Upcoming Events: Learning Opportunities

paper calendar with a pencil sitting on itFULL YEAR: 2023-2024 Calendar of Virtual Statewide Learning Opportunities

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. Most of our events are virtual at this time.  Webinar caption translation available in Spanish, Arabic, and other languages.

For in-person events, the city is noted next to the date and the address is listed on the flyer. Click on the event’s date to view the PDF flyer for complete details. All times are EST.

May 2024

May 30 Building Blocks of Self-Advocacy with Karen Wang from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Register at  http://tinyurl.com/bpp9tebt

May 31 IEP: A Closer Look with Stephanie Nicholls from 9:30am-11:00am. Register at http://tinyurl.com/2vhwjkr6

June 2024

Offered in partnership with Disability Network Southwest Michigan, Paving the Way to Self Determination is a series of workshops for families and their children with developmental disabilities (ages birth-12) to develop skills that lead to self-determined lives. Register with DNSWM.  Topics include: 

June 4 Instilling Disability Pride in Your Child
June 6 Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies
June 11 Understanding Social Security Benefits
June 19 Preparing Your Child for Employment LONG Before Employment

June 11 IEP: A Closer Look with Stephanie Nicholls from 6:30pm-8:00pm. Register at http://tinyurl.com/4hkznaxu
June 24 Transition: Employment Expectations with Karen Wang  from 12:00pm-1:30pm. Register at https://tinyurl.com/3bz32cdp  

July 2024

July 8 IEP: A Closer Look with Stephanie Nicholls from 9:30-11:00am. Register at https://tinyurl.com/4we5vftj
July 9 Four Week Youth Self Determination Series from 2:00pm-3:00pm. Register at https://tinyurl.com/YthSeries  Space is limited. Michigan Alliance for Families will contact you to confirm your participation. Registration closes June 28 or when full.
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