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Staff Directory

Get to Know the Whitmore Lake Public Schools Staff

It’s understandable that you would want to know whom we employ on our staff before enrolling your child in Whitmore Lake Public Schools. Use our staff directory to get to know the WLPS staff, and feel confident that your child will be learning in a safe and supportive environment.

  • Tom DeKeyser

    Tom DeKeyser

    SuperintendentAdministrationAdmin: (734) 449-4464 ext. 5000
  • Denise Kerrigan

    Denise Kerrigan

    Director of Business & OperationsAdministration(734) 449-4464 ext. 5001
  • Dorene Fraley

    Dorene Fraley

    Administrative AssistantAdministration(734) 449-4464 ext. 5005
  • Carol Henry

    Carol Henry

    Payroll/Benefits CoordinatorAdministration(734) 449-4464 ext. 5004
  • Karen Barney

    Karen Barney

    Director of Montessori EducationAdministration, Go Like The Wind Montessori734-449-4715 x4100
  • Maria Carter-Ewald

    Maria Carter-Ewald

    Communications DirectorAdministration7344494461 x5008
  • Michael Dethloff

    Michael Dethloff

    Maintenance DirectorAdministration(734) 449-4464 ext. 6003
  • Jill Henry

    Jill Henry

    MS/HS Principal & Director of InstructionAdministration, Middle and High School, Middle and High School Administration(734) 449-4461 ext. 3100
  • Melissa Heuker

    Melissa Heuker

    Director of Student ServicesAdministration(734) 449-4464 ext. 5009
  • Ann Kehn

    Ann Kehn

    Aquatics and Recreation DirectorAdministration
  • Kevin LaMont

    Kevin LaMont

    Athletics & Recreation CoordinatorAdministration
  • Jennifer Petzke

    Jennifer Petzke

    Enrichment CoordinatorAdministration(734) 449-2051 ext. 3040
  • Heidi Roy-Borland

    Heidi Roy-Borland

    PrincipalAdministration, Elementary School, Elementary School Administration(734) 449-2051
  • Karen Sterzik

    Karen Sterzik

    Director of TechnologyAdministration734-449-4461 x5010
  • Sheryl Webber

    Sheryl Webber

    Transportation & Operations CoordinatorAdministration(734) 449-4464 ext. 6002
  • Steve Wolk

    Steve Wolk

    Mechanic/Transportation DirectorAdministration(734) 449-4464 ext. 6000
Administrative Staff
  • Sue Wanamaker

    Sue Wanamaker

    ECC DirectorEarly Childhood Center, Early Childhood Center Administration734-449-4715 x4002
Teaching Staff
  • Abigail Adams

    Abigail Adams

    Head Start TeacherEarly Childhood Center, Early Childhood Center Teachers734-449-4715 x4003
  • Kirstyn Love

    Kirstyn Love

    GSRP TeacherEarly Childhood Center, Early Childhood Center Teachers734-449-2051 ext. 4005
  • Hillary McGraw

    Enrichment Preschool TeacherEarly Childhood Center Teachers
  • Shannon Morton

    Shannon Morton

    TeacherEarly Childhood Center, Early Childhood Center Teachers(734) 449-2051 x1013
Support Staff
  • Charlie Basham

    Charlie Basham

    Family Service WorkerEarly Childhood Center, Early Childhood Center Support(734) 449-4464 ext. 4001
  • Brooke Collick

    Brooke Collick

    Paraprofessional GSRPEarly Childhood Center, Early Childhood Center Support
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    LaNanda Cook

    ParaprofessionalEarly Childhood Center Support
  • Michele Johns

    Michele Johns

    Head Start ParaprofessionalEarly Childhood Center, Early Childhood Center Support
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    Melinda King

    Kids Club Lead Childcare WorkerEarly Childhood Center, Early Childhood Center Support
  • Denise Smith

    Denise Smith

    ParaprofessionalEarly Childhood Center, Early Childhood Center Support, Elementary School(734) 449-4464 ext. 4010
  • Cassie Villareal

