Phone: (231) 591-5802
Art grew up in Shelby, Michigan. He attended Western Michigan University where he received his BS, MA, and Ed. Specialist degrees. His educational career includes teaching in the Three Rivers and Port Huron Public Schools. Art served in several administrative roles for many years in the Grant Public Schools as Assistant Principal, Athletic Director, and Principal of the high school. He has been a member of the Ferris Charter Schools Office Field Representative team since 1997.
Academy Oversight Responsibilities:
Field Representative Duties and Responsibilities:
FSU Field Representatives serve as the "eyes and ears" of the CSO office in the field. Representatives are required to visit their assigned academies and Academy Board meetings at least six (6) times during the year to monitor and report back to the CSO on the following:
* Safety compliance
* Teacher certification
* Oversight review
* Classroom observations
* Operational issues within the Academy
* General operation upkeep of physical plant
* Proper posting of the Academy Board meetings
* Proper parliamentary procedures at Board meetings
All academy visits are documented in report form to the Director within five (5) days of attendance, and verbal reports on academies are given at monthly meetings of the CSO staff.