For more than 20 years, Jan Reelitz has served the upper school at Cranbrook in several capacities.
Reelitz arrived at Cranbrook Kingswood in 1982 after earning a Bachelor of Arts degree from Greenville College and a Master of Library Science degree from the University of Northern Iowa. Besides heading the library department and acting as director of library information services, Reelitz has supervised Senior May Projects, acted as advisor of the boys' senior class and participated in the Wilderness Expedition Program.
She received the Alumnae Appreciation Award in 2002.
Reelitz is an active member of the Michigan Association of Media Educators and the Association of Independent School Librarians. She traveled to South Korea in the summer of 2001 as a volunteer for Jimmy Carter Work Project for Habitat for Humanity International.