Superintendent's Office

Superintendent of Schools

Superintendent Dr. Christine Johns

Dr. Christine Johns has served as Superintendent of Utica Community Schools since 2006. Under Dr. Johns' leadership, Michigan’s second largest school district has been at the forefront of implementing educational changes to promote a college culture that is focused on the success of every child.

For a full biography, please see this link.

Contact Information

Superintendent's Office
(586) 797-1100

Dr. Christine M. Johns 
Superintendent of Schools

Veleta Carpenter
Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent

Community Relations

Tim McAvoy, Director of School and Community Relations
Nancy Kort, School - Community Liaison

Office of Teaching and Learning

Robert Monroe
Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning

Sue Parker
Administrative Assistant to Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning
(586) 797-1095


  • Elementary and Secondary Curriculum
  • Athletics
  • Special Services
  • Community Education
  • Career and Technical Education
  • Security Officers
  • Specialty Programs (Utica Academy for International Studies/Utica Center for Mathematics, Science and Technology/Utica Center for Science and Industry, Montessori)

Office of Business and Auxiliary Services

Stephanie Eagen
Assistant Superintendent for Business and Auxiliary Services

Katherine Beck
Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Superintendent for Business and Auxiliary Services
(586) 797-1200


  • Business and Finance
  • Pupil Services
  • Information Technology
  • Food Services
  • Auxiliary Services

Office of Human Resources and Transportation

Michael Sturm
Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources and Transportation
Pam Austin
Administrative Assistant for Human Resources
(586) 797-1130