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OTTAWA AREA ISD RECEIVES MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR GRANT TO SUPPORT STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) recently awarded Ottawa Area ISD grants totaling nearly $5.5 million over five years to develop a sustainable infrastructure for school-based mental health programs and services through Project Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education (AWARE).

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OTTAWA AREA ISD RECEIVES GRANT TO HELP FAMILIES FIND QUALITY CHILDCARE MORE EASILY

Ottawa County, MI - Early Childhood Investment Corporation (ECIC) recently chose Ottawa Area ISD as a Child Care Innovation Fund awardee. OAISD will receive a $32,000 grant to expand the early childhood county centralized enrollment system to increase access for children and families.

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CAREERLINE TECH CENTER STUDENT WINS NATIONAL DIESEL EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGY COMPETITION

Holland, MI-Careerline Tech Center Diesel/Heavy Equipment Mechanics program student and recent Coopersville High School graduate Caleb Bouchard won the gold medal in the Diesel Equipment Technology competition at the 2022 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference on June 20 – 24 in Atlanta, GA.  

Caleb and mom Caleb and wiersma Caleb Testing at Electrical Station

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CAREERLINE TECH CENTER STUDENT PLACES THIRD IN NATIONAL HEALTH CAREERS COMPETITION

Holland, MI- Sierra Kamphuis, a recent Careerline Tech Center (CTC) Dental Careers student and Jenison High School graduate, placed third in the Dental Science competition at the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) International Leadership Conference at Gaylord Opryland Resort and Conference Center in Nashville, Tennessee June 22-25.

CTC students at HOSA competition Paige Callahan Sierra

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OTTAWA AREA ISD RECEIVES GRANT TO SUPPORT CHILDREN’S LITERACY DURING SUMMER

Ottawa County, MI- Grand Haven Area Community Foundation (GHACF) recently awarded Ottawa Area ISD a $12,500 grant from the Youth Fund of the GHACF to fill the Reading Now Network Book Bike with free children’s books to be handed out during the 2022 Coast Guard Parade in Grand Haven on Saturday, August 6.

Kyle Mayer with the book bike and his family teacher riding the book bike with students and their new books

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