District Communication 

Pre Labor Day Waiver – Public Hearing 

Berrien RESA to Host a Public Hearing – Pre Labor Day Start 

What: Berrien Regional Service Agency (RESA) Public Hearing for a Pre Labor Day Start 

Who: Public Welcome 

Where: Berrien RESA, Administrative Conference Center 

711 St. Joseph Avenue 

Berrien Springs, MI 49103-1583 

When: Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. 

Summary: On Wednesday, May 10 at 5:00 p.m., Berrien RESA will host a public hearing with the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) and other local school districts to discuss and review the county’s application requesting approval for a Pre Labor Day Start waiver. 

The three-year waiver requests the exemption for all Berrien County school districts and academies to begin the school year before Labor Day. If approved, individual school districts will have an opportunity to opt out of participation in the waiver. 

The required hearing will be held at the Berrien RESA Administrative Conference Center located at 711 St. Joseph Avenue in Berrien Springs. Area superintendents will share a brief presentation followed by an opportunity for community members to provide comments and ask questions. 

A member of MDE will participate remotely.