Early Literacy Support

The Bay-Arenac ISD is proud to offer Early Literacy Coaching support to its six local districts. This site is a collection of literacy supports available to educators to enhance instructional practices as related to the Essential Instructional Practices in Early Literacy.


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In the Spotlight...

Welcome aboard to our newest team member, Jennifer Gourd!


Jen is a new Early Literacy Coach for the Bay-Arenac ISD. She has 15 years of relevant coaching experience as well as teaching K-5 reading intervention and grades K, 2, and 3. Jennifer has her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Walden University and her Bachelor's of Arts in Elementary Education from Saginaw Valley State University. Jen is married with two teenage children that attend Bay City Public Schools. They enjoy outdoor activities such as mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking and also love to explore National Parks. She is excited to begin the work as a BAISD Literacy Coach and is looking forward to working with you.

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2019 by Alexandria Hill, BAISD

Jennifer Gourd, BAISD

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Tel: 989.686.4410

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4228 2 Mile Road

Bay City, MI 48706