Museum 3

Museum 3

Children Arriving at School

Children Arriving at School

Girl in Classroom

Girl in Classroom

Graduation Hat Throw

Graduation Hat Throw

Music Class

Music Class

In the Classroom

In the Classroom

The Middle Cities Education Association (MCEA) is a consortium of urban school districts which was formed out of a shared commitment to improving educational opportunities for the urban learner. The unique mission and emphasis of Middle Cities is to serve as an advocate for member districts to ensure quality educational programs for all students.

Middle Cities Mission Statement


Middle Cities Staff


Patricia Alderman

Executive Assistant & Webmaster 

Lisa Craig

Administrative Assistant of MCRMS


Kim Vogel
Accounting Clerk

Amy Negin


Raymond S. Telman
Executive Director

Ron Koehler

Governmental & Legislative Liaison

Mike Sawyer
Manager of Financial Services


James A. Craig II
Director and COO of MCRMS

David Dernbach

Risk Identification Specialist

Board of Directors


Jamie Cain, Board President Port Huron Area School District

Dan Applegate
Niles Community Schools

Kimberly Carter

Battle Creek Public Schools

Brian Davis
Holland Public Schools

​​Derek Fisher

Garden City Public Schools

Glenn Maleyko
Dearborn Public Schools

Ryan McLeod
Eastpointe Community Schools


MCEA Superintendents' Meetings

Mid-Winter Superintendents' Meeting

The MCEA Mid-Winter Superintendents' Meeting takes place on the first day of the MASA Mid-Winter Conference.

January 20, 2021
Radisson Plaza Hotel, Kalamazoo

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Phone: 517.492.1380  |  Fax: 517.492.1368


Creating Opportunities for the Urban Learner

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