Wayne-Oakland-Macomb Resource Center

The Great Start to Quality Wayne-Oakland-Macomb  Resource Center serves Wayne, Oakland and Macomb Counties.

Lending Library

The Wayne-Oakland-Macomb Resource Center's Lending Library is a FREE educational resource for you and your children! The Lending Library is designed to encourage and enhance the learning experience at home, school, child care and preschool.  


Lending Library items include*:

  • Entertainment DVD's and music CD's

  • Instructional DVD's & videos

  • Theme based experience bins 

  • Die-cut and laminating machines

  • Books, CD's and curriculum materials

*Materials may vary by location


Click HERE to Find a Lending Library Near You!


Oakland Family Services has new materials.  Visit their location to check it out. 

  • Chutes and Ladders Game
  • Build Your Own Fort
  • Math Literacy Bag
  • Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Literacy Bag
  • Three Little Pigs Felt Story
  • Doughnut Shop Felt Story
  • I Know An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly Puppet


Local Happenings

**Growing Program Partnership class 

Strong partnerships with families and communities are the foundation for successful early childhood programs. Partnerships can be wonderful, creative, relationships with the goal of providing the best experience for the child and family. Join us as we review steps to building and maintaining strong partnerships.

February 12 6:30-8:30 PM at

Macomb Family Services

36975 Utica Rd  Suite 102

Clinton Township, MI 48036

Register online at www.greatstarttoquality.org or call us at  586-226-3440 x269!


**Are you interested in pursuing a CDA, Associates, or Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, or do you need an Early Childhood Education Class? It’s not too late to register for Winter/Spring 2015 classes!

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MICHIGAN is a statewide program designed to help child care center teaching staff, preschool teachers, family child care providers, group home owners, center directors, and administrators meet their professional development goals while continuing their current employment in early childhood and school age settings.

T.E.A.CH. Scholarships provide:

• A portion of college tuition for courses leading to an early childhood education degree.

• A portion of the cost for books.

• A release time stipend.

• A travel stipend.

• A bonus upon completion of each scholarship contract.

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MICHIGAN has updated eligibility requirements for scholarship applicants.

·       WAGE REQUIREMENT INCREASED EFFECTIVE FALL 2014:  Early Childhood professionals working in a licensed program earning $17.00/hour or less may now qualify.

·       ZS ENDORSEMENT OPTION ADDED:  Applicants who currently have a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education seeking ZS endorsement may now qualify for a scholarship to complete the required endorsement coursework at a TEACH participating community college.

For more information regarding scholarship eligibility, or to complete an application please-

1)    Visit www.miaeyc.org

2)    Call 866-648-3224 ext. 312


**ALSO, Starfish ELC is hosting a Q & A regarding this program. on thursday, february 6th, from 6:30-8:30 p.m, at  Journey of Hope, located at:

8900 Pardee, Taylor, MI  48180  Please call 313-937-2458 to register   Free pizza and salad will be served


**Register for one of our upcoming orientation trainings...

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