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    KRESA offers free classes to all Kalamazoo County students through their local high school. Check out programs in career preparation, the arts, and early college credit.

    Apply online today, or ask your school counselor for more information! 


    Open House:

    Feb 7th, 5:30-7:30 pm at the Air Zoo

    CTE/EFA/EMC Info Nights:

    • January 19th CTE/EFA/EMC 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. via Zoom  | Meeting ID: 955 3433 7059  Passcode: 732049
    • February 2nd EMC 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. | IN-PERSON at KRESA Wile Auditorium
    • February 7th EMC 5:45 – 6:15 pm and 6:45 – 7:15 p.m. | IN-PERSON during KRESA High School Classes Open House at the Air Zoo
    • February 21st CTE/EFA/EMC 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. via Zoom | Meeting ID: 955 3433 7059 Passcode: 732049
    • February 28th EMC 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. | IN-PERSON at KRESA Wile Auditorium

  • KRESA High School Programs

    Career and Technical Education (CTE)

    This program offers a range of hands-on career preparation courses to students in grades 10-12. CTE courses reflect real-world applications and maintain the rigorous requirements of the Michigan Merit Curriculum, as well as state, national and industry technical standards. 
    Explore CTE Classes 


    Education for the Arts (EFA) 

    EFA offers arts-intensive classes in the disciplines of theater, musical theater, music, dance, visual arts, digital arts and film/video arts. Classes are taught by a collaborative team of teachers and professional working artists. Students receive instruction, mentoring and hands-on experience in authentic, artistic environments. 
    Explore EFA Classes



    Early/Middle College (EMC)

    This program gives students the opportunity to simultaneously earn both an associate degree and a high school diploma. Students enroll in a focused program of study at Kalamazoo Valley Community College (KVCC) and graduate after an additional year of high school.
    Explore EMC Programs


    It is the policy of Kalamazoo Regional Educational Service Agency that no discriminating practices based on race, color, national origin, sex (including sexual orientation or sexual identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information or any other legally protected category be allowed during any program, activity, service or in employment. The following positions at Kalamazoo RESA have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policy: Assistant Superintendents — Tom Zahrt and Mindy Miller. Contact information: (269) 250-9200, 1819 E. Milham Ave, Portage, MI 49002.