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Branch County ISD Selects Jenkins As Next Superintendent
Thursday Mar 08, 2018 12:04pm
Coldwater, MI

By: Mike Stiles


(COLDWATER) – The Branch County Intermediate School District has a new Superintendent.

Tuesday night the ISD Board of Education voted unanimously to offer the position to Kristine Jenkins, the current Calhoun ISD Assistant Superintendent. The Board conducted a second round interview with Jenkins earlier on Tuesday. On Monday they did a second round interview with the other candidate, Nicholas Steinmetz, the Assistant Superintendent for the Gogebic-Ontanagon ISD.

Board president Ken Norton called Jenkins and told her of the vote. She accepted and says she looks forward to serving the citizens of Branch County for many years.

Norton says Jenkins is a great fit for the candidate profile and made an excellent impression during both interviews.

Jenkins has served as Assistant Superintendent of Regional Career and Technical Education for the Calhoun ISD for the past 14 years. Before that, Jenkins served as an Elementary Principal, grant writer and teacher in her 14 years with the Tekonsha Community Schools.

Gary Rider of Michigan Leadership Institute, who helped with the search, says the ISD Board was responsive and purposeful throughout the process.


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