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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. 

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Upcoming Events

November 16
6776 DPSCD PBIS Tier 2 Training
8:30 AM
Wayne RESA Annex Auditorium
6776 DPSCD PBIS Tier 2 Training
Nov 16
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Wayne RESA Annex Auditorium
Events (WisdomWhere)

·         This training is designed specifically for DPSCD PBIS Coaches and identified school team members, as well as identified Exceptional Student Education staff members (School Social Work Supervisors, Behavior Specialists, and self-contained Teachers of the Emotionally Impaired).

·         Staff participating in the Tier 2 Training on November 16, 2018 will learn the following:

o   How to use data to identify students in their schools needing a Tier 2 intervention

o   How to design/customize the Check In/Check Out program for their school

o   How to collect and analyze data from the Check In/Check Out intervention

o   How to implement the Expect Respect Bully Prevention Program

·         In addition, there will be a brief review of PBIS Tier 1 evidence-based practices.

November 20
6617 MISTAR Attendance
12:30 PM
Wayne RESA Room 203 (ITC)
6617 MISTAR Attendance
Nov 20
12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Wayne RESA Room 203 (ITC)
Events (WisdomWhere)
Learn the applications in MISTAR’s Attendance menu including Class Attendance, Student Attendance, Mass Attendance, and Truancy Tracking. This hands-on session is for anyone who needs to know this area of the menu including how to take attendance for an individual student or an entire class, how to record mass attendance, and how to identify teachers who have not taken attendance. Everyone is welcome, regardless of role, including staff new to MISTAR.
November 26
6712 MISTAR - Section 25 Refresher
9:00 AM
Wayne RESA Room 250ABC
6712 MISTAR - Section 25 Refresher
Nov 26
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Wayne RESA Room 250ABC
Events (WisdomWhere)
This training will focus on MISTAR Tools to assist with MSDS - SRM-Section 25 submission.
6722 SMART REP Workshop
9:30 AM
Wayne RESA Room 157
6722 SMART REP Workshop
Nov 26
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Wayne RESA Room 157
Events (WisdomWhere)
Worktime with Consultant Support.
6600 Imagine Learning
2:00 PM
WCCC-Downriver, 21000 Northline, Taylor MI 48180
6600 Imagine Learning
Nov 26
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
WCCC-Downriver, 21000 Northline, Taylor MI 48180
Events (WisdomWhere)
This workshop provides an overview of Imagine Learning’s language and literacy components. The scope of this training will include personalized pathways/ differentiation; benchmark assessments; using data to drive instruction; fully utilizing teacher portals to produce data reports; and identify resources/tools to manage the progress of the students.

In this training, participants will learn how to interpret Imagine Learning (IL) data reports (i.e., usage, progress, and growth). IL portfolios document students" success in developing their language and content objectives. IL resources will be shared, home connections and access to books are available.
November 27
6504 Sexuality & HIV Certification Education: Special Education
8:00 AM
Wayne RESA Room 223
6504 Sexuality & HIV Certification Education: Special Education
Nov 27
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Wayne RESA Room 223
Events (WisdomWhere)
This one-day training is for special education teachers teaching in a self-contained classroom and/or building 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 for special needs students. To gain maximum benefit from this course, teachers should possess knowledge of what materials and methods their district has approved. 
6447 Restorative Practices - Days 1 & 2
8:00 AM
Wayne RESA Annex Room 1 2 & 3
6447 Restorative Practices - Days 1 & 2
Nov 27
8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Wayne RESA Annex Room 1 2 & 3
Events (WisdomWhere)

Day 1: Introduction to Restorative Practices Training focuses on the key concepts of Restorative Practices and how they are used to build strong, health relationships, resolve challenges and build social capital. The concepts involve reflection, and awareness of one"s self and one"s practice.

Day 2: Using Circles Effectively applies the fundamental processes of Restorative Practices and Enables participants to practice the techniques, including how to optimally utilize circles in any setting. Registered participants must complete both Days 1 & 2 in order to train colleagues in their district. 

6760 Special Education Electronic Forms (SEEFs) Navigation
9:00 AM
Wayne RESA Room 157
6760 Special Education Electronic Forms (SEEFs) Navigation
Nov 27
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Wayne RESA Room 157
Events (WisdomWhere)
Learn how to navigate the Special Education Electronic Forms (SEEFs) system. This hands-on session is for anyone who needs to know how certain forms connect to one another. This session is designed for Special Education practitioners who will do forms input.
6664 MTSS Intervention Tracking with Illuminate DnA
9:00 AM
Wayne RESA Room 250 A/B
6664 MTSS Intervention Tracking with Illuminate DnA
Nov 27
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Wayne RESA Room 250 A/B
Events (WisdomWhere)
The MTSS Intervention Tracking module in DnA gives educational leaders the ability to share district interventions, add students to these interventions, log session data, and report MTSS information at the student or program level. This data is also accessible via custom reporting and can therefore be used to create and share student intervention data with multiple audiences. this session is designed for instructional leaders, interventionists, and classroom teachers.
6760 Special Education Electronic Forms (SEEFs) Navigation
12:30 PM
Wayne RESA Room 157
6760 Special Education Electronic Forms (SEEFs) Navigation
Nov 27
12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Wayne RESA Room 157
Events (WisdomWhere)
Learn how to navigate the Special Education Electronic Forms (SEEFs) system. This hands-on session is for anyone who needs to know how certain forms connect to one another. This session is designed for Special Education practitioners who will do forms input.
November 28
6447 Restorative Practices - Days 1 & 2
8:00 AM
Wayne RESA Annex Room 1 2 & 3
6447 Restorative Practices - Days 1 & 2
Nov 28
8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Wayne RESA Annex Room 1 2 & 3
Events (WisdomWhere)

