named metro-area's Superintendent of the Year
January 6, 2016
WALLED LAKE, MI - The Walled Lake Schools Board of Education announced yesterday that Mr. Kenneth Gutman, Superintendent of Walled Lake Consolidated School District, has been named Region 9 of the Michigan Association of School Administrators Regional Superintendent of the Year.
leadership in Walled Lake Schools
is taking steps to ensure the "every child, every day" philosophy is realized.
commitment to children, parents, staff and the community, is relentless.
dedication to transparency, communication and open dialogue with all of the District's constituents is to be commended.
He has become the "Twitter" superintendent regularly communicating with students, parents and other community members.
We are proud that he
has been named the MASA
Regional Superintendent of the Year."
The Regional Superintendent of the Year Award is presented by each of nine regions in the MASA organization to an individual who has shown tremendous effort and dedication to enriching the lives of children and the community as a whole.
Kenneth Gutman is recognized for his 24 years of collective educational experience, from teacher to superintendent, serving in leadership roles in three Oakland County school districts.
philosophy is "every child, every day," and harnessing his
expertise with curriculum, instruction, and student achievement, he
is compelled to develop and carry out an individualized learning plan for every child.
played an integral role in the Walled Lake Consolidated Schools' renewal of the coveted AdvanceEd district-wide accreditation and the implementation of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program at Walled Lake Western High School
worked diligently with parents, staff and community on three successful ballot issues that will ensure essential safety measures, updates to every district classroom, infrastructure updates and state-of-the art instructional technology.
Gutman is widely respected within his profession and currently holds the positions of president of the Oakland County Superintendents Association, MASA Region 9 legislative committee representative and executive board member of the Tri-County Alliance.