2021 Scheduled Trainings

January 2021

Regional Book Study - Session 1 - Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts by Brene Brown: FULL
January 12, 2021
Webinar

Introduction and Part One, Section One: The Moment and the Myths    We will be discussing vulnerability during this session. Please purchase the book ahead of time and read section one to participate in this conversation.

Regional Lunch and Learn Session
January 13, 2021
Webinar

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

Regional GSC Directors & Parent Liaison Call
January 14, 2021
Webinar

This meeting, for GSC Directors, Coordinators and Parent Liaisons will focus on "Recruiting Members" to both the Great Start Collaboratives and Parent Coalitions.  Please join for information, networking and ideas.

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

This is a live, 2 hour 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 Devereu... More

Regional Book Study - Session 2 - Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts by Brene Brown
January 19, 2021
Webinar

Part One, Section Two: The Call to Courage   We will be discussing the second section of the book and the 'clear is kind, unclear is unkind' mindset. Please read section 2 before this session.

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
January 20, 2021
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.

Regional Book Study - Session 3 - Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts by Brene Brown
January 26, 2021
Webinar

Part One, Section Three: The Armory   We will discuss 'armored leadership' and 'daring leadership' in this session. Please read Section three ahead of time.

Regional Resource Center (RC) Quarterly meeting
January 28, 2021
Webinar

This meeting is for the Central and Eastern Resource Center staff. The professional learning for this meeting will be on an overview of Curriculums for child care centers. Please join for information, networking and ideas.

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

Regional Book Study - Session 4 - Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts by Brene Brown
February 02, 2021
Webinar

Part One, Section Four: Shame and Empathy   We will be discussing 'unwanted identity', shame, and empathy. We will focus on how practicing empathy is an important leadership skill. Please read section 4 prior to our session.

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual: FULL
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

Regional Training - Introduction to Strengthening Families Protective Factors: FULL
February 04, 2021
Webinar

This introductory training is for Resource Center Staff, GSC Directors/Coordinators and Parent Liaisons.    Participants will learn: The five protective factors that keep families safe Multiple strategies and concrete everyday actions that help families build the factors Understand what it means to work with families in a strength-based way Become familiar with the Strengthening Families Self-Assessment

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Kent Only - AM Session: CANCELLED: FULL
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: CANCELLED: FULL
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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual: FULL
February 08, 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 Data Webinar
February 08, 2021
Webinar

This System Update will cover the following topics: Results of Fall 2020 MSDS Collection Explanation of Targeted Emails Tips for Spring 2021 MSDS Collection Questions and Answers This webinar is being recorded and will be posted in "News and Notes" at a later date.

Regional Book Study - Session 5 - Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts by Brene Brown
February 09, 2021
Webinar

Part One, Section Five: Curiosity and Grounded Confidence   We will be discussing fundamental leadership skills. As well as why curiosity is a good leadership skill to practice. Please read section five before the session.

Regional Lunch and Learn Session
February 10, 2021
Webinar

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

Regional Training - Introduction to Strengthening Families Protective Factors: CANCELLED
February 10, 2021
Webinar

This introductory training is for parents and child care providers. Participants will learn: The five protective factors that keep families safe Multiple strategies and concrete everyday actions that help families build the factors Understand what it means to work with families in a strength-based way Become familiar with the Strengthening Families Self-Assessment

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual: FULL
February 11, 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

Regional PL Parent Cafe & Table Host training
February 11, 2021
Webinar

This training will cover Parent Cafes and Table Host.

Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Lenawee Only : FULL
February 12, 2021
Webinar

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

Regional Book Study - Session 6 - Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts by Brene Brown
February 16, 2021
Webinar

Part Two: Living Into Our Values   We will be discussing why it is important to know your values and how you live those values. Please read Part two before this session.  

