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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. 

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Upcoming Events

December 20
6601 The Significance of Cultural Awareness
12:00 PM
Wayne RESA Annex Auditorium
6601 The Significance of Cultural Awareness
Dec 20
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Wayne RESA Annex Auditorium
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This workshop will allow educators to participate in activities that will increase their awareness, understanding, and empathy to better support English Learners in their classrooms and the entire school community. This PD will provide family-friendly and culturally-sensitive techniques and strategies to engage EL parents so they may fully participate in their child’s educational programs.
January 8
6771 ASD 101
9:00 AM
Wayne RESA Room 250BC
6771 ASD 101
Jan 8
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wayne RESA Room 250BC
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This module provides participants with an overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) including current characteristics and definitions; learning characteristics associated with ASD, etiologies and research in the area of ASD. The module also includes information on evidence-based practices for students with ASD, including the importance of family involvement in educational planning.

6763 Paraprofessional Learning Series: Fostering Independence
4:30 PM
Wayne RESA Room 223
6763 Paraprofessional Learning Series: Fostering Independence
Jan 8
4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Wayne RESA Room 223
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Paraprofessionals, please join us for this interactive and informative learning series. This series will help paraprofessionals learn how to:

•Help students with various support needs build independence
•Collect data, learn when to collect data and the purpose of data collection
•Collaborate more effectively with classroom and building teams
•Utilize a strategy toolkit to help negotiate the paraprofessional workforce


January 9
6500 SAT Redesigned
9:00 AM
Wayne RESA
6500 SAT Redesigned
Jan 9
9:00 AM to 12:15 PM
Wayne RESA
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The redesigned SAT will assess what research indicates matter most for college readiness and success. This takes a practical approach research-based strategies that align to the assessment of relevant words in context, command of evidence, and analysis of author’s craft to support on-demand writing tasks. The intended audience for this course is high school English language arts teachers  The intended audience is: high school English language arts teachers.

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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