College of Education

Student Information and Services Center (SISC)


The College of Education Student Information and Services Center (SISC) provides professional support and information that supports undergraduate and graduate students through a variety of transitions within the College of Education. The SISC Center offers centralized services for admissions, placements, audits, and certification. A full service professional staff is available for assistance. We can be reached via email at or by phone at (616) 331-6650.


401 Richard M. DeVos Center, Building C


Monday - Thursday 8am - 6pm (8am - 5pm when classes are not in session and during the summer)

Friday 8am - 5pm

Administrative Professional Staff

Tom Owens Director
Amy Dunn Educational Specialist Coordinator
Amy Jasinski Assistant Director, Certification Officer
Tom Kruithoff Associate Director, Graduate Programs
Graduate Teacher Certification Administrative Coordinator
Jo Preston Placement Coordinator, Special Education
Elyse Reese Placement Coordinator, Elementary  
C.J. Mehall Placement Coordinator, Secondary
Keith Vree Associate Director, Undergraduate Programs  

Clerical, Office and Technical Staff

Carol Gielow Secretary
Bev Nyhuis Secretary
Patrick Perry Placement Database Coordinator
Mickie Shannon-Wildt Graduate Student Services Coordinator
Annukka Thelen Center Coordinator

Graduate Assistant

Matthew Hahnenberg

Student Workers

Alejandro Almanza
Rachel-Marie Baldwin
Sidney Hann
Kaelee Macklin
Ivan Rodriguez


Page last modified October 18, 2013