Barbara VanSweden

Barbara VanSweden has been an educator in southeast Michigan for 42 years, serving as Fitzgerald Public Schools superintendent since 2009.


In a graduation sea of caps and gowns, three standouts who show value of education

June 9, 2017 | Barbara VanSweden

One’s family was homeless, another a refugee, and a third melded academics and sports into an already-flowering career. Not a bad start for teenagers.