Diann Banks Williamson Education Center

5020 Cadieux, Detroit MI, 48224

Phone: (313) 347-7280 • Fax: (313) 852-3454

Principal: Roslyn Fluker

About Us

Where Every Child Yearns To Learn

Diann Banks-Williamson Educational Center (DBWEC) is a Secondary Center-Based Special Education Program serving students ages 14-19 and in grades 9-12 with moderate cognitive impairments, severe cognitive impairments, Autism Spectrum Disorder and severe multiple impairments. We have certified teachers, support staff, and teacher assistants. Instruction is based on the Michigan Curriculum Framework Extended High School Content Expectations and Common Core Essential Elements. Students are assessed with the Michigan Alternative Assessment known as the MI-Access Participation, Supported, and Functional Independence in mathematics, science, social studies, and English Language Arts. Students also receive instruction in life management skills, personal management, and remedial reading.


  • Daily / Family Living classroom
  • Computer Lab
  • Olympic-sized swimming pool
  • Gymnasium
  • Community Based Instruction
  • Psychological Services
  • School Social Worker
  • Speech and Language
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Adaptive Physical Education
  • Certified Nurse
  • Consultants for the Visually Impaired, Hearing Impaired, Autism Spectrum Disorder, & Orientation and Mobility
  • Education Technician
  • Teacher Assistants

Bell Schedule

Morning Afternoon Half Day
7:30 AM 2:40 PM 10:45 AM