2019 Scheduled Trainings

January 2019

Devereux Infant Toddler (0-3) Assessment Training Webinar: FULL
January 07, 2019
Webinar

In this webinar, participants will: Describe the development and psychometrics of the tools Learn how to effectively administer and interpret the DECA Infant and Toddler results. Use the DECA 0-3 as a tool to guide professionals and families in developing strength-based and intentional plans to develop social and emotional well-being and to reduce risk in young children If you have any questions contact Mary Mackrain at 248/594-3250 or mackrainm@michigan.gov Webinar Connection: Connec... More

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Lenawee ISD
January 11, 2019
Lenawee ISD, Adrian

This 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 and report outcome information to th... More

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series - Module 1: Understanding Social & Emotional Development: FULL
January 14, 2019
Webinar

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Webinar Series (Social and Emotional Health) This is a Social and Emotional Webinar and Coaching Call Series Sponsored by Early On® & the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families. Facilitator: Mary Mackrain, IMH (IV)- Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Mentor- MDHHSMore about the Webinars:  This no-cost series offers 5 webinars on typical and atypical... More

System Update/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
January 15, 2019
Marquette-Alger RESA, Marquette

This System Update will feature the new EOT&TA website and a message from Noel Kelty, new Early Intervention Manager/Part C State Coordinator. The Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting, being held after the System Update, is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  The comm... More

Social and Emotional Workshop for Early Intervention - Macomb County
January 16, 2019
Auxiliary and Preschool Center (Millar), Clinton Township

The day will include foundational information regarding social and emotional development including infant mental health concepts. Staff will practice skills of observation and interactions with families.  This is part of the evidence-based practice workshops and trainings offered to improve social emotional outcomes for children birth to three in the pilot sites for the state systemic improvement plan. (Indicator Outcome #11) Dr. Fontanive will begin the day at 8:00 a.m.  Marian&rsquo... More

Devereux Clinical (3-5) Training Webinar: FULL
January 17, 2019
Webinar

In this webinar, participants will: Describe the development and psychometrics of the DECA-C Effectively administer and interpret the DECA-C, including analysis and advanced interpretation Use 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 If you have any questions contact Mary Mackrain at 248/594-3250 or mackrainm@michigan.gov Webi... More

System Update/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
January 17, 2019
Washtenaw ISD, Ann Arbor

This System Update will feature the new EOT&TA website and a message from Noel Kelty, new Early Intervention Manager/Part C State Coordinator. The Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting, being held after the System Update, is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  The comm... More

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Kalamazoo RESA: CANCELLED
January 21, 2019
Kalamazoo RESA West Campus, Kalamazoo

This 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 and report outcome information to th... More

Personnel Preparation for Supervisors of Early Intervention Programs
January 21, 2019
Webinar

Early On Center for Higher Education Webinar Event Personnel Preparation for Supervisors of Early Intervention Programs by Denise A. Ludwig, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, FNAP, Professor, Assistant Department Chair, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, College of Health Professions, Grand Valley State University Leaders of early intervention programs are required to understand a complex set of legislative, curricular, personnel, and assessment regulatory and best practice content. An... More

Conversation with Rachel Harmon on the New MiEncrypt Process for Early On Referrals
January 22, 2019
Webinar

In December 2018, MDHHS implemented the MiEncrypt process to ensure confidentiality of referral information. The will be a conversation with Rachel Harmon, MDHHS Early On Consultant/Departmental Analyst about  how the new process is working, ask questions, share experiences and ‘a-ha’ moments. Webinar Connection: This webinar is a phone and computer based event, with a PowerPoint Presentation.  Some browsers will need a plug-in in order to view the content.&nbs... More

System Update/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
January 22, 2019
Lapeer ISD, Lapeer

This System Update will feature the new EOT&TA website and a message from Noel Kelty, new Early Intervention Manager/Part C State Coordinator. The Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting, being held after the System Update, is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  The Comm... More

System Update/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
January 23, 2019
Clare-Gladwin RESD, Clare

This System Update will feature the new EOT&TA website and a message from Noel Kelty, new Early Intervention Manager/Part C State Coordinator. The Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting, being held after the System Update, is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  The Community... More

System Update/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice: FULL
January 25, 2019
Kent ISD, Grand Rapids

This System Update will feature the new EOT&TA website and a message from Noel Kelty, new Early Intervention Manager/Part C State Coordinator. The Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting, being held after the System Update, is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  The... More

