Parent Advisory Committee

About PAC

You have support on issues involving your child. It helps to know there is an organization like the PAC, through which parents have a voice for their opinions and concerns. The PAC is a group of parents who have children with a disability and receive special education services. Members, representing each district, are chosen upon recommendation of an administrator, approved by local school district boards, and final authority to appoint members rests with the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District Board.

The PAC strives to represent the interest and concerns of students with special needs and their parents. It also strives to promote partnership between parents, student, the local school district, and the OAISD by facilitating communication and cooperation.

The PAC:

  • Stresses cooperation between parents, school personnel, and other service providers.
  • Listens and offers support to parents of special education students.
  • Encourages, advises, and processes information for parents of special education students.

Meeting Schedule

  • 16 Sep
    • Parent Advisory Committee 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Parent Advisory Committee
      Date: Sep 16
      Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Lake Macatawa Room
      Calendar: Special Ed Parent Advisory Council
      13565 Port Sheldon St. Holland MI 49424
  • 21 Oct
    • Parent Advisory Committee 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Parent Advisory Committee
      Date: Oct 21
      Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Lake Macatawa Room
      Calendar: Special Ed Parent Advisory Council
      13565 Port Sheldon St. Holland MI 49424
  • 18 Nov
    • Parent Advisory Committee 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Parent Advisory Committee
      Date: Nov 18
      Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Lake Macatawa Room
      Calendar: Special Ed Parent Advisory Council
      13565 Port Sheldon St. Holland MI 49424
  • 20 Jan
    • Parent Advisory Committee 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Parent Advisory Committee
      Date: Jan 20
      Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Lake Macatawa Room
      Calendar: Special Ed Parent Advisory Council
      13565 Port Sheldon St. Holland MI 49424
  • 17 Feb
    • Parent Advisory Committee 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Parent Advisory Committee
      Date: Feb 17
      Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Lake Macatawa Room
      Calendar: Special Ed Parent Advisory Council
      13565 Port Sheldon St. Holland MI 49424
  • 17 Mar
    • Parent Advisory Committee 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Parent Advisory Committee
      Date: Mar 17
      Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Lake Macatawa Room
      Calendar: Special Ed Parent Advisory Council
      13565 Port Sheldon St. Holland MI 49424
  • 21 Apr
    • Parent Advisory Committee 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Parent Advisory Committee
      Date: Apr 21
      Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Lake Macatawa Room
      Calendar: Special Ed Parent Advisory Council
      13565 Port Sheldon St. Holland MI 49424
  • 19 May
    • Parent Advisory Committee 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Parent Advisory Committee
      Date: May 19
      Time: 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: Lake Macatawa Room
      Calendar: Special Ed Parent Advisory Council
      13565 Port Sheldon St. Holland MI 49424
  • 16 Jun

Questions?

Questions regarding the PAC or parent concerns regarding special education services may be directed to any committee member.

Local School Districts

Allendale
Angie Anderson
616-514-7745
Co-Chairperson

Coopersville
Nichole Toogood
616-678-5660

Grand Haven
Jane Claridy
claridyj@ghaps.org

Hamilton
Tamera Jennings 
616-422-9364

Holland
Tara Schafer 
616-566-0139

Hudsonville
Tami Ebel 
616-560-9378
Chairperson

Jenison
Katherine Koole-McCurdy 
616-443-8453                     

Saugatuck
Katherine Garcia
616-405-2613

Spring Lake
Jennifer Burt
616-638-7166
Secretary

West Ottawa
Kendra VanDerVeen 
616-566-2727

Zeeland
Heather Martin
860-423-3035

Member at Large
Donna Bunce 
616-834-0501
Compassionate Heart Ministry

Public School Academy

Black River
Marianne Manderfield
616-395-2935

Eagle Crest Charter Academy
Brenda Sheldon
616-741-1913

Vanderbilt Charter Academy
Amanda Venegas
616-422-1813

Walden Green Montessori
OPEN

West MI Academy of Arts
and Academics

Shelbi Joy
808-631-5448

OAISD   

Jessica Domingues
616-738-8940 Ext. 4020

Katie Flynn
616-738-8940 Ext. 4030