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December 13, 2017
OAISD RECEIVES GRANT TO SUPPORT LITERACY GROWTH IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

Holland, MI- Grand Haven Area Community Foundation (GHACF) recently awarded Ottawa Area Intermediate School District (OAISD) a $145,000 grant payable over two years for World-Class Classroom Libraries through the GHACF Greatest Needs Fund. 

November 14, 2017
futurePREP’d TEAMS AND MASTER TEACHERS WIN STATE COMPETITION

Holland, MI — Student teams and teachers participating in Ottawa Area Intermediate School District’s (OAISD) futurePREP’d program recently received top awards at the Michigan Design Prize Awards Ceremony hosted by the Michigan Design Council (MDC) in Ann Arbor on October 25.

October 25, 2017
OTTAWA AREA ISD DIRECTOR MICHELLE READY RECEIVES 2017 COMMUNICATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD

Holland, MI---Michelle Ready, Director of Communications and Integrated Marketing for Ottawa Area Intermediate School District (OAISD), has been named the "2017 Gerri Allen Communicator of the Year" by the Michigan School Public Relations Association (MSPRA). She is the first recipient of the new recognition that showcases a school communicator's abilities in planning, practice, leadership, and service.

July 10, 2017
OAISD EARNS TWO NATIONAL COMMUNICATION AWARDS

Holland, MI- The Ottawa Area Intermediate School District (OAISD) Communications and Integrated Marketing team recently earned two 2017 Golden Achievement Awards from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) for the marketing/branding campaigns they developed for the Careerline Tech Center Early College program and Help Me Grow-Ottawa. The award recognizes “exemplary work in all aspects of school public relations, communication, marketing, and engagement.”