February 2019

IDA Practicum - Module 2: FULL
February 05, 2019
CCRESA OIP / EOT&TA, DeWitt

The Infant-Toddler Developmental Assessment (IDA) is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-centered, infant-toddler evaluation process, which has been approved by Michigan Department of Education and may be used to determine eligibility for Early On® Michigan and on-going assessment. The IDA is intended for use by professionals from various disciplines who are responsible for assessing the development of infants and toddlers. The IDA Training is offered in three mod... More

Wayne County Early On Supervisor/Facilitator Community of Practice: CANCELLED
February 06, 2019
Wayne RESA, Wayne

This Community of Practice (CoP) meeting is designed specifically to support Early On supervisor/facilitator from each Wayne County agency/district in their unique administrative responsibilities for the implementation of Early On.  The Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact on service areas while providing an opportunity to learn from each other.  Registration is limited to Wayne County Early On.  ... More

Birth to Five (0-5) Child Outcomes Data Dive - Kent ISD only: CANCELLED
February 08, 2019
Kent ISD - Educational Service Centers, Grand Rapids

This session will focus on child outcomes data.  It will include a detailed analysis of data, examining trends, as well as discussion about the importance of using data in systems review and decision-making processes.   Training documents will be included in the participant folders.  Additionally, all documents and reference resources will be emailed to participants who submit an active email address.   Please let us know if you have questions or require any speci... More

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Kent ISD Only: CANCELLED
February 08, 2019
Kent ISD, Grand Rapids

This 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 and report outcome information to th... More

Coursework Connections - Engaging in Evidence-Based Pedagogy: Our Behavior Matters - Webinar
February 11, 2019
Webinar

COURSEWORK CONNECTIONS 2/11/19 from 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST  Check out The Early On Center for Higher Education's new webinar learning forum for faculty to share research, literature, videos, syllabi, and pedagogy for use in their early intervention coursework. Join us for our 1st Coursework Connection with presenter, Katie Strong, Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Central Michigan University. Engaging in Evidence-Based Pedagogy: Our Behavior Matters &nbs... More

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series - Module 2: Understanding Behavior: Reading Cues: CANCELLED: FULL
February 11, 2019
Webinar

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Webinar Series (Social and Emotional Health) This is a Social and Emotional Webinar and Coaching Call Series Sponsored by Early On® & the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families. Facilitator: Mary Mackrain, IMH (IV)- Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Mentor- MDHHSMore about the Webinars:  This no-cost series offers 5 webinars on typical and atypical... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Early On SSIP Administrators and Supervisors only: FULL
February 13, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

Premature and Young Infant Developmental Assessment Tool (PYIDAT) Training: CANCELLED
February 13, 2019
Washtenaw ISD, Ann Arbor

This training is focused on the newest version of the old Premature and Young Infant Development Scale (PYIDS) and is called the Premature and Young Infant Developmental Assessment Tool (PYIDAT).  This training is part of a research study being conducted by Grand Valley State University (GVSU) to ensure the reliability and validity of this tool.  This study is being funded through a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.      

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Administrators and Supervisors: FULL
February 18, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Clinicians: FULL
February 18, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

Early On Data Webinar
February 21, 2019
Webinar

This System Update will cover the following topics: Results of Fall 2018 MSDS Collection Release of Fall 2018 Data Profiles at www.earlyondata.com Explanation of Catamaran Compliance Indicator Findings from School Year 2017-18 Targeted Emails from Fall 2018 MSDS Collection Contents of Data Profiles and Rankings Tips for Spring 2019 MSDS Collection This webinar is being recorded and will be posted in "News and Notes" at a later date.

Premature and Young Infant Developmental Assessment Tool (PYIDAT) Training: FULL
February 22, 2019
CCRESA OIP / EOT&TA, DeWitt

This training is focused on the newest version of the old Premature and Young Infant Development Scale (PYIDS) and is called the Premature and Young Infant Developmental Assessment Tool (PYIDAT).  This training is part of a research study being conducted by Grand Valley State University (GVSU) to ensure the reliability and validity of this tool.  This study is being funded through a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.    

March 2019

30-Minute Advanced User Orientation to Data reports and site maintenance (all users)
March 05, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

Devereux Infant Toddler (0-3) Assessment Training Webinar: FULL
March 06, 2019
Webinar

In this webinar, participants will: Describe the development and psychometrics of the tools Learn how to effectively administer and interpret the DECA Infant and Toddler results. Use the DECA 0-3 as a tool to guide professionals and families in developing strength-based and intentional plans to develop social and emotional well-being and to reduce risk in young children If you have any questions contact Mary Mackrain at 248/594-3250 or mackrainm@michigan.gov Webinar Connection: Connec... More

Devereux Clinical (3-5) Training Webinar: FULL
March 11, 2019
Webinar

In this webinar, participants will: Describe the development and psychometrics of the DECA-C Effectively administer and interpret the DECA-C, including analysis and advanced interpretation Use 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 If you have any questions contact Mary Mackrain at 248/594-3250 or mackrainm@michigan.gov Webi... More

Premature and Young Infant Developmental Assessment Tool (PYIDAT) Training
March 13, 2019
Kent ISD, Grand Rapids

This training is focused on the newest version of the old Premature and Young Infant Development Scale (PYIDS) and is called the Premature and Young Infant Developmental Assessment Tool (PYIDAT).  This training is part of a research study being conducted by Grand Valley State University (GVSU) to ensure the reliability and validity of this tool.  This study is being funded through a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.    