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
February 17, 2021
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
February 19, 2021
Webinar

Let's Protect Initiative of Wayne County is offering an evidence-informed, adult-focused child abuse prevention program using the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children curriculum*, provided by Authorized Facilitator, Lacea Zavala, LMSW.  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 include the following: ... More

Regional Book Study - Session 7 - Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts by Brene Brown
February 23, 2021
Webinar

Part Three: Braving Trust   We will be discussing the seven elements of trust and trust-building in this session. Please read part three in preparation for our session. 

Regional Training - Introduction to Strengthening Families Protective Factors: CANCELLED
February 23, 2021
Webinar

This introductory training is for parents and child care providers. Participants will learn: The five protective factors that keep families safe Multiple strategies and concrete everyday actions that help families build the factors Understand what it means to work with families in a strength-based way Become familiar with the Strengthening Families Self-Assessment

IDA Practicum-Module 2 Virtual
February 24, 2021
Webinar

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

Regional RC Director, GSC Director, Parent Liaison Quarterly Meeting: FULL
February 25, 2021
Webinar

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

Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - St Joseph Only - PM Session
February 26, 2021
Webinar

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

March 2021

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

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

Kent ISD - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
March 02, 2021
Webinar

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

Regional Book Study - Session 8 - Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts by Brene Brown
March 02, 2021
Webinar

Part Four: Learning to Rise   We will discuss practicing failure and some things you can do to be a 'riser'. Please read part four before our session.  

Great Start Orientation, Module 1
March 04, 2021
Webinar

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

Virtual Child Outcomes Training Birth to Five (0-5) Ottawa Area Only
March 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 a... More

In-depth Virtual DECA Infant and Toddlers : FULL
March 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

Regional Lunch and Learn Session
March 10, 2021
Webinar

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

Great Start Collaboratives/Parent Coalitions Orientation, Module 2
March 11, 2021
Webinar

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

Macomb IDA Practicum-Module 2 Virtual
March 12, 2021
Webinar

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

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - C.O.O.R. ISD - PM Session
March 16, 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

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
March 17, 2021
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.

Statewide Great Start Collaboratives/Parent Coalitions Orientation, Module 3
March 18, 2021
Webinar

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

Great Start to Quality Regional Resource Center Request for Proposals Pre-Bid Webinar
March 22, 2021
Webinar

This informational webinar is for potential bidders in response to the Request for Proposals issued by the Michigan Early Childhood Support Networks for the Great Start to Quality Resource Centers.

Virtual Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training: FULL
March 22, 2021
Webinar

The 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 parenting.   ... More

Eastern Region Parent Liaison meeting: Effective Implementation of Parent-led Strategies
March 23, 2021
Webinar

This event will focus on the effective implementation of parent-led strategies.

Virtual Using the PICCOLO with families to guide interventions and treatment approaches
March 23, 2021
Webinar

There will be a Virtual PICCOLO Training on March 22, 2021 that you can attend to prepare you for this training. This training takes the use of the PICCOLO to that next level as we will discuss how to enhance your use of the PICCOLO with families. Training will include: how to introduce use of the PICCOLO with families ways to process PICCOLO feedback with families developing intervention strategies using PICCOLO results through the Bridging technique using the PICCOLO to evaluate and do... More

April 2021

Eastern Region Lunch and Learn Session
April 14, 2021
Webinar

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

Strategies for Supporting Caregiver-Child Interactions That Enhance Development - Webinar
April 14, 2021
Webinar

Triadic strategies focus on the interactions between three individuals: the child, caregiver, and EI/EC professional. These strategies help us think about what we do, what caregivers do, and what we do together. Triadic strategies recognize and strengthen caregiver and child competence, confidence, and mutual enjoyment. Part 1 of this two-part series will provide an overview of the triadic strategies which include: arranging the environment to increase the probabilit... More

Wayne County Early On Supervisor/Facilitator Community of Practice
April 14, 2021
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

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Ottawa Only - AM Session
April 16, 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

DECA Clinical Assessment Training (120-minute virtual) : FULL
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

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
April 19, 2021
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.

