April Literacy News

Friday, April 6, 2018 - 8:00am

Catch up on the latest in literacy news including the SOEL Teacher Action Research Celebration and the SOEL Summer Institute.

School Attendance helps career pursuits

Monday, April 2, 2018 - 8:30am

School attendance is key to pursuing careers and dreams. Make sure your child receives the education that is necessary to be successful in life.

WISD, law enforcement, community mental health launch Handle With Care

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 4:00pm

Read the press release at the link below to learn more about the progressive communication initiative.

Findings from the School Research Finance Collaborative

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 2:30pm

Here is also a video that provides a clear and concise explanation of what it costs to educate students in Michigan.


WISD's service to local districts

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 3:30pm

The link will take you to the site where you can learn more about the various services that Washtenaw ISD provides to local districts.


Board Meeting - April 24th, 2018

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 5:00pm
Location : WISD Board Room

On April 24th, the WISD Board of Education will hold a regular meeting.

Please see the link for the current board packet.

Walking While Black: L.O.V.E. is the Answer

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 6:00pm
Location : Parkridge Center, 591 Armstrong, Ypsilanti

This documentary is free and open to the public, 6 p.m. Thursday, April 26 at Ypsilanti's Parkridge Center, 591 Armstrong St.

English as Second Language and GED classes

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
Location : 2025 E. Clark Road, Ypsilanti

Through April 23, registration is on-going for the integrated English as a Second Language (ESL) and GED Pathway program. Day and Evening Classes available. Classes run Monday-Thursday through June 30. The program is free, students must be 18 or over, and have a photo ID. Details: call or text Julia (734) 219-3781. 



Touch- A-Truck

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 9:00am
Location : Ypsilanti Community High School

The annual Touch-A-Truck event is 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, May 12, 2018 in the parking lot of Ypsilanti Community High School, 2095 Packard Road, Ypsilanti. This free event provides children of all ages to climb aboard a variety of large trucks from fire engines to tractors. The event is presented by Success by 6 Great Start Collaborative, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Ann Arbor, and made possible by local core supporters (Washtenaw ISD, Washtenaw County, Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation and Washtenaw United Way).

High Point/Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 5:30pm
Location : 1735 S. Wagner Road, Ann Arbor

The annual Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner/Silent Auction to benefit the High Point School PSO is 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 25 at the school, 1735 S. Wagner Road, Ann Arbor. Cost is $7 adult, $3 child. Details call 734/994-8111.

Confronting Race & Poverty in the Classroom-Community Forum

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 5:30pm
Location : 343 S. Fifth Ave, Ann Arbor

Join us for a community forum with speaker, Dr. Richard Milner IV, titled "Confronting Race and Poverty in Schools and Classrooms," 5:30 p.m. April 23 at the downtown location of the Ann Arbor Public Library, 343 S. Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.

START Conference

Monday, April 30, 2018 - 8:15am
Location : 219 S Harrison Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824

The 17th Annual START Conference: Strengthening Inclusive Practices, is 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., April 30, 2018 at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. See the link to register.

WISD Film Series

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 5:30pm
Location : 1819 S. Wagner Road, Ann Arbor

Washtenaw ISD is hosting a film series and the next one, "I Am Not Your Negro," is Thursday, February 22, at the Teaching and Learning Center (Vogel C), 1819 S. Wagner Road, Ann Arbor. The event is free and open to the public. There will be a brief discussion following the film.

Mission and Vision Statements

The mission of Washtenaw Intermediate School District is to promote the continuous improvement of achievement for every student while providing high-quality service to our customers through leadership, innovation, and collaboration.

WISD's vision is to be the leader in empowering, facilitating, and delivering a high-quality, boundary-spanning, educational system that educates all children through an equitable, inclusive, and holistic approach.

Our Address:

AdvancED Accredited1819 South Wagner Road
PO Box 1406
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1406
Phone: (734) 994-8100
Fax: (734) 994-2203

Contact the WISD Webmasters

Ypsilanti Community Schools

1885 Packard Rd
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone: (734) 221-1200


Whitmore Lake Public Schools

8845 Main Street
Whitmore Lake, MI 48189
Phone: (734) 449-4464


Saline Area Schools

7265 Saline-Ann Arbor Rd
Saline, MI 48176
Phone: (734) 429-8000


Milan Area Schools

100 Big Red Drive
Milan, MI 48160
Phone: (734) 439-5050


Manchester Community Schools

410 City Road
Manchester, MI 48158
Phone: (734) 428-9711


Lincoln Consolidated Schools

8970 Whittaker Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Phone: (734) 484-7000


Dexter Community Schools

7714 Ann Arbor Street
Dexter, MI 48130
Phone: (734) 424-4100


Chelsea School District

500 E Washington Street
Chelsea, MI 48118-1199
Phone: (734) 433-2200


Ann Arbor Public Schools

2555 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Phone: (734) 994-2200