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Administrators and Supervisors: FULL
March 18, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Clinicians: FULL
March 18, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
March 18, 2019
Southridge Center, Charlotte

This 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 and report outcome information to th... More

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series - Module 3: Forming and Sustaining Relationships with Young Children and Families: FULL
March 18, 2019
Webinar

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Webinar Series (Social and Emotional Health) This is a Social and Emotional Webinar and Coaching Call Series Sponsored by Early On® & the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families. Facilitator: Mary Mackrain, IMH (IV)- Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Mentor- MDHHSMore about the Webinars:  This no-cost series offers 5 webinars on typical and atypical... More

60-Minute Office Hours for Questions and Troubleshooting (all users)
March 20, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Saginaw ISD Only
March 22, 2019
Saginaw ISD, Saginaw

This 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 and report outcome information to th... More

April 2019

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series - Module 4: Creating a Positive Social and Emotional Caregiving Climate that Promotes Play Skills: FULL
April 08, 2019
Webinar

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Webinar Series (Social and Emotional Health) This is a Social and Emotional Webinar and Coaching Call Series Sponsored by Early On® & the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families. Facilitator: Mary Mackrain, IMH (IV)- Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Mentor- MDHHSMore about the Webinars:  This no-cost series offers 5 webinars on typical and atypical... More

Early On: Making a Plan
April 11, 2019
Traverse Bay Area ISD Career Tech Center, Traverse City

This workshop provides information and tools for families with young children (up to 36 months) who are preparing for the transition to preschool. This workshop will help you:• Learn what the research says about high-quality preschool• Understand the importance of a transition conference• Review the transition timeline• Locate preschool options in your community• Identify the special education services your child is currently receiving and will need in preschool• L... More

Michigan AEYC Annual Early Childhood Conference
April 11-13, 2019
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel, Grand Rapids

This three-day conference features more than 150 workshops, 3 keynote presentations, Learning Fair, exhibits, and opportunities to learn from and network with other early childhood professionals. For more information or to register, click here.

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Administrators and Supervisors
April 15, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Clinicians
April 15, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

IDA Practicum - Module 2
April 16, 2019
CCRESA OIP / EOT&TA, DeWitt

The Infant-Toddler Developmental Assessment (IDA) is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-centered, infant-toddler evaluation process, which has been approved by Michigan Department of Education and may be used to determine eligibility for Early On® Michigan and on-going assessment. The IDA is intended for use by professionals from various disciplines who are responsible for assessing the development of infants and toddlers. The IDA Training is offered in three mod... More

Premature and Young Infant Developmental Assessment Tool (PYIDAT) Training
April 17, 2019
Washtenaw ISD, Ann Arbor

This training is focused on the newest version of the old Premature and Young Infant Development Scale (PYIDS) and is called the Premature and Young Infant Developmental Assessment Tool (PYIDAT).  This training is part of a research study being conducted by Grand Valley State University (GVSU) to ensure the reliability and validity of this tool.  This study is being funded through a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.      

2019 Michigan Division for Early Childhood Annual Conference
April 26, 2019
Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant

For more information please visit the MiDEC website.

May 2019

Early On: Making a Plan
May 01, 2019
Huron Learning Center, Bad Axe

This workshop provides information and tools for families with young children (up to 36 months) who are preparing for the transition to preschool. This workshop will help you:• Learn what the research says about high-quality preschool• Understand the importance of a transition conference• Review the transition timeline• Locate preschool options in your community• Identify the special education services your child is currently receiving and will need in preschool• L... More

2019 Mi-AIMH Biennial Conference
May 05-07, 2019
Eagle Crest Conference Center, Ypsilanti

 MI-AIMH 2019 Biennial Conference - "Relationships Heal: The Transformative Power of Connection" Featuring Keynote Presenters Kristie Brandt, PhD, Cassandra Joubert, PhD and Deborah Weatherston PhD with invited speaker Mary Claire Heffron, PhD. Click here for more information.

