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.

Please note that there are guidelines for submissions and each will be reviewed before posting

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Free Special Education Webinars (April)


April 12 Inclusion: FAPE in the LRE with Stephanie Nicholls from 12:00pm-1:30pm. Register at April 16 Assistive Technology: More than Checking a Box with Sara Pericolosi from 6:30pm-7:30pm. Register at April 19 […]

MI Parenting Resource


This free, online program is meant to support caregivers across the state in strengthening their parent-child relationships and gaining new tools for enhancing positive child behaviors. Through MI Parenting Resource, […]

The Importance of Sensory Play


For family/guardians:  Join award-winning children’s author, educator, and disability advocate, Justine Green, Ed.D. in this fun-filled discussion on the benefits of sensory play. Learn about activities that help with fine […]

FREE Special Education Webinars (May)


May 1 Transition: What You Need to Know with Karen Wang from 9:30am-11:00am. Register at May 8 Building Parent Leadership in Early Childhood with Stephanie Nicholls. A 4-week series for parents with […]

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