Find out more about the collaborations throughout the community we are partnering in.

Doing More. Together.

Ottawa area schools are collaborating with companies and organizations across the region to showcase the high-quality education taking place in local communities.


Students are more likely to succeed when schools address behavior and learning together. Michigan’s Integrated Behavior and Learning Support Initiative (MIBLSI) partners with school districts to help implement and sustain these supports for improved student outcomes.

Ottawa Area Secure Schools Network

Schools, law enforcement and emergency responders within the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District have launched the Ottawa Area Secure Schools Network, a collaborative effort working towards improving and maintaining school safety.

Ottawa Community Schools Network

Working to ensure all students in Pre-K through 12 education system are physically, emotionally and socially well, and have strong family supports to ensure that each student is developing to his/her potential by connecting them with appropriate resources and following through with after-care

Reading Now Network

School superintendents from 20 West Michigan counties have formed the Reading Now Network (RNN) – a collective effort of superintendents, school boards and school districts throughout West Michigan to improve early literacy and, ultimately, student achievement across all grade levels.


#Return2School is a collaborative effort between education professionals, community members, families, and students in the West Michigan area to provide guidance and resources to K-12 districts and schools as they plan for a return to school in the fall.

West MI Talent Triangle

Throughout our region, we are partnering with business and higher education to provide educational relevance to students. Our students are better prepared today than ever before to tackle the challenges of post-secondary education and the workplace.

The West Michigan Talent Triangle drives policy decisions that are focused on the best interests of students. Together we can make sure our voice is heard in the halls of government.