The Truant Officer has the power of a Deputy Sheriff within the School District while performing official duties and pursues cases of non-attendance which are reported to him by the proper authority.

Michael (Brad) Carey is the Truant Officer for the Clinton County Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA). Mr. Carey is a St. Johns High School graduate and holds an A.S. Degree in Administration of Justice.  He spent five years in the Army (Military Police) and served in the Gulf War.  Mr. Carey is a retired Lansing Police Department Detective. 

Please feel free to download and print the following documents as needed:

Truant Referral Form

Truancy Policy Guidelines

Michigan Truancy Laws

Michael Carey

Truancy Officer