GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (GRPS) — Benjamin Garlets brings a zest and passion for elementary education with him as he settles into his new role as interim principal at Brookside Elementary.

Mr. Garlets has more than a decade of experience in education. He was a math teacher at Museum High School and a School Renewal Specialist before his appointment to the interim principal position.

Check out this video to hear Mr. Garlets share his inspiration for serving Grand Rapids Public Schools.