Parent Advisory Committee (PAC)
PAC Mission Statement
Holly Area Schools PAC ( Parent Advisory Committee) is a team that supports, educates, and connects families to resources related to the academic, social, and emotional growth of students with special needs.
If you need support or are looking for resources, please contact your building PAC representative to help with your needs. They will connect you to the appropriate person, district staff member(s), agency, and/or other resource.
Kelly Judson, Chairperson, Holly Elementary Parent: firstname.lastname@example.org; 810-407-4048
Marisa Springstead, Chairperson, Holly High School Parent: email@example.com; 248-820-9667
Kim Gilmore, Oakland Schools Representative, Patterson Parent: firstname.lastname@example.org; 810-241-5945
Kristi Hosner, Oakland Schools Representative, Davisburg Parent: email@example.com; 586-871-4222
Michelle Murphy, Recording Secretary, Holly Middle School Parent: firstname.lastname@example.org; 248-421-6832
Luke Murchie, Representative at Large; Rose Pioneer Parent: email@example.com; 248-215-6227
There are several resources to support families who have children with disabilities. Please read the descriptions and then click on the icons at the bottom of the page for more information on each resource.
- Michigan Alliance for Families (MAF) provides many free and supportive services from learning sessions to advocacy. Michigan Alliance for Families is a statewide resource to connect families of children with disabilities to resources to help improve their children’s education. MAF helps facilitate parent involvement as a means of improving educational services and outcomes for students with disabilities.
- The Arc of Oakland County advocates for the rights and full participation of all children and adults with intellectual and other related developmental disabilities. The provide resources related to advocacy and other disability related support for child and adults.
- MORC is a human services organization that coordinates long-term supports for individuals with physical and developmental disabilities and the elderly in Southeast Michigan. MORC coordinates primarily Medicaid funded services that give support in all areas of life including living arrangements, daily life skills, education, employment and community integration.MORC is a human services agency that coordinates long-term supports for individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities and the elderly in Southeast Michigan Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is a law that makes available a free appropriate public education to eligible children with disabilities throughout the nation and ensures special education and related services to those children.
- Michigan Department of Education, Office of Special Education is our State agency that oversees and monitors the implementation of IDEA and the Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education (MARSE).
- Oakland Schools Department of Special Populations is dedicated to providing quality services and support intended to strengthen the capacity of Oakland County public school districts. In partnership with local districts and community agencies, the department strives to improve the educational achievement and well-being of all students with disabilities. They support local districts and families with disability related needs from birth to age 26.