Learning Center adds dean of students, counselor

Reedell Homes

Reedell Homes

The Grand Rapids Learning Center is welcoming two new Grand Rapids Public Schools staff members:

Reedell Homes, the new dean of students, was most recently a GRPS principal and assistant principal. He also was a middle school principal in Muskegon Heights for eight years and superintendent of WayPoint Charter Academy in Muskegon for almost three years. He has a bachelor’s degree in education from Mississippi Valley State University and a master’s in educational leadership from Grand Valley State University.

His office is in 101C Sneden.



Leah Young

Leah Young

Leah Young, the new Learning Center counselor, has worked for eight years at Central High and Ottawa Hills High schools. She has a bachelor’s degree in sociology and a master’s in counseling from Western Michigan University. She is a licensed school counselor and is working on a master’s degree in urban education at Davenport University.

Her office is in room 105 Sneden.

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