Financial Independence Team

The Financial Independence Team (FIT), is a cross-agency collaboration between the Michigan Department of Education (Office of Education Improvement & Innovation and the Office of State Aid) and the Michigan Department of Treasury, focused on proactively supporting school districts identified in need of financial and educational assistance.

The Michigan Department of Education's consultants work with superintendents, district and school leaders by offering targeted technical assistance to support successful implementation of the district’s educational vision. Education consultants are committed to working collaboratively with district leaders, regional educational service agencies and intermediate school districts to ensure that school district resources strategically align with and support the vision for the successful academic achievement of all students. For information, please contact 517-373-9717.

Meet the Team