superintendent Search Information
Dec. 7, 2020 - Superintendent Job Posting from the MASB
Feb. 19, 2021 - Lansing Candidates Press Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2021
Feb. 23, 2021 - Lansing School District Iinterview Times Press Release
Five Candidates to Interview for Superintendent of Lansing School District
Lansing, Mich. – After evaluating resumes from 26 applicants, the Lansing School District Board of Education selected the following finalists to interview for Superintendent of Schools:
How to Watch the Candidate Interviews
Watch the live Superintendent Candidate Interviews:
- On television - in Lansing, Cable Channel 21
- Online Streaming - Lansing School District Live Stream
- Zoom - https://zoom.us/j/98955340431 (this is the same link for all interviews on both nights, no password required)
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Marcus Davenport, Ph.D., Superintendent, Beecher Community School District, MI
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Jessica Benavides, M.A., Executive Director of Improvement and Innovation, Lansing School District, MI
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Rene Sanchez, M.Ed., Assistant Superintendent for Operations, South Bend Community School Corporation, IN
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Benjamin Shuldiner, M.Ed., Dean's Fellow, Founder/Principal (Former), Hunter College, NY, The High School for Public Service, NY
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Delsa Chapman, Ed.D., Deputy Superintendent, Lansing School District, MI
These interviews mark the beginning of a rigorous vetting process that will include an additional round of public interviews as well as thorough background and reference checks. Interviews will be held on March 2 and 3, 2021, beginning at 6:00 PM. Login details for the virtual interviews will be posted on the district website. Community members, district staff and interested parties are encouraged to view both evenings of interviews. There will be an opportunity to provide the board with written feedback regarding the interviews.
Board Contact Information
Board of Education
519 West Kalamazoo Street
Lansing, MI 48933
Phone: (517) 755-1010
Board Secretary - LaNette Hester
Questions, Invites, Announcements
Email questions, concerns, event invites, or announcements to the Lansing School District Board of Education Office.