- Kyle Guerrant - Deputy Superintendent, Finance and Operations
Mr. Guerrant has been a strong leader and advocate in youth health, development and safety issues in community-based non-profits, local schools, and state government for over 12 years. Currently, he is the Deputy Superintendent of Finance and Operations at the Michigan Department of Education (MDE), providing leadership across a diverse spectrum ranging from Financial Management, State Aid and School Finance; to School Support Services, Human Resources; and the Library of Michigan.
Previously, Mr. Guerrant was the Director of the Office of School Support Services at the department, where his team was charged with improving the health and educational outcomes of Michigan students through the implementation of Coordinated School Health initiatives. His office had a broad set of responsibilities that included USDA Child Nutrition Programs, primary care, and mental health services, as well as bullying prevention, health and physical education. In addition, he served as the Supervisor of the Coordinated School Health and Safety Programs Unit at MDE, and as the Acting Manager of the Safe and Drug Free Schools Program at the Michigan Department of Community Health.
Mr. Guerrant earned a Bachelor’s (BA) in Psychology (Child Development) from Long Island University, a Master’s in Social Work (MSW) from the University of Michigan, and completed Michigan State University’s Educational Policy Fellowship Program. He has served on numerous organizational boards ranging in focus from youth homelessness to adolescent sexual health.