Lauren Grulke

The Alpena-Montmorency-Alcona Educational Service District is pleased to announce the appointment of Lauren Grulke as the new principal of Pied Piper School.  A graduate of Eastern Michigan University and Oakland University, Grulke has served 12 years in various roles across her career and brings a wealth of experience to Pied Piper.  

"We are excited to welcome Lauren Grulke as the new principal of Pied Piper," said Justin Gluesing, AMA ESD Superintendent. "She was a teacher at Pied Piper for 7 years, and she is a committed advocate for students with special needs.”  

Pied Piper School serves students who are Moderately Cognitively Impaired, Severely Cognitively Impaired, Severely Multiply Impaired, and Autistic Impaired from ages 3 to 26 years.

“I am excited for the opportunity to return to Pied Piper School as the new principal,” Grulke said.  “I look forward to working with students, staff, and parents to continue enriching our students' educational experiences.”