KPS News

Oct. 8, 2021

KRESA Hosting MARSP Pension Seminars

KRESA will host seminars on both the Pension Plus/DC and the BASIC/MIP/DC Converted pension plans in November. Check out the flyer PDF for links to register for the seminars.
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Check Out the Latest SEL Newsletter!

This month's newsletter talks about self awareness and culturally responsive teaching strategies. You can also find more information about SEL coaching opportunities in the district.
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Share Your Fun, Interesting School Photos and Stories

KPS News is seeking fun content from teachers and principals. Do you have something unique going on in your classrooms? Send a few pictures and a brief note to, and we can try to share it with others in the district.

Parkwood-Upjohn Elementary had a beautiful evening for their school movie night last week.

At Washington Writers' Academy, CIS site coordinator, Frederick "Deon" Daniel, has started Dressed for Success Wednesdays. All of the school's men of color dress up for the day and model professional/business/casual attire in different ways for the young men of color at WWA. The plan is to challenge the young men to do the same over the course of the year. Pictured are: second grade teacher L. "Buster" Smith, Frederick "Deon" Daniel, activity helper Tyce Hawkins, and fourth-fifth science and social studies teacher Aaron Mason.

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YMCA Holding Fall Open House for Families

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KPS Job Listings

Middle School Paraprofessional

Linden Grove Middle School

10-month, Full-time

Job ID: 3861

Special Education Classroom Paraprofessional

Parkwood/Upjohn Elementary

10 Month, Full-Time

Job ID: 3862

Self-Contained Classroom Paraprofessional

Emotionally Impaired

Northeastern Elementary School

10 Month, Full-time

Job ID: 3863

Special Education Classroom Paraprofessional

Linden Grove Middle School

10 Month, Full-Time

Job ID: 3864

Hourly Teacher – GED

Kalamazoo Adult Education Program

Monday and Wednesdays 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

6 hours weekly Plus 2 hours of weekly prep time

Job ID: 3865


Kalamazoo Central High School

7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Monday-Friday

2021-2022 School Year

Job ID# 3866

Hourly Tutor - Institution for Neglected Children

Kalamazoo County Juvenile Home School

Job ID: 3867

Night Custodian

Arcadia Elementary School

2:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Grade C, 12-Month, Full-Time

Job ID: 3868

Student Responsibility Center Supervisor

Kalamazoo Central High School

10 Month, Full-time

Job ID: 3869

KRESA Virtual Bus Driver Job Fair Set for Oct. 14

Kalamazoo RESA will host a virtual hiring event for school bus drivers, 4-6 p.m, Thursday, Oct. 14. Transportation officials be available to answer questions.

Bus drivers in Michigan must be 18 or older and have a commercial driver’s license, or CDL. Training is provided free of charge – applicants need a regular, valid driver’s license to apply and a good driving record. Applicants must also be able to pass a criminal background check and a drug test.

Attend the virtual hiring event on Zoom here.

For more information or to apply, visit To apply directly to KPS, call (269) 337-0500 or stop by the Transportation Department, 1800 Ravine Road.
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