Hitting the Reset Button on Education

A mini-forum partnership between the WMPF and the Kalamazoo Regional Chamber of Commerce.

West Michigan Policy Forum


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What: The WMPF and the Kalamazoo Regional Chamber of Commerce will partner on a mini-forum focused on education and public policy.

When: December 12, 2011

Where: Western Michigan University I Kalamazoo


  • Dr. Tony Bennett, Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Dr. John Dunn, President, Western Michigan University
  • Dr. David Eisler, President, Ferris State UniversityDr. David Eisler, President, Ferris State University
  • Dr. Steven Ender, President, Grand Rapids Community College
  • George Erickcek, Senior Regional Analyst, W.E. Upjohn Institute
  • Dr. Timohty Bartik, W.E. Upjohn Institute
  • Sean Welsh, Regional President, PNC Bank
  • Sheri Welsh, Welsh & Associates
  • James Bermingham, Superintendent, Berrien Springs School District
  • Tom McGovern, President, Rockford Construction
  • Dr. Bernard Taylor, Superintendent, Grand Rapids Public Schools

Click here to view the complete Kalamazoo mini-forum program.