Central Office Leadership Team (COLT)


Matt Wandrie, Superintendent of Schools

Matt Wandrie came to Lapeer in the summer of 2011 from the Dearborn Public Schools, where he served as the director of human resources. His career in education also includes work as a high school teacher, athletic coach, assistant principal, athletic director and principal. Wandrie and his wife Christie live in Oxford with their three school-aged children: Thomas, Jack, and Anna.

Alma College, BA in History and Political Science
Eastern Michigan University, MA in Educational Leadership
University of Michigan, candidate for Ph.D in Education

Relevant Experience
Teacher, Holly Area Schools and Oxford Community Schools
Assistant Principal, Waterford Mott High School
Assistant Principal and Athletic Director, Waterford Kettering High School
Human Resources Director, Dearborn Public Schools

Spending time with family and friends, coaching his children in their various athletic pursuits, boating, fishing and playing guitar.

(810) 538-1604
Twitter: @suptwandrie

Kim Seifferly, Executive Director of Human Resources

Kim was appointed to her current position in the summer of 2012. She was the District’s Curriculum Director for five years prior to replacing longtime Human Resources Director Craig Gerard. She lives in Metamora with her husband JK and two children, Jackson and Addison.

Central Michigan University, BA in Secondary Education
Eastern Michigan University, MA in Educational Leadership

Relevant Experience
Taught secondary business education at middle school and high school level.
Former coach, athletic director, building administrator.
Former high school coach
Nine years in the department of curriculum of instruction with the last five years spent as the executive director of the department.

Reading, camping, boating and spending time with the kids in the beautiful state of Michigan.

(810) 538-1644

Michelle Bradford, Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction


(810) 538-1655

Jennifer Tindall, Director of Special Education

  Jennifer was appointed to her current position in the fall of 2013 after serving 13 years in the Port Huron School District.  While with Port Huron she taught elementary special education, then she took on the role of Special Education Supervisor for Elementary Education and eventually took on the secondary special education duties.  Her last three years in the district she was the Director of Exceptional Children, Pupil Accounting, Early Childhood and Student Records.   Currently, Jennifer lives in Fort Gratiot with her husband David and their two dogs.


Central Michigan University, Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with K-12 Special Education and a minor in Language Arts.

Marygrove College, Masters in Education

Saginaw Valley State University, Education Specialist in Special Education Administration (Director Certificate)

Relevant Experience

Taught elementary special education for students with cognitive impairments
Former middle school girls basketball coach
Former Special Education Supervisor
Director for Early Childhood, Special Education, and Pupil Accounting


Traveling, golfing, shopping, and spending time with family and friends.

(810) 538-1627

Jared Field, Director of Communications

Jared came to Lapeer in the summer of 2011 after spending several years working in print journalism, new media and public relations. He grew up in Flint and remains in the city with his wife, Angie, and their dog, Scout.

University of Michigan – Flint, BA in Political Science (Anthropology)
University of Michigan – Flint, MA in Social Science (Global Studies)
Graduate Research Assistant – Department of Philosophy, UM-Flint

Relevant Experience
New Media and Communications Director for non-profit destination marketing organization
Reporter and photographer for the Flint Journal and the Michigan Catholic
Director of Mid-Michigan Lakers youth basketball organization in Flint
Member of the Atwood Stadium Authority Board of Directors
Youth sponsor and teacher – First Presbyterian Church of Flint

Reading, writing, golf, college football, photography and vacationing on Lake Michigan.

(810) 538-1638
Twitter: @LapeerSchools