Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD) provides educational leadership that impacts instruction, learning, student achievement, productivity, and efficiency. Strong relationships and partnerships are the foundation of GISD’s services. It is through those relationships and partnerships that GISD is able to provide high quality, innovative educational programs and support services to students, parents, and educators.
GISD’s departments and programs provide expansive, relevant, and state-of-the art learning opportunities in general education, career technical education, and special education. Further, its focus on early childhood education, specialized schools, robust professional development programming, along with its many shared and collaborative programs, enables our organization to encompass the educational community with programs and services that reach far beyond the classroom to benefit the broader community.
At GISD, we are collaborators, leaders, educators, and service providers. It is through the knowledge, unique skills, and talents of GISD staff, and the collaborative support of stakeholders, that delivery of our programs and services are achieved, and our most important role – service to students – is accomplished.
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Genesee Intermediate School District FAQ
How does a family in Genesee County enroll in free preschool?
The Genesee County Quality Preschool Partnership is a collaboration of local school districts and community-based providers who offer State of Michigan (GSRP) and federally (Early Head Start and Head Start) funded preschool services for low to moderate income families.
Children who attend a high quality preschool program before kindergarten are better prepared for school academically, socially, and emotionally.
The interest form on this website is the first step in the process to apply for free preschool. It helps us connect you with the program that you feel is best for your family. After completing the interest form, you will still need to complete a full application along with providing your income information.
Please review the following links before submitting your child’s interest form.
2.Frequently Asked Questions
3.Complete Interest Form
What are top 3 benefits of preschool to my child?
Children who attend a high quality preschool program before kindergarten are better prepared for school academically, socially and emotionally.
The Genesee County Quality Preschool Partnership is a collaboration of school districts and community-based providers who offer state (GSRP) and federally (Early Head Start and Head Start) funded preschool services for low to moderate income families.
All the partner agencies are committed to supporting families and ensuring that every preschool child enters kindergarten ready to learn. These programs offer a quality educational preschool experience.
How do preschoolers learn through playing?
to explore and experiment