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How We Serve

Early Childhood

We are working with schools in our county to improve the number of students reading at a proficient level by third grade.

Third-grade reading proficiency is built on a strong foundation in early childhood, and that’s why we offer programs focused on our youngest learners. Our Early On, Early Childhood Special Education, and Head Start and Great Start preschool programs and services help prepare children to enter school and succeed.

The number of third-grade students in Livingston County reading at a proficient level increased by 14.1% from 2015 to 20181. By assisting schools as they implement research-supported teaching practices and methods to monitor students’ progress, we’re supporting teachers and their efforts to further improve reading proficiency.

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Services Supporting Students with Disabilities

We provide services to over 3,100 students with disabilities in Livingston County.

Our team of highly skilled teachers, psychologists, social workers, speech and language therapists, physical and occupational therapists, nurses, specialists, and consultants, work directly in our schools with fellow educators and provide services for families and students from birth to age 26.

Work-study and job placement opportunities offered through our Adult Transition program help prepare students to transition to life after school.

We also provide specialized programs for students in Livingston County with the most complex disabilities at Pathway School. Pathway School is located on our main campus, with additional classrooms in Howell Public Schools.

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Career Development

Livingston Career & Technical Education programs provide more than 3,200 students the opportunity to explore over 40 different career options, develop job skills, and gain hands-on work experience.

Students attending Livingston County Early College can earn both their high school diploma and an associate’s degree, technical certificate, or license without college debt.

Livingston Career & College Access Network connects students with the education they need for their future careers and local businesses with skilled employees.

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Transportation & Business Services

We transport 9,200 students per day, traveling over 2 million miles per year. We provide specialized transportation services for students with disabilities. Our employees operate the buses for Brighton, Hartland, Howell, and Pinckney Schools, providing daily transportation to and from school and school-sponsored athletic and field trips.

Livingston ESA provides services that help our schools save money by managing purchasing programs for equipment and supplies that are more costly for schools to buy on their own.

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