2020 Scheduled Trainings

January 2020

DECA-I/T & Clinical Virtual Booster Training: FULL
January 06, 2020
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

Early Childhood Transition - Ending and Beginning Well - Washtenaw ISD Only
January 15, 2020
Washtenaw ISD, Ann Arbor

This training will focus on the best practices and regulations regarding the transition from Early On (Part C & MMSE) to Preschool Special Education (Part B 619).  Particular attention will be afforded to the process of discussing and determining the least restrictive educational setting for children as they move from Early Intervention to Early Childhood Special Education.

Overview of the Inclusive Classroom Profile (ICP) A Tool for Promoting Quality Inclusion
January 17, 2020
Gratiot-Isabella RESD-Winding Brook Conf. Center, Shepherd

This overview focuses on understanding the research and importance of  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.   The ICP outlines the 12 research-based items that correlate with effective inclusive practices. For advance information, participants may view the following module in advance of the tr... More

Personnel Preparation for Supervisors of Early Intervention Programs
January 21, 2020
Webinar

Early On Center for Higher Education Web 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 ear... More

Using the ICP to Assess and Promote Inclusive Classrooms - Oakland Schools
January 21-23, 2020
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 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 Coordinator Community of Practice
January 28, 2020
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

Using the Great Start Data Set Webinar provided by Michigan League for Public Policy (MLPP)
January 29, 2020
Webinar

Data is information, and information is power! Please join Kids Count in Michigan for a webinar on using the Great Start Data Set. This resource has a wealth of information on young children relating to health, education, safety and more in your county/GSC. Participants will practice using the data set to gather information about kids in their communities and learn about current trends in child wellbeing. Get the data you need to support your work and have your data questions answered.

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice: FULL
January 30, 2020
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

February 2020

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice: FULL
February 03, 2020
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
February 04, 2020
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

Devereux Infant Toddler (0-3) Assessment Training Webinar
February 06, 2020
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 Coordinator Community of Practice
February 06, 2020
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

Home Visiting Series: Supporting Learning in the Home
February 12, 2020
Webinar

Positive, nurturing, responsive, and effective interactions with caring adults are key to healthy development and learning for all children. In this webinar, explore ways home visitors can work with families to provide experiences that support their child's development and learning, engage in back and forth supportive interactions, and use the home as the learning environment. Learn how everyday routines and interactions are opportunities for parents to facilitate learning experiences for their ... More

Home Visiting Series: Supporting Learning in the Home
February 12, 2020
Webinar

Positive, nurturing, responsive, and effective interactions with caring adults are key to healthy development and learning for all children. In this webinar, explore ways home visitors can work with families to provide experiences that support their child's development and learning, engage in back and forth supportive interactions, and use the home as the learning environment. Learn how everyday routines and interactions are opportunities for parents to facilitate learning experiences for their ... More

Promoting System Change Webinar
February 13, 2020
Webinar

Review the basics of different Systems Change frameworks such as ABLe Change and Collective Impact as well as learn how other GSCs and Parent Coalitions have used a system lens to impact issues in their community and improve outcomes for children. 

Early On Data Webinar
February 19, 2020
Webinar

This System Update will cover the following topics: Results of Fall 2019 MSDS Collection Discussion of new information at www.earlyondata.com Explanation of Targeted Emails from Fall 2019 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.

Devereux Clinical (3-5) Training Webinar: FULL
February 26, 2020
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

Inclusion in Birth-3: What Does It Mean?
February 26, 2020
Webinar

Where does lifelong inclusion start? At the beginning, of course! Join us to learn about the why, what, and how of inclusion and how it relates to Natural Environments in birth to three years. Join Illinois Early Intervention Training Program's webinar and learn how you can support inclusion in the natural environment as an early intervention provider. **This webinar is offered by the Illinois Early Intervention Program and there is a nominal fee to att... More

Wayne County Early On Supervisor/Facilitator Community of Practice
February 26, 2020
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

Community Organizing and Engagement Webinar
February 27, 2020
Webinar

Engaging various perspectives in the community is a challenge.  Learn about strategies to reach and engage diverse perspectives within your community.

Using the ICP to Assess and Promote Inclusive Classrooms - Hillsdale County ISD: FULL
February 28, 2020 - March 03, 2020
Hillsdale ISD, Hillsdale

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

March 2020

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series - Module 1: Understanding Social & Emotional Development: FULL
March 09, 2020
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

Action Learning Webinar
March 12, 2020
Webinar

Continuous learning and adaptation are two key concepts in working toward system change.  In this webinar, learn about practical tools to integrate Action Learning into your daily activities.  Learn about how meeting organization, the change agent model, and monitoring data can be used to increase the focus on system change and elevate engagement of GSC and GSPC members. 