    Cassie Villareal

    GSRP ParaprofessionalEarly Childhood Center, Early Childhood Center Support
  • Chrystal Villarreal

    Chrystal Villarreal

    ParaprofessionalEarly Childhood Center, Early Childhood Center Support1363
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    Stephanie Wilson

    Head Start ParaprofessionalEarly Childhood Center, Early Childhood Center Support
  • Karen Barney

    Karen Barney

    Director of Montessori EducationAdministration, Go Like The Wind Montessori734-449-4715 x4100
  • Robin Armstrong

    Robin Armstrong

    Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Zava Becker-Chase

    Zava Becker-Chase

    Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Jordan Blom

    Jordan Blom

    Toddler Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Tami Booth

    Tami Booth

    Infant Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Mary Cameron

    Mary Cameron

    Infant Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Mitchell DeVore

    Elementary Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Lauren Foresman

    Lauren Foresman

    Toddler Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Marcela Geddes

    Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Deanna Hamlin

    Educare Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Olivia Heugh

    Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Kat Jakrzewski

    Kat Jakrzewski

    Music TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers, Go Like The Wind Montessori734-449-2051 x1030
  • Theresa Kilkenny

    Theresa Kilkenny

    Toddler Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Daniela Labra

    Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Mary Ling

    Mary Ling

    Infant Lead TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori734-449-4715 x4008
  • Monica Lucenti

    Primary Lead TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori734-449-4715 x4010
  • Daiva Lukasiewicz

    Primary Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Quynh Phuong Luu

    Quynh Phuong Luu

    Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Libby Militello

    Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Ian Nifoussi

    Elementary Lead TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori734-449-4715 x4007
  • Ingrid Scognamiglio

    Educare Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori734-449-4715 x4012
  • Hannah Seely

    Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Stephanie Showman

    Stephanie Showman

    Art TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers, Go Like The Wind Montessori734-449-2051 x1015
  • Alex Sloan

    Alex Sloan

    Lead Toddler TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori734-449-4715 x4014
  • Katie Sloan

    Katie Sloan

    Special Education TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori734-449-4715
  • Erica Szotek

    Elementary Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Aimee Taylor

    Aimee Taylor

    Physical Education TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers, Go Like The Wind Montessori(734) 449-2051 ext. 1033
  • Amanda Warner

    Amanda Warner

    Family Care SpecialistGo Like The Wind Montessori734-449-4715
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    Yvette Wernick

    CustodianGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Ashley Wilson

    Toddler Assistant TeacherGo Like The Wind Montessori
  • Derek Zuidema

    Derek Zuidema

    STEM TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers, Go Like The Wind Montessori734-449-2051 x1018
Administrative Staff
  • Heidi Roy-Borland

    Heidi Roy-Borland

    PrincipalAdministration, Elementary School, Elementary School Administration(734) 449-2051
  • Emily Wilson

    Emily Wilson

    Administrative AssistantElementary School, Elementary School Administration734-449-2051 1000
Teaching Staff
  • Kimberly Bakker

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers(734) 449-2051 ext. 1012
  • David Chapman

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers734-449-2051 ext. 1029
  • Rochelle Chezick

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers
  • Madison Fisher

    Special Education TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers
  • Elisa Fixler

    Elisa Fixler

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers, Middle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers(734) 449-4461 ext. 3027
  • Jamie Gibbons

    Jamie Gibbons

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers734-449-2051 x1021
  • Kelly Hager

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers
  • Karen Hawk

    Special Education TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers
  • Annika Helber

    Annika Ray

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers734-449-2051 x1004
  • Josh Hendrickson

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers
  • Kat Jakrzewski

    Kat Jakrzewski

    Music TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers, Go Like The Wind Montessori734-449-2051 x1030
  • Patti Kobeck

    Patti Kobeck

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers(734) 449-2051 ext. 1028
  • Shelly Lyon

