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.

March 2019

March 12 in Port Huron Inclusion: FAPE in the LRE with Joyce Dearhamer at The Arc of St. Clair County 6PM-7:30PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

March 13 in Inkster Understanding the IEP with Kenya Harper-Black at Starfish Family Services 5:30-6:30PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION Please note updated meeting location: 30000 Hiveley Road in Inkster in Conference Room B 

March 13 in Flint The 5 W’s of Assistive Technology: A Look Into Everything AT with Carolyn O’Hearn at Erwin L. Davis Center 6pm-8pm.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

March 14 in Lawrence  IEP 101 with Jackie Van Horn at Van Buren ISD 6PM-7PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION Please note updated meeting location: 701 S. Paw Paw in the Empire Room at the Special Services Building. 

March 14 in Lenox Let’s Talk Transition with Sandee Koski and Lisa Cook Gordon at Lenox Township Community Center 9:30AM-2:30PM.  Cancelled, we hope to reschedule. This workshop is being offered in Troy on March 28.

March 27 in St. Joseph IEP Webinar Series: Goals and Objectives at Disability Network Southwest Michigan 8:30AM-9:30AM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

March 27 in Clinton Township  IEP and Behavior with Kelly Orginski at Macomb ISD 6:30PM-8:30PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

March 27 in Detroit Rethinking Guardianship: Facilitating Lifelong Self Determination with Dohn Hoyle at Westside Adult Education Center 12PM-3PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

March  28 in Troy Let’s Talk Transition with Sandee Koski, Lisa Cook Gordon, and Terra Depew at Beaumont Hospital 9AM-2:30PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION 

April 2019

April 3 in Flint Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports with Sandee Koski at Erwin L. Davis Center 6PM-8:30PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION 

April 4 in Stanton Learn About: IEP 101 with Debbie Rock at Montcalm Care Network 6PM-8PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION 

April 9 in Dearborn Heights Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders: Advocating for Your Child in School with Cyndi Leino-Handford at Caroline Kennedy Library 1PM-3PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION 

April 10 in Clinton Township Parent Engagement Project Wrap Up at Macomb ISD 6:30PM-8:30PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION 

April 11 in Traverse City Early On: Making a Plan with Sandee Koski at Traverse Bay Area Career -Tech Center 1PM-3PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION 

April 16 in Farmington Hills Rethinking Guardianship: Facilitating Lifelong Self Determination with Dohn Hoyle at Farmington Community Library 10AM-1PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

April 18 in Stanton Learn About: Importance of the PLAAFP Statement with Debbie Rock at Montcalm Care  Network 6PM-8PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION 

April 24 in St. Joseph IEP Webinar Series: Support Services at Disability Network Southwest Michigan 8:30AM-9:30AM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

April 27 in Detroit Rethinking Guardianship: Facilitating Lifelong Self Determination with Dohn Hoyle at Westside Adult Education Center 12PM-3PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION 

April 30 in Allegan Getting and Keeping the First Job with  Jessie Morton at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church 6:30PM-8:30PM ONLINE REGISTRATION 

April 30 in Caro Rethinking Guardianship: Facilitating Lifelong Self Determination with Dohn Hoyle at Tuscola Technology Center 5PM-8PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION 

May 2019

May  1 in Bad Axe Early On: Making a Plan with Sandee Koski at Huron ISD 6PM-8PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION 

May 1 in Kalamazoo Getting and Keeping the First Job with  Jessie Morton at Disability Network Southwest Michigan 11:30AM-2PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION 

May 2 in Stanton Learn About: Goals and Objectives with Debbie Rock at Montcalm Care  Network 6PM-8PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION 

May 7 in Clare Rethinking Guardianship: Facilitating Lifelong Self Determination with Dohn Hoyle at Pere Marquette District Library 12PM-3PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

May 8 in Roscommon Rethinking Guardianship: Facilitating Lifelong Self Determination with Dohn Hoyle at C.O.O.R. ISD  11:30AM-2:30PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

May 9 in Ann Arbor IEPs and Communication Skills with Sandee Koski and Cheryl Levine  at United Way of Washtenaw County 9AM-3PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

May 14 in Stanton Learn About: Support Services, Accommodations and Modifications with Debbie Rock at Montcalm Care  Network 6PM-8PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION 

May 16 in Greenville More Than Checking a Box: Assistive Technology in the IEP with Carolyn O’Hearn at Seiter Center 6PM-8PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION 

May 16 in Ludington  Can You Hear Me Now? with Cheryl Levine at Ludington Public Library 5PM-7PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION 

May 22 in Caro Community Stakeholder Meeting at Tuscola Technology Center 1PM-3PM or 6:30PM-8:30PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION 

May 23 in Brighton Supporting the Educational Needs of Children & Youth with Mental Health Challenges & Those Who Have Experienced Trauma with Terri Henrizi at The Arc Livingston  10Am-1PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

May 29 in St. Joseph IEP Webinar Series: Extended School Year at Disability Network Southwest Michigan 8:30AM-9:30AM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

June 2019

June 26 in St. Joseph IEP Webinar Series: Inclusion- FAPE in the LRE at Disability Network Southwest Michigan 8:30AM-9:30AM. 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.