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training : CANCELLED
March 13, 2020
Lenawee ISD Tech Center Campus, 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

Behavior Basics: Laying the Groundwork for Positive Change - Webinar
March 24, 2020
Webinar

Professionals working with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are likely to encounter challenging behavior.  This webinar reviews the ABCs of behavior (antecedent, behavior, consequence) and helps professionals identify the function of behavior.  Dr. Hardy explains the ways in which multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) can be utilized to manage challenging behavior for all children, but especially children with disabilities or who have experienced trauma.  The use of tally shee... More

Coursework Connections - Assignment Makeovers: From Hearing and Seeing to Doing and Reflecting - Webinar
March 24, 2020
Webinar

Early On Center for Higher Education Coursework Connections Webinar Assignment Makeovers: From Hearing and Seeing to Doing and Reflecting by Camille Catlett, FPG Child Development Institute. Effective assignments need to provide learners with opportunities to both acquire and apply knowledge and practices. This webinar will share examples of tools for examining your assignments for these important dimensions and will feature multiple examples of assignment makeovers. Emphasi... More

DECA-I/T & Clinical Virtual Booster Training: FULL
March 24, 2020
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

Great Start Collaborative Orientation - POSTPONED
March 24, 2020
Clare-Gladwin RESD, Clare

This Great Start Collaborative Orientation is designed specifically to support new GSC directors/coordinators and parent liaisons in their unique responsibilities for the implementation of the Great Start Collaborative work throughout an ISD/RESA service area.   Please let us know if you have questions or any requests for specific accommodations.  For overnight accommodation on Monday, March 22, we have set up a special group rate at the Courtyard in Mt. Pleasant.... More

Wayne County Early On Supervisor/Facilitator Community of Practice: CANCELLED
March 25, 2020
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

Action Agenda Update Webinar: CANCELLED
March 26, 2020
Webinar

Getting Started: It is almost time again to update your Action Agenda.  At the end of this webinar, participants will have established a feasible plan to update their action agenda.  An in-person Action Agenda workshop is scheduled for April. This webinar will help ensure you get the most out of the April training.   

IDA Practicum - Module 2: CANCELLED
March 26, 2020
Kent ISD Lincoln Collaboration Center, Grand Rapids

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

Maternal Infant Health Summit - POSTPONED
March 30-31, 2020
Lansing Center, Lansing

Working together to improve maternal and infant health in Michigan. The Mother-Infant Health and Equity Improvement Plan and the Maternal Infant Strategy Group are pleased to announce the 2020 Maternal Infant Health Summit. This conference seeks to create synergy and align priorities between public and private organizations as well as provide educational opportunities that will allow members to keep abreast of the latest developments in the field. Nurses, Physicians, Social Workers, Family Pra... More

April 2020

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - AM Session: CANCELLED
April 03, 2020
Wayne RESA, Wayne

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 - PM Session: CANCELLED
April 03, 2020
Wayne RESA, Wayne

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

Offering Parent Coaching through Telehealth - Webinar
April 03, 2020
Webinar

With the current COVID-19 pandemic, many providers are having to shift their in-person services to telehealth.  Our research and clinical experience show that parent coaching can be delivered very successfully over telehealth. This free webinar will provide important information to help providers transition in-person services to parent coaching using a telehealth model. This webinar will be hosted by the Project ImPACT co-developers: Anna Dvortcsak, M... More

Action Agenda Learning Community Session I: CANCELLED
April 09, 2020
Webinar
How to Set Up and Deliver Distance Learning via Zoom with Kristie Pretti-Frontczak: FULL
April 09, 2020
Webinar

This webinar, being hosted by the Northern Early Childhood Support Network, in collaboration with the Regional Early Childhood Support Network, will support anyone in the field of early childhood who wants to better understand how to engage in meaningful web-based meetings and trainings to: Gain skills in organizing communities of practice and delivering learning opportunities to adult learners through video/audio conferencing, online meetings, chat, and mobile collaboration Make connections... More

How to Set Up and Deliver Distance Learning via Zoom with Kristie Pretti-Frontczak: FULL
April 09, 2020
Webinar

This webinar, being hosted by the Eastern Early Childhood Support Network, in collaboration with the Regional Early Childhood Support Network, will support anyone in the field of early childhood who wants to better understand how to engage in meaningful web-based meetings and trainings to: Gain skills in organizing communities of practice and delivering learning opportunities to adult learners through video/audio conferencing, online meetings, chat, and mobile collaboration Make connections ... More

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series - Module 2: Understanding Behavior: Reading Cues
April 13, 2020
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

TeleTuesdays for Early On
April 14, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19.  Connection information: Meeting ID: 653 233 6738 One tap mobile +13126266799,,6532336738# US (Chicago) +16465588656,,6532336738# US (New York) 

How to Create a Community while Learning via Zoom with Kristie Pretti-Frontczak: FULL
April 15, 2020
Webinar

This webinar, being hosted by the Northern Early Childhood Support Network, in collaboration with the Regional Early Childhood Support Network, will support anyone in the field of early childhood who wants to better understand how to engage in meaningful web-based meetings and trainings to:  Understand what the concept of community means in a virtual space Learn the principles associated with helping people come together in community Understand the importance of creating agreement... More

