The RESA’s Attendance Officer works with building principals to:

  • Interpret the Michigan Compulsory Attendance law as it relates to each district’s attendance policy
  • Assist districts in writing attendance policies
  • Hold hearings and conduct investigations surrounding excessive absences
  • Supervise truancy field personnel
  • Petition the court when necessary
  • Act as the liaison between the court system and the schools

Contact: Terry Harrington, (810) 455-4146


Referral for St. Clair County RESA Truancy Services

Please e-mail a copy of the student attendance detail report and student emergency card to Terry Harrington.



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