    Shelly Lyon

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers(734) 449-2051 ext. 1022
  • Janet Mayotte

    Janet Mayotte

    Teacher Consultant (2nd & 3rd Grades)Elementary School, Elementary School Teachers734-449-2051 ext. 1003
  • Simonne Mildenstein

    Simonne Mildenstein

    Resource Room TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers734-449-2051 x1017
  • Lori Milliman

    Lori Milliman

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers734-449-2051 x1002
  • Kelsey Munn

    Teacher ConsultantElementary School, Elementary School Teachers
  • Carolyn Otterman

    Carolyn Otterman

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers(734) 449-2051 ext. 1019
  • Tara Ouillette

    Tara Ouillette

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers(734) 449-2051 ext. 1007
  • Erin Podgorski

    Erin Podgorski

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers734-449-2051 x1006
  • Shay Pollard

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers
  • Alina Schmidli

    Alina Schmidli

    TeacherElementary School Teachers(734) 449-2051,1011
  • Stephanie Showman

    Stephanie Showman

    Art TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers, Go Like The Wind Montessori734-449-2051 x1015
  • Megan Stoetzner

    Megan Stoetzner

    Title I TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers734-449-2051 X1009
  • Aimee Taylor

    Aimee Taylor

    Physical Education TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers, Go Like The Wind Montessori(734) 449-2051 ext. 1033
  • Jaclyn Taylor

    Jaclyn Taylor

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers(734) 449-2051 X1001
  • Kara Weinstein

    Kara Weinstein

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers734.449.2051 x1027
  • John Withers

    John Withers

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers(734) 449-2051 ext. 1020
  • Cory Woodard

    Cory Woodard

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers734-449-2051 x1008
  • Kathryn Woods

    Kathryn Woods

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers(734) 449-4461 x1026
  • Derek Zuidema

    Derek Zuidema

    STEM TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers, Go Like The Wind Montessori734-449-2051 x1018
Support Staff
  • Sam Campbell

    Sam Campbell

    ParaprofessionalElementary School Support
  • Melanie Clawson

    Melanie Clawson

    Title One ParaprofessionalElementary School, Elementary School Support
  • Sue Corrie

    Sue Corrie

    Media SpecialistElementary School, Elementary School Support734-449-2051 x1037
  • Samantha Fulkerson

    ParaprofessionalElementary School Support
  • DeAnna Hamlin

    DeAnna Hamlin

    ParaprofessionalElementary School, Elementary School Support
  • Yvonne Haynes

    Yvonne Haynes

    ParaprofessionalElementary School, Elementary School Support
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    Kara Laitila

    Title 1 ParaprofessionalElementary School, Elementary School Support
  • Amber Masterson

    Amber Masterson

    School Social WorkerElementary School, Elementary School Support(734) 449-2051 x1424
  • Mandy McClain

    Mandy McClain

    Occupational TherapistElementary School, Elementary School Support(734) 449-2051 ext. 1724
  • Diane McGee

    Diane McGee

    ParaprofessionalElementary School, Elementary School Support
  • Brandy Muscato-Johnson

    English Language TeacherElementary School Support, Middle and High School Support
  • Julia Newman

    Speech & LanguageElementary School, Elementary School Support734-449-2051 x1224
  • Amber Stuart

    Behavior SpecialistElementary School, Elementary School Support734-449-2051 x1010
  • Katie Waters

    Katie Waters

    ParaprofessionalElementary School, Elementary School Support(734) 449-2051 ext. 1037
  • Sheryl Calder

    Sheryl Calder

    Physical TherapistElementary School, Elementary School Support
  • Jennifer Winstanley

    Jennifer Winstanley

    Speech & LanguageElementary School, Elementary School Support(734) 449-2051 ext. 1624
Administrative Staff
  • Jill Henry

    Jill Henry

    MS/HS Principal & Director of InstructionAdministration, Middle and High School, Middle and High School Administration(734) 449-4461 ext. 3100
  • Vanessa Holden

