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Misty Patterson
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Vice President:
Menachem Hojda
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Mildred Warren Secretary:
Mildred Warren

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Maxine Gutfreund
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Marie Reynolds
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Claudette Lunkins
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Albert A. Smith III
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Recording Secretary: Pat Greer

Board Of Education Goals:

• Focus on academic achievement. The goal is to focus on improving student performance and academic growth.
• Maintain clean, orderly, and structured learning environments for all students and staff.
• Sustain a collaborative and supportive working relationship between the Board of Education and Superintendent.
• Support and encourage communication and collaborative relationships with all stakeholders (students, staff, parents, business and community members).
• Maintain the student enrollment at a level that supports district programming, financial solvency, and cash flow.
• Maintain a system of checks and balances for district financials.
• Review Board of Education policies and by-laws annually.

*Revised and adopted on March 22, 2017

Special Board Meetings:

Additional meeting dates to be determined throughout the year

Regularly Scheduled Board Meetings:

7:00pm. Admin Building Board Room. 13900 Granzon

Regular Business Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month unless otherwise specified.

AUGUST 2017 - JULY 2018

Regular Business Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month on the following dates unless otherwise specified.


August 28, 2017 | September 11, 2017 | September 25, 2017 | October 9, 2017


October 23, 2017 | November 13, 2017  |  November 27, 2017 | December 11, 2017


January 8, 2018  |  January 22, 2018 | February 12, 2018 | February 26, 2018


March 12, 2018 | March 26, 2018 | April 9, 2018  |  April 23, 2018


May 14, 2018 | June 11, 2018 | June 25, 2018  |  July 9, 2018


Meetings convene at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Administration Building
13900 Granzon, Oak Park, MI 48237.

Note: Special Business Meetings - The Board has established an alternate Monday of each month as the date for any Special Meetings that might be needed. Notices regarding meeting location changes, Regular Meeting rescheduling, or Special Meeting callings, shall be posted on the bulletin board at the schools and in the Administrative Offices. Information regarding meeting date and/or Agenda items may be obtained by calling the Superintendent’s Office at: (248) 336-7719.

• There will not be a second meeting in December, due to the district being closed.
• There will not be a second meeting, May 28, 2018: Memorial Holiday

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OAK PARK BOARD OF EDUCATION | Board Members: 2017-2018 School Year - REVISED: 2/9/17

Misty Patterson, President

Menachem Hojda, Vice-President

Maxine Gutfreund, Treasurer

Mildred Warren, Secretary

Claudette Lunkins, Trustee

Marie Reynolds, Trustee

Albert A. Smith III, Trustee

Daveda J. Colbert, Ph.D., Superintendent

Pat Greer, Recording Secretary


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