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 2017

 

February 16 in St. Ignace  Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy & IEP 101 with Tamyra Cornwall at St Ignace Public Library 5:30pm-7:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

February 17 in Sault Ste. Marie Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy & IEP 101 with Tamyra Cornwall at Chippewa County DHHS 5:30pm-7:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

February 22 in Croswell  How to Speak “Special Educationese”: Productive Communication for IEP Team Meetings with Cheryl Levine at the Croswell Library 12pm-2:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

March 2017

March 1 in Jackson Building Collaborative Communication Skills Together with Cheryl Levine at Kratz Educational Center 12pm-3pm. REGISTER ONLINE

March 8 in Inkster Getting Ready for Kindergarten and Beyond with Jessie Morton at Starfish Family Services 10:30am-1pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

March 8 in Saginaw Rethinking Guardianship with Dohn Hoyle at Saginaw ISD 5pm-8pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

March 8 in Walled Lake  Transition Planning for High School and Beyond with Sandee Koski at Walled Lake Consolidated Schools Educational Services Center 9:30am-1pm. REGISTER ONLINE

March 9 in Dearborn Heights Positive Behavior Supports with Jessie Morton at Caroline Kennedy Library 1pm-3pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

March 9 in Monroe  Alternatives to Guardianship with Dohn Hoyle at Monroe County ISD 6pm-8pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

March 11 in Flint  Essential Skills for IEP Meetings with Cheryl Levine at Erwin L. Davis Educational Center 10am-12pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

March 11 in Greenville Understanding IEPs with Sandee Koski at Seiter Education Center  10am-1pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

March 15 in Clinton Township  Essential Skills for IEP Meetings with Cheryl Levine at Macomb ISD 10am-12pm.   REGISTER ONLINE

March 29 in Detroit Rethinking Guardianship with Dohn Hoyle at Samaritan Center  11am-2:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 2017

April 10 in Middleville  Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy with Jessie Morton at First Baptist Church of Middleville 5:30pm-7:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 11 in Hillsdale Positive Behavior Support Webinar and Discussion with Andrea Mann at Hillsdale ISD 5:30pm-7:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 12 in Clare  Addressing Student Needs and Assistive Technology in the IEP with Laura Taylor at Pere Marquette District Public Library 11am-2pm. REGISTER ONLINE

April 15 in Battle Creek  Introduction to Positive Behavior Supports at Family Enrichment Center 9am-12pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 18 in Waterford  Supporting the Educational Needs of Children & Youth with Mental Health Challenges and Those Who Have Experienced Trauma with Terri Henrizi at Oakland County Executive Office Building Conference Center 1pm-3pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 19 in Clinton Township  Epilepsy & Seizure Disorders: Advocating for Your Child at School and in the Community with Cindy Leino-Handford at Macomb ISD 7pm-9pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 19 in Traverse City  Understanding the IEP Process with Nicole Miller and Karen Spring at Traverse Bay Area Career-Tech Center 1pm-3pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 21 in Cadillac  Evaluation and Eligibility with Jessie Morton at Cadillac Public Library 2pm-4pm. REGISTER ONLINE

April 24 in Cheboygan  Transition Planning for High School and Beyond with Sandee Koski at Cheboygan Public Library 2:30pm-4:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 24 in Hastings  Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy with Jessie Morton at Hastings Baptist Church 5:30pm-7:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 25 in Iron Mountain Transition Planning for High School and Beyond with Sandee Koski at Bay College West 5:30pm-7:30pm CST.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 26 in Marquette Transition Planning for High School and Beyond with Sandee Koski at Peter White Public Library 5:30pm-7:30pm EST.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 27 in Taylor  Essential Skills for IEP Meetings with Cheryl Levine at Wayne County Community CollegeDownriver Campus 6pm-8pm. REGISTER ONLINE

April 26 in Birmingham  Rethinking Guardianship: Facilitating Life-Long Self Determination with Dohn Hoyle at First Presbyterian Church of Birmingham 5:30pm-8:30pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 27 in Ironwood Transition Planning for High School and Beyond with Sandee Koski at Gogebic Community College- Solin Center 5:30pm-7:30pm CST.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 28 in Houghton Transition Planning for High School and Beyond with Sandee Koski at Portage Lake District Library 12pm-2pm EST.  REGISTER ONLINE

April 28 in Walled Lake  Behavior is Communication with Sally Burton-Hoyle at Walled Lake Church of Christ 12pm-3pm.  REGISTER ONLINE

May 2017

May 2 in Dearborn Heights  Assistive Technology and the IEP with Laura Taylor at Caroline Kennedy Library 11am-1pm. REGISTER ONLINE

May 8 in Traverse City  Understanding the IEP Process with Nicole Miller and Karen Spring at Traverse Bay Area Career-Tech Center 9am-11am.  REGISTER ONLINE

May 9 in Attica  Community Stakeholders Meeting at Lapeer Ed Tech Center 1pm-3pm or 6:30pm-8pm.  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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