2021 Upcoming Scheduled Trainings

August 2021

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
August 04, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of Northern Lower Michigan, however, you may sign up for any CoP date that best fits your schedule.   This meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for the implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.&nb... More

Early Intervention Faculty Community of Practice (CoP)
August 10, 2021
Webinar

Early Intervention Faculty Community of Practice (CoP)  This meeting is designed specifically to support faculty in the development of students in diverse disciplines whose future work will be with infants and toddlers, birth to age three, with delays and/or disabilities, and their families. The CoP consists of faculty, Early On Coordinators, parents, and other stakeholders that share a common interest related to supporting faculty in preparation of birth-three earl... More

IDA Practicum-Module 2 Virtual
August 10, 2021
Webinar

IDA Practicum Module 2: Module two is offered in a five hour interactive Zoom training and will focus on the application of knowledge gained in section one of the Module 1 on-line training. It is required to have completed the on-line prerequisite material before registering for Module 2 IDA Practicum.  Once registered for the Practicum participants will receive an email with materials to support this training/module.

Eastern Region Lunch and Learn Session
August 11, 2021
Webinar

Topic to be determined. Bring your questions and wonderings for this interactive conversation.

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
August 13, 2021
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance and system updates from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

2021 Virtual Great Start Network Annual Statewide Convening: MI Learning & Growing Together
August 17-19, 2021
Webinar

Welcome to the Early Childhood Support Networks' second Great Start Network Annual Statewide Convening! This virtual event is in partnership with the Early Childhood Investment Corporation (ECIC) and the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) Office of Great Start (OGS). Each of our three half-day sessions has a different focus: DAY ONE: August 17 - 8:45 am - 1:00pm - 32p Updates from MDE DAY TWO: August 18 - 11:30 am - 4:00 pm - We're All in this Together DAY THREE: August 19 - 11:30 am -... More

Adult-focused Child Abuse Prevention Program: Darkness to Light Stewards of Children Curriculum
August 20, 2021
Webinar

Let's Protect Initiative of Wayne County is offering an evidence-informed, adult-focused child abuse prevention program using the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children curriculum*, provided by Authorized Facilitators, Lacea Zavala, LMSW and Sabrina Oviatt, MA.  This effective, two and a half -hour course teaches adults simple actions that can have far-reaching, positive effects for children and is proven to increase knowledge and change behavior.     Course objectives... More

Using Reflective Practice Module 1: Introduction to incorporating reflective practice to support classrooms and home educators
August 23, 2021
Webinar

Module 1 will offer an introduction to reflective practice and how this type of reflection supports the classroom. Time will be spent exploring “What goes into successful relationships with teachers?” Reflection questions around culture, diversity and race will be woven throughout all 6 half days together. Case examples will be used to further integrate the material.

DECA-Clinical Virtual Training: FULL
August 24, 2021
Webinar

In this live, 120-minute virtual training participants will: Describe the development and psychometrics of the DECA-C Learn how to effectively administer and interpret the DECA-C, including analysis and advanced interpretation Gain experience in using the DECA-C as a tool to guide professionals and families in developing strength-based and intentional plans to reduce challenging behavior and increase social and emotional skills in young children * For MDHHS DECA PIHPs/CMHSPs raters this ... More

Eastern Region RC Director, GSC Director, Parent Liaison Quarterly Meeting
August 26, 2021
Webinar

This call is for Resource Center Directors, GSC Directors/Coordinators and Parent Liaisons.  

Using Reflective Practice Module 1: Introduction to incorporating reflective practice to support classrooms and home educators
August 31, 2021
Webinar

Module 1 will offer an introduction to reflective practice and how this type of reflection supports the classroom. Time will be spent exploring “What goes into successful relationships with teachers?” Reflection questions around culture, diversity and race will be woven throughout all 6 half days together. Case examples will be used to further integrate the material.