    Adminstrative AssistantMiddle and High School Administration, Middle and High School Support734-449-4461 x3000
  • Brad McCormack

    Brad McCormack

    Athletic DirectorMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Administration(734) 449-4461 ext. 3005
Teaching Staff
  • Catherine Bergen

    Catherine Bergen

    TeacherMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers734-449-4461 x3024
  • Elizabeth Brunty

    Elizabeth Brunty

    TeacherMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers734-449-2051 ext. 3054
  • Kathryn Coleman

    Kathryn Coleman

    TeacherMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers734-449-4461 ext. 3032
  • Wayne Everard

    Wayne Everard

    TeacherMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers(734) 449-4461 ext. 3013
  • Elisa Fixler

    Elisa Fixler

    TeacherElementary School, Elementary School Teachers, Middle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers(734) 449-4461 ext. 3027
  • Candice Huddleston

    Candice Huddleston

    TeacherMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers(734) 449-4461 ext. 3031
  • Eric Kobeck

    Eric Kobeck

    TeacherMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers(734) 449-4461 ext. 3014
  • Michael LaNew

    Michael LaNew

    TeacherMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers(734) 449-4461 ext. 3049
  • Wendy Lemons

    Wendy Lemons

    TeacherMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers(734) 449-4461 ext. 3051
  • Casey Livingston

    Casey Livingston

    TeacherMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers(734) 449-4461 ext. 3044
  • Kristina Messina

    Kristina Messina

    TeacherMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers734-449-4461 ext 3033
  • Megan Ormerod

    Megan Ormerod

    TeacherMiddle and High School Teachers734-449-4461 x3025
  • KJ Reese

    TeacherMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers
  • Anna Rickard

    Anna Rickard

    TeacherMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers(734) 449-4461 ext. 3015
  • Teren Sechrist

    Teren Sechrist

    TeacherMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers734-449-4461 x3053
  • Carol Spilak

    Carol Spilak

    Teacher and Drama DirectorMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers734-449-4461 x3016
  • Carrie Starman

    Carrie Starman

    TeacherMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers734-449-4461 ext 3043
  • Jennifer Taylor

    Jennifer Taylor

    TeacherMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers(734) 449-4461 ext. 3041
  • Alicia Webber

    Alicia Webber

    TeacherMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Teachers734-449-4461 x3017
Support Staff
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    Barbara Cook

    Food Service WorkerMiddle and High School Support
  • Michelle Dethloff

    Michelle Dethloff

    Kitchen StaffMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Support734-449-4461 x3029
  • Lisa Ely

    Lisa Ely

    Behavior SpecialistMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Support(734) 449-4461 ext. 3003
  • Vanessa Holden

    Adminstrative AssistantMiddle and High School Administration, Middle and High School Support734-449-4461 x3000
  • Casey Livingston

    Casey Livingston

    ParaprofessionalMiddle and High School Support
  • Linda Lupi

    Linda Lupi

    District Truancy & Safety OfficerMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Support(734) 449-4461 ext. 3011
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    Sara Lupi

    Lunchroom SupervisorMiddle and High School Support
  • Brandy Muscato-Johnson

    English Language TeacherElementary School Support, Middle and High School Support
  • Sheila Timmins

    Sheila Timmins

    Administrative AssistantMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Support(734) 449-4461 ext. 3006
  • Melinda Villarreal

    Melinda Villarreal

    CustodianMiddle and High School Support(734) 449-2051 ext. 1003
  • Elaina Westphal

    ParaprofessionalMiddle and High School, Middle and High School Support
Counseling Staff
  • Nicole Cotton

    Nicole Cotton

    Social/Emotional/Mental Health SpecialistCounseling, Middle and High School734.449.4461 x3009
  • Kathryn DeKeyser

    Kathryn DeKeyser

    CounselorCounseling(734) 449-4461 ext. 3008
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Sub Drivers/Monitors
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