Great Start Shiawassee

Early Childhood Education provides programs and services within Shiawassee County designed to promote school readiness of all children, birth through age 5.

This is accomplished by:

  • High quality education and care within the home, classroom, and community
  • Supporting parental involvement in education through interagency collaboration, parent education, and opportunities for family activities
  • Connecting families with community resources

Executive Director of Early Childhood Services

Early Childhood Coordinators

Support to Early Childhood

These materials are funded through a grant provided by the Michigan Department of Lifelong Education, Advancement, and Potential.

Shiawassee County Community Calendar




Great Start Event Calendar

  • 29 May
    • Great Start Family Coalition Meeting - Literacy Night
      Date: Wed May 29
      Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
      Location: Early Childhood Learning Center, 114 W North St, Owosso, MI 48867, USA
      Calendar: Great Start Shiawassee
      Literacy night! Join us at our next meeting to enjoy dinner and conversation with other parents.  

      Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of the Month from 6:00 - 7:00 pm. Dinner is served at 5:30.  Tot watch is provided.  

      Your RSVP allows us to properly plan for your dinner and care needs:

      For questions contact the Shiawassee RESD at 989-725-2581.

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