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.

November 2018 

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

November 14 in St. Joseph FAPE in the LRE with Jackie Van Horn at Disability Network Southwest Michigan 8:30AM-10:30AM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

November 15 in Ionia Learn About: Support Services, Accommodations and Modifications at The Right Door for Hope, Recovery & Wellness 5:30PM-7PM.  Cancelled, low 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 20 in Berrien Springs Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy with Sandee Koski at Berrien RESA 6:30PM-8PM ONLINE REGISTRATION

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

November 28 in Detroit Understanding IEPs with Sandee Koski at Detroit Community Schools District Adult Education Center East 10AM-1PM. 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

December 6 in Ludington Learn About: Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy at Lakeshore Resource Network 10AM-12PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

December 8 in Birch Run Understanding IEPs at Hampton Inn 11AM-2PM.  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 29 in Troy Let’s Talk Transition with Sandee Koski and Lisa Cook-Gordon at Oakland Community Health Network 9AM-2:30PM.  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

March 2019

March 8 in Muskegon Behavior Is Communication with Sally Burton-Hoyle at Arc Muskegon 1PM-4PM.  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.