Principal’s Message

Ms Defayette

AFES Families!

I am thrilled to be joining you as the Principal of Au Sable Forks Elementary School! My full title is Au Sable Forks Elementary Principal and District Coordinator of Student Services. This means that I will continue to serve as our district’s Committee on Special Education, Preschool Special Education and Section 504 Coordinator and Chairperson.

For those of you who don’t know me, I have been privileged to serve Au Sable Valley students and families for the past 12 years. Five of those years as the High School Principal, and for the past seven years as the Director of Special Education. Education and helping children and families is a passion of mine. With true excitement I am honored to be working with the faculty, staff, and families at Au Sable Forks, while maintaining my role in assisting our district families and students with specific learning needs.

This pandemic has created very challenging situations for all of us. Your support of your children has been nothing short of heroic. It is important to me that you know we will continue to work together to support your children’s well-rounded growth; providing the support they need while maintaining open and frequent communication.

As Superintendent Savage coined, “Together We Make a Difference.” By working together to make that difference, we will create a legacy for our children and families that will last a lifetime. I look forward to meeting and working with all of you!

Please feel free to reach out to me at any time by email: or phone: 518-834-2800, ext. 4171.

Very kind regards,
Aimee Defayette

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