System Update/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
May 07, 2019
Marquette-Alger RESA, Marquette

This System Update will feature a presentation by Michigan Special Education Mediation Services (SEMS) and updates from the Michigan Department of Education on General Supervision Monitoring Visits. This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting, being held after the System Update, is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for the implementation of Early On thro... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Early On SSIP Administrators and Supervisors only
May 08, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Early On SSIP Pilot Site Service Providers only
May 08, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

System Update/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
May 10, 2019
Clare-Gladwin RESD, Clare

This System Update will feature a presentation by Michigan Special Education Mediation Services (SEMS) and updates from the Michigan Department of Education on General Supervision Monitoring Visits. This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting, being held after the System Update, is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for the implementation of Early On ... More

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series - Module 5: A Relationship Based Approach to Addressing Challenging Behavior: FULL
May 13, 2019
Webinar

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Webinar Series (Social and Emotional Health) This is a Social and Emotional Webinar and Coaching Call Series Sponsored by Early On® & the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families. Facilitator: Mary Mackrain, IMH (IV)- Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Mentor- MDHHSMore about the Webinars:  This no-cost series offers 5 webinars on typical and atypical... More

System Update/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
May 14, 2019
Lapeer ISD, Lapeer

This System Update will feature a presentation by Michigan Special Education Mediation Services (SEMS) and updates from the Michigan Department of Education on General Supervision Monitoring Visits. This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting, being held after the System Update, is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for the implementation of Early On ... More

System Update/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
May 15, 2019
Washtenaw ISD, Ann Arbor

This System Update will feature a presentation by Michigan Special Education Mediation Services (SEMS) and updates from the Michigan Department of Education on General Supervision Monitoring Visits. This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting, being held after the System Update, is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for the implementation of Early On ... More

System Update/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice: FULL
May 17, 2019
Kent ISD, Grand Rapids

This System Update will feature a presentation by Michigan Special Education Mediation Services (SEMS) and updates from the Michigan Department of Education on General Supervision Monitoring Visits. This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting, being held after the System Update, is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for the implementation of Early On ... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Administrators and Supervisors
May 20, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Clinicians
May 20, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

Devereux Clinical (3-5) Training Webinar
May 20, 2019
Webinar

In this webinar, participants will: Describe the development and psychometrics of the DECA-C Effectively administer and interpret the DECA-C, including analysis and advanced interpretation Use 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 If you have any questions contact Mary Mackrain at 248/594-3250 or mackrainm@michigan.gov Webi... More

Devereux Infant Toddler (0-3) Assessment Training Webinar
May 20, 2019
Webinar

In this webinar, participants will: Describe the development and psychometrics of the tools Learn how to effectively administer and interpret the DECA Infant and Toddler results. Use the DECA 0-3 as a tool to guide professionals and families in developing strength-based and intentional plans to develop social and emotional well-being and to reduce risk in young children If you have any questions contact Mary Mackrain at 248/594-3250 or mackrainm@michigan.gov Webinar Connection: Connec... More

Early On & CMH Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Infants and Toddlers (DECA I/T) Training
May 20, 2019
Wexford-Missaukee ISD - General Education Building, Cadillac

Lunch will NOT be served.                 The DECA Infant Toddler Program is a strength-based assessment and planning system for children ages 4 weeks up to 36 months. Based on resilience theory, this comprehensive system is made up of a 5-step approach designed to support early childhood teachers, mental health professionals, home visitors and families in their goal of helping children develop healthy social/emotional skills and reduc... More

Wayne County Early On Supervisor/Facilitator Community of Practice
May 22, 2019
Wayne RESA, Wayne

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

June 2019

Using the ICP to Assess and Promote Inclusive Classrooms - Oakland County Only
June 03-05, 2019
Oakland Schools, Waterford

This training focuses on effectively using the Inclusive Classroom Profile (ICP) to assess and promote effective inclusive practices within the general education PreK setting.  The ICP was developed by Elena P. Soukakou and is now available through Brookes Publishing. This training is available to those involved in the Inclusion Stakeholder Group and others who have expressed interest in being trained and promoting improved practices within their area. Participants will take part in a two-... More

30-Minute Advanced User Orientation to Data reports and site maintenance (all users): CANCELLED
June 04, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training: FULL
June 10, 2019
Wayne RESA, Wayne

We are offering PICCOLO Interventions on June 11, 2019.    We have found it helpful for staff to attend both trainings but it is not mandatory to attend both to use the PICCOLO Assessment. Lunch will NOT be servedThe PICCOLO is a checklist of 29 observable behaviors in 4 domains.  It is reliable, valid, easy to learn and practical to use. The PICCOLO is a tool that can be used to assess strengths, reveal needs, and monitor change.  In this training participants will learn ab... More

