• GIRESD Website Log In

    Attention GIRESD Staff and Local District Staff .  .  .  Many of the GIRESD forms are now password protected.  If you do not see the form you are looking for, you must log in with the user name and password in the upper right hand corner of GIRESDs home page. 

    If you do not know the user name and password, please contact your district administrator for that information. 

  • Enrollment

    • 2,454 special education eligible students, ages birth to 26

    Gratiot-Isabella RESD Service Area

    • 9 local school districts
    • 2 public school academies
    • 10 non-public schools, and
    • 3 registered home schools


    Student Services

    • Assessment, Therapy and/or Consultative services provide support for instructional needs
    • Classroom programs located in local school settings are provided for more challenged students


    Professional Development

    • School administrators, teachers, staff and parents learn about key issues and best practices in special education


    Special Education Service Delivery

    • Cooperatively developed by Michigan Department of Education, GIRESD, Local Education Agencies (LEA), and the Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)
    • Described in the RESD Special Education Plan
    • Occurs by planning for the unique special education needs of students through evaluation review, referral and Individualized Educational Planning Committee (IEPC) action
    • Educational service plans for infants and toddlers address family needs through Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP)


    Community Connections

    • GIRESD Special Services provides leadership to interagency service efforts through Early On, Multi-Purpose Collaborating Bodies, and Transition Services Development Partnerships so that efforts are focused, maximize service effectiveness, and contain costs



    Customer Confidence and Continuous Improvement
    • Accomplished through annual monitoring for procedural compliance, procedural due process access, IEP and IFSP review, program evaluation, and research and development
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