Program Manager for Greater Grand Rapids
Candice manages logistics, reports all regional data, and is the primary point of contact for all teacher leaders in the region.
Before joining Leading Educators, Candice worked in higher education in roles that include retention programs focused on supporting students who have been historically underrepresented, coordinating peer support programs, planning conferences, and coordinating the efforts of both student, staff, and faculty to create and implement programing focused on equity. Candice holds a B.A. of Business Administration from Grand Valley State University and an M.S. of Education from Illinois State University. She is originally from Grand Rapids and is a proud Ottawa Hills High School graduate. Candice is excited to bring her experience and talents to the Greater Grand Rapids Leading Educators team in the role of Program Coordinator.