How to Create a Community while Learning via Zoom with Kristie Pretti-Frontczak: FULL
April 15, 2020
Webinar

This webinar, being hosted by the Eastern Early Childhood Support Network, in collaboration with the Regional Early Childhood Support Network, will support anyone in the field of early childhood who wants to better understand how to engage in meaningful web-based meetings and trainings to:  Understand what the concept of community means in a virtual space Learn the principles associated with helping people come together in community Understand the importance of creating agreements... More

Early On & CMH Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Infants and Toddlers (DECA I/T) Training: CANCELLED
April 16, 2020
Ottawa Area ISD, Holland

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

Preschool Special Education Update
April 16, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19.  Meeting ID: 628 497 335Mobile number:+16465588656,,628497335# US (New York)+13126266799,,628497335# US (Chicago)

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training : CANCELLED
April 17, 2020
Livingston ESA, Howell

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

Devereux Infant Toddler (0-3) Assessment Training Webinar: FULL
April 20, 2020
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

TeleTuesdays for Early On
April 21, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19.   Join Zoom Meeting Phone accessOne tap mobile +13126266799,,6532336738# US (Chicago) +16465588656,,6532336738# US (New York) 

Action Agenda Learning Community Session II: CANCELLED
April 23, 2020
Webinar
How to Ensure Interaction and Engagement When Learning via Zoom with Kristie Pretti-Frontczak: FULL
April 23, 2020
Webinar

This webinar, being hosted by the Northern Early Childhood Support Network, in collaboration with the Regional Early Childhood Support Network, will support anyone in the field of early childhood who wants to better understand how to engage in meaningful web-based meetings and trainings to: Gain skills in facilitating individual reflection and group discussions Learn how they can best support a wide variety of participants by pulling from universal design for learning principles Expres... More

How to Ensure Interaction and Engagement When Learning via Zoom with Kristie Pretti-Frontczak: FULL
April 23, 2020
Webinar

This webinar, being hosted by the Eastern Early Childhood Support Network, in collaboration with the Regional Early Childhood Support Network, will support anyone in the field of early childhood who wants to better understand how to engage in meaningful web-based meetings and trainings to: Gain skills in facilitating individual reflection and group discussions Learn how they can best support a wide variety of participants by pulling from universal design for learning principles Express... More

Preschool Special Education Update
April 24, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19.   

Eastern Early Childhood Support Network (E-ECSN) GSC Directors & Parent Liaison Call
April 28, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19.   

IDA Practicum - Module 2: CANCELLED
April 28, 2020
St. Clair County RESA, Marysville

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

TeleTuesdays for Early On
April 28, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. 

Infant Safe Sleep: Recommendations and Resources
April 29, 2020
Webinar

This session will provide an overview of the problem of sleep-related infant death in Michigan, including what makes an infant at higher risk. The session will also provide an overview of the 2016 American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines for a safe infant sleeping environment that was issued to reduce these deaths. Participants will also learn available resources to help keep babies sleeping safely. This webinar is being recorded and will be posted in "News and Notes" for those unable to... More

May 2020

Preschool Special Education Update
May 01, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19.   

Statewide Great Start Parent Liaisons Convening
May 05, 2020
Webinar

This convening is for statewide parent liaisons to share information and gain resources.  

TeleTuesdays for Early On : FULL
May 05, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19.   

Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training: CANCELLED
May 07, 2020
Bethany Christian Services, Holland

We are offering PICCOLO Interventions on May 8, 2020.    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 abou... More

Preschool Special Education Update
May 08, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19.   

Using the PICCOLO with families to guide interventions and treatment approaches: CANCELLED
May 08, 2020
Bethany Christian Services, Holland

Please note that this training starts at 8:30 am. There will be a PICCOLO Training on May 7, 2020 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 techniq... More

System Updates/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Cancelled: CANCELLED
May 12, 2020
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

TeleTuesdays for Early On
May 12, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19.  

Community Conditions and Children's Well-being Webinar
May 14, 2020
Unknown

A family’s economic security and access to societal resources is important to support the development of a growing child’s brain and body. Economic security can be defined in a variety of ways and differ based on the program a family is trying to access.  What does employment and income look like in Michigan? What’s the significance of 100% vs 180% of the federal poverty level? How else can we support families—and who are they? All those answers and more will be cov... More

Early On Community of Practice: North Michigan
May 14, 2020
Online Training

The Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities 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 to be determined.   Please let us know ... More

Moving from ZS to B-K: Developing a Preparation Program for the New Birth-Kindergarten Grade Band
May 14, 2020
Webinar

Early On Center for Higher Education Web Event Moving from ZS to B-K: Developing a Preparation Program for the New Birth-Kindergarten Grade Band Gina Garner, Higher Education Consultant, Education Preparation Unit, Office of Educator Excellence Noel Kelty, Director for the Office of Early Childhood Development & Family Education

System Update/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice: CANCELLED
May 14, 2020
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

Preschool Special Education Update
May 15, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. 

