Read the inspiring story of a teen-age girl whose life is back on track, thanks to the Virtual Learning Academy and several other RESA programs doing whatever it took to help her overcome some big obstacles. Also inside the spring issue of the St. Clair County RESA magazine, What We Do: how the county truancy officer fights for kids, and how a new summer program shows RESA is listening to local employers.
RESA's latest Moment in History video, Welcome to Tunnel City, takes a look at the construction of the St. Clair rail tunnel in 1890. This amazing feat led the city of Port Huron to become known as "Tunnel City." The DVD is $10 and the Blu-ray is $20. Copies can be picked up at the front desk of the RESA administration building or ordered for an additional $2 to cover shipping. For more information, call Susan Rutkofske at (810) 455-4149 or send her email.
One particular state program will help a student pay for college — if the student meets certain conditions. Find out more about the Tuition Incentive Program, called TIP, and see if it works for you or someone you know. Get a better idea of the program from this short KnowHow2GO video.
ACT and SAT resources
ACT PREP CLASSES: KnowHow2GO will offer ACT Prep classes again this fall for any student planning to re-take the ACT. For more information, CLICK HERE .
SAT RESOURCES: For resources and up-to-date information about Michigan's transition to the SAT in 2016, CLICK HERE.
Great Start Readiness Programs help 4-year-olds learn
Children's books are arriving at the homes of youngsters from newborns through age 5 across St. Clair County. The books come at no cost to the family. RESA and the United Way of St. Clair County are partners in underwriting locally Dolly Parton's Imagination Library program.