Using the PICCOLO with families to guide interventions and treatment approaches
June 11, 2019
Wayne RESA, Wayne

There will be a PICCOLO Training on June 10, 2019 that you can attend to prepare you for this training. This training takes the use of the PICCOLO to that next level as we will discuss how to enhance your use of the PICCOLO with families. Training will include: how to introduce use of the PICCOLO with families ways to process PICCOLO feedback with families developing intervention strategies using PICCOLO results through the Bridging technique using the PICCOLO to evaluate and document tr... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Early On SSIP Administrators and Supervisors only
June 12, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Administrators and Supervisors: FULL
June 17, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Clinicians
June 17, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

EO Center Webinar - Competencies for Practitioners Working with Babies with Delays and Disabilities and their Families – the KiDS-WITS Framework
June 18, 2019
Webinar

Participants will learn about a framework for preparing the early intervention workforce, including the knowledge, dispositions, and skills needed. This framework can be used to align course and training content to learning goals and student outcomes. Participants will also learn about a tool for assessing pre-service practitioners’ competencies (knowledge, dispositions, and skills) and evaluating learning outcomes. The session will be interactive, and participants will be invited to consi... More

60-Minute Office Hours for Questions and Troubleshooting (all users): FULL
June 19, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

Early On Data Webinar
June 20, 2019
Webinar

This Data Webinar will cover the following topics: MSDS Spring 2019 collection data Review contents of www.earlyondata.com Year End Collection Expected changes for next fall's MSDS collection Targeted Emails of correctable errors from indicators 7 and 8 This webinar is being recorded and will be posted in "News and Notes" at a later date.

GSRP Technical Assistance Day for ISD Business Managers and Early Childhood Contacts: FULL
June 24, 2019
Clinton County RESA, St. Johns

Please join us for a day of learning around the Great Start Readiness Program fiscal requirements and expectations.

July 2019

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Administrators and Supervisors: FULL
July 15, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Clinicians: FULL
July 15, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

August 2019

Annual 2019 Michigan Home Visiting Conference
August 06-08, 2019
Radisson Plaza Hotel & Suites, Kalamazoo

Save the Date: Annual 2019 Michigan Home Visiting Conference. This year’s conference will be held on August 6 – 8, 2018 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel at Kalamazoo Center, Michigan. The Michigan Home Visiting Initiative (MHVI) 2019 Conference Goal is to build the community from within by bringing experts together to promote innovation, provide useful tools and inspire new ideas. The conference is an opportunity to provide connection and understanding of the work done for fami... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice: FULL
August 06, 2019
Lapeer ISD, Lapeer

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

EO Center - Coursework Connections Webinar - Supporting Students’ Mental Health and Reflection Skills: Using Mindfulness as a Pedagogy
August 06, 2019
Webinar

Supporting Students’ Mental Health and Reflection Skills: Using Mindfulness as a Pedagogy  Kalli Decker, PhD, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education & Child Services, Montana State University   Many of the preservice students in our courses will go on to do amazing work with children and families. But at the same time, they will be at risk for experiencing high levels of stress which can (and too often does) lead to burnout. This session will focus on one way to ... More

Massie Campbell Scale of Mother-Infant Attachment Indicators During Stress: FULL
August 09, 2019
Ingham ISD Early Childhood Services, Lansing

Lunch will NOT be servedThe Massie Campbell ADS is an observational tool that is scored by the clinician after a “brief” observation during a home visit.  The Massie Campbell ADS is a scale using 6 basic attachment modalities that provides indicators of mother/father/caregiver attachment.  The scale helps to screens for conditions as diverse as lack of infant responsiveness in autism or parental avoidance in child neglect.   The scale is designed for infants and t... More

Michigan Association of Administrators of Special Education (MAASE) Summer Institute
August 11-14, 2019
Grand Traverse Resort, Acme

Each year, special education leaders like you flock to the Michigan Association of Administrators of Special Education (MAASE) Summer Institute. The MAASE Summer Institute focuses on special education leadership and is a great opportunity for special education leaders to network with their peers from across Michigan through a variety of keynote sessions, breakouts, and hospitality events. MAASE Summer Institute 2019 will be held on August 11-14, 2019 at the Grand Traverse Resort in Acme, MI... More

DECA-I/T & Clinical Virtual Booster Training: FULL
August 12, 2019
Webinar

This is a live, 90-minute virtual training that provides a combined DECA-I/T and DECA Clinical refresher for those implementing one or both of these tools in their day to day practices. Main elements of the tool and new case studies are used to help participants dialogue and reflect to ensure DECA tools are being implemented with fidelity. Participants are required to have been trained in the DECA I/T and/or DECA Clinical by a certified trainer (MI’s Julie Helmer or Mary Mackrain or a Deve... More

GSRP: Head Start Budget Guidance
August 13, 2019
Webinar

This webinar will provide ISDs with additional budgetary guidance for working with Head Start programs during the 2019-20 budget period.

