Upcoming Events: Learning Opportunities

paper calendar with a pencil sitting on itBookmark/Star/Favorite/Save our calendar!  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.

October 2018

October 3 in Clinton Township IEP Effective Communication at Macomb ISD 6:30PM-8:30PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

October 3 in Taylor Understanding IEPs with Sandee Koski at WCCC Downriver Campus 9:30AM-12:30PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

October 11 in Ionia Learn About: Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy. Cancelled, low registration numbers.

October 11 in Southfield Understanding IEPs with Kanika Littleton at Kennedy Learning Center 6PM-8PM. ASL interpreters will be available. ONLINE REGISTRATION

October 16 in Lawrence Let’s Talk Transition with Sandee Koski and Lisa Cook Gordon at  Van Buren ISD 9:30AM-3PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

October 18 in Reed City  Building Positive Relationships with Michael Bausano at GT Norman Elementary 6:30PM-8:30PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

October 19 in Clinton Township  Behavior is Communication with Sally Burton Hoyle, Ed.D at MISD 1:30PM-4PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

October 22 in Big Rapids  Crucial Conversations: Overview Data and Best Practices at Mecosta- Osceola ISD 1PM-2:40PM or 6:30PM-8:00PM.   ONLINE REGISTRATION

October 23 in Caro  Community Stakeholder Gathering at Tuscola Technology  Center  1PM-3PM or 6:30PM-8:30PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

October 23 in Cheboygan Positive Behavior Supports with Sandee Koski at Cheboygan Public Library 12:30PM – 2:30PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

October 23 in Grand Rapids Rethinking Guardianship: Facilitating Lifelong Communication at KISD 5:30PM-8:30PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

October 24 in Cheboygan Positive Behavior Supports with Sandee Koski at Cheboygan Public Library 5PM-7:30PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

October 25 in Ionia Learn About: IEP 101 at The Right Door for Hope, Recovery & Wellness 5:30PM-7PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

October 29 in Kalamazoo Understanding the IEP  at Disability Network Southwest Michigan 11:30AM-3PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

October 30 in Ionia Learn About: PLAAFP Statement at The Right Door for Hope, Recovery & Wellness 5:30PM-7PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

November 2018 

November 3 in Waterford Family School Partnerships, part of the Oakland PAC Partnership in  Action day 9AM-11:30AM or 12:30PM-3PM.  Register online through Oakland Schools

November 5 in Adrian Positive Behavior Supports with Sandee Koski at Madison Elementary 6PM-8:30PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

November 5 in Port Huron Rethinking Guardianship: Facilitating Lifelong Communication at St. Clair County Administration Building 10:30AM-2PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

November 6 in Hart Serving on Special Education Committees with Jessie Morton at Hart Public Library 10AM – 12PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

November 7 in Hillsdale Serving on Special Education Committees with Jessie Morton at Parke D. Hayes Educational Center 6PM – 8PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

November 7 in Clinton Township  Positive Behavior Supports with Sandee Koski at Macomb ISD 1PM-3PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

November 8 in Ionia Learn About: Goals and Objectives at The Right Door for Hope, Recovery & Wellness 5:30PM-7PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

November 12 in Morley Understanding IEPs with Kelly Orginski at Morley  Stanwood High School 6PM-9PM. Flyer coming  soon. ONLINE REGISTRATION

November 13 in Caro  Can You Hear Me Now? with Cheryl Levine at Tuscola Technology Center 5:45PM-7:45PM . ONLINE REGISTRATION

November 13 in Otsego Special Education Eligibility and Evaluation with Sandee Koski at Otsego District Library 6PM-8PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

November 14 in Jackson Rethinking Guardianship Facilitating Lifelong Self Determination with Dohn Hoyle at Lifeways 10AM-1:30PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

November 15 in Ionia Learn About: Support Services, Accommodations and Modifications at The Right Door for Hope, Recovery & Wellness 5:30PM-7PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

November 15 in Southfield Transition Planning for High School and Beyond with Sandee Koski at Kennedy Learning Center 10AM-12:30PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

November 26 in Big Rapids Crucial Conversations: Building A Life at Mecosta-Osceola ISD 1PM-2:40PM or 6:30PM-8:00PM.   ONLINE REGISTRATION

November 29 in Redford Positive Behavior Supports with Sandee Koski at Redford Township  Library 5:30PM-8PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

December 2018

December 5 in Clinton Township IEP 101 with Kelly Orginski at Macomb ISD 6:30PM-8:30PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

December 6 in Brighton Making Sense of Discipline for Students with Disabilities with Cheryl Levine at The Arc Livingston 12PM-3PMRegister online through The Arc Livingston

December 6 in Grand Rapids Learn About: Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy at The Arc of Kent County 7PM-8:30PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

January 2019

January 10 in Grand Rapids Learn About: IEP 101 at The Arc of Kent County 7PM-8:30PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

January 24 in Grand Rapids Learn About: PLAAFP Statement at The Arc of Kent County 7PM-8:30PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

January 28 in Big Rapids Crucial Conversations: Building a Transition IEP at Mecosta-Osceola ISD 1PM-2:40PM or 6:30PM-8PM  ONLINE REGISTRATION

January 30 in Plymouth Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy with Sandee Koski at Plymouth Public Library 5:30PM-7:30PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

February 2019

February 7 in Grand Rapids Learn About: Goals and Objectives at The Arc of Kent County 7PM-8:30PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

February 21 in Grand Rapids Learn About: Support Services, Accommodations and Modifications at The Arc of Kent County 7PM-8:30PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

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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All of our flyers are PDFs, which can be viewed with a free download from Adobe.