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Programs and Services

 

Career and Technical Education

Early Childhood

Facility Use

Finance

General Education

Homeless Services

Math and Science Education

SB-CEUs

Property Transfers

Pupil Accounting

School Improvement

Special Education

Substitute Teacher Registration

Technology Services

Transportation

       Regional Transportation Collaborative Supervisors

Office Hours

 

CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

Career and Technical Education integrates rigorous academics and the acquisition of skills that can be used equally well in the high-skill workplace or in post secondary education and training

Contact: Dr. Timothy Jackson

Director, Career and Technical Education

Phone: 517-540-6831    E-mail: e-mail

            ARTICULATION

Students can earn college credit for successfully completing high school career and technical education classes. This serves as advanced placement for technical courses.

             Contact: Cindy Masters

Secretary, LATEC

Phone: 517-540-6831  E-mail: e-mail

                                                                       

            BUSINESS SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS        

The business community plays an important role in K-12 education. Many area businesses provide work based learning opportunities, participate in advisory committees, or make other contributions to school programs.

Contact: Dr. Timothy Jackson 

Director, Career and Technical Education

Phone: 517-540-6831    E-mail: e-mail

           

CAREER PLANNING AND PLACEMENT

Students receive assistance in career guidance, course selection, work-based learning opportunities, and job placement.

Contact: Cindy Masters

Secretary, LATEC

Phone: 517-540-6831   E-mail: e-mail

           

            CONTEXTUAL LEARNING

The workplace provides the learning examples for core academics.

English, math, and social studies are no longer taught as stand-alone

subjects; instead, the use of knowledge in the work setting is applied.

Contact: Michelle Radcliffe 

Coordinator, LATEC

Phone: 517-540-6832   E-mail: e-mail

 

            CURRICULUM ALIGNMENT

Within Career and Technical Education, the curricula is aligned with the needs of the local employer community as well as state and national standards.

                Contact: Cindy Masters

Secretary, LATEC

                Phone: 517-540-6831   E-mail: e-mail

  

EARLY CHILDHOOD

Children and their families, age 0 to 5 years, have access to programs and services. Activities are developed for improvement in the areas of gross motor, fine motor, socialization, and communication. Children build a foundation to succeed in the school environment.

Contact: Candice Davies 

Director, Early Childhood Programs

Phone: 517-540-6840   E-mail: e-mail
 
               CHILD FIND

If parents have concerns about the development of their infant, toddler, or preschool child, or if a school age child has a disability that adversely affects school achievement, the family and child can be evaluated for services.

Contact: Lori Waite 

Child Find/Project Find

Phone: 517-540-6841    E-mail: e-mail

 

            EARLY ON

Early On coordinates services and resources for children and their families, birth to 3 years or who may be at risk for developmental delays. Appropriate services are provided in the natural environment of the child, usually in the home or childcare setting with established conditions.

Contact: Lori Waite 

Phone: 517-540-6808    E-mail: e-mail

 

EVALUATIONS FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION ELIGIBILITY

Children aged 3-5 years old who may be developmentally delayed may qualify for special education services.  Evaluations are scheduled through the local school districts’ special education office.

 
Brighton Contact: Marci Moloney

Director of Special Education

Phone: 810-299-4082   E-mail: e-mail

 

             Fowlerville Contact:  Kimberly Wooster
             Director of Special Education
             Phone: 517-223-6192  E-mail:  e-mail

 

Hartland Contact: Sue Pearson

Director of Special Education

Phone: 810-626-2113   E-mail: e-mail

 

            Howell Contact: Doug Haseley
            Director of Special Education
            Phone: 517-548-6350    E-mail: e-mail

 

Pinckney Contact: Carol Pearsall

Director of Special Education

Phone: 810-225-3918    E-mail: e-mail

 

HEAD START

Comprehensive services including preschool programming are available to low-income or high-risk children ages 3-5 years old.  (Must meet federal eligibility requirements)

Contact: Candice Davies

Director, Early Childhood

Phone: 517-540-6841   E-mail: email

  

GREAT PARENTS, GREAT START
Contact: Robin Schutz
Director, Great Parents, Great Start
Phone: 517-540-6829   E-mail: email
 
GREAT START COLLABORATIVE
Contact: Robin Schutz
Director, Great Parents, Great Start
Phone: 517-540-6829   E-mail: email
 
GREAT START READINESS

Comprehensive services including preschool programming are available to low-income or high-risk children age 4 years old.  (Must meet state eligibility requirements)

Contact: Candice Davies

Director, Early Childhood

Phone: 517-540-6841   E-mail: email

 

INFANTS

Infants and children ages birth to three, with a health condition or developmental delay, can receive a multidisciplinary evaluation and home based services to support their development.

