Waldron Learning Center

Left: Val Gilbert & Emma Cooper-Lewis share a smile.

The Waldron Learning Center opened in 1978, and was named after Marjorie Waldron, a local resident, who had a great love for special education students.

The school provides educational services for students with moderate to severe impairments and is operated by the Branch Intermediate School District.

In addition to the classrooms, the Waldron Center has a conference room, gymnasium with locker rooms, computer lab, cafeteria, and a designated outside play area. Swimming facilities are also available to our students at the Coldwater Aquatic Center within walking distance of our facility.

The building is WiFi accessible and equipped with security cameras, secured entrance, and a 911 emergency ID phone system.


The Waldron Center has been identified as a MI HeartSafe school. Members of this school know how to recognize the signs of a sudden cardiac arrest and have met the following requirements:  written cardiac emergency plan; cardiac emergency response team and trained at least 10% of staff in CPR/AED; have accessible AEDs with identifying locations; and performs one cardiac drill per year.

The Farm comes to Waldron Center

Waldron friend and bus driver Jim Smith brought his animals to the Waldron Center for a visit.  He brought an assortment of birds, a mother and baby donkey, a floppy eared rabbit, and some angora goats for the students to see!  A great time was had by all and we really appreciate Mr. Jim bringing…
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Walmart “Touch A Truck” makes a stop at Waldron!

    It was the perfect day for Bill Gilbert to bring his Walmart semi truck to the Waldron Center!  Walmart’s Touch A Truck allows students of all ages to get up close and inside the trucks to see what it’s like inside. Most of our students were able to get into the cab… and…
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