Eastern Region Resource Center (RC) Quarterly meeting
April 22, 2021
Webinar

This meeting is for the Central Resource Center and the Eastern Resource Center staff. The professional learning for this meeting will be on coaching, mentoring, and leadership. Please join for information, networking, and ideas.

DECA Infant Toddler Assessment Training (120-minute virtual) (rescheduled from April 9): FULL
April 23, 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

Traverse Bay Area ISD - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
April 29, 2021
Webinar

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

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 Intervention Faculty Community of Practice (CoP)
May 06, 2021
Webinar

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

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 : FULL
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: FULL
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

Eastern Region Lunch and Learn Session
May 12, 2021
Webinar

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

GSC Statewide Parent Liaison Meeting
May 13, 2021
Webinar

GSC Statewide Parent Liaison Meeting - Crafting Your Conversation: How to Find and Keep PC Members

Adult-focused Child Abuse Prevention Program: Darkness to Light Stewards of Children Curriculum: CANCELLED
May 14, 2021
Webinar

Let's Protect Initiative of Wayne County is offering an evidence-informed, adult-focused child abuse prevention program using the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children curriculum*, provided by Authorized FacilitatorSabrina 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 include the following: ... More

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Kent Only - PM Session
May 14, 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

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
May 17, 2021
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.

Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training - Kent Only - AM Session: CANCELLED
May 21, 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

Eastern Region RC Director, GSC Director, Parent Liaison Quarterly Meeting
May 25, 2021
Webinar

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

IDA Practicum-Module 2 Virtual
May 25, 2021
Webinar

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

Northern ECSN training: Understanding, Using and Communicating Your Local Data
May 25, 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

June 2021

Virtual Parent Interactions with Children: Checklist of Observations Linked to Outcomes (PICCOLO) Training: FULL
June 07, 2021
Webinar

We are offering PICCOLO Interventions on June 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. The 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 ... More

Virtual Using the PICCOLO with families to guide interventions and treatment approaches
June 08, 2021
Webinar

There will be a Virtual PICCOLO Training on June 7, 2021 that you can attend to prepare you for this training. This training takes the use of the PICCOLO to that next level as we will discuss how to enhance your use of the PICCOLO with families. Training will include: how to introduce use of the PICCOLO with families ways to process PICCOLO feedback with families developing intervention strategies using PICCOLO results through the Bridging technique using the PICCOLO to evaluate and docu... More

Early On and Preschool Special Education Conversation re: American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds
June 09, 2021
Webinar

This will be a conversation about the possibilities around the American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds that are coming into Michigan for Early On and Preschool Special Education. With this conversation, we will spend some time highlighting the different resources such as the Division for Early Childhood (DEC) Recommendations for Stakeholders and Frequently Asked Questions from the U.S. Department of Education.

Early On Data Webinar
June 09, 2021
Webinar

This Data Webinar will cover the following topics: MSDS Spring (February) 2021 collection data Targeted emails Preliminary Services Component Results Eligibility field information Data Profiles availability Year End 2021 Collection COVID impact 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.

Eastern Region Lunch and Learn Session - Making the Most of Your Data
June 09, 2021
Webinar

We will discuss various types of data, methods to collect data and six guidelines to create surveys to get the data you need.  Bring your questions and ideas for this interactive conversation.