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
August 16, 2019
Kent ISD, Grand Rapids

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Administrators and Supervisors: FULL
August 19, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

30-Minute Orientation and Usage Assignment for Community Mental Health Clinicians: FULL
August 19, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training
August 19, 2019
Wexford-Missaukee ISD - General Education Building, Cadillac

Lunch will NOT be servedThe PICCOLO is a checklist of 29 observable behaviors in 4 domains.  It is reliable, valid, easy to learn and practical to use. The PICCOLO is a tool that can be used to assess strengths, reveal needs, and monitor change.  In this training participants will learn about the 4 domains of the PICCOLO and how to score the domains.  Participants will learn how to identify how each parent shows their strengths and strategies and techniques to support positive par... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
August 20, 2019
Marquette-Alger RESA, Marquette

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
August 22, 2019
Calhoun ISD, Marshall

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Hillsdale ISD
August 26, 2019
Hillsdale ISD, Hillsdale

This 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 and report outcome information to th... More

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Kalamazoo RESA
August 27, 2019
Kalamazoo RESA West Campus, Kalamazoo

This 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 and report outcome information to th... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
August 29, 2019
Clare-Gladwin RESD, Clare

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

September 2019

30-Minute Advanced User Orientation to Data reports and site maintenance (all users)
September 03, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

IDA Practicum - Module 2
September 09, 2019
Berrien RESA, Berrien Springs

The Infant-Toddler Developmental Assessment (IDA) is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-centered, infant-toddler evaluation process, which has been approved by Michigan Department of Education and may be used to determine eligibility for Early On® Michigan and on-going assessment. The IDA is intended for use by professionals from various disciplines who are responsible for assessing the development of infants and toddlers. The IDA Training is offered in three mod... More

Using the ICP to Assess and Promote Inclusive Classrooms - Ottawa Area ISD Only
September 09-11, 2019
Ottawa Area ISD, Holland

This training focuses on effectively using the Inclusive Classroom Profile (ICP) to assess and promote effective inclusive practices within the general education PreK setting.  The ICP was developed by Elena P. Soukakou and is now available through Brooks Publishing. This training is available to those involved in the Inclusion Stakeholder Group and others who have expressed interest in being trained and promoting improved practices within their area. Participants will take part in a two-a... More

Early On & CMH Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Infants and Toddlers (DECA I/T) Training
September 16, 2019
Washtenaw ISD, Ann Arbor

Lunch will NOT be served. The DECA Infant Toddler Program is a strength-based assessment and planning system for children ages 4 weeks up to 36 months. Based on resilience theory, this comprehensive system is made up of a 5-step approach designed to support early childhood teachers, mental health professionals, home visitors and families in their goal of helping children develop healthy social/emotional skills and reduce challenging behaviors. Central to the DECA I/T Program is the DECA, a stan... More

60-Minute Office Hours for Questions and Troubleshooting (all users): FULL
September 18, 2019
Webinar

The Michigan Department of Education, Office of Great Start, Early On program, in partnership with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families is offering users of the eDECA system several new and ongoing opportunities to: get signed up for use of the system, engage in a short orientation to the eDECA system, troubleshoot barriers and address questions and learn about more advanced aspects of the system not cove... More

IDA Practicum - Module 2
September 18, 2019
CCRESA OIP / EOT&TA, DeWitt

The Infant-Toddler Developmental Assessment (IDA) is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-centered, infant-toddler evaluation process, which has been approved by Michigan Department of Education and may be used to determine eligibility for Early On® Michigan and on-going assessment. The IDA is intended for use by professionals from various disciplines who are responsible for assessing the development of infants and toddlers. The IDA Training is offered in three mod... More

The Journey from ZS to BK: Early Childhood Endorsement Revision
September 19, 2019
Webinar

MDE Update: B-K Early Childhood Certification Gina Garner, Higher Education Consultant, Education Preparation Unit, Office of Educator ExcellenceNoel Kelty, Early On Manager/Part C Coordinator, Office of Great Start Since 2015, the MDE has collaborated with stakeholders from across Michigan to build a students-first teacher preparation and certification system that prepares effective educators to use differentiated supports to meet the needs of the whole child. Central to this work ha... More

