Administrative Team


Tammy Reich earned a bachelor of science degree in Elementary Education from Towson University in Baltimore. She started her career in education as a fourth grade teacher in Maryland before moving to Michigan in 1995. Tammy taught fifth and sixth grades at Creekside for nearly a decade, then served as Assistant Principal at Mill Creek Middle School and Elementary Principal at Symons Elementary School in Milan. Tammy also  holds a master of arts degree in Reading and a specialist degree in Educational Leadership from Eastern Michigan University. Tammy and her family have lived in Dexter for eighteen years. Her children and grandchild have attended/attend Dexter schools.
Phone extension: 6001

Assistant Principal

Lauren Snider Thompson graduated from Dexter High school and earned a bachelor’s degree from Wittenberg University and a master’s degree in Educational Administration from Purdue University. This past year Lauren earned a second master’s degree in Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania with a focus practices and strategies to improve the grit and resilience of students, and teachers.  Lauren's teaching experience over the past nine years includes teaching middle school science, a special education (including four years at Creekside), and graduation coach.  
Phone extension: 6002


Jenny Whipple -- Jenny Whipple, after much volunteering in the Dexter Community Schools, came on board as an official staff member in the 2012-13 school year. She found great joy working as a paraeducator in special education and then came to Creekside in 2018 to work in the office. Her favorite part about working in the schools is getting to know, and love, the children of Dexter. Mrs. Whipple enjoys gardening, writing stories, and is an avid rock/fossil collector. But most special to her is spending time with her family in Traverse City. Phone extension: 6011

Trina Cox -- Trina Cox has been a Dexter Schools employee for eleven years. She started her career as an office para-pro and lunch room monitor at Creekside and in January of 2017 returned as a secretary. Trina has two children, one who graduated from Dexter High School and one currently in the district. In her free time, Trina enjoys skyping with her grandson and socializing with friends Phone extension: 6012

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Contact Us

  • Creekside Intermediate School
    2615 Baker Rd.
    Dexter, MI 48130
  • School Hours
    M-F 8:00am - 2:52pm
    Half Days
    8:00am - 11:25am
    Office Hours
    M-F 7:30am - 4:00pm
  • (734) 424-4160
    (734) 424-4169 fax
  • Principal Tammy Reich
    Assistant Principal Lauren Snider Thompson
  • Dexter Community Schools  734-424-4100
  • 7714 Ann Arbor Street,
    Dexter, MI 48130 
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