Staff Directory

Central Office Support Staff

These professionals are committed to supporting CIS site team members across the 20 Kalamazoo Public Schools we serve. From volunteer services to partnership support, along with a variety of other roles, they work behind the scenes to make sure students have what they need to stay in school and achieve in life.
James Devers

Executive Director

Nicky Aiello

School-Based Therapist

Blaec Arevalo

Data Coordinator

John Brandon

Partner Services Coordinator

Artrella Cohn

Senior Director of Community Engagement & Student Investment

Felicia Cole

Data Quality Manager

Jenna Cooperrider

Associate Director of Site Services

Tracie Drake

Finance Coordinator

Dr. Tamiko Garrett

Senior Director of Site Services

Brenden Groggel

Associate Director of Site Services

Kate Jarvis

School-Based Therapist

Morgan Jones

Student Investment Assistant

Molly Kinnison

Development Coordinator

Felicia Lemons

Development and Marketing Project Manager

Kelly Leversee

Volunteer Coordinator

Colleen Loc

Human Resources Manager

Laurin Mathis

Program Assistant

Jenee McDaniel

Associate Director for Site Services

Soreya Nelson

Associate Director for Site Services

Kim Nemire

Senior Director of Development

Debra Newsome

Senior Director for Finance, Human Resources and Administration

Kendra Parkman

Site Coordinator Assistant

Dalanna Robbson

Executive Assistant

Carol Rodriguez

Site Coordinator Assistant

Sara Ware

Basic Needs Coordinator

Kurtrina Weekley

Human Resources Administrative Assistant

Nicole Wilkinson

Associate Director of Site Services

Site Team Staff

Our site team members are dedicated to students’ success. Site teams consist of Site Coordinators, Success Coaches, After-school Coordinators, Youth Development Workers, Interns, and more. They work within the schools and connect with teachers, principals, other school staff, parents, and students to identify and reduce barriers that get in the way of achievement.

Elementary Schools

Arcadia Elementary

932 Boswell Lane
Kalamazoo, MI 49006

Katrina White

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0530

Edison Environmental Science Academy

924 Russell Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Cameron Massimino

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0550 ext. 206

Precious Walker

After-school Coordinator

(269) 598-6537

El Sol Elementary

604 W. Vine Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Perla Medina Cano

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0230

Maria Whitmore (Chalas)

After-school Coordinator

(269) 760-4956

King-Westwood Elementary

1100 Nichols Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49006

Lori Washburn

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0610

Lincoln International Studies School

912 N. Burdick Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Joseph Burrel

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0640

Keneisha Darden

After-school Coordinator

(269) 599-3545

Milwood Elementary

3400 Lovers Lane
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Samantha Darby

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0660

Northeastern Elementary

2433 Gertrude Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048

Shakyia Evans

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0690

Northglade Montessori Magnet School

1914 Cobb Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Emma Braford

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0700

Laquetta Smith

After-school Coordinator

Paramount Charter Academy

3624 S. Westnedge Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Erik Eldred

Site Coordinator

(269) 553-6400

Parkwood-Upjohn Elementary

2321 S. Park Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Angela Van Heest

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0720

Prairie Ridge Elementary

2294 S. Ninth Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Khalimah Williams

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0630

Ala Phillips

After-school Coordinator

(269) 352-4039

Spring Valley Center for Exploration

3530 Mount Olivet Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49004

Amy Triemstra

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0750

Ericka Stevens

After-school Coordinator

(269) 993-5652

Washington Writers’ Academy

3333 South Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Laura Harrington

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0770

Deja Agee

After-school Coordinator

(269) 352-7886

Woods Lake Elementary: A Magnet Center for the Arts

3215 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Dana Flynn

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0790

Marilyn Williams

After-school Coordinator

(269) 532-8152

Woodward School for Technology & Research

606 Stuart Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Jen DeWaele

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0810

Alyssa Heffner

After-school Coordinator

(269) 364-9500

Middle Schools

Hillside Middle School

1941 Alamo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49006

Jody Sikkema

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0570 ext. 3706

Morgan Mallard

After-school Coordinator

(269) 599-7964

Jalen Mitchell

Site Coordinator

(269) 271-4742

Linden Grove Middle School

4241 Arboreteum Parkway
Kalamazoo, MI 49006

Angelina Degasperis

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-1740 ext. 1081

Khiree Watkins

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-1740

Maple Street Magnet School for the Arts

922 W. Maple Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Phillip Hegwood

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0730 ext. 407

Shannon Jones

After-school Coordinator

(269) 598-6705

Nicole (Nikki) Elise

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0730

Milwood Magnet: A Center for Math, Science

2916 Konkle Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Olivia Craig

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0670 ext. 257

Fatima Diaz-Nassaney

After-school Coordinator

(269) 599-2030

High Schools

Kalamazoo Central High School

2432 N. Drake Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49006

Emily Ayers

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0300 ext. 323

ShondreSha Wrighten

Success Coach

(269) 337-0300

Loy Norrix High School

606 E. Kilgore Road
Kalamazoo, MI 49001

Whitni Roden

Site Coordinator

(269) 337-0200 ext. 2317

Nazhly Heredia-Waltemyer

Success Coach

(269) 366-1329

Phoenix High School

1411Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Dan Walsh

Site Coordinator