Phone: 906-478-4802, ext. 6401


Degrees and Certifications:

BS in Education Central Michigan University MA in Education Grand Canyon University Administrative Certificate Grand Valley State University Certified in CPR/First Aid, CPI Certified (and certified as an instructor)

Ms. Rachel Byma

Principal/LEA Special Education Supervisor

As the principal at EUPISD Learning Center, Rachel provides leadership to motivate instructional and support staff to provide the best possible opportunities for student growth and development, both educationally and personally. Promoting a positive and safe school climate for staff and students is her number one goal. She also works with families and communities to make sure that they are all working together to provide students with the strategies they will need to be successful after they graduate. Rachel also works as the special education supervisor for Rudyard Area Schools providing technical assistance, guidance and professional development to their special education staff.

Rachel holds a Bachelors of Science in Education from CMU where she studied Special Education. After graduation from CMU Rachel worked for Rudyard Area Schools as a special education teacher. While teaching she earned her Masters of Education from Grand Canyon University, again studying special education. Rachel then accepted her position at the EUPISD Learning Center and has been working in this since 2011. She most recently earned her administrative certificate from Grand Valley State University in 2014. Rachel also is a certified Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Instructor and teaches this course through the EUPISD. 

Contact for:
EUPISD Learning Center
Youth Mental Health
Area Coordinators