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Center for Educational Partnerships Staff

David Bair

David Bair, Director

Office Address: 358 C DeVos

Phone: (616) 331-6489

Email: baird@gvsu.edu

Areas of Focus: Educational foundations, Social justice, Community partnerships, Groundswell, Place-based education

Veda Hodges

Veda Hodges, Office Coordinator

Office Address: 396 C DeVos

Phone: (616) 331-6440

Email: hodgesv@gvsu.edu

Areas of Focus: Community partnerships, Budget management, Connections to neighborhood associations, Event planning

Joanna Allerhand

Joanna Allerhand, Assistant Director

Office Address: 354 C DeVos

Phone: (616) 331-6414

Email: allerhaj@gvsu.edu

Areas of Focus: Convocation, IB Schools, Adopt-a-District, Student 2 Steward, Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum Support, Groundswell, Lower Grand River Educational Initiative, Latino Earth Partnership

Susan Loughrin

Susan Loughrin, Project Coordinator

Office Address: 368 C DeVos

Phone: (616) 331-6706

Email: loughris@gvsu.edu

Areas of Focus: Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum Support

Kym Pawelka

Kym Pawelka, Groundswell Manager

Office Address: 356 C DeVos

Phone: (616) 331-6804

Email: pawelkak@gvsu.edu

Areas of Focus: Groundswell, Lower Grand River Educational Initiative

Clayton Pelon

Clayton Pelon, Associate Director

Office Address: 362 C DeVos

Phone: (616) 331-6813

Email: pelonc@gvsu.edu

Areas of Focus: Colleagues Editor-in-Chief, COE Alumni Association, PBS LearningMedia, Groundswell, Lower Grand River Educational Initiative

Amanda Syers

Amanda Syers, Project Assistant

Office Address: 368 C DeVos

Phone: (616) 331-6231

Email: syersam@gvsu.edu

Areas of Focus: Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum Support