Welcome to OPTIMISE!

OPTIMISE is a Michigan group made up of nearly 20 education partners to attract, prepare, and retain more professionals in the Special Education field.  This one-stop-shop website features over 400 jobs in a variety of careers that help excel children with disabilities including Special Education Teachers, Paraeducators, School Psychologists, Behaviorist, and more. Discover nine professions, their funding options, and basic steps to jumpstart your career in Special Education.


MASP is a partner in this project and provides input and guidance through the School Psychologists Action Team.  The focus of  this group is to increase the number of school psychologists in Michigan and to remove the barriers for individuals entering the field.  

This infographic includes important recommendations from the Action Team:

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