Statewide Great Start Collaboratives/Parent Coalitions Orientation, Module 1
June 09, 2021
Webinar

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

Eastern ECSN training: 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

Ideas for Implementing Triadic Strategies: Putting it into Action! - Webinar
June 10, 2021
Webinar

Triadic strategies focus on the interactions between three individuals: the child, caregiver, and EI/EC professional. In this webinar we explore ideas and resources for implementing the triadic strategies, introduced in Part 1 of this two-part series. Our primary focus is on the use of triadic strategies to share developmental information with families of infants, toddlers and preschoolers in a meaningful and engaging way.   https://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/... More

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

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

Southeastern ECSN training: Understanding, Using and Communicating Your Local Data
June 15, 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

Statewide Great Start Collaboratives/Parent Coalitions Orientation, Module 2
June 16, 2021
Webinar

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

Wayne County Early On Supervisor/Facilitator Community of Practice
June 16, 2021
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

Western ECSN training: Understanding, Using and Communicating Your Local Data
June 17, 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

Combined Early On and Preschool Special Education Updates
June 21, 2021
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.

Coursework Connections Webinar - Infant and Toddler Development Course Ideas
June 21, 2021
Webinar

Coursework Connections Webinar - Infant and Toddler Development Course Ideas This webinar will explore the changes made to an Infant/Toddler course (CD 210 Infant and Toddler Development) through the collaboration with a higher education grant. This course now utilizes more inclusive terminology and practices and has new content specifically related to licensing rules and regulations. Discussions will also include how this course transitioned the 2 hour a week in person lab to a virtual le... More

Statewide Great Start Collaboratives/Parent Coalitions Orientation, Module 3
June 23, 2021
Webinar

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

Strong Beginnings Site Director Focus Group
June 30, 2021
Webinar

An opportunity for Strong Beginning Site Directors to learn more about the success and challenges facing Strong Beginnings programs.

July 2021

Eastern Region Lunch and Learn Session: CANCELLED
July 14, 2021
Webinar

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

IDA Refresher-Module 2 Virtua-Monroe Serve area only
July 15, 2021
Online Training

IDA Refresher Module 2:  is offered in a two hour interactive Zoom training and will focus on the key concepts of IDA 2 as an evaluation tool. Review of scoring and answering questions on the tool.  

Virtual Learning and practicing observation of attachment behaviors using the Massie Campbell ADS: FULL
July 19, 2021
Webinar

The 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 toddlers (birth to 18 mon... More

Eastern Region Resource Center (RC) Quarterly meeting: CANCELLED
July 22, 2021
Webinar

This meeting is for the Central Resource Center and the Eastern Resource Center staff. The professional learning for this meeting will be on Learning Communities and Communities of Practice. Please join for information, networking, and ideas.

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual: FULL
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

VanBuren ISD - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
July 28, 2021
Webinar

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

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
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

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

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

IDA Practicum-Module 2 Virtual
August 10, 2021
Webinar

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

Eastern Region Lunch and Learn Session
August 11, 2021
Webinar

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

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

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

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

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

Wayne County Early On Supervisor/Facilitator Community of Practice
August 18, 2021
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

September 2021

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

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

Macomb ISD - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
September 07, 2021
Webinar

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

Eastern Region Lunch and Learn Session: CANCELLED
September 08, 2021
Webinar

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

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

This meeting, for GSC Directors, Coordinators, and Parent Liaisons will be on "Member Engagement of the GSCs and PCs" for both the Great Start Collaboratives and Parent Coalitions.  The focus will be: identifying recruitment strategies to build and retain collaborative membership and increasing memberships' role in moving the work of the collaborative forward.    

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Michigan Early Childhood Resource Collection Webinar
September 28, 2021
Webinar

You’re invited to a free webinar to learn about a New Michigan Early Childhood Resource Collection September 28, 20211:00 pm - 2:00 pm Hosted by: Early On Center for Higher Education, Michigan Division of Early Childhood, Mi-ACCESS, Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children, and Great Start for Higher Education Participants will get access to free, evidence-based resources for supporting each and every young child and their family.