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series - Module 3: Forming and Sustaining Relationships with Young Children and Families
May 18, 2020
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: CANCELLED
May 19, 2020
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

TeleTuesdays for Early On
May 19, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. 

Early On Community of Practice: West Michigan
May 20, 2020
Webinar

The Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities 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 to be determined.   Please let us know ... More

System Update/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice: CANCELLED
May 20, 2020
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 Community of Practice: East Michigan
May 21, 2020
Webinar

The Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting is designed specifically to support ISD-level Early On Coordinators in their unique administrative responsibilities 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 to be determined.   Please let us know ... More

System Update/Early On Coordinator Community of Practice: CANCELLED
May 21, 2020
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

Preschool Special Education Update: CANCELLED
May 22, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. 

TeleTuesdays for Early On : CANCELLED
May 26, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. 

Wayne County Early On Supervisor/Facilitator Community of Practice
May 27, 2020
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

E-ECSN GSC Director and Parent Liaison Call
May 28, 2020
Webinar

This call will be to touch base regarding recent guidance from MDE, share information, build relationships and exchange ideas within the Eastern Early Childhood Support Network GSC Directors and Parent Liaisons.

Preschool Special Education Update
May 28, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. 

June 2020

Devereux Infant Toddler (0-3) Assessment Training Webinar
June 01, 2020
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

TeleTuesdays for Early On : CANCELLED
June 02, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. 

Preschool Special Education Update: CANCELLED
June 04, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. 

Devereux Clinical (3-5) Training Webinar
June 08, 2020
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

Understanding, Using and Communicating Your Local Data
June 09, 2020
Webinar

If you’re not a self-proclaimed “data nerd”, the Great Start Data Set can be intimidating. Plus, there’s so much there—where do you start? Designed around our planning process, join the Kids Count team for extremely hands-on training for those answers and more. Leave with a better understanding of the breadth of information that’s available, more comfort finding local information, and using multiple data points and visuals to tell a story to the community or f... More

Understanding, Using and Communicating Your Local Data
June 10, 2020
Webinar

If you’re not a self-proclaimed “data nerd”, the Great Start Data Set can be intimidating. Plus, there’s so much there—where do you start? Designed around our planning process, join the Kids Count team for extremely hands-on training for those answers and more. Leave with a better understanding of the breadth of information that’s available, more comfort finding local information, and using multiple data points and visuals to tell a story to the community or f... More

Early On Data Webinar
June 11, 2020
Webinar

This Data Webinar will cover the following topics: MSDS Spring 2020 collection data Review contents of www.earlyondata.com Year End Collection Expected changes for next fall's MSDS collection Targeted Emails A copy of the PowerPoint will be sent to registrants prior to the webinar.  This webinar is being recorded and will be posted in "News and Notes" at a later date.

Preschool Special Education Update
June 11, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. 

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series - Module 4: Creating a Positive Social and Emotional Caregiving Climate that Promotes Play Skills
June 15, 2020
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

Creating Space: Arranging Environments to Promote Positive Behavior- Webinar
June 16, 2020
Webinar

The environmental arrangement of a classroom, child care center, or family home can impact behavior.  This webinar will provide practical strategies and resources early childhood practitioners can easily implement in their work.  Useful tools for navigating transitions, routines, and communicating expectations and rules will be shared.  Presenters will suggest ways to arrange learning centers, toys, and other objects to promote positive behavior for children with and without disab... More

Early On & CMH Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Infants and Toddlers (DECA I/T) Training: CANCELLED
June 16, 2020
Cross in the Woods Visitor Center , Indian River

There is a DECA 0-3 Webinar available to attend on June 1, 2020 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 th... More

TeleTuesdays for Early On
June 16, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. 

Great Start Orientation, Module 1
June 17, 2020
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.

E-ECSN GSC Director and Parent Liaison Call
June 18, 2020
Online Training

This call will be to touch base regarding recent guidance from MDE, share information, build relationships and exchange ideas within the Eastern Early Childhood Support Network GSC Directors and Parent Liaisons.

Views of Everyday Practice: Observations of Early Intervention Services in Michigan and the Roles, Contexts, and Engagement Within
June 23, 2020
Webinar

Early On Center for Higher Education Web Event Views of Everyday Practice: Observations of Early Intervention Services in Michigan and the Roles, Contexts, and Engagement Within Tricia Foster, OTR/L, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Eastern Michigan University This webinar presents a view into everyday practice based on findings from the 2018 Early On Faculty Grant research study of early intervention services in Michigan. Using wearable video cameras, service providers reco... More

Great Start Orientation, Module 2
June 24, 2020
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. 

IDA Practicum-Module 2 Virtual
June 25, 2020
Webinar

IDA Practicum Module 2: Module two is offered in a four hour interactive Zoom training and will focus on the application!|of knowledge gained in section one of the on-line training. It is required to have completed the on-lineprerequisite material before registering for Module 2 IDA Practicum, Once registered for the Practicumyou will receive a google request form for contact information. An information folder to support yourmodule 2 session will be mailed to you via U.S. mail, and a link to the... More

Preschool Special Education Update
June 25, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. 

