James Scholten, Field Representative

Phone: (231) 591-5802
Email: [email protected]


James Scholten

Jim currently serves as a field representative for the Ferris State University Charter Schools Office. He grew up in Lowell and Cascade, Michigan. Jim attended Grand Valley State University where he received his Bachelor and Master degrees with an emphasis in Educational Leadership.  Jim had a 36-year educational career at Tri County Area Schools. He had the opportunity to serve Tri County Area Schools as a Middle School mathematics teacher, an Elementary Principal, a Middle School Principal and Superintendent

Academy Oversight Responsibilities

Field Representative Duties and Responsibilities

FSU Field Representatives serve as the "eyes and ears" of the CSO office in the field. Representatives are required to visit their assigned academies and attend all Academy Board meetings during the year to monitor and report back to the CSO on the following:

All academy visits are documented in report form to the Director within five (5) days of attendance, and verbal reports on academies are given at monthly meetings of the CSO staff.