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Early Childhood

Portrait of a happy diverse group of preschool students in their classroom. The cute children are sitting in a line.

Wayne RESA is proud to be a partner working with school districts, agencies and families to best prepare young children for success in school and in life.  Our early childhood staff connect parents and service providers in Wayne County to resources and information. Please contact us if you have questions.

To make a referral for Special Education Supports, please use either of the two links below for Build Up or Child Find or call the Wayne RESA Referral Hotline: (734) 334-1393.

Early On®

Early On® is an IDEA mandated initiative designed to provide unduplicated, comprehensive services to eligible infants and toddlers and their families. RESA collaborates with other Wayne County human service agencies in the delivery of services and acts as the fiscal agent for the nearly $2.5 million in Early On® funds.


Making a Referral

To make a referral for Early On, please do one of the following:

Key Resources

Child & Parent Resources

Teaching Early Childhood Newsletters

Latest Edition - Fall 2023

Past Editions

TECh Ready to Bloom June 2023

Summer 2023

First page of the PDF file: WayneTEChReadyforPreschoolFall2022

Fall 2022

First page of the PDF file: WRESAGSRPTEChReadytoBloomJune2022

Summer 2022

First page of the PDF file: TEChReadyforaNewBeginningADACompliant

Fall 2021

First page of the PDF file: TEChReadytoBloom-Summer2021ADA

Summer 2021

First page of the PDF file: TEChReadyCozyComfortingWinter2021ADA1FINAL

Winter 2021

First page of the PDF file: TEChReadyforLearningFall20201120ADA1

Fall 2020

Early Childhood Contacts

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Sophia Lafayette-Lause

Interim Senior Executive Director of Early Childhood Services

Elizabeth Grace

Director of Early Childhood

Aaron Pressel

Special Programs Administrative and Fiscal Consultant

Kaitlyn Clavette

Student System Coordinator - Early Childhood

Heather Kiselewski

Administrative Assistant - GSRP

Hoda Karazi

Administrative Assistant - GSRP

Amy Bedner

Early Childhood Consultant

Christina Benedict

Early Childhood Consultant

Rachel Burns

Early Childhood Consultant

Angela Marie Colaluca

Early Childhood Consultant

D'Anna Courtney-Rives

Early Childhood Consultant

Tykese Douglas

Early Childhood Consultant

Bonnie Duthie

Early Childhood Consultant

Laura Franey

Early Childhood Consultant

Rachel Holden

Early Childhood Consultant