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Educational Support Service Director

Joanne Friday

Joanne Friday

Joanne joined our team as the Educational Support Service Director to work with students, teachers and families on meeting the needs of all types of learners. Joanne comes to us with 32 years of professional education experience. Joanne also served on many school, district, and county initiatives around student and staff growth. She earned her Bachelor of Education at the University of Michigan and began her career as a teacher for emotionally impaired at the elementary level, then began a self contained program for the emotionally impaired at the high school level. She returned to school to earn her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Michigan and a Master’s of Education specializing in learning disabilities from Eastern Michigan University. She recently finished her 28-year tenure in West Bloomfield where she worked as an English and history teacher, a School Social Worker and a Resource Room Teacher and Coordinator.