Partnering with Alt+Shift


Alt+Shift, encompassing Michigan’s Integrated Mathematics Initiative, is an Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Grant Funded Initiative through the Michigan Department of Education, Office of Special Education.

Alt+Shift partners with intermediate school districts (ISDs) to provide initial training, co-constructed implementation planning, and subsequent follow-up support.

Alt+Shift is now accepting applications for partnerships that will begin during the 2020-2021 school year. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2020, though this may be extended due to recent school shutdowns.

Currently open applications include:

  • AT Journey
  • Comprehensive LIteracy for Autonomous Communication
  • Foundations of Communication
  • Foundations of Math
  • Foundations of Math: Teaching Students with Significant Disabilities
  • Pragmatic Organization Dynamic Display (PODD)

For details, see Alt+Shift’s Partnering Process page at


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