About Us

Who Are We?

Kaleidoscope was founded on the belief that all families should have a say in their children's educational pursuits. We provide educational resources to our community and collaborate with homeschooling and traditional schooling families to connect them to educational opportunities that match their needs.

Our Mission

We provide learning experiences and support for Keweenaw families to further their educational pursuits.

Our Core Values

  • We are inclusive

  • We are non-discriminatory

  • We operate in a collegial spirit

  • We embrace mutual respect

  • We strive to embrace many educational philosophies


Kaleidoscope serves families residing in Houghton, MI and the surrounding Keweenaw area. Our L'Anse learning center is located at 830 N Main St, L'Anse MI 49946.


Interim Director: Erin Gregorcich

Kaleidoscope L'Anse Coordinator: Erin Kibbett

Web and Social Media Coordinator: Lisa Reitz

Board Assistant: Ariel Ross

Find out about current Employment Opportunities.

Board of Directors

Board President: Christopher M. Amidon

Board Treasurer: Ruth Gill

Board Secretary: Rita Krans

Board Member at Large: Henrique A. de Melo e Silva (Kiko)

Board Member at Large: Kathleen Harter

Meet the Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors meet on the second Thursday of every month, and every fourth Thursday, as needed. If you are interested in attending a Board of Directors meeting, contact us to receive information about upcoming date, time, and place (a link will be provided if the meeting is being held virtually).

Individuals interested in joining the Kaleidoscope Board of Directors are encouraged to show their interest at any time throughout the year by contacting Kaleidoscope and attending a meeting.

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Find us: 

PO Box 64
Houghton, MI 49931

Call us:

(906) 281-5647

Kaleidoscope partners with The Public Schools of Calumet, Laurium & Keweenaw 's Virtual Program and is available to all students residing within the state of Michigan. All classes in the program, the traditional school, K12 and Upper Peninsula Virtual Academy are available to all students enrolled with The Public Schools of Calumet, Laurium & Keweenaw.  

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