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.

Waldron Celebrates with song!

Waldron students had a great time when volunteer musician Steve Vitto came to help them celebrate the holidays in December! Students were given a chance to come up to the mic with Steve and sing along!   All the students and the parents or grandparents that came for the afternoon joined in as well, singing along…
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Reptiles visit Waldron Center!

David Critchlow of Critchlow Alligator Sanctuary came to visit students at the Waldron Center on April 25th.  John Howk’s class of 4th and 5th graders were also invited to come enjoy the reptiles.  Mr. Critchlow brought alligators, turtles, tortoise’s, a snake named Caspar, and a bearded dragon lizard named Tinkerbell! Everyone had a wonderful time,…
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