Great Start Orientation, Module 3
June 29, 2020
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. An additional 30 minutes has been added to this module for additional questions and answers that participants may have from all 3 of the Great Start Orientation modules.

TeleTuesdays for Early On
June 30, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. 

July 2020

Preschool Special Education Update
July 09, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. 

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series - Module 5: A Relationship Based Approach to Addressing Challenging Behavior
July 13, 2020
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

Coursework Connections Webinar - Students as Leaders and Advocates: Creating a Website for Teachers and Families
July 14, 2020
Webinar

Early On Center for Higher Education Coursework Connections Webinar Students as Leaders and Advocates: Creating a Website for Teachers and Families by Julie Ricks-Doneen, Assistant Professor, Human Development and Child Studies, Oakland University In this webinar, instructor and students together will provide an overview of a project that students developed in the undergraduate Professionalism, Leadership and Advocacy course in the Early Childhood Program. Building on prior ... More

IDA Practicum-Module 2 Virtual
July 16, 2020
Webinar

IDA Practicum Module 2: Module two is offered in a four hour interactive Zoom training and will focus on the application!|of knowledge gained in section one of the on-line training. It is required to have completed the on-lineprerequisite material before registering for Module 2 IDA Practicum, Once registered for the Practicumyou will receive a google request form for contact information. An information folder to support yourmodule 2 session will be mailed to you via U.S. mail, and a link to the... More

IDA Practicum-Module 2 Virtual: FULL
July 20, 2020
Webinar

IDA Practicum Module 2: Module two is offered in a four hour interactive Zoom training and will focus on the application!|of knowledge gained in section one of the on-line training. It is required to have completed the on-lineprerequisite material before registering for Module 2 IDA Practicum, Once registered for the Practicumyou will receive a google request form for contact information. An information folder to support yourmodule 2 session will be mailed to you via U.S. mail, and a link to the... More

TeleTuesdays for Early On
July 21, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. 

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual: FULL
July 28, 2020
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting was scheduled to be face to face at the Kent ISD. Due to COVID restrictions it will be now held virtually. This 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... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual: FULL
July 30, 2020
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting was scheduled to be face to face in Munising. Due to the COVID restrictions, it is now being held virtually. This 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 a... More

August 2020

IDA Practicum-Module 2 Virtual
August 03, 2020
Webinar

IDA Practicum Module 2: Module two is offered in a four 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-lineprerequisite material before registering for Module 2 IDA Practicum.  Once registered for the Practicumyou will receive a google request form for contact information.  Participants will then receive an email with materials to support the training ... More

2020 Virtual Great Start Network Annual Statewide Convening: MI Learning & Growing Together
August 04-06, 2020
Webinar

Welcome to the Early Childhood Support Networks' first 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 4 - 9:00am - 12:00pm - We’re All in this Together DAY TWO: August 5 - 8:15am - 12:30pm - Living into Your Values DAY THREE: August 6 - 1:00pm ... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual: FULL
August 04, 2020
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting was scheduled to be a face to face meeting in Lapeer. Due to COVID restrictions, it will now be held virtually. This 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 topic... More

Preservice Home Visitor Preparation: Successes and Lessons Learned from Teaching an Undergraduate Home Visiting Course
August 04, 2020
Webinar

Early On Center for Higher Education Coursework Connections Webinar Preservice Home Visitor Preparation: Successes and Lessons Learned from Teaching an Undergraduate Home Visiting Course Kalli Decker, PhD, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education & Child Services, Montana State University Join Kalli Decker, PhD, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education & Child Services, Montana State University as she presents the Early On Center's Coursework Con... More

Birth-Kindergarten Grade Band: Standards Deep Dive
August 05, 2020
Webinar

Early On Center for Higher Education Web Event  Birth-Kindergarten Grade Band: Standards Deep Dive Hope K. Gerde, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Human Development & Family Studies, Michigan State University Cheryl Priest, Ed.D., Professor, Human Development and Family Studies, Central Michigan University Christina Mirtes, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Teacher Education, Eastern Michigan University  

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
August 06, 2020
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting was scheduled to be face to face at Calhoun ISD. Due to COVID restrictions, it is now being held virtually. This meetings 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 a... More

Learning and practicing observation of attachment behaviors using the Massie Campbell ADS: CANCELLED
August 06, 2020
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

Reflective Leadership and Adult Resilience - Part I: Defining reflective supervision and adult resilience and addressing working assumptions
August 06, 2020
Webinar

Building Capacity for Reflective Leadership and Adult Resilience Facilitated by Mary Mackrain, IMH-E (IV), Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families Overview: Due to the complex changes and challenges occurring during this pandemic and the ongoing plight of racial injustice happening nationally, service providers may need additional opportunity from leadership for processing and sharing their current experiences. This takes ... More