September 2021

Charlevoix-Emmet ISD - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
September 01, 2021
Webinar

This virtual training is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated SPP/APR Indicators for C-3 (ages 0-3) and B-7 (ages 3-5).   Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the overarching goal as well as the three global outcomes. Information and practice will also be provided regarding the skills and information needed to accurately collect a... More

Eastern Region Lunch and Learn Session
September 08, 2021
Webinar

Topic to be determined. Bring your questions and wonderings for this interactive conversation.

Eastern Region GSC Directors & Parent Liaison Call
September 09, 2021
Webinar

This meeting, for GSC Directors, Coordinators, and Parent Liaisons will focus on "Member Engagement of the GSCs and PCs" to both the Great Start Collaboratives and Parent Coalitions.  Please join for information, networking, and ideas.

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
September 10, 2021
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance and system updates from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

Eaton ISD - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
September 10, 2021
Webinar

This virtual training is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated SPP/APR Indicators for C-3 (ages 0-3) and B-7 (ages 3-5).   Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the overarching goal as well as the three global outcomes. Information and practice will also be provided regarding the skills and information needed to accurately collect a... More

Using Reflective Practice Module 2: Integrating Reflective Practice Concepts into Practice Part 1
September 13, 2021
Webinar

Module 2 will offer deeper exploration of observable essential elements when integrating reflection into practice. This module will include in a live Reflective Practice session with trainer and group attendee. This module includes special Guest Speaker Sheryl Goldberg, LMSW, IMH-E® who will speak on essential elements of Reflective Practice: Introduction to “RIOS Scale” (Reflective Interaction Observation Scale (RIOS™).

In-depth Virtual DECA Infant and Toddlers : FULL
September 14, 2021
Webinar

This more in-depth virtual training is geared to clinicians and practitioners who are new to assessment processes or who want a deeper dive into the theory and application of this tool. In this training participants will: Learn about resilience theory and protective factors central to supporting infant and toddler resilience, Learn how to administer, score, and summarize results of the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for infants and toddlers. Discuss how these results can be used to su... More

Using Reflective Practice Module 2: Integrating Reflective Practice Concepts into Practice Part 1
September 15, 2021
Webinar

Module 2 will offer deeper exploration of observable essential elements when integrating reflection into practice. This module will include in a live Reflective Practice session with trainer and group attendee. This module includes special Guest Speaker Sheryl Goldberg, LMSW, IMH-E® who will speak on essential elements of Reflective Practice: Introduction to “RIOS Scale” (Reflective Interaction Observation Scale (RIOS™).

Wayne RESA - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
September 17, 2021
Webinar

This virtual training is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated SPP/APR Indicators for C-3 (ages 0-3) and B-7 (ages 3-5).   Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the overarching goal as well as the three global outcomes. Information and practice will also be provided regarding the skills and information needed to accurately collect a... More

West Shore ESD - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
September 20, 2021
Webinar

This virtual training is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated SPP/APR Indicators for C-3 (ages 0-3) and B-7 (ages 3-5).   Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the overarching goal as well as the three global outcomes. Information and practice will also be provided regarding the skills and information needed to accurately collect a... More

Great Start Collaboratives/Parent Coalitions Orientation, Module 1
September 21, 2021
Webinar

Module One focuses on an overview of the Great Start Initiative and includes a look at the document "Great Start, Great Investment, Great Future" Plan.  It also focuses on the 32P Section Grants.  It will provide a "big picture" of Great Start.

Great Start Collaboratives/Parent Coalitions Orientation, Module 2
September 23, 2021
Webinar

This module covers the purposes of Great Start Collaboratives and Parent Coalitions as well as their roles and responsibilities.  Key relationships in the work are also highlighted. 

Supporting the Social Emotional Development of Young Children: Ideas, Strategies, and Resources - Webinar
September 23, 2021
Webinar

Social emotional development has often been referred to as the “secret ingredient” for children’s success. Children who have a strong social emotional foundation not only do better academically, but also tend to be happier, have more friends and show greater motivation to learn. All early childhood professionals play an important role in helping children feel competent and confident as they begin to learn how to develop relationships and friendships; underst... More

Using Reflective Practice Module 3: Integrating Reflective Practice Concepts into Practice Part 2
September 27, 2021
Webinar

Module 3 will continue to go more in depth of offering reflective practice into work with classroom and home educators. Discussion will focus on rupture and repair and boundaries, which we know are critical pieces in relationships, but how do we manage those in a reflective and relationship-based way?! This module will include another live Reflective Practice session between trainer and supervisee.

