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EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, SERVICE, AND COLLABORATION

Wayne RESA is a regional educational service agency that provides a broad spectrum of services and support to Wayne County's 33 school districts aimed at improving student achievement and maximizing economies of scale in staff development, purchasing, and administrative services. 

Learn more about our services and programs.

Upcoming Events

September 21
6608 Emergency Seclusion and Restraint: Awareness Training
8:30 AM
6608 Emergency Seclusion and Restraint: Awareness Training
Sep 21
8:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Events (WisdomWhere)
The new seclusion and restraint law that is in effect in Michigan schools requires that all school personnel that have regular contact with pupils receive awareness level training regarding the law and the MDE Policy for the Emergency Use of Seclusion and Restraint. This session will provide a trainer of trainers model, so that participants will be able provide awareness level training in their district or school. Participants will receive a Powerpoint that can used for training in their district.
September 25
6467 Sexuality & HIV Certification Education: Secondary
8:00 AM
6467 Sexuality & HIV Certification Education: Secondary
Sep 25
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Events (WisdomWhere)
This one-day training is for secondary teachers who provide instruction in sexual health and HIV education. The training fulfills the Michigan mandate for HIV Certification. One full day of attendance is required to receive a certificate. Content includes an overview of legal mandates; knowledge and skills; and classroom strategies with regard to sexual health and HIV instruction. To gain maximum benefit from this course, teachers should possess knowledge of what materials and methods their district has approved. 
Cancelled 6703 Building Effective School Improvement Teams
9:00 AM
6703 Building Effective School Improvement Teams Cancelled
Sep 25
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Events (WisdomWhere)
This session is designed to provide leaders of school improvement with strategies that yield high functioning and effective improvement teams.  Participants will define the types of teams necessary and their functionality in the improvement process.  Participants will also engage in strategies designed to improve team culture and productivity.  
September 26
6645 Social Studies MC3 Unit Level Assessments in Illuminate DnA
8:30 AM
6645 Social Studies MC3 Unit Level Assessments in Illuminate DnA
Sep 26
8:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Events (WisdomWhere)
Through a county-wide collaboration of Wayne county teachers, Illuminate DnA provides K-6 unit level assessments based on the MC3 curriculum units. Even better, you can edit them based on your needs so even if you are not an MC3 curriculum user you have a good start with creating your own assessments. In this session, participants will learn how to access, administer and modify these unit assessments as well as utilize the results with various data reports. This course is designed for K-6 educators and instructional leaders with access to Illuminate.
6724 GSRP Transportation Meeting Make-up Session
8:30 AM
6724 GSRP Transportation Meeting Make-up Session
Sep 26
8:30 AM to 11:45 AM
Events (WisdomWhere)

New transportation rules and guidelines will be discussed. This is a mandatory meeting for all subrecipients receiving GSRP transportation grant funds.

This is a make-up session for subrecipents that missed the first meeting. This will be the only make-up session scheduled. 

6449 Safe & Legal Management of Students' Health & Medication Needs
8:30 AM
6449 Safe & Legal Management of Students' Health & Medication Needs
Sep 26
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Events (WisdomWhere)
Examines the safety and legal issues that must be considered when administering medication and providing support in the school setting to students with asthma, severe allergies, diabetes, seizures, and other acute and chronic health conditions. Instruction and hands-on practice for safely administering oral, topical, ear, eye, epinephrine auto-injector, and rescue inhaler medication is included. 
6711 MISTAR - Fall General Collection/Count
9:00 AM
6711 MISTAR - Fall General Collection/Count
Sep 26
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Events (WisdomWhere)
This training will focus on MISTAR Tools to assist with MSDS - Fall General Collection and Count.
6634 GSRP MiStar Training & Updates
1:00 PM
6634 GSRP MiStar Training & Updates
Sep 26
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Events (WisdomWhere)

WRESA is responsible for monitoring the student enrollment data in MSDS. The Great Start Readiness Program subrecipients are being trained on how to enter the data for their students at their respective locations. This workshop is designed for the New Great Start Readiness Programs entering students into MiStar.


September 27
6644 Creating the Individual Reading Improvement Plan (IRIP) within Illuminate DnA
9:00 AM
6644 Creating the Individual Reading Improvement Plan (IRIP) within Illuminate DnA
Sep 27
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Events (WisdomWhere)
Illuminate DnA provides powerful tools to support literacy assessments and data analysis. In this session, participants will explore the 3rd grade reading legislation and consider methods for tracking and reporting early literacy data. Multiple resources will be shared along with time for hands-on exploration. This course is designed for all literacy educators with access to Illuminate.
6618 MISTAR Enrollment
9:00 AM
6618 MISTAR Enrollment
Sep 27
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Events (WisdomWhere)
Learn the applications in MISTAR’s Enrollment menu including Student Editor, Student Profile, Activities, Lockers, Visits, and Student Documents. This hands-on session is for anyone who needs to know this area of the menu including how to input data, make changes, and run existing reports. Everyone is welcome, regardless of role, including staff new to MISTAR.
6678 Comprehensive Needs Assessment Workshop (2018-2019)
9:00 AM
6678 Comprehensive Needs Assessment Workshop (2018-2019)
Sep 27
9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Events (WisdomWhere)

Participants will engage in action oriented learning and planning sessions designed to provide guidance and tips to help school improvement teams conduct and implement a comprehensive needs assessment.  This session will give participants the opportunity to understand and utilize the four types of data to drive positive student growth in schools and districts.  

