MI-AHEAD was founded in 1987 as a state organization for professionals working with students with disabilities in higher education. The purpose of MI-AHEAD is to strengthen the professionalism, expertise, competency, and effectiveness of personnel working with students with disabilities and promoting equity and opportunities for students with disabilities in higher education. MI-AHEAD holds an annual conference and conducts monthly membership meetings to discuss best practices, concerns, networking and more.
MI-AHEAD is a not-for-profit organization committed to providing professional development for service providers in order to enhance opportunities and assure full inclusion in all areas of higher education.
MI-AHEAD is an affiliate member of the Association on Higher Education And Disability