Day 1: Introduction to Restorative Practices Training focuses on the key concepts of Restorative Practices and how they are used to build strong, health relationships, resolve challenges and build social capital. The concepts involve reflection, and awareness of one"s self and one"s practice.

Day 2: Using Circles Effectively applies the fundamental processes of Restorative Practices and Enables participants to practice the techniques, including how to optimally utilize circles in any setting. Registered participants must complete both Days 1 & 2 in order to train colleagues in their district. 

6656 Illuminate DnA Test Administration Series: Manual/Hybrid and Flex Assessments
8:30 AM
Wayne RESA Room 203 (ITC)
6656 Illuminate DnA Test Administration Series: Manual/Hybrid and Flex Assessments
Nov 28
8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Wayne RESA Room 203 (ITC)
Events (WisdomWhere)
Manual assessments allow users to create an answer key, then manually enter scores or print answer sheets. Hybrid assessments allow users to upload a test booklet that already exists outside of Illuminate for online testing purposes. Instead of administering the assessment via paper and pencil or creating the items in the itembank, teachers can create a manual assessment and add the test booklet as a material. In this session, participants will learn and practice creating these types of assessments. In addition, participants will explore the new Flex Assessment feature which provides a flexible and efficient way to build teacher materials into student assessments. The target audience for this course is classroom teachers and instructional leaders.
6655 Illuminate DnA - Test Administration Series (Full Day)
8:30 AM
Wayne RESA Room 203 (ITC)
6655 Illuminate DnA - Test Administration Series (Full Day)
Nov 28
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Wayne RESA Room 203 (ITC)
Events (WisdomWhere)
Illuminate DnA can be used as a platform to administer student assessments through the online platform or the paper/pencil scanning feature. Teachers may elect to use any administration method depending on purpose, structure and district resources. In this 3-part administration series, participants will learn the procedures for each method with hands-on practice. Each of the three sections may be attended individually or as a full day. Registration in this course will include all three sessions: Manual/Hybrid and Flex Assessments; Online Testing; and Lightning Grader. The target audience for this series is classroom teachers and instructional leaders.
6445 SEED-Seeking Educational Equity & Diversity- RESA Employees Cohorts 1 & 2
9:00 AM
Burger Baylor
6445 SEED-Seeking Educational Equity & Diversity- RESA Employees Cohorts 1 & 2
Nov 28
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Burger Baylor
Events (WisdomWhere)
What Is SEED? Cohort 1 & 2 continues the conversation for those that attended 5920 and 5864.
SEED stands for Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity. It is a peer-led professional development program that creates conversational communities to drive personal, organizational and societal change that fully embraces diversity and strives for equity. Participants are invited to attend all sessions (or as many as possible).
SEED’s unique methodology involves:
•facilitating ongoing, structured, group conversations in which all voices can be heard
•examining how our own stories relate to social systems
•learning from the lessons of our own lives as well as from texts
•turning oppression and privilege into agency and action.
6657 Illuminate DnA Test Administration Series: Online Testing
11:00 AM
Wayne RESA Room 203 (ITC)
6657 Illuminate DnA Test Administration Series: Online Testing
Nov 28
11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Wayne RESA Room 203 (ITC)
Events (WisdomWhere)
Online testing allows DnA users to administer assessments to students while conserving paper and providing additional practice and preparation for state and national assessments. In this session, participants will explore the process of setting up and managing student portal access, online testing windows, effective administration practices and Live Proctoring. The target audience for this course is classroom teachers and instructional leaders.
6658 Illuminate DnA Test Administration Series: Lightning Grader
1:30 PM
Wayne RESA Room 203 (ITC)
6658 Illuminate DnA Test Administration Series: Lightning Grader
Nov 28
1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Wayne RESA Room 203 (ITC)
Events (WisdomWhere)
Districts that choose to administer paper/pencil assessments may use DnA"s Lightning Grader software for ease of scoring and reporting. This session will provide an overview, direction and guidance with the scanning tools available through Illuminate DnA. The audience for this course is classroom teachers and instructional leaders.

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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