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    Created by the legislature in 1962, Clare-Gladwin Regional Education Service District (RESD) is one of 56 intermediate school districts in Michigan. 
    CGRESD helps the five local school districts in Clare and Gladwin counties with programs and services that are best provided on a regional basis - those that are highly specialized or those that are more cost-efficient to do together.
    The RESD helps communities make the best use of education resources by collaborating with school districts, higher education, non-profit organizations, businesses, and more.
    Please explore the RESD's website to learn more.

    Clare-Gladwin RESD enables and inspires the best in every student, teacher and parent.
    CGRESD is known for offering exemplary education services.

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  • A Future that Includes Employment: A Future that Includes Employment: A Workshop for Families is an event aimed at addressing the needs of individuals with disabilities and their families as they explore the world of work. The goal of the workshop is to show work is possible for all people regardless of disability, to help address questions families may have and to connect families with resources they need to begin competitive employment for their sons and daughters. 

    Attending agencies include:

    • Mid Michigan Industries
    • Disability Network
    • Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS)
    • Bureau of Services for Blind Persons (BSBP)
    • Community Mental Health (CMH)

    The event is April 8 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Clare-Gladwin RESD Central Office. Please RSVP by April 1 to Katie Wyman at (989) 387-5596 or kknapp@cgresd.net. Click here for further details.

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  • Cradle to Career Expo 2019 Cradle to Career Expo

    Thursday, Feb. 7 - 5 to 7:30 p.m. - Harrison High School

    We are excited to offer this night of networking for students with IEPs and their families.

    • This event is open to students with an IEP and their families from all school districts in Clare and Gladwin counties
    • Meet with community agencies all under one roof in an open house format
    • Each agency will have a table and staff with information to answer your questions
    • Girls Basketball - Clare vs. Harrison

    Click here for all the details.

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  • CGRESD is accepting bids for the construction of the CTE Auto Lab. Click here to view the full details.

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  • IEP Camp Cleanup Want to get a refresher on writing IEP’s, save time from doing amendments, holding new IEPs, or getting a corrective action plan for your district? Here’s how: Attend a session of IEP Camp Cleanup. Click here for all the details.

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    Magnus Bldg GREAT NEWS FOR CTE KIDS: A coalition of local organizations led by Clare-Gladwin RESD has secured a $1.25 million grant to upgrade our Automotive & Diesel labs in Clare and Gladwin. All the details are right here: https://bit.ly/2LqwHnE

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  • Click here to see the next batch of dates for Parapro testing at CGRESD.Parapro Testing

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  • Murawski award

    AWARD SEASON: At the Area School Board Association Dinner Meeting last week at Harrison High School, a couple local district board members received high honors. Clare Public Schools Secretary (and CGRESD Vice-President) Sue Murawski was recognized with the Michigan Association of School Boards' highest individual honor - Level 7, the President's Award of Recognition. Gladwin Community Schools Board President Sally Hightower was honored as well with Level 5, The Master Diamond Award. Hightower was unable to attend, but Murawski received her hardware from Matthew Showalter, President-Elect of MASB Board of Directors. Congratulations to both outstanding ladies for their long, meaningful service to kids.

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    The Clare-Gladwin Area School PTO held its Fourth Annual HERO 5K Run/Walk on Oct. 6, with more than $3,400 raised to benefit students at the school. In the past, funds raised have been used for playground improvements, books for the library and sensory tools that stimulate one or more of the five senses to aide in students’ development and regulation.

    The Area School staff and PTO are grateful to all continuing and new sponsors of the event, including Badger Family Farm; Britton Roofing Company; Century 21 Mt. Pleasant; ChartWells; Clarabella Flowers; Cook's Forest Products; Dean Transportation; Duro-Last Roofing; Fachting Counseling Service; Harrison Lumber Do It Center; Heart of Michigan Café; High Pressure Pneumatics; Humphrey Brothers; Huron Consulting; Jackpine Restaurant; Jay's Sporting Goods; Mid Michigan College; Stocking Funeral Home; Women of the Moose – Harrison; and Woodland Farm.

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    When the 2018-19 school year starts up this fall, the SPARKS program will serve students in all five local school districts in Clare and Gladwin Counties for the first time in its 15-year history.

    Staff at the Clare-Gladwin Regional Education Service District, which oversees the afterschool and summer program that is free to students and their families, recently received word of new federal funding in the amount of $810,000 per year for the next five years that will allow SPARKS to reopen sites in secondary schools in Beaverton, Farwell, Gladwin and Harrison.


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    The Clare-Gladwin Area School celebrated the graduation of four students at commencement ceremonies held May 31 in the school gymnasium. Graduates for 2018 are Jason Blaskie, C.J. Genow, Ashley Szczepanski and Keenan Waite. The ceremony, attended by about 100 friends and family, included student performances, a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the Special Olympics and recognition of the school’s teaching staff.

    (View Photo Gallery)Clare-Gladwin Area School Graduation

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  • Construction Trades Building dedication

    When the Clare-Gladwin Career & Technical Education program dedicated its new building at the Magnus Center May 18, it carried different meanings for different people.

    For the Clare-Gladwin RESD, it meant fulfilling a promise to voters who passed the CTE millage two years ago. For members of the Magnus family, it was another step in transforming the property they gifted to the RESD into a high-impact educational center for local high schoolers. And for the students who will benefit from CTE programs for decades to come, it represented a place to call their own.


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  • Math in the Mail logo Math in the Mail focuses on developing math skills in three-year-olds by providing the tools needed in the home environment for parents and caregivers. Children from Clare and Gladwin Counties, as well as surrounding counties can be enrolled in the program. Families enrolled in the Math in the Mail program will receive a free kit in the mail six times per year that will contain materials, resources and instructions for several age-appropriate math activities.

    Math in the Mail is part of a region-wide focus to better prepare our students for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) experiences and STEM careers. To enroll, families should visit the Clare-Gladwin Great Start Collaborative website, or call (989) 737-9532. Enrollment is on-going.

    This initiative is funded by the Dow Corning Foundation, and represents a collaboration between the Bay-Arenac ISD, Clare-Gladwin RESD, Gratiot-Isabella RESD, Midland ESA, and the Saginaw ISD.

    Check out this video for more information about Math in the Mail.

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    CGRESD is accepting applications for a variety of locations. Click here to see the available positions.


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