FYI Capabilities Statement

Capabilities Statement

Experience - Quality - Passion

The team from FYI-CSI has the ability to bring together the highest quality of special education professionals. We have a team that has helped move the direction of special education in different states. We have a blend of administrators that have served at some of the highest levels in the field and have been actively involved in research at the university level. Our team has served on local, state and national committees. Much of our team has received awards for their career work within the field. Our team has presented in conferences around the country and internationally. We have provided top level professional development across the country. Our vision and belief is that all students can learn and have worked to insure that we continue to move systems towards this belief.


Owner, Mark Francis has experience with local and county Government for 27 years, just to name a few:
  • Director of Special Education for the Lewis-Class Intermediate School District (ISD) and Wayne County Regional Service Agency (RESA)
  • Prendergast Elementary School District
  • Utica School District (Utica, MI)
  • Troy City School District (Troy, NY)
  • New York City Public Schools (New York, NY)
  • Grand Rapids Public Schools (Grand Rapids, MI)


Complete System Analysis – Special Education System.

Staff Management – of curriculum, finance, insurances, transportation, training, special education, Title I, Section 504 of the Civil Rights Bill, Security, Maintenance, Food Service, building procurement and contract negotiations.

Professional Development and Training – in the areas of: Autism, Behavior, Co-Teaching, Response to Intervention, Effectiveness, Child study, Positive Behavior Supports, Individual Education Plans, Disproportionality, Safety and Security.

Contact Us for more information or call Mark Francis, President & Owner of FYI-CSI (248) 889-1691.