Contact: Lori Waite 

Phone: 517-540-6808   E-mail: email

 

FACILITY USE

Inquiries regarding LESA facility use, receivables, facility management, buildings and grounds or the telephone system are made to this office.

Contact: Carol Caverly

Phone: 517-540-6811    E-mail: email
 

ROOM RESERVATIONS

LESA meetings rooms may be available for educational use by local school districts, governmental agencies or non-profit or educational organizations.

Contact: Angela Pajur

Phone: 517-546-5550   E-mail: email 

               

FINANCE

 

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE

Inquiries regarding payments to vendors, employee health and dental insurance, purchase orders, and off-site storage should be made to this office.

Contact: Mary Dare

Phone: 517-540-6813   E-mail: mail

 

BENEFITS

Inquiries regarding insurance benefits should be directed to this office.

Contact: Mary Dare

Phone: 517-540-6813   E-mail: email

 

GRANT MANAGEMENT

LESA provides the management of budgets, grants, and state and federal reports on behalf of local school districts.

Contact: Laura Walters

Phone: 517-540-6812    E-mail: email

 

 


 

HOMELESS SERVICES

 

LESA works collaboratively with local districts to resolve educational issues of the homeless.

Contact: TBD

Homeless Coordinator

Phone: 517-546-5550   E-mail: email

 

 

MATH AND SCIENCE EDUCATION (LAWMASC)

 

LESA provides special assistance to local districts in the areas of math and science instruction.

Contact: 

Director of LAWMASC at LESA/WISD

Phone: 734-994-8100 E-mail: email

 

SCECHs (formerly SB-CEU’s)

 

LESA provides local districts and the community a chance to apply for State Continuing Education Clock Hours.

Contact: Angela Pajur

Phone: 517-546-5550    E-mail: email

 

PROPERTY TRANSFERS

 

Homeowners may petition for the transfer of property from one school district to another under certain circumstances. Property transfer information is found in the Information and Statutory Provisions document provided by the Michigan Department of Education.

Contact: Judy Paulsen

Phone: 517-540-6802   E-mail: email

 

PUPIL ACCOUNTING

 

Attendance, pupil accounting, and truancy services, as well as liaison with Livingston County Juvenile Court are provided on behalf of local districts.

Contact: Leisa Brewer

Phone: 517-540-6889  E-mail:  email
 

 

SPECIAL EDUCATION

 

The special education team at LESA collaborates with Livingston's local districts to plan, develop, and provide quality services to students with disabilities in Livingston County Schools. LESA also works closely with parents to facilitate educational needs for students with disabilities in Livingston County.

Contact: Dawn Bentley

Executive Director of Special Education

Phone: 517-540-6804   E-mail: email

 
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

Assistive technology devices are defined as "any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially, modified, or customized, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities". 

Contact: Chris Tonge

Phone: 517-540-6892 E-mail: email

 
CHILD FIND

If parents have concerns about the development of their infant, toddler, or preschool child, or if a school age child has a disability that adversely affects school achievement, the family and child can be evaluated for services.

Contact: Lori Waite

Child Find/Project Find

Phone: 517-540-6808    E-mail: email
 
CLASSROOM PROGRAMS
Adult Transition - Individuals who qualify for special education and have reached the age of 18 have the opportunity to participate in LESA Adult Transition Programs. This program prepares adult students for the next phase of their lives. Adult/students work on preparing themselves for the work-force and for adult living.
Contact: Kristin Resseguie
Director of LESA Special Education Programs
Phone: 517-540-6875  E-mail: email
 
EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS
Children, age three to five years, participate in developmentally appropriate activities under the supervisor or a special education teacher. Activities are developed for improvement in the areas of gross motor, fine motor, socialization, and communication. Children learn skills that give them the opportunity to succeed in the school environment.
 
