St. Johns Public Schools Board of Education

Mark Palmer

Superintendent of Schools
501 W. Sickels  St. St. Johns, MI 48879
989-227-4050
palmerm@sjredwings.org

Timothy Jackson

Trustee                                                                        
jacksont@sjredwings.org

Term expires 12/2024

Scott Darragh

President                                                                    
darraghs@sjredwings.org

Term expires 12/2026

Andrea Hallead

Trustee                                                                        
halleada@sjredwings.org

Term expires 12/2026

Rick Drabek

Vice President  
drabekr@sjredwings.org

Term expires 12/2022

Alan Nelson

Trustee
nelsona@sjredwings.org

Term expires 12/2026

Rhonda Dedyne

Secretary                                                                      
dedyner@sjredwings.org

Term expires 12/2024

Robert Watson

Treasurer
watsonr@sjredwings.org

Term expires 12/2022

Evan Kiel

Student Representative                                    
kielev@sjredwings.org

Term expires 06/2021

 

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Mission Statement

St. Johns Public Schools will provide an educational experience that prepares all students to become individuals who think critically, live purposefully, lead responsibly, communicate persuasively, and serve others generously.

Vision

To become schools that embrace change through pursuit, evaluation and celebration of new knowledge and skills.  To provide every student with the choice to undertake advanced learning without remediation.

Philosophy

Education is a lifelong pursuit for every individual and the shared responsibility of the home, school and community.

Core Values

Integrity, Trust, Respect, Accountability, High Expectation and Service

We hold that:

  • Every individual has worth and dignity.
  • Every individual is unique.
  • Equal opportunity for learning must be available to all students.
  • Intellectual curiosity, academic skills, teamwork, and perseverance are essential for all learners to succeed.
  • The rapidly changing world demands educators to cultivate a diverse approach to learning so students are prepared to face new challenges.