Statewide Great Start Collaboratives/Parent Coalitions Orientation, Module 3
September 28, 2021
Webinar

This module gives an overview of key guiding documents to be aware of related to your position.  Great Start To Quality is reviewed and next steps to training and technical assistance are covered.

Using Reflective Practice Module 3: Integrating Reflective Practice Concepts into Practice Part 2
September 28, 2021
Webinar

Module 3 will continue to go more in depth of offering reflective practice into work with classroom and home educators. Discussion will focus on rupture and repair and boundaries, which we know are critical pieces in relationships, but how do we manage those in a reflective and relationship-based way?! This module will include another live Reflective Practice session between trainer and supervisee.

October 2021

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
October 04, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of the Upper Peninsula, however, you may sign up for any CoP date that best fits your schedule.   This meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for the implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  ... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
October 05, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of East Michigan, however, you may sign up for any CoP date that best fits your schedule.   This meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for the implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Commun... More

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
October 08, 2021
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance and system updates from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

Clinton County RESA - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
October 11, 2021
Webinar

This virtual training is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated SPP/APR Indicators for C-3 (ages 0-3) and B-7 (ages 3-5).   Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the overarching goal as well as the three global outcomes. Information and practice will also be provided regarding the skills and information needed to accurately collect a... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
October 13, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of South Central Michigan, however, you may sign up for any CoP date that best fits your schedule.   This meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for the implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.&nbs... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
October 14, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of Northern Lower Michigan, however, you may sign up for any CoP date that best fits your schedule.   This meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for the implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.&nb... More

Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
October 15, 2021
Webinar

This virtual Child Outcomes training is open to individuals in all service areas and is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated SPP/APR Indicators for C-3 (ages 0-3) and B-7 (ages 3-5).   Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the overarching goal as well as the three global outcomes. Information and practice will also be provided rega... More

Wayne RESA - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
October 22, 2021
Webinar

This virtual training is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated SPP/APR Indicators for C-3 (ages 0-3) and B-7 (ages 3-5).   Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the overarching goal as well as the three global outcomes. Information and practice will also be provided regarding the skills and information needed to accurately collect a... More

November 2021

Adult-focused Child Abuse Prevention Program: Darkness to Light Stewards of Children Curriculum
November 05, 2021
Webinar

Let's Protect Initiative of Wayne County is offering an evidence-informed, adult-focused child abuse prevention program using the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children curriculum*, provided by Authorized Facilitators, Lacea Zavala, LMSW and Sabrina Oviatt, MA.  This effective, two and a half -hour course teaches adults simple actions that can have far-reaching, positive effects for children and is proven to increase knowledge and change behavior.     Course objectives... More

Using Children’s Books and Storytelling to Connect Literacy and Social Emotional Development - Webinar
November 17, 2021
Webinar

Did you know that literacy and social emotional development occur on a parallel path? Well, it’s true! Early childhood professionals can connect literacy and socialemotional development activities across their daily schedules and routines. This provides children with many opportunities to practice these developing skills. Children’s books and storytelling can be fantastic catalysts to do this. This webinar will provide fun ideas and activities will be shared as we... More

January 2022

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
January 14, 2022
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance and system updates from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

February 2022

Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
February 04, 2022
Webinar

This virtual Child Outcomes training is open to individuals in all service areas and is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated SPP/APR Indicators for C-3 (ages 0-3) and B-7 (ages 3-5).   Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the overarching goal as well as the three global outcomes. Information and practice will also be provided rega... More

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
February 11, 2022
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance and system updates from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

April 2022

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
April 08, 2022
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance and system updates from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

May 2022

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
May 13, 2022
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance and system updates from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE). Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.