Eastern Early Childhood Support Network

The Eastern Resource Center supports early childhood programs and families in Arenac, Bay, Huron, Lapeer, Saginaw, Sanilac, St. Clair and Tuscola counties. The Eastern Resource Center provides resources for Eastern Michigan child care providers and supports families with finding child care and preschool that meets their needs. 


Great Start to Quality Eastern Resource Center Team:

Julie Bash, Program Director Eastern Region


Beth Eschenburg, Quality Improvement Consultant

Lapeer, Sanilac and St. Clair


Kris Walko, Quality Improvement Consultant

Arenac, Bay and Saginaw


Jennifer McClain, Quality Improvement Specialist

Lapeer, Sanilac, and St. Clair


Rosanna Keller, Quality Improvement Specialist

Arenac, Bay, Huron, Saginaw and Tuscola


LeeAnn Harvey, Program Secretary



Follow Us on Social Media

To stay up-to-date on our Resource Center, you can follow us on our social media sites.

Along with our learning materials, the Resource Center provides information on Head Start programs and low cost child care options in Eastern Michigan and its surrounding areas.


Eastern Resource Center takes a glimpse into the eyes of the young child with this video

"When I Grow Up"

Community Resources

We work with many people and organizations in the community to provide you, your family and your program with the resources you need to help your family and children succeed.

Local Partners

In order to provide you and the children in our community with the best opportunities, we partner with various people, organizations and places to help make those opportunities available to you.