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New Interim Superintendent for Caledonia Community Schools

We are pleased to introduce Dirk Weeldreyer as the Interim Superintendent of Caledonia Community Schools for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year, beginning on July 1, 2023. We extend a warm welcome to Mr. Weeldreyer and are confident that his wealth of experience, passion for education, and dedication to student achievement will have a significant positive impact on our district.

During the June 19th Board of Education meeting, the CCS Board unanimously selected Dirk Weeldreyer for this important role, marking an exciting new chapter for our district. As Interim Superintendent, Mr. Weeldreyer will assume responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the district, with a specific focus on fostering academic growth and upholding the high standards of education for which Caledonia Community Schools is known for.


Dirk Weeldreyer is a familiar face in Caledonia, having previously served as Superintendent before Dr. Martin's appointment. With an impressive nine-year tenure as the Superintendent of Fennville Public Schools, Mr. Weeldreyer brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our district. Following his retirement in 2017, he has continued to serve as an Interim Superintendent in various West Michigan School Districts, including Muskegon Public Schools and Godfrey-Lee Public Schools.

What others are saying:
  • Board of Education President Marcy White expressed her enthusiasm, stating, "We are delighted to welcome Dirk Weeldreyer back to Caledonia as our Interim Superintendent. His previous experience in our district, coupled with his exceptional leadership skills, make him an ideal candidate for this role. We have full confidence in his ability to lead and guide our district forward, ensuring the best possible education for our students."

  • Assistant Superintendent Darrell Kingsbury echoed the sentiment, emphasizing the value of Mr. Weeldreyer's expertise. "Dirk's extensive background in education, along with his familiarity with Caledonia Community Schools, will be instrumental in our continued success. We look forward to collaborating with him as we work towards providing an outstanding learning environment for all our students."
A note from Mr. Weeldreyer:

Mr. Weeldreyer expressed his gratitude for the opportunity, saying, "I am honored to return to Caledonia Community Schools as the Interim Superintendent. This district holds a special place in my heart, and I am excited to work alongside exceptional educators, dedicated staff, and supportive community members. Together, we will build upon the foundation of success already established and continue to provide an exceptional educational experience for our students."

Warm Welcome:

Please join us in welcoming Dirk Weeldreyer as the Interim Superintendent of Caledonia Community Schools. With his vast experience, unwavering dedication to education, and commitment to student achievement, we are confident that he will make a lasting and positive impact on our district.

Administration Address:

8948 Kraft Ave SE
Caledonia MI 49316

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