     Brighton Contact: Marci Moloney
     Director of Special Education
     Phone: 810-299-4082   E-mail: email

               Fowlerville Contact: Kimberly Wooster

               Director of Special Education    

               Phone: 517-223-6192   E-mail: email

 

               Hartland Contact: Sue Pearson

               Director of Special Education    

               Phone: 810-626-2113   E-mail: email

 

               Howell Contact:  Doug Haseley

               Director of Special Education    

               Phone: 517-548-6350    E-mail: email

           

               Pinckney Contact: Carol Pearsall

               Director of Special Education

               Phone: 810-225-3918    E-mail:  email

 

EVALUATIONS FOR ELIGIBILITY

LESA provides comprehensive evaluations for children. School psychologists, social workers, occupational and physical therapists, speech and language therapists, and program consultants are available.

               
            Brighton Contact: Marci Moloney

            Director of Special Education

            Phone: 810-299-4082   E-mail: email

 

            Fowlerville Contact: Kimberly Wooster

            Director of Special Education

            Phone: 517-223-6192  E-mail: email

 
            Hartland Contact: Sue Pearson

            Director of Special Education

            Phone: 810-626-2113  E-mail: email

 

            Howell Contact: Doug Haseley

            Director of Special Education

            Phone: 517-548-6350   E-mail: email

 

            Pinckney Contact: Carol Pearsall

            Director of Special Education

            Phone: 810-225-3918   E-mail: email

 

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Occupational Therapists work with students who have developmental delays in feeding, fine motor skills, and activities of daily living.

Contact: Your district Special Education Office. 

 

PHYSICAL THERAPY

Physical Therapists work with students who have developmental delays in their mobility and gross motor skills.

Contact: Your district Special Education Office.
 
PSYCHOLOGIST SERVICES

School Psychologists administer assessments, interpret results, and make recommendations regarding special education eligibility, programs, or services. Psychological tests are used to assess students’ cognitive level of functioning.  Psychological assessments may also include achievement tests, intelligence tests, perceptual test, personality test, adaptive behavior measures, and behavior scales.

Contact: Your district Special Education Office.
 

SCHOOL SOCIAL WORK

Social Workers assess the social and emotional development status and make recommendations regarding special education eligibility and services.  They assist in the development and implementation of behavior plans and social skills training.

            Contact: Your district Special Education Office. 
 

SPECIAL EDUCATION COMPLIANCE

LESA assists districts with compliance to federal and state special education rules and regulations. LESA also investigates parent complaints regarding potential violations of the delivery of special education programs or services.

Contact: Dawn Bentley

Executive Director of Special Education

Phone: 517-540-6803  E-mail: email

 

SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM CONSULTING

Program Consultants support students who are eligible for special education services, their families, and the educational staff who work with the students in the school setting through in-service training and collaboration with teachers.

Contact: Your district Special Education Office.
 

SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SERVICES

Speech and Language Therapist or Pathologists evaluate speech/language/communication abilities to determine developmental appropriateness.  When significant delays are indicated, speech and language therapy services are provided to support children’s communication abilities for success in their academic setting. Therapy is provided to improve abilities in articulation, language development, social, com, munication, fluency and normalized voice quality. 

Contact: Your district Special Education Office.
 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER REGISTRATION
 

PESG registers teacher substitutes who provide services to all county school districts. Please visit the following website for more information: http://www.subpass.com/

Contact: Karen P. Watson at PESG (Professional Educational Services Group)

Phone: 866-782-7277 ext. 809

 

TECHNOLOGY SERVICES

 

COMPUTER SUPPORT

Technology support for LESA staff is available through the technology department. 

Contact: Mark Rogers

Phone: 517-540-6818   E-mail: email

 
VIDEO CONFERENCING

Video conferencing allows groups to participate in a live meeting or in-service off-site through the use of technology. 

Contact: Mark Rogers

            Phone: 517-540-6818   E-mail: email

 

TRANSPORTATION

 

LESA provides safe and efficient transportation for the following programs: Adult Transition, Special Education, Early Childhood Developmental Delay, Head Start, and community-based instruction and work programs.

Contact: Alice Johnson

Director of Transportation Services

Phone: 517-548-3052     E-mail: email
REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION COLLABORATIVE SUPERVISORS
 
BRIGHTON
Betty Clohosey
5800 Borderline Drive
Brighton, MI 48116
(810) 229-3890
 
HARTLAND
Jill Fons
9525 E. Highland Rd.
Howell, MI 48843
(810) 262-2175
 
HOWELL
Tim Jones
1311 Highland Rd.
Howell, MI 48843
(517) 548-6245
 
PINCKNEY
Susan Miller
2130 East M-36
Pinckney, MI 48169
(810) 225-3960

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Office Hours

 

   School Year Hours  

Monday—Friday  

7:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m.

 

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Last Modified on October 15, 2014