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

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

2021 Great Start Data Set
September 29, 2021
Webinar

The Great Start data set is almost completely updated and ready to share! Join us for an overview of the most recently available data, how to access the 2021-22 data set and more. Also, as you finish this year's actions plans, you can still access the 2020-21 data set here, using the password: ECSN2020

October 2021

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

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

Cognitive Coaching Training at EUPISD: CANCELLED
October 05-06, 2021
Eastern Upper Peninsula ISD, Sault Ste. Marie

Cognitive Coaching SM creates self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. The invisible skills of teaching - the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions - produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching is a r... More

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

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

Early On Data Webinar
October 06, 2021
Webinar

This Data Webinar will cover the following topics: Information from End of Year 2021 MSDS collection and School Year 2020-2021. Latest info on Data Profiles, Findings, and APR Fall 2021 MSDS update When to expect Targeted emails for Fall, Spring, End of Year Look ahead to June 2022 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 the ... More

Cognitive Coaching Training at CCRESA: CANCELLED
October 07-08, 2021
Clinton County RESA, St. Johns

Cognitive Coaching SM creates self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. The invisible skills of teaching - the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions - produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching is a r... More

Early On Coordinator Community of Practice - Virtual
October 07, 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

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

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

IDA Refresher-Module 2-Virtual-Bay-Arenac service area only
October 08, 2021
Webinar

IDA Refresher Module 2:  is offered in a two hour interactive Zoom training and will focus on the key concepts of IDA 2 as an evaluation tool. Review of scoring and answering questions on the tool.  

Muskegon Area ISD - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
October 08, 2021
Webinar

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

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

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

IDA Practicum-Module 2 Virtual
October 12, 2021
Webinar

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

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

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

Ingham ISD - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
October 13, 2021
Webinar

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

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

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

Unpacking the Pyramid Model - Segment 1: Ensuring Supportive Classroom Environments: FULL
October 15, 2021
Webinar

Based on the newly released book, Unpacking the Pyramid Model: A Guide for Preschool Teachers, this course of five individual segments focuses on crucial topics associated with effectively using Pyramid Model practices with children ages 2-5. The five crucial topics include 1) Classroom Environments, 2) Emotional Literacy, 3) Friendship Skills, 4) Problem-solving Skills, and 5) Challenging Behavior. Participants are encouraged to register for all five segments. Thi... More

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

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

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

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

Muskegon Area ISD - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
October 29, 2021
Webinar

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

Unpacking the Pyramid Model - Segment 1: Ensuring Supportive Classroom Environments
October 29, 2021
Webinar

Based on the newly released book, Unpacking the Pyramid Model: A Guide for Preschool Teachers, this course of five individual segments focuses on crucial topics associated with effectively using Pyramid Model practices with children ages 2-5. The five crucial topics include 1) Classroom Environments, 2) Emotional Literacy, 3) Friendship Skills, 4) Problem-solving Skills, and 5) Challenging Behavior. Participants are encouraged to register for all five segments. Thi... More

November 2021

Cognitive Coaching Training at CCRESA: CANCELLED
November 04-05, 2021
Clinton County RESA, St. Johns

Cognitive Coaching SM creates self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. The invisible skills of teaching - the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions - produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching is a r... More

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

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

2021 Virtual Early On Michigan Conference
November 10-12, 2021
Webinar

We are excited to offer The 2021 Virtual Early On Conference: Strong Foundations for the Future of Early Intervention, offering participants three days of engaging sessions by renowned Michigan and national speakers. See the program to the right and the full agenda linked below for more information. Follow the Register link at the end of the page. After you have completed your selection of sessions, you will receive confirmation of your registration. An email with the links to each o... More

Cognitive Coaching Training at EUPISD: CANCELLED
November 16-17, 2021
Eastern Upper Peninsula ISD, Sault Ste. Marie

Cognitive Coaching SM creates self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. The invisible skills of teaching - the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions - produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching is a r... More

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

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

In-depth Virtual DECA Infant and Toddlers : FULL
November 18, 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

Unpacking the Pyramid Model - Segment 2: Developing & Modeling Emotional Literacy
November 19, 2021
Webinar

