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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.

Due to the pandemic, all of our events will be held on online. Click on the event’s date to view the PDF flyer for complete details. All times are EST.

November 2020

November 3 Supporting Our Kids Mental Health Needs & Our Own As We Navigate Changing School Environments with Terri Henrizi from Association for Children’s Mental Health, 1-2pm or 6:30-7:30pm. Register

November 4 Epilepsy & Updates in Seizure Rescue Medications with Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan, 7-8pm. Register

November 5 Becoming an Assistive Technology Detective at Home with Carolyn O’Hearn from Alt+Shift, 12pm-1pm. Register

November 9 PBIS Family Panel Discussion with MiMTSS, 6-7:30pm. Register

November 10 Log On and Log In to Virtual Meetings with Special Education Mediation Services, 11am-12pm. Register

November 10 Improve the quality of your contributions to your child’s IEP with this four week IEP Course (11/10, 11/17, 12/1, 12/8), 7-8:30pm. Register

November 12 Rethinking Guardianship: Facilitating Lifelong Self Determination with Dohn Hoyle, 1-3pm. Register

November 17 Counting the Days: Understanding Disciplinary Removals of Students with Disabilities  with Special Education Mediation Services, 11am-12pm. Register

November 19  The Manifestation Determination Review: Navigating the Process  with Special Education Mediation Services, 11am-12pm. Register

December 2020

December 2 Advocating for Your Child with Epilepsy in School with Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan, 10am-12pm. Register 

December 4  Partnering with your ISD/School District Around Assistive Technology with Carolyn O’Hearn from Alt+Shift, 12-1pm. Register

December 8 Log On and Log In to Virtual Meetings with Special Education Mediation Services, 11am-12pm. Register

December 9 Collecting Academic and Behavior Data at Home with Special Education Mediation Services, 11am-12pm. Register 

January 2021

January 12 Log On and Log In to Virtual Meetings with Special Education Mediation Services, 6:30-7:30pm. Register

January 13 Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy with Sandee Koski, 10-11:30am. Register

January 14 Behavior Intervention in a Virtual World with Special Education Mediation Services 11am-12pm. Register

January 14 Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy with Sandee Koski, 6:30-8pm. Register

January 20 Epilepsy and Comorbid Mental Health and Emotional Issues with Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan,  7-8pm. Register

January 21  Assistive Technology Experiences From Parents Like You with Carolyn O’Hearn from Alt+Shift, 12-1pm. Register

February 2021

February 4 Rethinking Guardianship: Facilitating Lifelong Self Determination with Dohn Hoyle, 6-8pm. Register

February 9 Log On and Log In to Virtual Meetings with Special Education Mediation Services, 11am-12pm. Register

February 23 Counting the Days: Understanding Disciplinary Removals of Students with Disabilities  with Special Education Mediation Services, 6:30-7:30pm. Register

February 25  The Manifestation Determination Review: Navigating the Process  with Special Education Mediation Services, 6:30-7:30pm. Register

March 2021

March 9 Rethinking Guardianship: Facilitating Lifelong Self Determination with Dohn Hoyle, 1-3pm. Register

March 9 Log On and Log In to Virtual Meetings with Special Education Mediation Services, 6:30-7:30pm. Register

March 18 Behavior Intervention in a Virtual World with Special Education Mediation Services, 6:30-7:30pm. Register

March 23 Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy with Sandee Koski, 6:30-8pm. Register

April 2021

April 13 Log On and Log In to Virtual Meetings with Special Education Mediation Services, 11am-12pm. Register

May 2021

May 5 Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy with Sandee Koski, 10-11:30am. Register

May 11 Log On and Log In to Virtual Meetings with Special Education Mediation Services, 6:30-7:30pm. Register

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