Upcoming Events: Learning Opportunities

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 register for Michigan Alliance for Families events online!
  • 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 noted on this page and posted on our FB page: www.facebook.com/MichiganAllianceForFamilies.

April 2018

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

April 18 in Taylor Overview of Discipline for Students with Disabilities: Questions to Ask and When to Ask Them. Cancelled, not enough registrations.

April 19 in Port Huron IEP Webinar Discussion: PLAAFP Statement with Joyce Dearhamer at The Arc of St. Clair County 11:30am-1pm. 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 Howell Transition Talk with Sandee Koski and Lisa Cook Gordon at Livingston Educational Service Agency 9am-3pm. REGISTER ONLINE

April 20 in Grosse Pointe Behavior is Communication with Sally Burton-Hoyle at Grosse Pointe Public Library 1pm-3pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 21 in Flint Getting and Keeping The First Job. Cancelled, low registration numbers.

April 24 in Caro  Understanding Individualized Education Programs with Kelly Orginski at Tuscola Technology Center  6pm-9pm.  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 25 in Port Huron  Understanding IEPs with Kelly Orginski at St. Clair County Admin. Bldg 9:30am-12:30pm.   REGISTER ONLINE

April 26 in Port Huron IEP Webinar Discussion: Goals and Objectives with Joyce Dearhamer at The Arc of St. Clair County 11:30am-1pm. REGISTER ONLINE

April 26 in Redford  Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy with Sandee Koski at Redford Library 5:30pm-7:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

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

April 30 in Flint Transition to High School and Beyond with Sandee Koski at Genesee ISD 5pm-7:30pm.  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 2 in Detroit Transition to High School and Beyond with Kelly Orginski at Children’s Hospital of Michigan 11:30am-2pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

May 3 in Port Huron IEP Webinar Discussion: IEP Supports and Services with Joyce Dearhamer at The Arc of St. Clair County 11:30am-1pm. REGISTER ONLINE

May 7 in Brighton Understanding Individualized Education Programs with Sandee Koski at The Arc Livingston 9am-12pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

May 8 in Holland Positive Behavior Supports with Jessie Morton at Ottawa ISD 6:30pm-8:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

May 9 in Belleville Rethinking Guardianship: Facilitating Life-Long Self Determination with Dohn Hoyle at WCCC Belleville Campus 5pm-8pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

May  10 in Port Huron IEP Webinar Discussion: FAPE in the LRE with Joyce Dearhamer at The Arc of St. Clair County 11:30am-1pm. REGISTER ONLINE

May 11 in Monroe  Behavior is Communication with Sally Burton-Hoyle at Monroe ISD 12pm-2:30pm. REGISTER ONLINE

May 12 in Ionia  IEPs and Discipline with Jessie Morton and Cheryl Levine at The Right Door for Hope, Recovery and Wellness 9am-4pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

May 14 in Cheboygan Supporting the Educational Needs of Children & Youth with Mental Health Challenges and Those Who Have Experienced Trauma with Terri Henrizi at Cheboygan Library 1pm-3:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

May 14 in Marshall  Transition to High School and Beyond with Sandee Koski at The LifeCenter 6pm-8:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

May 15 in Kingsford Supporting the Educational Needs of Children & Youth with Mental Health Challenges with Terri Henrizi at Dickinson-Iron ISD 5pm-7:30pm CST. REGISTER ONLINE

May 16 in Brighton Rethinking Guardianship: Facilitating Life-Long Self Determination with Dohn Hoyle at The Arc Livingston 10:30am-1:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

May 16 in Marquette Supporting the Educational Needs of Children & Youth with Mental Health Challenges with Terri Henrizi at Marquette-Alger RESA 11am-1:30pm. REGISTER ONLINE

May 17 in Houghton Supporting the Educational Needs of Children & Youth with Mental Health Challenges with Terri Henrizi at Copper Country ISD 12pm-2:30pm. REGISTER ONLINE

May 17 in Mt Pleasant  IEPs and Behavior Support with Kelly Orginski at Isabella County DHHS 6pm-8pm. REGISTER ONLINE

May 18 in Big Rapids  IEPs and Behavior Support with Kelly Orginski at Ferris State University Center 12:45pm-1:35pm. REGISTER ONLINE

May 18 in Ironwood Supporting the Educational Needs of Children & Youth with Mental Health Challenges with Terri Henrizi at Gogebic Community College 12pm-1:30pm CST. REGISTER ONLINE

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

May 19 in Mt Pleasant  IEPs and Behavior Support with Kelly Orginski at Isabella County DHHS 9am-12pm. 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

June 2018

June 5 in Ionia Getting Ready for Kindergarten and Beyond with Kelly Orginski at The Right Door for Hope Recovery and Wellness 5pm-pm.  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 pacetesting.com/maf/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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All of our flyers are PDFs, which can be viewed with a free download from Adobe.