Based on the newly released book, Unpacking the Pyramid Model: A Guide for Preschool Teachers, this course of five individual segments focuses on crucial topics associated with effectively using Pyramid Model practices with children ages 2-5. The five crucial topics include 1) Classroom Environments, 2) Emotional Literacy, 3) Friendship Skills, 4) Problem-solving Skills, and 5) Challenging Behavior. Participants are encouraged to register for all five segments. Thi... More

December 2021

Unpacking the Pyramid Model - Segment 3: Promoting & Using Friendship Skills
December 17, 2021
Webinar

Based on the newly released book, Unpacking the Pyramid Model: A Guide for Preschool Teachers, this course of five individual segments focuses on crucial topics associated with effectively using Pyramid Model practices with children ages 2-5. The five crucial topics include 1) Classroom Environments, 2) Emotional Literacy, 3) Friendship Skills, 4) Problem-solving Skills, and 5) Challenging Behavior. Participants are encouraged to register for all five segments. Thi... More

January 2022

Ottawa Area ISD- Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
January 07, 2022
Webinar

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

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

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

Delta Schoolcraft ISD- Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
January 21, 2022
Webinar

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

Unpacking the Pyramid Model - Segment 4: Problem-Solving Skills for Children
January 21, 2022
Webinar

Based on the newly released book, Unpacking the Pyramid Model: A Guide for Preschool Teachers, this course of five individual segments focuses on crucial topics associated with effectively using Pyramid Model practices with children ages 2-5. The five crucial topics include 1) Classroom Environments, 2) Emotional Literacy, 3) Friendship Skills, 4) Problem-solving Skills, and 5) Challenging Behavior. Participants are encouraged to register for all five segments. Thi... More

DECA Booster Training (120-minute Virtual training)
January 25, 2022
Webinar

This is a live, 2 hour 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 Devereu... More

February 2022

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

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

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

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

In-depth Virtual DECA Infant and Toddlers
February 16, 2022
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

Livingston ESA - Virtual Child Outcomes Birth to Five (0-5): Early On & Preschool Special Education Training
February 25, 2022
Webinar

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

Unpacking the Pyramid Model - Segment 5: Understanding & Preventing Challenging Behavior
February 25, 2022
Webinar

Based on the newly released book, Unpacking the Pyramid Model: A Guide for Preschool Teachers, this course of five individual segments focuses on crucial topics associated with effectively using Pyramid Model practices with children ages 2-5. The five crucial topics include 1) Classroom Environments, 2) Emotional Literacy, 3) Friendship Skills, 4) Problem-solving Skills, and 5) Challenging Behavior. Participants are encouraged to register for all five segments. Thi... More

April 2022

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

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

Cognitive Coaching Training at CCRESA
April 28-29, 2022
Clinton County RESA, St. Johns

Cognitive Coaching SM creates self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. The invisible skills of teaching - the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions - produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching is a r... More

May 2022

Cognitive Coaching Training at EUPISD: CANCELLED
May 03-04, 2022
Eastern Upper Peninsula ISD, Sault Ste. Marie

Cognitive Coaching SM creates self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. The invisible skills of teaching - the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions - produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching is a r... More

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

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

Cognitive Coaching Training at EUPISD: CANCELLED
May 25-26, 2022
Eastern Upper Peninsula ISD, Sault Ste. Marie

Cognitive Coaching SM creates self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. The invisible skills of teaching - the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions - produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching is a r... More

June 2022

Cognitive Coaching Training at CCRESA
June 06-07, 2022
Clinton County RESA, St. Johns

Cognitive Coaching SM creates self-directed persons with the cognitive capacity for excellence both independently and as members of a community. Research indicates that teaching is a complex intellectual activity and that teachers who think at higher levels produce students who are higher achieving, more cooperative, and better problem solvers. The invisible skills of teaching - the thinking processes that underlie instructional decisions - produce superior instruction. Cognitive Coaching is a r... More