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Ingham Impact Podcast Featuring 
Occupational Therapists
Ingham ISD's Occupational Therapists (OTs) serve as a part of the Itinerant Services team. OTs identify barriers to a student's participation in school activities and provides strategies, plans and supports students need to be successful. OTs collaborate with other service providers to ensure they are all working toward the same goal of achieving cognitive and social independence.    #InghamImpact

On October 3, Ingham ISD officially opened the William & Claire Dart Advanced Manufacturing Center at the Wilson Talent Center with a press conference and ribbon cutting ceremony. This new center culminates a nearly two-year project made possible by a $700,000 matching grant from the Dart Foundation in which Ingham ISD matched the dollars to renovate classroom and lab spaces for three of Wilson Talent Center's programs. Thank you to the Dart Foundation for your continued support of educational outcomes in our region!

Hearts of Fun Playground Project
Heartwood School continues their fundraising efforts to build an inclusive " Hearts of Fun Playground" that will include many new pieces of equipment with a focus on the needs of all children, regardless of disability. There are many ways to contribute as we try to reach our goal of $200,000. Learn more about events and sponsorship opportunities including purchasing a  pathway brick, participating in the Hearts of Fun 5K Run, Walk & Roll on April 20, 2019 or the Golf Scramble on June 12, 2019.
2018 MiDataHub Educators of the Year
Ingham ISD was one of five intermediate school districts (ISD) across the state to receive the MiDataHub Educator of the Year award at their retreat in September. Included were staff from ISDs, Center for Educational Performance and Information, MDE and the Michigan Collaboration Hub (MiCH). Ingham ISD's Information Technology Services team of Bryan Smith, Jon Gaydos and Alex Phelps, were recognized for their work in developing the MiStrategyBank application which provides a repository for research and evidence-based instructional practices.
Upcoming Events and Activities
November 3 - Transition Expo , 11 am - 2 pm,  Wilson Talent Center
November 20 - Board Meeting, Thorburn Education Center
December 12 - Wilson Talent Center Open House
December 18 - Board Meeting, Thorburn Education Center 
December 19 - Holiday Program, Heartwood School
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