School Improvement

The School Improvement Coordinators support PreK-12 teachers and schools with professional development and best practices that help to increase student achievement.

Our Team

Liz Biddle  | 734-374-1200 ext. 12158

Liz has been a School Improvement Coordinator for the last 10+ years.  She has worked in Taylor School District since 2003 as an Elementary Teacher and Elementary Math Teacher on Special Assignment.  K-5 Math and K-12 Art teachers are two curricular areas she helps to coordinate.  She assists Holland, Kinyon, McDowell, Moody, and Randall with their building needs and School Improvement plans. Liz's special projects include being the lead Professional Development coordinator, District SCECH coordinator, New Teacher PD coordinator, and handles all conferences for PreK-12.  She also works closely with all of our K-12 Building Improvement Coaches.  

Kim Burkey  |  734-374-1200 ext. 12171

Kim is back with the School Improvement Leadership Team after a short hiatus. Kim was a teacher and instructional coach in Monroe Public Schools for over 20 years before joining the team in Taylor in 2016. Kim supports our elementary buildings with their building needs and school improvement plans. Her special projects include elementary science, social studies, ELA, K-12 physical education, and is our lead coordinator for the work done with our K-12 Building Improvement Coaches.

Sara Staten   |  734-374-1200 ext. 12168

Sara joined the School Improvement Team in August 2023. She came to us from Monroe Public Schools where she was a principal, instructional coach, and high school ELA teacher.  She most recently completed her Administration certificate program. The curriculum areas supports are: English Language Arts 6-12, K-12 Music, 6-8 Reading Enrichment, 6-8 STEAM, and 6-8 Adventure Learning.  She is the School Improvement Coordinator for West and Hoover Middle School.  Sara’s special projects include being the lead Instructional Technology and MTSS coordinator.

Ricardia Lewis  |  734-374-1200 ext. 12169

Ricardia joined the School Improvement Leadership Team in March 2021. She came to us from a K-8 building in Detroit where she served as the Assistant Principal.  Having been in education for the past 17 years, Ricardia has worked as a high school math teacher, assessment chair, secondary department chair, curriculum developer, and district trainer.  She holds an endorsement in secondary mathematics as well as a K-12 administration certification. Ricardia supports Taylor High School. TVLA, and the Career Center with their building needs and school improvement plans. Her special projects include leading district assessment and credit recovery. Ricardia’s curriculum areas include: Secondary Mathematics, Secondary Science, Secondary Social Studies, Secondary World Languages, Family Consumer Sciences, CTE/Business and supporting the HS Counselors.