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Field Services

Mission Statement:
To accelerate student achievement through school improvement by working as partners to maximize the allowable use of supplementary resources.

Field Services' primary goal is to support schools in helping all students learn and achieve high standards. Field Services team members work together to help local districts implement functional school improvement plans aligned to high standards, improve student performance on both State and local assessments, and target supplementary resources more effectively to support educators in achieving these results.

Mike Radke, Ph.D., Director, Office of Field Services
Phone: 517-373-3921

Becky Pennington, Manager, Financial Unit
Phone: 517-373-2519

Sean Hennika, Manager, Project Management Unit
Phone: 517-373-4588

Paula Daniels, Manager, Regional Support Unit
Fred Williams, Manager, Regional Support Unit
Phone: 517-373-3743

Shereen Tabrizi, Manager, Special Populations Unit
Phone: 517-373-9524


Current Topics

• Title I, Part A 15% Carryover Waivers List (Posted 7/2/14) Excel icon

• On Site Review Materials (Updated 6/27/14)

• Special Populations Conference 2014 Flyer (Posted 6/6/14) PDF icon

• Special Populations Conference "At-A-Glance" Grid (Posted 6/6/14) PDF icon

• Program Evaluation Tools (Updated 5/23/14)

• Schoolwide Consolidation (Updated 5/7/14)

• Title I Carryover Waiver Request 2013-14 (Posted 5/2/14) DOC icon

• 2014 Regional Spring Planning Workshops (Updated 4/29/14)

• 2014-15 OFS Applications Schedule (Posted 2/14/14) PDF icon

• OFS District Monthly Activity Organizer (Posted 1/23/14) PDF icon

• 2013-14 Title I Comparability Memo, Q&A and Instructions (Posted 11/4/13) PDF icon

• 2013-14 Title I Comparability Worksheet (Updated 11/19/13) Excel icon

• 2013-14 Title I Comparability PowerPoint (Posted 11/4/13) PPT icon

• 2013-14 OFS Applications Schedule (Posted 5/3/13) PDF icon

• Title I Carryover Waiver Request 2012-13 (Posted 4/25/13) DOC icon

• Sample Program Evaluation Tool (Posted 3/21/13) PDF icon

• "Collaborating for Success" - Parent Engagement Toolkit (Updated 4/2/14)

• Implementation Planning Tool (Posted 6/26/13) DOC icon

• Parent Involvement vs Family Engagement (Posted 3/30/12) DOC icon


Communications

• 2014 Memos

• 2013 Memos

• 2012 Memos

• 2011 Memos

• 2010 Memos

• 2009 Memos


Programs

• OFS Program Overview DOC icon

• Section 31a At-Risk

• Title I, Part A

• Title I, Part C - Migrant

• Title I, Part D - Neglected & Delinquent

• Title II, Part A - Teacher & Principal Training & Recruiting

• Title III - English Learner & Immigrant Education Programs

• Title X - McKinney-Vento Homeless


Workshops & Training

• 2013 Special Populations Conference (Posted 3/5/14)

• 2012 MAS/FPS Conference MDE Presentations

• Technical Assistance Video Updates


Tools & Resources

• 2014-15 Consolidated Application Important Information (Updated 7/2/14)

• OFS District Monthly Activity Organizer (Posted 1/23/14) PDF icon

• ESEA Flexibility Waiver FAQ Addendum DOC icon

• 2013-14 Consolidated Application Important Information

• Class Size Reduction

• District Parent Involvement Policy Rubric (ESEA Requirements) DOC icon

• Michigan Integrated Education Reform Plan

• NAFEPA Article: USED OIG Audits of School District Equipment PDF icon

• October Free Eligible Counts

• OFS Regional Support Team Map (Updated 5/9/14) PDF icon

• OFS Unit Breakdown DOC icon

• On Site Review Materials (Updated 3/26/14)

• Program Allocations

• Technical Assistance for Working with Private Nonprofit Schools




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