Superintendent's office

Jeffrey Collier


3933 Barnard Road
Saginaw, MI 48603
Phone: (989) 399-7473
Email: jcollier@sisd.cc

Scott Sawyer, J.D.

Deputy Superintendent

3933 Barnard Road
Saginaw, MI 48603
Phone: (989) 399-7473
Email:  ssawyer@sisd.cc

Amanda Weston

Executive Assistant

3933 Barnard Road
Saginaw, MI 48603
Phone: (989) 249-8701
Email: aweston@sisd.cc

Meet the Superintendent

Jeffrey Collier is the Superintendent of Saginaw Intermediate School District. Jeffrey is an ambassador for education and champion of student-centric, experiential, and progressive learning cultures. With over 23 years of professional education experience, he has honed his leadership styles as an instructional leader with previous employment at Essexville-Hampton, Bay City, Tawas Area, and Au Gres-Sims School Districts. These diverse experiences have allowed him to fuel his growth as a leader while expanding his professional network across four counties in the Great Lakes Bay Region.

Mr. Collier earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from Michigan State University, and holds two Master of Arts degrees from Saginaw Valley State University; the first in Educational Leadership and the second as an Education Specialist. He is currently writing his dissertation to complete his Doctorate in Education degree from Central Michigan University. Mr. Collier also maintains both a secondary teacher and school administrator certifications.

Jeffrey advocates thoughtful, innovative leadership designs that focus on breaking through barriers to build vibrant cultures of learning and service with positive deviancy. He has fostered key academic partnerships with entities across the state and nationally to promote educational opportunities and services for all students. Jeffrey is an avid outdoorsman and voracious reader; has a long history of involvement with community service organizations; and is proud to serve, innovate, and empower the diverse constituencies of Saginaw County. A proud husband of 20 years, Jeffrey is married to Yolanda, a Spanish teacher in Midland Public School District, and has two children, Gianna (15) and Gabriel (11). 

Meet the Deputy Superintendent

Scott Sawyer is the Deputy Superintendent of Saginaw Intermediate School District. With more than 18 years of professional experience in education, Scott is a passionate advocate for service, educational leadership, and social equity.

Scott began his professional career as a Math Teacher at Chesaning Union Schools in 2003 and was promoted to Director of Finance in 2006. In 2010, he transitioned to Birch Run Area Schools to serve as their Business Manager. He joined Saginaw ISD in 2015 as Executive Director of Human Resources. In 2019 he took on the additional role of Executive Director of Finance before being promoted to the position of Deputy Superintendent. Outside of his responsibilities with Saginaw ISD, Scott is a Partner Attorney for Dickinson Sawyer, PLC.

Mr. Sawyer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Alma College and Juris Doctor degree from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, as well as licensure with the Michigan State Bar Association and United States District Court Eastern District of Michigan. He also maintains secondary teacher, school administrator, and Michigan School Business Officials certifications.

In his spare time, he enjoys playing guitar in several bands and drawing artwork. Scott and his wife Christine happily share their home with a collection of cats they have rescued and adopted.