“We have a system that was built for 5 percent special education,’ Bentley said. “My county right now has 13 percent. To me, that’s a systemic problem. And right now, the system is broken.”
'Parents are their children’s first teachers,' and they should approach working with a school feeling confident they have a lot to add. Dawn Bentley, Livingston ESA's Executive Director of Special Education
“We are particularly proud of the project as it spans the educational spectrum of preschool through career-focused high school programs,” Tim Jackson, Executive Director of Career & Technical Education (CTE) for Livingston ESA
The Livingston Educational Service Agency was awarded a generous grant from the Edward and June Kellogg Family Dental Foundation that will allow the establishment of a 'Lending Library' of Technology that will assist students with autism who are attending Howell Public Schools.
LESA will be a premier educational service agency.
Livingston Educational Service Agency (LESA) provides a variety of programs and services that support student achievement for approximately 30,000 students and 2,300 educators in the five public school districts and two public school academies in the county. Services include administration and delivery of career and technical education, special education, and alternative education programs, professional development focused on student achievement, early childhood education and care, data processing, and business operational support.