Kylie Dykema

Printing Technology Instructor

kyliedykema@kentisd.org

Special professional interest Graphic Communications as a whole

Industry experience/background
Freelance Artist since 2005
12 years of Graphic Communications training/professional work experience
Ferris State University Graduate | Associates in Digital Imaging and Printing| Bachelor’s Technical Education
4+ years at ICON Sign company in Grand Rapids | Former Office Manager, Project Manager, Marketing Specialist, and Graphic Artist
1 year at Amway Global in Paper Printing Dept. as a process trainer.

Your favorite thing about being a teacher Providing students with an alternative career path that follows their creativity and allows their passion to grow through their successes

Your favorite thing about KCTC The amount of resources and support the tech center has access to is outstanding. They truly take pride in providing students with anything and everything they need to be successful!

Colleges Attended
Ferris State University – Associates in Digital Imaging and Printing
Ferris State University - Bachelor's in Technical Education

Family
My Husband Bryan
Children: Trenten

Hobbies
Designing
Printing
Fishing
Traveling
Lacrosse (Husband coaches Men’s Varsity for Kalamazoo United)
Reading

Favorite Vacation
Dominican Republic
First Family Vacation at our Cabin in Iron Mountain

Favorite sports team U of M (regardless of my husband’s continuous attempts to convert me to the enemy)
Tigers!

Interesting fact I’m terrified of cotton balls.