Patricia Koeze

7:54 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

Interim Human Resources Director for Portage Schools resigns after month on job

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Mark Love was hired after Patricia Koeze resigned in January
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- After only a month on the job, Mark Love has resigned as interim human-resources director of Portage Public Schools. The resignation was effective Monday, April 8. "It just wasn't a good fit for all of us, so we're moving forward," said Sarah Baker, PPS spokeswoman.
6:21 am
Tue January 29, 2013

Portage School officials question whether Human Resources Director was consulting on district time

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Patricia Koeze resigned earlier this month after it was discovered she had taken a job with a charter school in Muskegon. She's also involved in the controversy that led to former Portage Superintendent Ric Perry's resignation.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Officials at Portage Public Schools say they were not aware that Patricia Koeze, who resigned as the district's human resources director on Jan. 21, had been working since June as a $2,000-a-month consultant for WayPoint Academy, a Muskegon charter school. "We were not aware of that at all," said Rob Olsen, Portage's acting superintendent.
7:19 pm
Thu January 24, 2013

Former Portage Schools Human Resources Director resigns from Muskegon Charter School

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Patricia Koeze steps down as Superintendent of charter school in Muskegon, days after resigning from the Portage School District.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- For the second time this week, Patricia Koeze has resigned a job as a school administrator. Meanwhile, MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette has learned that Koeze's lawyer alleges she is the victim of a "smear campaign" by officials in Portage Public Schools.
6:30 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Portage School Board details charges against former Superintendent

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Report says Ric Perry's affair with Patricia Koeze impacted the decision to hire her as Human Resources Director
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - The Portage Public Schools Board of Education said former Superintendent Richard Perry engaged in several acts of misconduct all stemming from his "extramarital affair" with the district's former human resources director. The board on Tuesday approved and released a four-page list of charges against Perry that said represented a "material breach" of his contract and led to his suspension in December.
6:33 am
Tue January 22, 2013

Portage Schools Human Resources Director resigns after starting job in Muskegon

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Koeze has been identified as the employee involved in a relationship with former Superintendent Ric Perry who resigned last week.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Patricia Koeze has submitted her resignation as Portage Public Schools' human resources director, Portage school officials said Monday, hours after they learned Koeze had started a new job in Muskegon without telling them. "Dr. Koeze has tendered her 'involuntary resignation' effective immediately," said a statement issued by the Portage Public Schools late Monday.

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