News and Events

May 12, 2021
CAREERLINE TECH CENTER STUDENT NAMED STATE OF MICHIGAN WINNER IN DOODLE FOR GOOGLE CONTEST
Public vote will help determine which students go on to become the five national finalists

Holland, MI –Careerline Tech Center Graphic Design program student and Hudsonville High School senior Magdelyn Marchinkewicz beat out over 45,000 entries to win the top spot for the state of Michigan in the Doodle for Google art contest. Marchinkewicz is now one of five artists in the running to become a national winner.

Google image with multiple careers

April 28, 2021
TECH CENTER STUDENT PAVES WAY AS FEMALE IN MALE DOMINATED PROGRAM

Holland, MI- Careerline Tech Center (CTC) Auto Body Repair program student and Zeeland High School senior Eva Mokma stands out in the crowd in a traditionally male program as the only female student in the afternoon Auto Body Repair program.

Eva Painting vehicleeva sanding vehicle

April 19, 2021
OAISD HOSTS “BUILDING THE FUTURE” VIRTUAL TRANSITION WORKSHOPS
Helping Parents, Guardians, and Family of Students with Disabilities Navigate Life After School

Workshops Designed to Help Parents, Guardians, and Family Members of Students with Disabilities Navigate Life After School

Holland, MI - Ottawa Area Intermediate School District (OAISD) Transition Network Team is hosting a virtual transition workshop two-part series for parents/guardians/family members who have a young adult with a disability, and teachers, school staff, and others who are interested in helping students transition to life after school. Attendees can register for one or both of the workshops at no cost.

April 16, 2021
OAISD BOARD OF ED ANNOUNCES ELECTION FOR OPEN SEATS

Holland, MI – The Ottawa Area ISD Board of Education is seeking candidates for two seats that will become available July, 2021. The election will take place June 7, 2021.

March 30, 2021
CAREERLINE TECH CENTER STUDENTS CONTINUE GIVING TO FOOD PANTRIES THANKS TO BUSINESS DONATION

Holland, MI Tech Center Pastry Arts and Baking students were able to fulfill their curriculum requirements and continue to donate to local food distribution centers around the county thanks to a donation from King Arthur Baking Company (KABC).

students making cookies

December 28, 2020
CAREERLINE TECH ALUM SERVE COMMUNITY DURING PANDEMIC

Holland, MI – Recent alumni of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Public Safety and Security Services programs at Careerline Tech Center are putting their skills to work and serving local communities during the pandemic.

David Karel standing next to squad car

December 23, 2020
M-TEC PROVIDES ESSENTIAL HEALTHCARE WORKER TRAINING DURING PANDEMIC

Holland, MI- Seven individuals who completed the most recent Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) program through Thompson M-TEC have already begun to serve our community as much needed essential workers in the healthcare system. Categorized as essential, healthcare training has continued during the state-mandated “shutdown” while other classes were required to halt.

CNA students taking temperatures group of smiling CNA students

November 19, 2020
YAS STUDENTS LEARN JOB SKILLS AND HELP DISTRIBUTE FREE CHILDREN'S BOOKS

Holland, MI- A book distribution program facilitated by Ottawa Area ISD Young Adult Services (YAS) and Help Me Grow (HMG) provides free books to children at local agencies and helps students in the Young Adults Services-Holland program learn lifelong skills. 

November 10, 2020
OAISD PARENTS AS TEACHERS RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION AS A BLUE RIBBON AFFILIATE

Ottawa Area ISD Parents as Teachers Endorsed Sites Demonstrate High-Quality Implementation of Evidence-Based Home Visiting

Holland, MI- The Ottawa Area ISD Parents as Teachers organization has earned a prestigious endorsement from the Parents as Teachers National Center, Inc., (PATNC) as a Blue Ribbon Affiliate, making it one of the top-performing home visiting affiliates within the PATNC’s international network.

October 6, 2020
OAISD BOARD OF EDUCATION SELECTS NEXT SUPERINTENDENT

Holland, MI – During a special meeting yesterday, October 5, the Ottawa Area ISD (OAISD) Board of Education voted unanimously to begin contract negotiations with Dr. Kyle Mayer to be the organization’s next Superintendent.