• Winds of Change

    June 2017

  • Superintendent Message

    Greetings to all as we are well on our way in the 2016-17 school year. Across the nine public school districts in Gratiot-Isabella RESD, approximately 13,000 students are engaged in their courses. I am happy to report that the enrollment numbers appear to have remained fairly steady across the RESD this year. This hasn’t always been the case, with declining enrollment a remnant of the recession of several years ago. These numbers also include students who will be receiving various levels of services from our Special Education Department. Our general education professional development sessions which began in late August will continue throughout the year.

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  • Danielson Teacher Leader Workshop

    Nearly 60 teachers from schools in the GIRESD region participated last summer in 2 days of Teacher Leader professional learning on Danielson Educator Evaluation Rubric.

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  • Food and Fitness for Families

    As of May 2016, just under 1.5 million people in the state of Michigan receive assistance through Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

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  • Local Companies Host Manufacturing Day for Students

    Sixy-three local high school students got a glimpse at their potential future careers while two local manufacturers got a glimpse of their potential future work force on Friday, October 11, 2016.

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  • Literacy Leaders

    As part of it's "Top 10 in 10 Years" iniative, the Michigan Department of Education has identified a literacy crisis in the State of Michigan.

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  • Commodities Grant

    The Commodities Grant targets the 60+ senior who receives monthly commodities (a food supplementation program for low-income and/or disabled seniors) in Gratiot, Isabella, Clare, Gladwin and Midland counties at 9 different distribution sites.

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  • REMC Maker Materials

    REMC has received an introductory kit of tools designed to promote hands-on learning and exploration. These resources are available for check out to local classrooms.

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  • Winds of Change   
    Winds of Change is a publication of Gratiot-Isabella Regional Education Service District. It is published three times throughout the school year to promote the mission of GIRESD.
    Comments, suggestions, or questions may be sent to: Kathy Peasley, Associate Superintendent at kpeasley@giresd.net.
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    Gratiot-Isabella RESD is an equal opportunity employer. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
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Last Modified on January 23, 2018