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.

January 2019

January 9 in Flint Making Sense of Discipline for Students with Disabilities with Cheryl Levine at Erwin L. Davis Center 5pm-9pm.  ONLINE REGISTRATION

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

January 14 in St. Johns  Problem Solving Through the IEP Process with Kelly Orginski at First Baptist Church 6PM-8PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

January 14 in Weidman Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports with Sandee Koski at Weidman Elementary School 6:30PM-8:30PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

January 15 in Dearborn Heights  Making Sense of Discipline for Students with Disabilities with Cheryl Levine at Carolyn Kennedy Library 5PM-8PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION 

January 18 in Shelby Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy with Andrea Sargent at Shelby Public Library 10AM-11AM. . ONLINE REGISTRATION 

January 23 in Clinton Township IEP and Behavior with Sandee Koski at Macomb ISD  6:30PM-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 24 in Lawrence  IEP 101 with Jackie Van Horn at Van Buren ISD 6PM-7PM.  ONLINE REGISTRATION 

January 24 in Monroe Supporting the Educational Needs of Children & Youth with Mental Health Challenges and Those Who Have Experienced Trauma with Terri Henrizi at Monroe ISD 5PM-7PM.  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 6 in Clinton Township Supporting the Educational Needs of Children &
Youth with Mental Health Challenges and Those Who Have Experienced Trauma with Terri Henrizi at Macomb ISD  6:30PM-8:30PM. 

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

February 13 in Inkster Assistive Technology: Tools That Assist Learning in School with Christine Skoglund at Inkster Board of Education building 10AM-12PM. 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 7 in Stanton Learn About: Skills for Effective Parent Advocacy with Debbie Rock at Montcalm Care  Network 6PM-8PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION 

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

March 13 in Inkster Understanding the IEP with Kenya Harper-Black at Starfish Family Services 5:30-6:30PM. ONLINE REGISTRATION

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

April 2019

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

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

May 2019

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

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.