Board of Education

The Board Offices Has Moved! 

The Board Office is now located at Bates School, 2704 Baker Rd. Dexter MI 48130, effective 2/18/2020.

Dexter Board of Education Members
May 20, 2019

L-R: Ron Darr, Barbara Read, Julie Schumaker, graduating student rep Hollie Pastorino, Michael Wendorf, Supt. Chris Timmis, Dick Lundy, Mara Greatorex

Board Vacancy

Dexter Community Schools will be accepting applications to fill a Board vacancy from February 3rd, 2020 through 4pm, February 19th. Applications should be submitted to the District Offices at Bates School 2704 Baker Rd. Dexter MI 48130. Please see the following documents for details: 

The District will be hosting a Board Candidate Q & A on February 12th, 6pm, at Creekside Media Center. Three current board members will be present to answer questions about the position. 



Welcome to the Dexter Community School District's home page for the Board of Education. We hope this area of our website will provide you with all the information you need to know about the role of the Board for Dexter Schools and what you can do to work with us to continue the strong legacy of learning here in Dexter.

The formal foundation and guidelines for the Board are contained in Michigan laws and regulations and in our policies, which are available via the links on this page. 

Beyond those formal statutes, however, is the personal relationship that the Board has with district and the community. We welcome your input. Our Board Members page contains email addresses for each board member. Please feel free to contact us to let us know your thoughts. If you desire a response, let us know that, too.

The strength of Dexter is its people: from parents who instill the character and desire for learning in their children, to community members who demonstrate their value for learning through contributions of time and money, to businesses who promote the outstanding work of our students, to the staff and teachers who put it all together each day. All of us pull together to achieve our vision for Dexter's children: to "Champion Learning - Develop, Educate, and Inspire!" The Board and the State of Michigan believe we are doing a remarkable job - let's work together to continue that legacy.

--Michael Wendorf, President 
Dexter Community Schools Board of Education

2017 Bond Proposal Information Archive

Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy

We Are an Equal Opportunity District

The Dexter Community School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, or disability in admission or access to educational programs, or employment in any of its programs or activities.  Any person having inquiries concerning the Dexter Comunity Schools' application of Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, or ADA regulations should contact our District Compliance Officers: 

Barb Santo
Executive Director of Human Resources
734-424-4100 ext. 1031
7714 Ann Arbor St.
Dexter MI 48130

Ryan Bruder
Principal, Beacon Elementary
734-424-4130 ext. 3001
7480 Dan Hoey Road, Bldg. B
Dexter MI 48130

For detailed information regarding anti-discrimination policies, please see our Board Policies page and search for the terms "anti-discrimination" and "anti-harassment."

Board Calendar
  • Dexter Community Schools  734-424-4100
  • Bates School, 2704 Baker Rd.
    Dexter, MI 48130 
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