The Student Advocacy Center of Michigan has been a voice for students since 1975. SAC works to assist our most vulnerable students stay in school, realize their rights to a quality public education, and experience success. Our services include education advocacy and support, education mentoring (Check and Connect), youth voice, and family support. We believe all students deserve a quality public education and that educators deserve the resources, respect and support to make that happen.
The Michigan Special Education Mediation Program (MSEMP) helps parents, educators, and service providers develop productive relationships for resolving issues in early intervention and special education.
OCTE oversees high school instructional programs that teach students skills in a specific career cluster. Most programs offer early college credit opportunities to provide a seamless transition to postsecondary education. The mission of the office is to prepare students so they have the necessary academic, technical, and work behavior skills to enter, compete, and advance in education and their careers.
The Center for Educational Networking is an Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Grant Funded Initiative through the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Special Education and provides educational resources for individuals with disabilities.
Michigan Alliance for Families provides information, support, and education for families who have children (birth through 26 years of age) who receive (or may be eligible to receive) special education services. This website can help you with finding information on special education issues as well as disability specific information.
SPEAKS Education's mission is to collaborate with families of children with disabilities and provide them with the knowledge and skills to ensure that their children's rights are protected under federal and State laws, regulations. We provide services to families with children having disabilities ages 0-26 years of age.
The mission of the Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children is to promote high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
The Michigan Department of Education – Low Incidence Outreach (MDE-LIO) provides educational materials and supports to students who are blind or visually impaired (BVI) and/or Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH), their families, and school districts throughout Michigan.
The Education Law Center (ELC) is a “one-stop” resource for information regarding the law applicable in a school setting. The state and federal resources provided represent the statutes, regulations and law related resources applicable to a school setting. The site does not provide legal services.