About CCRESA

Board of Education

Office & Program Locations

CCRESA History

1960’s

  • First .75 Special Education mills approved – 1960
  • ISDs formed – 1962
  • First site in downtown St. Johns on Maple Street – Late 60’s

1970’s

  • Built first section of current Educational Center, started with one portable (Walter Kyes) – 1972
  • Additional .75 mills approved for total of 1.5 – 1972
  • Shared Time Program started including auto mechanics, building trades, cosmetology, food service, and health – began in 1978 – closed majority of programs in 1992
  • Built on addition of South Wing classroom space on current Educational Center – 1979

1980’s

  • Took down Walter Kyes Portable and completed building existing Educational Center

1990’s

  • Became a Regional Educational Service Agency – 1994-95
  • Passed Special Education Additional Millage of 1.125 mills – 1996

2000’s

  • Total Special Education mills 2.535 – 2000
  • Began Career Education Classes - 2000 
  • Passed a Vocational Education Millage 1.0 – 2002
  • Moved Administration Offices to Southpoint Mall location in St. Johns which included a state-of-the-art Conference Facility – 2002
  • Formed Partnership with LCC - 2002
  • Passed a Special Education Headly Override Millage – 2005
  • Current Special Education Millage 2.3857
  • Current General Fund Allocated Millage .1981
  • Implemented combined Clinton County Regional Educational Service Agency and Shiawassee Regional Education Service District (RESD) Instructional Services Departments – 2007
  • Entered into shared Superintendent Agreement with Shiawassee RESD, John E. Hagel named dual Superintendent - January 2009
  • June 2012, John E. Hagel retires as Superintendent
  • July 2012, the CCRESA Board of Education named Dr. Wayne Petroelje Inerim Superintendent
  • November 2012, the CCRESA Board of Education named Dr. Wayne Petroelje Permanent Superintendent through June 30, 2014, which has subsequently been extended until June 30, 2017.