• Thursday, October 3, 2019
  • 3:30 PM–5:30 PM
  • Van Noord 235

3:30 – 4:30 pm Presentation 4:30 — 5:30 pm Open House Reception with Speaker

Speaker: Marilee Bylsma
President, MJB Education Services
2019 Distinguished Alumni Award Winner

This event is approved for diversity and inclusion cultural competency

Marilee will take you through her challenging and rewarding journey as a Special Education Teacher, Special Education Teacher Consultant, Principal, Executive Director of Detroit's Leadership Academy, and a professional development facilitator.  She will tell her story about how poverty impacts her students and their achievement; strategies for eliminating the barriers that poverty creates; and how to create a successful learning community.  Marilee keeps it real as she shares the doors that God opened in her life as she was determined to make a difference.