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Academic Advising

Academic Advising:

Contact Person
Students interested in advising for any of the Education Department programs should contact Staci Dever at (616) 234-3380 or  Advisors will be given the student’s contact information or the student may contact the advisor directly.

Students may also contact the Career and Counseling center at (616) 234-3900 and request an appointment with Pat Missad.

Faculty Advisor

Areas of Advising

Phone Number

Email Address

Becky Brinks

  • Transfer of Classes to GRCC from other institutions
  • Course Substitutions
  • Child Development

(616) 234-4084

Tricia Siegel

  • Pre-Professional Elementary Education
  • Pre-Professional Secondary Education
  • Child Development


(616) 234-3075

Keri Davis

  • CDA Credential
  • Child Development

(616) 234-3417

Deb Vilmont

  • Paraprofessional Education
  • Child Development

(616) 23404889

Transfer students who wish to work with an advisor who is knowledgable about the 4-year institution they are planning to tranfer to should schedule an appointment with the advisor by calling (616) 234-3900.

Transfer Institution   Liaison(s)
Albion College   T. Burt
Alma College   K. Murphy
American Intercontinential University   A Fields
Aquinas College   K. Geeseman
Calvin College   K. Murphy
Capella University   L Selberg
Central Michigan University   F. Zomer
Chancellor University    
Concordia University   Y. Duncan
Cornerstone University   R. Rayla
Davenport University   S. Heisler/ P. Kamau
Eastern Michigan University   A. Clark/J. Keesen
Ferris State University   P. Kamau/ L Selberg
Grand Valley State University   R. Montes-Sutton/V. Maxa
Historical Black Colleges   R. Montes-Sutton/T Burt
Hispanic Serving Institutions   R. Montes-Sutton
Hope College   R. Rayla
Kaplan   S York
Kendall College of Art and Design   J. Woller-Sullivan
Kettering University   W Harper
Kuyper College   R. Rayla
Lake Superior State University   S. Rose
Lawrence Technological University   T. Burt
Michigan State University   R. Montes-Sutton
Michigan Technological University   A. Clark
Northern Michigan University   K. Geeseman
Northwood University   A. Clark
Oakland University   A. Sherman/ L Selberg
Olivet College   T. Burt
Saginaw Valley State University   J. Woller-Sullivan
Siena Heights   V. Maxa
Spring Arbor College   Y. Duncan
University of Detroit Mercy   P Missad
University of Michigan    F. Nieves/E Nisley
University of Phoenix   S. Rose
Wayne State University   A. Fields
Western Michigan University   F. Zomer/ L Selberg