State Resources

The Part C regulations were released September 28, 2011 (see 76 Federal Register 60140). Readers are reminded that where there is a conflict between the state and federal regulation or when attempting to comply with both federal and state laws would create a conflict, state law (to include policy, procedures, definitions, or methods) should be deemed preempted by federal law. Therefore; federal regulations preempt state policies and guidance, including the Early On Michigan State Plan and Michigan Department of Education Reference Bulletins. Where conflicts do not exist between federal regulations and state publications the state guidance should be followed. Michigan is in the process of reviewing and updating related policy and guidance. Michigan's State Plan can be found by clicking here. Early On reference bulletins are being updated and integrated into the Early On Implementation Manual. Please contact EOT&TA for additional guidance.
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Central Directory for Early On
Central Directory for Early On
Early Childhood Investment Corporation (ECIC)

The Early Childhood Investment Corporation (ECIC) is dedicated to serving and advancing the interests of young children in Michigan. They provide research-based information ... More[+]

Early On 2018 MEGS+ Application Webinar

This webinar provides a guide through the FY2018 Early On Local Service Area electronic application process.  Participants may want to log into MEGS+ while list ... More[+]

Early On Basics

A PowerPoint presentation covering the Early On basics updated November 2016.

Early On Established Conditions List

Established Conditions for Early On eligibilty

Essentials of Early On Memo   02/10/15
FASD Service Coordination Practice Guide for Children Aged 0 to 3

New FASD Guide for Early On Service Coordinators

Feeding and Swallowing Concerns – Guidance to the Field   11/04/15
Great Start
Great Start is Michigan's nationally recognized state-wide initiative to foster school readiness and life success for young children.
Great Start to Quality
Great Start to Quality helps parents find the best early learning setting for their children and helps providers and educators improve the care they give to children.
LICC Parent Handbook

Local Interagency Coordinating Council (LICC) Parent Handbook

MDE Consultants and EOT&TA Specialist Assignments

This is a list of the service areas with the MDE Early On Consultant and the EOT&TA Specialist assigned to provide technical assistance and support as needed.

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MDE Office of Great Start
Michigan Department of Education Office of Great Start
The Michigan Department of Education Office of Special Education
The Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health
Mi-AIMH Endorsement Checklist

Instructions on the process of becoming Endorsed by Mi-AIMH in Infant Family Associate Level I

Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children
MICC (Michigan Interagency Coordinating Council)
The Michigan Interagency Coordinating Council (MICC) is authorized and required by Part C of the Individuals with Disablities Education Act (IDEA) as amended by Public Law 105 ... More[+]
Michigan Alliance for Families
Michigan Alliance for Families
Michigan CEC
Michigan Council for Exceptional Children
Michigan Division for Early Childhood (MiDEC)

Michigan Division for Early Childhood

Michigan's 2017 Part C Determination memorandum

Michigan's 2017 Part C Determinations memorandum from the federal Office of Special Education (OSEP)

MMSE Funding Flow Chart

Guidance on Early Childhood Michigan Mandatory Special Education (MMSE) and Early On Services for Infants and Toddlers Birth to Three (0-3) Funding Support

Natural Environments Implementation Guide
This guide is for Early On® service coordinators and service providers and is intended to:

  1. Provide information on the natural environm ... More[+]
Part C State FFY16 State Performance Plan (SPP)/Annual Performance Report (APR)

Michigan Part C FFY 2016 State Performance Plan/Annual Performance Report submitted February 2018. SPP/APR reports measure results and compliance. 

Personnel Standards and Essentials of Early On Training FAQs   02/10/15
Personnel Standards Memo
Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) federal regulations requires states to have policies and procedures to ensure that qualified personnel are ava ... More[+]
Social-Emotional Health and School Readiness

A guide for parents with children birth to age 5.

SPP Targets and Actuals

State Performance Plan for Early On (Part C) Summary of Indicators and Targets

STatewide Autism Resources and Training
State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) Phase III Report

The State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP) is a comprehensive, ambitious, yet achievable multiyear plan to ​improve results for children with disabilities and their famil ... More[+]

Technical Assistance Understanding Birth to Five   06/29/18


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