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Superintendent's Office

Superinendent of Schools

Mr. Robert S. Monroe

Studio Portrait - Robert MonroeMr. Monroe has been with Utica Community Schools since 2000, serving as principal of Henry Ford II High School and as executive administrator of schools. He also has experience as principal of New Haven High School.

In 2011, he was appointed assistant superintendent for Teaching and Learning serving as the Chief academic officer for Michigan’s second largest school district. In addition to Teaching and Learning, his responsibilities included special education, community education, pupil services and athletics.

He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Education from Concordia University and a Master of Education from Saginaw Valley State University.

Contact Information

Superintendent's Office
(586) 797-1100

Robert S. Monroe 
Superintendent of Schools
Veleta Carpenter
Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent
Dr. Michael Bender, Chief of Staff 

Community Relations

Tim McAvoy, Director of School and Community Relations
Nancy Kort, School, Public Relations Coordinator

Office of Teaching and Learning

Robert S. Monroe
Superintendent of Schools
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
  • Pupil Services
  • Security Officers
  • Specialty Programs (Utica Academy for International Studies/Utica Center for Mathematics, Science and Technology/Utica Center for Science and Industry, Stevenson MADE Academy, Montessori)

Office of Business Services

William Holbrook
Assistant Superintendent for Business Services

Melissa White
Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Superintendent for Business Services
(586) 797-1200


  • Business and Finance
  • Food 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


Office of Auxiliary Services

John Graham
Assistant Superintendent for Auxiliary Services

Micky Jakey
Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Superintendent for Auxiliary Services
(586) 797-7150


  • Information Technology 
  • Building Maintenance
  • Capital Improvements
  • Operations