September 28
6395 GSRP 2018 Advisory Council Fall Meeting
8:30 AM
6395 GSRP 2018 Advisory Council Fall Meeting
Sep 28
8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Events (WisdomWhere)
The Early Childhood Contact provides a forum for a team made up of administrative officials, Early Childhood Specialists,  parents/guardians of program participants, community, volunteers, social service agencies, and organizations as appropriate.  The advisory committee annually shall review the program components and make recommendations for changes to the Great Start Readiness Program for which it is an advisory committee.   This team sets and monitors goals for the continuous quality improvement of the Great Start Readiness Program.   The GSRP Early Childhood Specialist meets multiple times per year to monitor progress and reports program results to the local GSRP Advisory Committee.  The GSRP Advisory Committee currently meets three (3) times each fiscal year.   “The audience for this course is directors, parents/guardians of program participants, community, volunteers, social service agencies, and organizations as appropriate.  Participants are current or potential subrecipients of the WRESA Great Start Readiness Program.
Cancelled 6576 School-Wide PBIS Tier 1 Overview
8:30 AM
6576 School-Wide PBIS Tier 1 Overview Cancelled
Sep 28
8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Events (WisdomWhere)

Learn how schools around the country and in Wayne County are reducing office discipline referrals and increasing time spent on instruction.  PBIS provides a framework for school-based teams to collaborate and create positive expectations and strategies for all students, including those with significant behavioral needs.  Schools that implement PBIS use their own referral data to design more effective and sustainable school wide practices.  This course will provide an overview of the steps involved in getting started with PBIS.  The intended audience is elementary, middle and high school educators. Schools are encouraged to send teams.

 

6630 Resilient Classrooms: Trauma Informed PBIS Strategies
8:30 AM
6630 Resilient Classrooms: Trauma Informed PBIS Strategies
Sep 28
8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Events (WisdomWhere)

This session is intended for K-12 general education and special education teachers, administrators, and ancillary staff who would like to learn more about how to embed Trauma- Informed PBIS strategies into their classrooms. Tier 1 interventions that teachers and other staff can easily implement to create a classroom where resilience is nurtured will be discussed. This session will also include a presentation from a Wayne County district that is currently implementing Trauma-Informed PBIS strategies in their K-12 classrooms. Participants will leave with practical ways to foster resilience in students and manage behavior in the classroom using Trauma-Informed PBIS.

6619 Ready Programs + Ready Staff = Ready Students
8:30 AM
6619 Ready Programs + Ready Staff = Ready Students
Sep 28
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Events (WisdomWhere)

This 2-day, 12 hour course is designed for anyone new to the GSRP program.  This course will include, a comprehensive over of the program, including both state and county wide initiatives and expectations.  There will also be two 6 hour curriculum tracks; HighScope and The Creative Curriculum.  These curriculum tracks will provide the classroom staff with BASIC foundation of the curriculum to be used in their program.  Finally, teachers will have the opportunity to set up their training logs, create their Wisdomwhere and MI Registry accounts. Must attend both dates to receive SCECHs.

6461 SMART FID Workshop
9:30 AM
6461 SMART FID Workshop
Sep 28
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Events (WisdomWhere)
Work time with Consultant support.

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Local Districts

With a total population of approximately 1.8 million, Wayne County is the most populous county in the State of Michigan and the 18th most populous county in the nation. There are 33 school districts in 43 Wayne County communities serving approximately 226,000 students. Additionally, there are 108 Public School Academies (PSAs) serving 64,000 students for a combined total of approximately 290,000 students in public schools county-wide. .

Map of Wayne County Districts

Wayne RESA Board of Education 

pdfWayne County Directory 

PDF DocumentWayne County Schools of Choice – 2nd Semester School Year 2018-19
 

Early Childhood Resources

Our early childhood staff connect parents and service providers in Wayne County to resources and information.
>View Early Childhood Resources 

Family Assistance Resources

Helpful information and other assistance for your family's wellness.
>View Family Resources

Freedom of Information Act

Procedures and guidelines manual.
>Freedom of Information Act Manual

School Accountability Scorecard

The latest update of the Michigan School Accountability Scorecards.
>View video

School Year Recess Days

A list of extended recess days for the school year.
>School Days

Understanding Education Terms and Acronyms

What does NCLB stand for? What is pupil-teacher ratio? Look up often-used education terms through the links below.
>Glossary of Common Education Terms
>List of Common Education Acronyms

Wayne County Parent Advisory Comittee

Wayne RESA ensures the involvement of parents in special education through the Parent Advisory Committee (PAC).
>View Parent Advisory Committee Home Page