Great Start Collaborative

Mission

All children in Shiawassee County will be safe, healthy, and eager to succeed in school and in life. 

Michigan Early Childhood Outcomes

 Children are born healthy.

Children are healthy, thriving, and developmentally on track from birth to third grade.

 Children are developmentally ready to succeed in school at time of school entry.

 Children are prepared to succeed in fourth grade and beyond by reading proficiently by the end of third grade.

The Great Start Collaborative Team

Continues the work of creating a seamless Early Childhood System that includes all local agencies and organizations, including private and public services agencies, faith based organizations, businesses, and parents.  

* Great Start Collaborative materials are funded through a grant provided by the Michigan Department of Lifelong Education, Advancement, and Potential.

Contact Us

Great Start Collaborative Director
Courtney Herrick
989-725-2581
herrick@sresd.org

Great Start Resource Hub 989-725-2581

 

 

 

Join Us!

  • 18 April
    • Make Parenting A Pleasure 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Make Parenting A Pleasure
      Date: Thu Apr 18
      Time: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: SRESD Early Childhood Learning Center, 114 W North St, Owosso, MI 48867, USA
      Calendar: Great Start Shiawassee
      Make Parenting a Pleasure (MPAP) is a training program that promotes family resilience by bringing parents together to share and normalize their parenting experiences, learn about typical early childhood development and parenting strategies, develop a support network, and learn about other community resources available to them.

      Topics include: 
      Self care 
      Stress 
      Anger management 
      Communication skills 
      Positive discipline 
      Support emotional development
      ...much more!

      Register at https://bit.ly/4bk7y9A

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

  • 24 April
    • Great Start Family Coalition Meeting - Literacy Night
      Date: Wed Apr 24
      Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 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: https://forms.gle/WiJmwdfhVh9RYKx76

      For questions contact the Shiawassee RESD at 989-725-2581.
  • 25 April
    • Make Parenting A Pleasure 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Make Parenting A Pleasure
      Date: Thu Apr 25
      Time: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: SRESD Early Childhood Learning Center, 114 W North St, Owosso, MI 48867, USA
      Calendar: Great Start Shiawassee
      Make Parenting a Pleasure (MPAP) is a training program that promotes family resilience by bringing parents together to share and normalize their parenting experiences, learn about typical early childhood development and parenting strategies, develop a support network, and learn about other community resources available to them.

      Topics include: 
      Self care 
      Stress 
      Anger management 
      Communication skills 
      Positive discipline 
      Support emotional development
      ...much more!

      Register at https://bit.ly/4bk7y9A

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

  • 2 May
    • Make Parenting A Pleasure 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Make Parenting A Pleasure
      Date: Thu May 2
      Time: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
      Location: SRESD Early Childhood Learning Center, 114 W North St, Owosso, MI 48867, USA
      Calendar: Great Start Shiawassee
      Make Parenting a Pleasure (MPAP) is a training program that promotes family resilience by bringing parents together to share and normalize their parenting experiences, learn about typical early childhood development and parenting strategies, develop a support network, and learn about other community resources available to them.

      Topics include: 
      Self care 
      Stress 
      Anger management 
      Communication skills 
      Positive discipline 
      Support emotional development
      ...much more!

      Register at https://bit.ly/4bk7y9A

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

  • 29 May
    • Great Start Family Coalition - Touch A Truck Planning Meeting
      Date: Wed May 29
      Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 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: https://forms.gle/WiJmwdfhVh9RYKx76

      For questions contact the Shiawassee RESD at 989-725-2581.
  • 25 September
    • Great Start Family Coalition
      Date: Wed Sep 25
      Time: 4:00 PM to 5:00 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: https://forms.gle/WiJmwdfhVh9RYKx76

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

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