Eastern Resource Center

The Great Start to Quality Eastern Resource Center serves Arenac, Bay, Huron, Lapeer, Saginaw, Sanilac, St. Clair and Tuscola counties.

 

New from the Quality Improvement Consultants

Your local Quality Improvement Consultants compile a newsletter every few weeks to keep in touch with those provider's who have submitted their SAS.

Lending Library

The Eastern Resource Center's Lending Library is a FREE educational resource available for parents and early childhood professionals. A fun, easy and convenient way to enhance your environment and the experiences for your children from birth - 5 year old.

 

Click HERE to find a lending library near you!

 

NEW DVDs ADDED TO THE LIBRARY!

Click here to read the narrative of each DVD

 

Active Learning DVD - Infant Toddler    Daily Schedules and Caregiving Routines 

 

Supportive Adult-Child Interactions    <i>It's Mine!</i> Responding to Problems and Conflicts DVD

 

Daily Routine (The) -  DVD    Adult-Child Interaction: Communicating to Support Learning DVD  

 

Plan-Do-Review in Action DVD    Small-Group Times for Active Learners - DVD 

 

Large-Group Times for Active Learners DVD    Outside Time For Active Learners DVD

 

Supporting Children in Resolving Conflicts DVD    Indoor and Outdoor Learning Environment (The) - DVD  

 

Moving Past Praise: Supporting Children With Encouragement - DVD    Watch Us Learn! Scenes From HighScope Preschools - DVD

 

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High Scope Preschool Curriculum

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Happenings

CARO FIRE DEPARTMENT

CHILD SAFETY SEAT 

CHECKING STATION                      

When:  The third Wednesday of every month  

Appointments are scheduled between 11am-3pm  

For more information click here

 

SAVE THE DATE - FREE DAY AT THE SAGINAW CHILDREN'S ZOO

The Great Start Collaboratives of Saginaw, Bay-Arenac and Midland counties

are hosting their Fourth Annual Regional FREE “Great Start Day at the Zoo” event

at the Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square, located at 1730 S. Washington,

Saginaw, MI on Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.  More information

forthcoming.

 

Michigan's DEC's 2014 Conference

Central Michigan University - Friday, May 24, 2014

Featuring Keynoters:

 Harold Johnson, Ph.D., on Understanding the Maltreatment of Young Children with Disabilities and Our Role as Educators
 
 Mary Mackrain, M.Ed., IMH-E®(IV) on Building Their Bounce: Building Social-Emotional Resilience in Young Children
 
Including workshops on evidence-based practices and updates for the field!

For more information click here

 

Public Health /Start Here

2ND ANNUAL HEALTH FAIR

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Dow Event Center

303 Johnson St - Saginaw

3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Bring the whole family to this FREE health fair sponsored by public health system partners of Saginaw.

Receive FREE health information, screenings and giveaways.  Also fun activities for children.

 

Powerful Children:  Stories of Children and Teachers as Co-Investigors

April 25, 2014

8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Includes Breakfast and Lunch

CMU's Education and Human Services Building and Child Development and Learning Laboratory

195 E. Ojibway Court,

Mt Pleasant, MI 48859

For more information click here.