Upcoming Events

paper calendar with a pencil sitting on itBookmark/Star/Favorite/Save this page!  Our goal is to increase the involvement of families in their children’s education. To do this, Michigan Alliance for Families offers learning opportunities across the state.  Click on the event date/location to view the PDF flyer for complete details of each event.  Remember, you can now register for Michigan Alliance for Families events online: www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/rsvp.

Please note: To be good stewards of our funding resources, we need a minimum number of participants registered by the registration deadline for the presentation to be held. If it is after the deadline and you haven’t registered, please call or email to check the status of the event.

Weather related cancellations for Michigan Alliance for Families events will be updated on this page and posted to our Facebook page.

February 2018

February 21 in Big Rapids  Transition to High School and Beyond. Cancelled due to low registration numbers.

February 26 in Saline  Your Child’s IEP: What to Know! with Kelly Orginski at Heritage Elementary School 6pm-7pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

March 2018

March 2 in Brighton Rethinking Guardianship with Dohn Hoyle at The Arc Livingston 9am-12pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

March 5 in Marshall  Understanding IEPs with Kelly Orginski at LifeCenter 5:30pm-8:30pm.   REGISTER ONLINE

March 6 in Ludington Serving on Special Education Committees with Jessie Morton at Ludington Public Library 5pm-7pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

March 6 in Ypsilanti  Let’s Talk Transition with Sandee Koski and Kathy Homan at Parkridge Community Center 9:30am-3:30pm. REGISTER ONLINE

March 8 in Saginaw Can You Hear Me Now with Cheryl Levine at Hoyt Public Library 5pm-7:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

March 12 in Berkley  Transition to High School and Beyond with Sandee Koski at Berkley High School  6:3opm-9pm. REGISTER ONLINE

March 12 in Hudsonville Importance of the PLAAFP Statement  with Debbie Rock at Evergreen Ministries 6pm-8pm. REGISTER ONLINE

March 13 in Grand Blanc Understanding IEPs with Kelly Orginski at Grand Blanc- McFarlen Library 5pm-8pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

March 13 in Mecosta   Building Positive Relationships: Your Child’s Success in School with Michael Bausano at Mecosta Elementary 6:30pm-8:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

March 13 in St. Johns  Building Parent  Circles  of Support with Kelly Orginski at  CCRESA 6:30pm-8:30pm.  REGISTER WITH CCRESA

March 15 in Clinton Township  Overview of Discipline for Students with Disabilities: Questions to Ask and When to Ask Them with Cheryl Levine at Macomb ISD 1pm-4pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

March 26 in Waterford  Epilepsy & Seizure Disorders: Advocating for Your Child at School and in the Community with Cindy Leino-Handford at Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center  10am-12pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

March 27 in Otsego  Behavior is Communication webinar and discussion with Bethann Robins at Otsego District Public Library 6:30-8pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

March 28 in Kalamazoo  The Arc Community Advocates Annual Inclusion Conference  at WMU Fetzer Center 8:30am-5pm.  REGISTER VIA EVENT-BRITE

April 2018

April 5 in Escanaba  IEP 101 and Effective Parent Advocacy with Tamyra Cooper at Pathways 10am-1:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 9 in Hudsonville  Goals and Objectives with Debbie Rock at Evergreen Ministries 6pm-8pm. REGISTER ONLINE

April 10 in Muskegon  Positive Behavior Supports with Jessie Morton at Pioneer Resources 10am-12pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 10 in Wixom Understanding Individualized Education Programs with Sandee Koski at Oakland Schools Technical Campus-Southwest 9am-12pm. REGISTER ONLINE

April 11 in Jackson  Epilepsy & Seizure Disorders: Advocating for Your Child at School and in the Community with Cindy Leino-Handford at LifeWays 6pm-8pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 12 in Traverse City  Supporting the Educational Needs of Children & Youth with Mental Health Challenges and Those Who Have Experienced Trauma with Terri Henrizi at MI Works Conference Room 1pm-3:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 16 in Ferndale Can You Hear Me Now with Cheryl Levine at Ferndale Public Library 11am-1pm. REGISTER ONLINE

April 17 in Berrien Springs  Understanding IEPs with Kelly Orginski at Berrien Regional Education Service Agency 6:30pm-8:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 19 in Sterling Heights  Supporting the Educational Needs of Children & Youth with Mental Health Challenges and Those Who Have Experienced Trauma with Terri Henrizi at Macomb County Community Mental Health Training Center 6pm-8:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 20 in Brighton  Transition Talk with Sandee Koski and Lisa Cook Gordon at Livingston Educational Service Agency 9am-3pm. REGISTER ONLINE

April 24 in Otsego   Positive Behavior Supports webinar and discussion with Bethann Robins at Otsego District Public Library 6:30-8pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 28 in Lansing  Understanding Individualized Education Programs with Sandee Koski at MSU Federal Credit Union 10am-2:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

May 2018

May 1 in Wixom Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy with  Kanika Littleton at Oakland Schools Technical Campus-Southwest 8:30am-10am. REGISTER ONLINE

May 9 in Belleville Rethinking Guardianship with Dohn Hoyle at WCCC Belleville Campus 5pm-8pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

May 18 in Scottville Understanding IEPs with Nicole Miller at Scottville Public Library 1pm-3pm. REGISTER ONLINE

May 21 in Cadillac  Transition to High School and Beyond with Sandee Koski  at Wexford Missaukee ISD  1pm-3:30pm.   REGISTER ONLINE

May 21 in Cheboygan  Getting Ready for Kindergarten and Beyond with Jessie Morton at Cheboygan Public Library  1pm-4pm. REGISTER ONLINE

May 22 in Marquette  Transition to Kindergarten with Jessie Morton at Peter White Library 11:30am-1:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

May 22 in Otsego  Suspension, Expulsion, and Discipline webinar and discussion with Bethann Robins at Otsego District Public Library 6:30-8pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

May 23 in Iron Mountain Transition to Kindergarten with Jessie Morton at Northern Lights YMCA Dickinson 10:0am-12:00pm CST.  REGISTER ONLINE

May 24 in Bessemer Transition to Kindergarten with Jessie Morton at VFW 10:00am-12:00pm CST.  REGISTER ONLINE

May 25 in Houghton  Transition to Kindergarten with Jessie Morton at BHK Child Development 10:00am-12:00pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

Don’t see a workshop near you?  Check back again soon, we are scheduling additional events! Be sure to view our selection of free On Demand Webinars available for viewing at home www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/webinar
Weather related cancellations for Michigan Alliance for Families events, will be noted on this page and posted on our FB page: www.facebook.com/MichiganAllianceForFamilies.

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