Community Calendars


Great Start recognizes the importance of community involvement and the value of opportunities for families to learn and grow together. We have created these community calendars as a way to share timely community events with you. If you know of any events please take time to add them to our community calendar or forward the information to Please encourage the agencies and organizations that you partner with to do so as well so we can have a comprehensive one stop shop for early childhood information in our communities.

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Youth Self-Determination Series (Teens age 14+)

July 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Youth Self-Determination Series Teens: Learn to take action in your life to get the things you want and need. This four-week interactive online course can help youth choose and set their own goals, be more involved with decisions making, and learn to advocate for themselves. This course includes assignments and discussions to learn about and practice self-determination. Areas to be covered include: · Choice and decision making · Problem solving · Setting and reaching goals · Internal focus of control (looking at who controls your future) · Self-awareness, regulation, efficacy, and advocacy. Who should attend? Students and young adults ages 14 and up who have an active Individualized Education Program (IEP). This course is intended for student interaction. Please come ready to share. Parents are encouraged to support as needed. Space is limited. Registration closes June 28, 2024 or when the course is full. After registration closes, Michigan Alliance for Families will contact you to confirm your participation. If you require accommodations or materials in an alternative format, please let us know two weeks before the event. Questions? Date & Time Jul 9, 2024 02:00 PM Jul 16, 2024 02:00 PM Jul 23, 2024 02:00 PM Jul 30, 2024 02:00 PM Participants are asked to commit to attending all 4 seasons.




Michigan Alliance for Families
Delta-Schoolcraft County Great Start