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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. 


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Click here (or on the image above) for the
March 2016  Employee Newsletter

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College for Kids is a summer program of enrichment classes offered by Charlevoix-Emmet Intermediate School District at North Central Michigan College. Classes are designed to help students currently enrolled in grades 2-8 study a particular subject or field of interest in depth. A broad spectrum of interactive classes are offered to appeal to students of various talents and interests.
Builders and contractors in northern Michigan are searching for high school juniors and seniors who are interested in construction and looking for summer employment. The Construction and Building Industry Job Fair on Monday, April 25 will give students an opportunity to network with area builders and contractors, obtain job and internship information, receive an on-site interview, and accept summer employment that could lead to a full-time career. Click on the link below for more information.
The Consumers Energy Foundation recently presented a $20,000 grant to the Great Start Collaborative to help fund preschool scholarships. The generous donation demonstrates the foundation’s commitment to early childhood education in northern Michigan and across the state.
Parents will participate in hands-on activities to help them build a support system, understand their role in engaging with their school and caregivers, and leave with tools to support the special education journey. Click on the link below for more information.
After dropping their very first match of the day to a very able Petoskey A team, East Jordan (6-1) ran the table, winning the rest of their tournament matches in convincing fashion at the Char-Em ISD Quiz Bowl Championship on February 26.
The Construction Trades Camp, being held June 22-24, 2016, offers students currently enrolled in grades 8-11 an opportunity to develop skills in safety, masonry, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, heavy equipment, and construction entrepreneurship. Click on the link below for more information.
Join us for a 3 day welding program for students currently enrolled in grades 8-11 who are interested in learning basic welding skills. Click on the link below for more information.
Lifetime Michigan resident, storyteller, musician and former Youth Services Librarian at Petoskey District Library, Ronald Fowler, has been awarded the Strengthening Families Award by the Great Start Collaborative of Charlevoix, Emmet and northern Antrim counties.
Substitute teachers, bus drivers and riders, and secretaries are needed throughout Char-Em ISD. Click here to learn more and apply for these rewarding jobs!
Click on the link below to see how Harbor Springs High School CTE Woodworking class takes on a project to make specialized chairs for students with disabilities and the lesson is more about caring for others than construction.
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 2016 Volunteer Registration

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or on the image above to register as a volunteer

ISD Wide Common Calendar

  • Click here for ISD Wide Common Calendars
  • PDF DocumentClick here for the 2015-2016 Char-Em ISD Wide Common Calendar Schedule

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

Here’s 100% proof that teachers make an impact every day and help shape the world we live in tomorrow. Hear from eight alumni from high schools throughout Char-Em ISD that are changing the world we live in. Powerful stuff!


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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