Washtenaw Intermediate School District Services
Washtenaw Intermediate School District:
- provides local school districts with school improvement consultation,
assessment services, curriculum and instructional services
to support improved student achievement.
- offers the latest workshops, seminars and classes for teachers,
administrators, transportation department staff, bus drivers, secretaries,
board members, other school staff and parents, featuring
up-to-date technologies, techniques and methods.
- provides consultant assistance, research assistance and resources
including Internet access, digital video, student learning systems
and assistive technology.
- coordinates programs and services that are too expensive for a
single school district to operate or that are very specialized and
serve only a few students, including direct educational services
for youth/adults with special needs from birth through age 26.
- performs regulatory functions on behalf of the Michigan Department
of Education including pupil accounting and special education
monitoring and compliance.
WISD Online Catalog
Follet Destiny Online Catalog
WISD offers comprehensive assistive technology services to students, parents, local districts, staff, and community agencies. WISD services include a lending library of assistive technology devices and software, workshops and trainings to build capacity, consultation to local district teams, development of innovative initiatives to provide access to the curriculum for all students (e.g. Universal Design, STELA), as well as links to local, regional, statewide and national assistive technology resources. Page contains information about AT forms, process, tips, laws, consideration and glossary.
Assistive Technology Local Contacts for Districts
The ten local school districts in Washtenaw County provide Assistive Technology (AT) services to students within their district. If you have a question or concern about AT, begin by contacting your local district AT representative. Document in PDF format.
Assistive Technology Local Contacts for WISD
WISD offers comprehensive assistive technology services to students, parents, local districts, staff, and community agencies. WISD services include a lending library of assistive technology devices and software, workshops and trainings to build capacity, consultation to local district teams, development of innovative initiatives to provide access to the curriculum for all students (e.g. Universal Design, STELA), as well as links to local, regional, statewide and national assistive technology resources.
Assistive Technology Process Forms
Assistive Technology Decision Making Process Forms. Beginning the process, problem indentification and solution generation, trial and follow-up plan and AT notes. Document in WORD format.
Early On Program Information
Early On - Network of services for children age birth to thirty-six months who have a medical or physical problem, or seem to be developing slowly.
First Steps Washtenaw/Early On
First Steps Washtenaw/Early On - Parent education program offered through each school district in Washtenaw County, open to all families with children 0 to 5 in their preparation for school
Good Start - Information to families and staff about the unique needs of children in community preschools and childcare settings, assists providers and parents
Washtenaw County Head Start
Project Head Start was designed to help break the cycle of poverty by providing preschool children of low income families with a comprehensive program to meet their emotional, social, health, nutritional and educational needs.
Washtenaw Success by 6 Great Start Collaborative
Washtenaw Success by 6 Great Start Collaborative provides resources for parents, including information on child development, preschool, child care, health insurance, and parenting classes.
WISD provides LiveScan fingerprinting services (no ink cards), for School Employment (SE), Daycare Licensing (DCL) and National Child Protection Act (CPE) at its facility at 1819 S Wagner Rd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106.
Fingerprint Release Form
If you were fingerprinted in Michigan AFTER JANUARY 1, 2006 and your prints
are on file at Washtenaw ISD, this form is REQUIRED. Fingerprint Release Form in PDF format.
LIVESCAN Fingerprint Request Form in PDF format.
About Grants and Development
Washtenaw Intermediate School District office of Grants and Development offers grant-related information, technical assistance and training to the educators of Washtenaw County, Michigan.
About the Corporate Letter
Sometimes a long proposal is unnecessary. It isn't the length of a proposal, but the content, that sells a project.
Millions of dollars are awarded by corporations, businesses and foundations every year on the basis of a one or two-page letter.
About the Grant Writing Manual
This manual presents one way of organizing the quest for a grant. It begins with an idea born of a fundable organization, and begins again when the venture capital is secured for program implementation.
About the Grant Writing Process
In an effort to provide organizational tools for every learning style, we have collected a selection of checklists for use in organizing the grantwriting process.
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.
Pupil Accounting Overview
Pupil accounting information including instructions, links, adult education forms, building level forms, high school non-conventional pupil forms, and district level forms and calendars
WISD Staff Support
WISD staff technology documentation and instructions
Information about lab usage, fees, equipment, scheduling, procedures and user responsibilities.
Describes the different distance learning services we provide such as Michigan Virtual High School, Discovery Streaming and Learn360, Video Conferencing and much more.
District Technology Services
Technology Services provides instructional and administrative technology support services to schools in the Washtenaw ISD service area.
Educational Technology Plan
WISD technology plans are used as a guide for decision-making with regard to the commitment of
WISD resources and establishment of policies and procedures. Further, these plans provide a
means for assessing the impact the WISD has through the collective work with its constituent
districts, public school academies, and community.
Internet safety tips and resources
An overview of the different applications that we support for WISD staff
REMC Bid Project
Statewide Save Bid Project
Young Adult Services and Locations
WISD operates transitional classes and educational services for post high school student who are unable to graduate from high school due to the severity of their disability.