Birth-Kindergarten Grade Band: Clinical Experiences Requirements
August 12, 2020
Webinar

Early On Center for Higher Education Web Event Birth-Kindergarten Grade Band: Clinical Experiences Requirements  Gina Garner – Office of Educator Excellence: Professional Preparation Noel Kelty – Office of Great Start: Early Childhood Development & Family Education  Pat Sargent– Office of Great Start: Preschool and Out-of-School Time Learning, Great Start Readiness Program  Rita Trinklein – Office of Great Start: Early Childhood Devel... More

Pyramid Model Infant Toddler Series - Module 6: Access Criteria for and Facilitating Referrals to Community Mental Health Services
August 17, 2020
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 Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual: FULL
August 18, 2020
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice meeting was scheduled as a face to face meeting at the Clare-Gladwin ISD. Due to COVID restrictions, it is now being held virtually. This 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 ... More

Early On Center Voices of Early Intervention - Presenter Workshop
August 19, 2020
Webinar

Mark your calendars!! We are excited to host an upcoming workshop for Early On Center for Higher Education - Voices of Early Intervention Presenters. This workshop will allow us to connect, learn, and navigate our skills on how to successfully present in the classroom. Please join us virtually on Wednesday, August 19th from 10:00 am - 11:30 am. Stipends available for presenters to attend workshop if outside their current scope of work. Presenters can receive a stipend of $16... More

Strengthening Families™ Protective Factors Training
August 19, 2020
Webinar

We are pleased to announce that we will be offering a virtual Strengthening Families™ training with trainers from ECIC, as a part of the TA supports available to you.  Strengthening Families is a research-based framework developed by the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) to increase family strengths, enhance child development and reduce child abuse and neglect.  This training will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about the Strengthening Fami... More

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
August 20, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

Reflective Leadership and Adult Resilience - Part II: Techniques and tools for implementing quality reflective supervision
August 20, 2020
Webinar

Building Capacity for Reflective Leadership and Adult Resilience Facilitated by Mary Mackrain, IMH-E (IV), Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families Overview: Due to the complex changes and challenges occurring during this pandemic and the ongoing plight of racial injustice happening nationally, service providers may need additional opportunity from leadership for processing and sharing their current experiences. This takes ... More

Parent Café Training 101: FULL
August 26, 2020
Webinar

Holding Parent Cafés are an effective way to support participants in strengthening the Protective Factors in their lives and supports the leadership development of families involved in your local Parent Coalition and Collaborative.  Please join us and our guest trainers from ECIC for this two-hour training that will support you in: developing an understanding of the purpose and value of the Parent Café model;  understanding the key components of a Parent Caf&eac... More

Parent Café Training 201 - Advanced/Conversation: FULL
August 26, 2020
Webinar

If you have experience conducting parent cafés, in-person or virtually, you have likely encountered some minor challenges to navigate or have had questions come up that you would like to talk with others about.  Join us for this learning community/training opportunity where we will pose some questions for you to consider, offer tips and suggestions that the ECIC TA team has found helpful and invite you to share your successful strategies and challenges.   Registration ... More

Eastern Resource Center & GSC Director/Coordinator Call
August 31, 2020
Webinar

This call is for GSC Directors/Coordinators in the Eastern Resource Center area and the Resource Center Directors.  It will focus on Outcome 3 in the work plan/32P application.  The language for this outcome was recently revised and shared on "Tuesday Talks with Rachel and Rita" on Tuesday, August 18.  This call will include information, ideas, and brainstorming.  We are hoping the discussion will provide clarity and ideas for work that could be included in GSC and RC work pl... More

Virtual Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training: FULL
August 31, 2020
Webinar

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

September 2020

Using the PICCOLO with families to guide interventions and treatment approaches: CANCELLED
September 01, 2020
Bethany Christian Services, Holland

Please note that this training starts at 8:30 am. There will be a PICCOLO Training on August 31, 2020 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 tec... More

Virtual Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training: FULL
September 01, 2020
Webinar

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

Reflective Leadership and Adult Resilience - Part III: Techniques and tools for implementing adult resilience strategies
September 03, 2020
Webinar

Building Capacity for Reflective Leadership and Adult Resilience Facilitated by Mary Mackrain, IMH-E (IV), Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families Overview: Due to the complex changes and challenges occurring during this pandemic and the ongoing plight of racial injustice happening nationally, service providers may need additional opportunity from leadership for processing and sharing their current experiences. This takes ... More

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
September 10, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

Virtual Early On & CMH Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Infants and Toddlers (DECA I/T) Training: FULL
September 11, 2020
Webinar

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

Great Start Orientation, Module 1
September 14, 2020
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.

Virtual Early On & CMH Devereux Early Childhood Assessment for Infants and Toddlers (DECA I/T) Training: FULL
September 14, 2020
Webinar

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

IDA Practicum-Module 2 Virtual: FULL
September 15, 2020
Webinar

IDA Practicum Module 2: Module two is offered in a four 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.

