Parents, Students, School Personnel and Residents of the
Welcome to the Special Education Department of the
Copper Country Intermediate School District. I hope you
can easily locate any information you are seeking in
this section of the CCISD Web Page. The area schools
serve approximately 720 students with disabilities on an
annual basis in the Copper Country, and we are fortunate
to have many qualified teachers, ancillary personnel,
support staff, school administrators and families
working on behalf of students with disabilities.
The Copper Country Intermediate School District oversees
the provision of special education services to students
who are residents of the 13 local school districts
within the ISD.
Special Education programs and services are intended to
provide necessary support to students with disabilities
in order to assure that yearly progress occurs in all
curriculum areas. This progress is achieved when
students with disabilities have access to grade level
learning opportunities and also receive appropriate
individually developed supports designed to assure
In Michigan, students with disabilities are entitled to
services beginning at birth to the age of 26. The
Copper Country Intermediate School District outlines a
comprehensive system of evaluation and program planning
which assures that students' needs are appropriately met
according to federal and state special education laws.
Special education programs and services offered through
the Copper Country Intermediate School District are
outlined in the individual sections of this web page.
Please review the many services that are provided for
students in our three county area. If you have any
questions or suggestions, please contact me.
Director of Special Education