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Old Mission Peninsula School Names New Head Of School

By Beth Milligan | June 12, 2019

The new Old Mission Peninsula School (OMPS) has named a new Head of School

Rick Couturier was selected by the Old Mission School Board to serve in the leadership position "after a thorough search and careful consideration," according to a school release. "The School Board’s recommendation was made with feedback from teachers, school board members, parents, key advisers, and our current Interim Head of School, Erica Walsh."

Couturier has been involved in education for 17 years, starting as a as a high school history teacher in Holt Public Schools and evolving into an assistant principal for Holt High School. He previously served as the principal of Washington Woods Middle School for five years before working for the Ingham Intermediate School District as an academic consultant, regional education evaluation coordinator, and as a school improvement facilitator.

Couturier began in his new position on Wednesday, May 29, working with Walsh "to ensure a smooth transition," according to the release. 

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