The Great Start to Quality Upper Peninsula (UP) Resource Center serves Alger, Baraga, Chippewa, Delta, Dickinson, Gogebic, Houghton, Iron, Keweenaw, Luce, Mackinac, Marquette, Menominee, Ontonagon, and Schoolcraft counties. Located in Marquette, our Resource Cetner helps families find child care in the Upper Peninsula and supports providers with improving their program.
Great Start to Quality UP Resource Center offers support to Upper Peninsula child care providers and educators to improve the quality of their programs by providing individualized consultation, coaching and access to training and resources.
Our Resource Center also supports families in their search for high-quality child care and preschool. If you’re looking for local Head Start and low cost programs, our Resource Center staff can help with your search.
We offer a Lending Library which 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.
Our Center Staff
Contact Deb at 906-228-3362 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Quality Improvement Specialists
- Cindy Basse – Serving Marquette and Alger Counties
- Contact Cindy at 906-201-1707 or Cindybasse44@gmail.com
- Amy Beach - Serving Chippewa County
- Contact Amy at 906.630.8053 or email@example.com
- Misty Lefebvre – Serving Dickinson and Iron Counties
- Contact Misty at 906-396-8844 or Lefebvremr11@gmail.com
- Melanie Greenfield – Serving Chippewa, Luce and Mackinac Counties
- Contact Melanie at 906-440-0483 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Jessica Miller – Serving Houghton, Baraga, Gogebic, Ontonagon and Keweenaw Counties
- Contact Jessica at 906-370-8461 or email@example.com
- Cori Towns – Serving Delta, Menominee and Schoolcraft Counties
- Contact Cori at 906-291-0338 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Quality Improvement Consultants
- Brooke Javurek – Serving Iron, Dickinson, Delta, Menominee and Schoolcraft Counties
- Contact Brooke at 906-399-1873 or Brookejavurek23@gmail.com
- Meagan Guindon – Serving Marquette, Alger, Baraga, Gogebic, Houghton, Keweenaw and Ontonagon Counties
- Contact Meagan at 906-280-8290 or email@example.com
- Heather Bird – Serving Chippewa, Luce and Mackinac Counties
- Contact Heather at 906-430-2825 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions or concerns!