Northwest Education Services supports the region through the following services:

Business Services-  The business department staff provides school districts with individualized and cost-effective, regional coordination of a multitude of services.
Shawn Biddle  -  Chief Financial Officer  

Career and Technical Education-  Career Tech is a secondary career and technical education school that offers 21 occupational programs that prepare high school juniors and seniors for advancement to further postsecondary training, immediate job placement, or military service.
Patrick Lamb -   Assistant Superintendent of Career & Technical Education 

Communication Services-  The communications arm of the intermediate school district works to provide media outreach, marketing materials and graphic design, writing, editing, and communication project support for the ISD and local school districts.
Ryan Jarvi -   Director of Communication  

Early Childhood Services-  The early childhood department works with communities, schools and human service agencies to meet the needs of young children age birth to five.
Yvonne Donohoe McCool, Ed.D. -    Supervisor of Early Childhood Services   

General Education-  The department of Instructional Services offers a variety of programs and services designed to support student achievement, meet state and federal legislative mandates, and enrich school programs throughout the five-county service area.
Paul Bauer, Ed.D.  -  Director of Systems Improvement & Evaluation  
Ashley Troy -  Director of Teaching and Learning  

Human Resources- The human resource department has an open door policy to all current employees as well as those seeking employment at Northwest Education Services.
Emily Quinn -  Director of Human Resources    

Professional Development- Northwest Education Services responds to the professional development needs across the region through regional initiatives and individual district supports designed to build leadership and instructional best practice.
Matt Olson   - Assistant Superintendent of  Professional Learning & Innovation    

REMC 2 Central-   Northwest Education Services houses one of Michigan’s 22 Regional Education Media Centers (REMC) and services schools within 6 ISDs.
Brandi Reynolds -   Director of Technology
Peter Milne -   Instructional Technology Specialist 

Special Education- Special Education services, as mandated by Michigan state law, are available to individuals ages birth to 26.
Carol Greilick  -  Assistant Superintendent of Special Education
Julie Gordon  -  General Supervision, Compliance, Technical Assistance
Guiney  -  General Supervision, low-incidence staff, training, transportation logistics and school improvement
Leigh Kennedy  -  Coordinator of Curriculum 

Service Area Supervisors

Amy Branco -  (TCAPS)
Kristen Deering -  (TCAPS)
Jennifer Morgenstern  -  (TCAPS, Non-public schools)
Marc Wills  -  (Northeast service area)
Mike Hartman  -  (Forest Area, Kalkaska, Crawford, Kingsley)
Brooke Laurent  -  (Southwest service area, Behavior services, ASD consultants)
Corianne Street  -  (Northwest service area, Woodland, GTA)

Center-based Program Supervisors

John Breithaupt,  Transition Campus/Life Skills Center 
Sarah Olree, Interim Supervisor - ACE, Community Connection  
Lisa Klepper, New Campus School  
Riley Denison,  Programs for Cognitive Impairments    
Rebecca Goodwin,  Programs for Autism, ACE programs   

Technology Services-  Technology department technicians provide districts with technology support and cooperative services.
Brandi Reynolds - Director of Technology   


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