Strong Beginnings RFP Informational Meeting
September 16, 2020
Webinar

CCRESA, under the guidance of MDE, will be issuing an RFP for ISDs who would like to pilot Strong Beginnings, a publicly funded preschool for three-year-old children with factors that place them at risk for school success. The pilot will begin in January, 2021. This meeting will present information important for ISD early childhood and financial personnel to understand as they decide whether and how to apply to serve as a pilot site. Opportunities to ask questions will be included. 

Reflective Leadership and Adult Resilience - Part IV: Measuring quality & using data to improve impact of reflective supervision & resilience
September 17, 2020
Webinar

Building Capacity for Reflective Leadership and Adult Resilience Facilitated by Mary Mackrain, IMH-E (IV), Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Mental Health Services to Children and Families Overview: Due to the complex changes and challenges occurring during this pandemic and the ongoing plight of racial injustice happening nationally, service providers may need additional opportunity from leadership for processing and sharing their current experiences. This takes ... More

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Montcalm Only
September 23, 2020
Webinar

This training is designed to assist personnel in understanding the federal and state requirements regarding Child Outcomes and the associated State Performance Plan Indicators 3 (Child Outcomes forages 0-3) and 7 (Preschool Child Outcomes ages 3-5). Participants will be presented with information about the origins of the outcomes and the definition of what they are, and the skills and information needed to accurately collect as well as report outcome information to the s... More

Great Start Orientation, Module 2
September 23, 2020
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. 

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
September 24, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

DECA-I/T & Clinical Virtual Booster Training: FULL
September 28, 2020
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

Great Start Orientation, Module 3
September 28, 2020
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. An additional 30 minutes has been added to this module for additional questions and answers that participants may have from all 3 of the Great Start Orientation modules.

Let's Work Together: Building Relationships with Families to Support Positive Behavior - Webinar
September 29, 2020
Webinar

Building a positive relationship with a child's family that affirms their culture and identity is an important part of an early childhood practitioner's job.  This webinar will address ways practitioners can connect with and include families of young children with disabilities in identifying and implementing strategies to support positive behavior at school, childcare, and home.  Presenters will share tips for navigating difficult conversations with families regarding challenging behav... More

October 2020

Early On Data Webinar
October 01, 2020
Webinar

This Data Webinar will cover the following topics: Information from End of Year 2020 MSDS collection and School Year 2019-2020. Latest info on Data Profiles, Findings, and APR Fall 2020 MSDS update When to expect Targeted emails for Fall, Spring, End of Year Look ahead to June 2021 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. The PowerPoint will be emailed prior to th... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
October 05, 2020
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 07, 2020
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

PITC: Six Essential Practices for Relationship Based Care: Primary Care
October 08, 2020
Webinar

PITC: Six Essential Practices for Relationship Based CareProgram for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) considers a relationship-based approach to caring for infants and toddlers essential.  PITC believes responsive, respectful care in a relationship is key for supporting early learning, rather than developing lessons for infants to master.  Adults who implement the PITC find ways to allow for, expand, adapt, and encourage infants' efforts to pursue their inborn learning agenda. This series wi... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
October 12, 2020
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of West 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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual: FULL
October 13, 2020
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

Wayne County Early On Supervisor/Facilitator Community of Practice
October 14, 2020
Webinar

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

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
October 15, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
October 16, 2020
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

PITC: Six Essential Practices for Relationship Based Care: Small Groups
October 22, 2020
Webinar

PITC: Six Essential Practices for Relationship Based CareProgram for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) considers a relationship-based approach to caring for infants and toddlers essential.  PITC believes responsive, respectful care in a relationship is key for supporting early learning, rather than developing lessons for infants to master.  Adults who implement the PITC find ways to allow for, expand, adapt, and encourage infants' efforts to pursue their inborn learning agenda. This series wi... More

DECA Infant Toddler Assessment Training (120-minute virtual) : FULL
October 26, 2020
Webinar

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 standardized, strength-based as... More

November 2020

PITC: Six Essential Practices for Relationship Based Care: Continuity of Care
November 05, 2020
Webinar

PITC: Six Essential Practices for Relationship Based CareProgram for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) considers a relationship-based approach to caring for infants and toddlers essential.  PITC believes responsive, respectful care in a relationship is key for supporting early learning, rather than developing lessons for infants to master.  Adults who implement the PITC find ways to allow for, expand, adapt, and encourage infants' efforts to pursue their inborn learning agenda. This series wi... More

Early On Center Early Intervention Faculty Community of Practice (CoP)
November 06, 2020
Webinar

Early On Center for Higher Education Early Intervention Faculty Community of Practice (CoP) Learn about projects and activities of the Early On Center and how they support pre-service professionals working with infants and toddlers with delays and/or disabilities and their families. This session will feature a professional development opportunity presented by Danielle Savory Seggerson, Professor, Child Development and Early College, Lansing Community College. ... More

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
November 10, 2020
Webinar

This call is an opportunity to share emerging guidance, strategies for operating, and supporting local systems during COVID-19. Early On and Preschool Special Education will be presenting together during this session.