DECA-I/T & Clinical Virtual Booster Training
September 25, 2019
Webinar

This is a live, 90-minute virtual training that provides a combined DECA-I/T and DECA Clinical refresher for those implementing one or both of these tools in their day to day practices. Main elements of the tool and new case studies are used to help participants dialogue and reflect to ensure DECA tools are being implemented with fidelity. Participants are required to have been trained in the DECA I/T and/or DECA Clinical by a certified trainer (MI’s Julie Helmer or Mary Mackrain or a Deve... More

October 2019

Premature and Young Infant Developmental Assessment Tool (PYIDAT) Training
October 03, 2019
CCRESA OIP / EOT&TA, DeWitt

This training is focused on the newest version of the old Premature and Young Infant Development Scale (PYIDS) and is called the Premature and Young Infant Developmental Assessment Tool (PYIDAT).  This training is part of a research study being conducted by Grand Valley State University (GVSU) to ensure the reliability and validity of this tool.  This study is being funded through a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan.    

Early On Data Webinar
October 04, 2019
Webinar

This Data Webinar will cover the following topics: Information from End of Year 2019 MSDS collection and School Year 2018-2019. Latest info on Data Profiles, Findings, and APR Fall 2019 MSDS update When to expect Targeted emails for Fall, Spring, End of Year Look ahead to June 2020 If you have problems connecting to the webinar please call (866) 334-5437. This webinar is being recorded and will be posted in "News and Notes" at a later date.

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
October 07, 2019
Clare-Gladwin RESD, Clare

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
October 11, 2019
Tuscola Technology Center, Caro

This 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 and report outcome information to th... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
October 14, 2019
Calhoun ISD, Marshall

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
October 15, 2019
Marquette-Alger RESA, Marquette

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

IDA Practicum - Module 2
October 15, 2019
Marquette-Alger RESA, Marquette

The Infant-Toddler Developmental Assessment (IDA) is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-centered, infant-toddler evaluation process, which has been approved by Michigan Department of Education and may be used to determine eligibility for Early On® Michigan and on-going assessment. The IDA is intended for use by professionals from various disciplines who are responsible for assessing the development of infants and toddlers. The IDA Training is offered in three mod... More

2019 Explorations in Development
October 16-17, 2019
Macomb County ISD, Clinton Township

Relationships and Developmental Transitions from Infancy to Early Adulthood for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum Featured speakers: Onna Solomon, Esther Onaga, Marisa H. Fisher, Chaturi Edrisinha, Takisha LaShore, Shantaleo Johns Target Audience: Social workers and other professionals working with infants, young children and families. To register for this two-day training please visit the MI-AIMH website.

Stepping Out: Family Outings with Young Children with Autism - Webinar
October 16, 2019
Webinar

Many families of young children with autism and related disorders have difficulties during outings to parks, libraries, appointments, and more. This webinar will present ways professionals can help families develop strategies to prevent and address concerns during their outings. Common safety and social concerns and strategies that can be used to support families in preventing and addressing these concerns will be discussed. Recommended practices for building family capacity and confidence will ... More

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
October 18, 2019
Bay-Arenac ISD, Bay City

This 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 and report outcome information to th... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice
October 22, 2019
Early On - Lincoln Collaboration Campus, Grand Rapids

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice: FULL
October 24, 2019
Lapeer ISD, Lapeer

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

Early On & CMH Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Infants and Toddlers (DECA I/T) Training
October 28, 2019
Ingham ISD Early Childhood Services, Lansing

Lunch will NOT be served.                 The DECA Infant Toddler Program is a strength-based assessment and planning system for children ages 4 weeks up to 36 months. Based on resilience theory, this comprehensive system is made up of a 5-step approach designed to support early childhood teachers, mental health professionals, home visitors and families in their goal of helping children develop healthy social/emotional skills and reduc... More

November 2019

Wayne County Early On Supervisor/Facilitator Community of Practice
November 06, 2019
Wayne RESA, Wayne

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities for implementation of Early On throughout an ISD/RESA service area.  Community of Practice provides discussion and understanding of current topics and their impact for service areas while providing Coordinators an opportunity to learn from each other.  Topic areas t... More

Devereux Infant Toddler (0-3) Assessment Training Webinar: FULL
November 11, 2019
Webinar

In this webinar, participants will: Describe the development and psychometrics of the tools Learn how to effectively administer and interpret the DECA Infant and Toddler results. Use the DECA 0-3 as a tool to guide professionals and families in developing strength-based and intentional plans to develop social and emotional well-being and to reduce risk in young children If you have any questions contact Mary Mackrain at 248/594-3250 or mackrainm@michigan.gov Webinar Connection: Connec... More

