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Resources & Links

AASA: American Association of School Administrators

Organization with mission to support and develop effective school system leaders who are dedicated to the highest quality of public education.

AESOP Employee Absence Reporting

Employee absense reporting site.

ASBO: Association of School Business Officials International

Provides programs and services to promote the highest standard of school business management practices, professional growth, and effective use of educational resources.

ASFSA: American School Food Service Association

ASFSA advances the availability, quality, and acceptance of school nutrition programs as part of education and see that children have access to school meals and nutrition education.

CEFPI: Council of Educational Facility Planners International

"The School Building Association"... the advocate for excellence in student learning environments.

CEPI: Center for Educational Performance & Information

The Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI) collects and reports data about Michigan's K-12 public schools.

Child Stats/Forum on Child and Family Statistics

This web site offers easy access to federal and state statistics and reports on children and their families.

CRC: Citizen's Research Council of Michigan

The CRC of Michigan is a private, not-for-profit public affairs research organization, providing nonpartisan analysis of state and local government organization and finance in Michigan.

CPSV: Center for the Prevention of School Violence

CPSV serves as a resource center for efforts that promote safer schools and foster positive youth development.

Department of Attorney General

Various information regarding the Department of Attorney General.

GASB: Governmental Accounting Standards Board

GASB's mission is to establish and improve standards of state and local governmetal accounting and financial reporting.

HFA: House Fiscal Agency

Nonpartisan agency whose primary mission is the provision of expert assistance to the House Appropriations Committee and to other members of the Michigan House of Representatives regarding state fiscal matters.

IRS: Internal Revenue Service

Information regarding Federal, State, and Local Governments.

MAPT: Michigan Association of Pupil Transportation

Promotes safe and efficient pupil transportation, assisting transportation supervisors with information, education and training.

MASA: Michigan Association of School Administrators

Serves Superintendents and their first line of assistants with information and advice in such areas as individual, professional, and legal counseling.

MASB: Michigan Association of School Boards

The mission of MASB is to provide quality leadership services for all Michigan boards of education, and to advocate for student achievement and public education.

MDE: Michigan Department of Education

MDE - Main homepage

MDE: MEIS/Michigan Education Information System

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MDE: School Administrator Resources

MDE's school administrator's home page.,1607,7-140-5235---,00.html

MDE: Staff Directory

Interactive directory of MDE employees & departments.

MDE: State Aid

MDE's office of state aid and school finance.,1607,7-140-6525_6530_6605---,00.html

MEA: Michigan Education Association

Self governing education association representing teachers, faculty, and all educational support staff.

Michigan Governments/Local Government Listing

U of M Downloads Center - MI/Local Government Listing.

Michigan Legislature

Michigan Legislature

MIEM: Michigan Institute for Educational Management

Provides professional development activities for school personnel.

MILAF: Michigan School District Liquid Asset Fund

MILAF is a comprehensive cash management program that was created in 1987 by the Michigan School Board.

MISEC: Michigan School Energy Cooperative

The goal of MISEC is to take full advantage of the cost saving opportunities available from energy deregulation.

MMBA: Michigan Municipal Bonding Authority

Provides Michigan local units of government and schools an alternative source of financing for infrastructure projects and low cost access to the public finance market.,1607,7-121-1753_37602_37604---,00.html

MRIC: Michigan Retirement Investment Consortium

OAISD is a member of this consortium. MRIC provides retirement planning for its members.  

MSBO: Michigan School Business Officials

Provides a forum for exchange of ideas - expanding professional horizons in public education sectors.

National Heritage Academies

National Heritage Academies manages charter academies in Michigan, North Carolina, New York, and Ohio... including Eagle Crest and Vanderbilt in Holland.

NCEF: National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities

Free public services that provides information for planning, designing, funding, building, improving and maintaining schools. Affiliated with Educational Resources Education Center (ERIC) and managed by the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS).

NCES: National Center for Education Statistics

Primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

NEA: National Education Association

Nations leading organization committed to advancing the cause of public education.

No Child Left Behind

Find answers to your questions about the education law signed by President Bush on January 8, 2002.

NSBA: National School Boards Association

The NSBA is the nationwide organization representing public school governance.

ORS: Office of Retirement Services

The official State of Michigan web site containing information on retirement for school employees.

PTSI: Pupil Transportation Safety Institute

Provides training to drivers, students, and managers; offers consultation services for districts and contractors; project development and evaluative studies for state agencies.

SFA: Senate Fiscal Agency

Legislative agency providing assistance to Senate members on state budgeted related issues and analysis of all legislation proposed by the Senate.

Standard & Poor's School Evaluation Services

Read about your school system's academic results, spending, student population, financial condition, and more. Measure progress with up to five years of data. Compare to the state, the county, similar schools, or set up your own comparisons.

State of Michigan

The official State of Michigan web site.

TSA Consulting Group, Inc.

Provides retirement plan compliance and administrative services to OAISD.                                                

US Department of Education

Educational resources for student, parents & families, educators, and grantees & assistance providers.

US Department of Labor

Various information regarding the United States Department of Labor.

US Census Bureau

2000 Census

USF: Universal Service Fund/Library of Michigan

School and libraries receive access to telecommunications services for educational purposes at discounted rates.,1607,7-160-17451_18668_18690---,00.html