Adult-focused Child Abuse Prevention Program: Darkness to Light Stewards of Children Curriculum
November 13, 2020
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

DECA Clinical Assessment Training (120-minute virtual) : FULL
November 13, 2020
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

Supporting Young Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
November 13, 2020
Webinar

This workshop will be held over two half-day sessions on November 13, 2020, and January 15, 2021. Young children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (DHH) have unique learning needs. Attend this two-part virtual workshop to learn about tools and resources to help identify the needs of children, birth through preschool, who are DHH. Gain knowledge of language and communication approach options, evidence-based practices, and resources for ongoing learning and networking in your ro... More

Eastern ECSN Region Resource Center, GSC Director/Coordinator, Parent Liaison Call
November 16, 2020
Webinar

This call is for Resource Center Directors, GSC Directors/Coordinators and Parent Liaisons.  It will focus on Outcome 3 in the work plan/32P application.  This call will include information, ideas, and brainstorming.  We are hoping the discussion will provide clarity and ideas for work that could be included in GSC and RC work plans that will continue to increase access to high-quality early care and education supports and services.

Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Wayne Only - PM Session
November 16, 2020
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 and... More

IDA Practicum-Module 2 Virtual
November 17, 2020
Webinar

IDA Practicum Module 2: Module two is offered in a four 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.

PITC: Six Essential Practices for Relationship Based Care: Individualized Care
November 19, 2020
Webinar

PITC: Six Essential Practices for Relationship Based CareProgram for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) considers a relationship-based approach to caring for infants and toddlers essential.  PITC believes responsive, respectful care in a relationship is key for supporting early learning, rather than developing lessons for infants to master.  Adults who implement the PITC find ways to allow for, expand, adapt, and encourage infants' efforts to pursue their inborn learning agenda. This series wi... More

December 2020

Make New Friends: Promoting Friendship and Belonging - Webinar
December 01, 2020
Webinar

All children desire to have friends and experience a sense of belonging.  However, making friends may not come easy for young children.  This webinar will explore how early childhood practitioners can create a culture of friendship and belonging for all children.  Friendship skills and strategies to support their development in young children with and without disabilities in inclusive environments will be addressed.  Presenters will also share ways practitioners can partner w... More

PITC: Six Essential Practices for Relationship Based Care: Culturally Sensitive Care
December 03, 2020
Webinar

PITC: Six Essential Practices for Relationship Based CareProgram for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) considers a relationship-based approach to caring for infants and toddlers essential.  PITC believes responsive, respectful care in a relationship is key for supporting early learning, rather than developing lessons for infants to master.  Adults who implement the PITC find ways to allow for, expand, adapt, and encourage infants' efforts to pursue their inborn learning agenda. This series wi... More

Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Wayne Only - AM Session
December 04, 2020
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 and... More

Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Wayne Only - PM Session
December 04, 2020
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 and... More

In-depth Virtual DECA Infant and Toddlers
December 15, 2020
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

PITC: Six Essential Practices for Relationship Based Care: Inclusion of Children with Disabilities or Delays
December 17, 2020
Webinar

PITC: Six Essential Practices for Relationship Based CareProgram for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) considers a relationship-based approach to caring for infants and toddlers essential.  PITC believes responsive, respectful care in a relationship is key for supporting early learning, rather than developing lessons for infants to master.  Adults who implement the PITC find ways to allow for, expand, adapt, and encourage infants' efforts to pursue their inborn learning agenda. This series wi... More

January 2021

DECA Booster Training (120-minute Virtual training)
January 15, 2021
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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
January 25, 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
January 26, 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 On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
January 28, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of West 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

February 2021

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
February 01, 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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
February 03, 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

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Kent Only - AM Session
February 05, 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 and... More

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Kent Only - PM Session
February 05, 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 and... More

April 2021

DECA Infant Toddler Assessment Training (120-minute virtual)
April 09, 2021
Webinar

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 standardized, strength-based as... More

DECA Clinical Assessment Training (120-minute virtual)
April 16, 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

May 2021

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
May 03, 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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
May 05, 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
May 06, 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

In-depth Virtual DECA Infant and Toddlers
May 10, 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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
May 11, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of West 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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
May 12, 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

June 2021

Understanding, Using and Communicating Your Local Data
June 10, 2021
Webinar

In this hands-on training with Kids Count, you'll gain familiarity with relevant data trends and data best practices. As you consider your action agenda and work plan, this timely workshop will cover how to effectively use quantitative data in the FY20 Great Start data. There will be time to collaborate with others in your region to identify key indicators and discuss strategies to address your goals and objectives for the next year. You'll need access to a computer and the data set for this tra... More

July 2021

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
July 26, 2021
Webinar

This Early On Coordinator Community of Practice (CoP) will be held virtually.  It is intended to encompass the geographic area of West, 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.  Communities of ... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
July 27, 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
July 29, 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

August 2021

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
August 03, 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

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