2019 Early On Pre-Conference: FULL
November 12, 2019
Grand Traverse Resort, Acme

Listen to experts share powerful knowledge on the latest information, strategies and resources related to early intervention. Topics vary across all (6) sessions, proving to offer something of interest to all! Mindfulness for Self-Care Presented by Rita Benn Supporting Attachment Between Parents & Infants/Young Children: Presented by June Hall Becoming A Successful Coach: Rationale, Implementation & Refinement Presented by Sarah N. Douglas Coaching Parents during Early Communicat... More

2019 Early On Conference: Learn Big, Care Boldly, Pass It On!: FULL
November 13-14, 2019
Grand Traverse Resort, Acme

Conference Registration is Closed We've reached our capacity! There are still openings for the 1 day Pre-Conference that has several wonderful sessions to choose from. This year's program, Learn Big, Care Boldly, Pass It On!, offers opportunities for early intervention personnel to consider evidence-based and best practices in many areas of early intervention. Topics include: building the capacity of parents to support positive social-emotional outcomes, using a coaching approach, support for ... More

Engaged & Extraordinary: Supporting Young Children with Autism & Other Developmental Disabilities - Kids Serve Too! - Webinar
November 14, 2019
Webinar

Children experience the world differently, and those differences can be greater for children with autism and other developmental disabilities. Military life comes with its own set of unique challenges, which can impact how children experience the world. The understanding and support of early childhood professionals can strengthen the skills of children with autism and increase the capacity of their families.  In this 90-minute webinar, Tara Forth, Professional Development Manager with Sesam... More

Supporting Families During the Elementary School Years: An Overview of the Grow Parenting Programs - Webinar
November 19, 2019
Webinar

Grow is the third program in the THRIVE Initiative and is available for parents of children ages 5 to 10 years old. Grow is a universal parenting program and is available in both an online format and a face-to-face format. Grow offers parents a practical approach for guiding a young child’s healthy development. The presenters will outline the online training modules that are available for parents and the training modules that are available for facilitators to offer Grow in a face-to-face f... More

NAEYC Annual Conference
November 20-23, 2019
Unknown

This year's conference will be held in Nashville Tennessee at the Music City Center. To register and/or learn more about this conference, click here.

December 2019

Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training
December 02, 2019
Wayne RESA, Wayne

We are offering PICCOLO Interventions on December 3, 2019.    We have found it helpful for staff to attend both trainings but it is not mandatory to attend both to use the PICCOLO Assessment. Lunch will NOT be servedThe PICCOLO is a checklist of 29 observable behaviors in 4 domains.  It is reliable, valid, easy to learn and practical to use. The PICCOLO is a tool that can be used to assess strengths, reveal needs, and monitor change.  In this training participants will learn... More

Using the PICCOLO with families to guide interventions and treatment approaches
December 03, 2019
Wayne RESA, Wayne

Please note that this training starts at 8:30 am. There will be a PICCOLO Training on December 2, 2019 that you can attend to prepare you for this training. This training takes the use of the PICCOLO to that next level as we will discuss how to enhance your use of the PICCOLO with families. Training will include: how to introduce use of the PICCOLO with families ways to process PICCOLO feedback with families developing intervention strategies using PICCOLO results through the Bridging te... More

Welcome to the Group: Inclusion for Young Children with Autism - Webinar
December 04, 2019
Webinar

Child care providers and preschool teachers need to use best-practices to successfully include young children with autism and related disorders in their programs. This webinar will discuss best practices for including all children (birth-5) in program activities. Presenters will define what is inclusion and the benefits of including young children with autism and related disorders in child care and preschool settings.  They will also discuss best practices professionals can use to include y... More

IDA Practicum - Module 2
December 10, 2019
CCRESA OIP / EOT&TA, DeWitt

The Infant-Toddler Developmental Assessment (IDA) is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, family-centered, infant-toddler evaluation process, which has been approved by Michigan Department of Education and may be used to determine eligibility for Early On® Michigan and on-going assessment. The IDA is intended for use by professionals from various disciplines who are responsible for assessing the development of infants and toddlers. The IDA Training is offered in three mod... More

Early On Data Webinar
December 12, 2019
Webinar

This webinar will present the IDEA Data Center (IDC) Part C Indicator Data Display Wizard, an easy-to-use way to generate a variety of trend charts and other infographics for service area Indicators.  Most of the counts needed for the tool are in the Early On Data Profiles; the webinar will explain which counts to pull from the Profiles, where to enter them in the Wizard, and how to copy cool charts for your stakeholders. The basic IDC product is available at https:... More

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
December 13, 2019
Kentwood Public Schools - Administration Building, Grand Rapids

This 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 and report outcome information to th... More