April 2018 Staff of the Month

April 2018 Staff of the Month

Meet Jahneka Dillard, Teacher Assistant, the April 2018 recipient of the STAFF OF THE MONTH AWARD. Jahneka is the teacher assistant in the LISD classroom for students with significant cognitive impairments (SCI). She went above and beyond by taking the initiative to seek out a new peer-to-peer experience for the students in the SCI classroom….

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March 2018 Staff of the Month

March 2018 Staff of the Month

Meet Terri Marriott, Special Education Administrative Secretary, the March 2018 recipient of the STAFF OF THE MONTH AWARD. Terri went above and beyond to assist Project SEARCH staff with the purchase of uniforms for incoming interns. She took it upon herself to travel to three different stores after her work day was finished, but could…

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February 2018 Staff of the Month

February 2018 Staff of the Month

Meet Robert Beaubien, Arlo Brandl, David Hillard, Matt Hodges, Kyle LaFollette, Tony Miller, Ben Murray, Justin Myers, and Brad Schoonover, the February 2018 recipients of the STAFF OF THE MONTH AWARD. In the fall, the LISD TECH Center was notified of a student using a wheelchair who would be attending the Computer Programming class and…

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Clinton and Onsted Schools Join LISD in Michigan’s Transformation Zone Initiative

Clinton and Onsted Schools Join LISD in Michigan’s Transformation Zone Initiative

The state’s Transformation Zone has added several partners this month, expanding its reach as it strives to improve instruction and encourage innovation in public schools. Lenawee Intermediate School District (LISD), a partner with the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) in its Transformation Zone initiative, added Clinton Community Schools and Onsted Community Schools. Saginaw ISD, another…

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January 2018 Staff of the Month

January 2018 Staff of the Month

Meet Tammy Francis, Sarah Douglas, Amy Elam, Roxanne Stringer, Robyn Fisher, Nikole Fether, and Dawn Skinner, the January 2018 recipients of the STAFF OF THE MONTH AWARD. When a local school district suffered the loss of a student, this crisis response team sprung into action. Without hesitation and with no warning other than an early…

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LISD Transportation Department Earns a 100% Pass Rating on Michigan School Bus Safety Inspection Report for 8th Consecutive Year

LISD Transportation Department Earns a 100% Pass Rating on Michigan School Bus Safety Inspection Report for 8th Consecutive Year

The Lenawee Intermediate School District (LISD) Transportation Department has earned the highest rating on a Michigan State school bus safety inspection report for the 2017-2018 school year. Michigan State Police (MSP) annually inspect all Michigan public school buses to determine if they meet state and federal safety specifications. Brakes, steering, suspension, first aid kits, warning lights,…

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Local Students Take Home County Debate Awards

Local Students Take Home County Debate Awards

High School Debate teams from Adrian, Blissfield, Hudson, and Lenawee Christian held a two-day tournament on December 5th and 6th. Students competed affirmative or negative on the issue set by the Michigan Interscholastic Forensic Association (MIFA): “Resolved: The United States federal government should substantially increase its funding and/or regulation of elementary and/or secondary education in…

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December 2017 Staff of the Month

December 2017 Staff of the Month

Meet Corrina Guilford, Michelle Hutchison, Betsy Olberg, Amanda Ream, Gina Sanderson, Roger Schoonover, Jason Sines and Mollie Tanner, the December 2017 recipients of the STAFF OF THE MONTH AWARD. LISD Core Value – The LISD will be a collaborative organization that seeks input, listens to students, local school districts and all stakeholders, embraces teamwork and…

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November 2017 Staff of the Month

November 2017 Staff of the Month

November 2017 Staff of the Month Meet Stephanie Strahan, Physical Therapist for the LISD, and Wendy Knape, Physical Therapy Assistant for the LISD, the November 2017 recipients of the STAFF OF THE MONTH AWARD. Stephanie & Wendy model the LISD core values of being learner-centered and service-oriented. They have worked diligently to provide staff training…

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All Music is Power (AMP) Provides Interactive Concert for LISD Special Education Students

All Music is Power (AMP) Provides Interactive Concert for LISD Special Education Students

All Music is Power (AMP) Provides Interactive Concert for LISD Special Education Students Earlier this month, students in LISD special education classes at the Milton C. Porter Education Center attended a program presented by All Music is Power (AMP), a 501(c)3 organization that provides fully interactive, musical concert series that reach kindergarten through post-secondary students…

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