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Our Mission Statement

It is the mission of Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District to serve local school districts.

It is the vision of Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District to be an indispensable part of every local school district it serves.


Char-Em ISD is proud to have achieved accreditation by AdvancED in June 2011. The AdvancED Accreditation Commission determined that Char-Em ISD engages in a continuous systemic process of improvement, and has effective and efficient quality assurance controls throughout the system. This achievement recognizes the quality of services provided by the ISD through the leadership team and governing authority, the dedication and service of the professional staff, and the support of community stakeholders. 


Click here (or on the image above) for the January 2015 Employee Newsletter

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In celebration of Parenting Awareness Month, the Great Start Collaborative and Parent Coalition are hosting their 2nd annual Family March Madness event from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, March 21st, at the Petoskey Middle School, 801 Northmen Drive in Petoskey. The event is free and geared toward families with children infant to 12 years of age.
AmeriCorps Week is celebrated March 9-13, 2015, and many people may wonder exactly what is AmeriCorps. Click on the link below to view a guest commentary written by Alison Mellon, Char-Em ISD AmeriCorps Director, to commemorate AmeriCorps Week and help the community understand what AmeriCorps is.
The early morning rounds made the difference in the third Char-Em ISD Quiz Bowl Tournament of the season as the Charlevoix A team knocked off contenders East Jordan, Petoskey and Boyne City who finished, respectively, second, third, and fourth for the day. Charlevoix team members completed their undefeated sweep by knocking off Central Lake and Concord in the afternoon. The Petoskey B and C teams finished first and second in Division Two.
Every child deserves an equal opportunity for healthy growth and development. The Child Abuse Council annual spring conference focuses on children's health through the use of protective factors.
Staff from Boyne City High School and Char-Em ISD were named winners in the annual Michigan School Public Relations Association (MSPRA) Communications Contest.
More than 700 educators came away with new ideas and skills following the recent Char-Em ISD Area Wide Professional Development Day. Pictured are Media Center Manager Carissa Wolgamott and receptionist Karen Giudice during the “Putting Pizzazz in Your Publications” workshop. The day kicked off with a video about “flipped classrooms.” Click on the link below to view the video.
Click on the link below to view the history book that highlights Char-Em ISD's past 50 years.


The following links provide quick access to popular programs and services.

Driver's License Road Testing

Click here for testing information 

Job Olympics 2015

Click here to register to volunteer

2014-2015 ISD Wide Common Calendar Schedule

The following calendar is in PDF PDF Documentformat, click to view, print or download. 

Char-Em ISD AmeriCorps Program

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We are a proud member of AmeriCorps. Click here or on the image above for more information.

Char-Em ISD Videos

Click below to view a video highlighting what it's like to a student today.

Click here for additional videos highlighting student achievement throughout Char-Em ISD.

Char-Em ISD's Moodle Site

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Click here or on the image above to visit Char-Em ISD's Moodle Site