The following links are resources that parents and family may find useful.
WISD Mailing address, phone and directions, a listing of all WISD Employees phone and emails, a directory for outcenters and a directory for programs and services.
Directions, Maps and Lodging
Directions and map for Washtenaw Intermediate School District Buildings. Area restaurant and lodging information. Map of Washtenaw County School Districts.
School Closings and Weather
Information about Washtenaw County school closings, weather and road conditions
Career and Tech Preparation
The Career Preparation System is designed to provide all students completing the Michigan education system with the necessary academic, technical, and work behavior knowledge and skills for success in a career of their choice and lifelong learning.
Education Project for Homeless Youth
Educational Project for Homeless Youth (EPHY):
is a program of the WISD operating on grant funds from federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act awarded through the Michigan Department of Education. EPHY has been serving the 10 school districts in Washtenaw County since 1987. EPHY's primary goal is to help homeless children and youth enroll, regularly attend and succeed in school. We provide assistance with 'proof of residency' issues, enrollment documents, transportation, school supplies, advocacy, one-on-one tutoring and referrals to community agencies.
Effective Instructional Practices
Overview of curriculum and instruction services including grade level content expectations, curriculum framework, personal curriculum, literacy, reading, math and science strategies and benchmarks.
Great Start is a Governor's initiative and a local effort to ensure the healthy development of and increase the learning of children from birth to age five
Livingston and Washtenaw Math and Science Center
Multiple Assessments of Common High Expectations
Literacy, mathmatical knowledge and application, content knowledge, identifying and accessing resources, communication, personal and interpersonal skills.
Widening Advancement for Youth - Washtenaw
WAY Washtenaw is a county pilot program designed to provide a technology-rich, online, project-based learning environment for students who are enrolled in the program. This year-round educational program is targeting students who are 16-19 years old and are at risk of not graduating with their cohort. The pilot program will begin in the Fall of 2010 and will be carefully evaluated for effectiveness.
Michigan Alliance for Families
Michigan Alliance for Families and Michigan Alliance - PTI provide information, support and education to families of children and adults with disabilities from birth to age 26 who are in the educational system. The purpose of the projects is to increase the involvement of families in their children's education and the educational system in general.
Other Family Support Resources
This page contains valuable links to external resources.
PAC Representatives and Special Education Administrators
If you should need assistance, have a question, or wish to express a concern, please call your PAC Representative or Special Education Administrator. Document in PDF format.
Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)
The PAC is comprised of parents from Local Educational Agencies (LEA) within WISD service area whose children have special needs. The PAC meets monthly, usually on the third Tuesday, September-June, at WISD. Meetings are open to all parents and persons interested in special education.
Procedural Safeguards Available To Parents
Of Students With Disabilities
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), the Federal law concerning
the education of students with disabilities, requires schools to provide parents of a child with a disability with a notice containing a full explanation of the procedural
safeguards available under the IDEA and U.S. Department of Education regulations. Document in pdf format
Washtenaw County Area Family Support Groups