2017 Michigan Reading Association Annual Conference

Mar 10 - Mar 13, 2017 Grand Rapids, MI

Michigan Reading Association is focused on promoting literacy across Michigan. The Association targets on digital networking with colleagues who share a commitment and passion for promoting literacy. MRA is very excited about 61st annual conference in Grand Rapids, MI on March 10-13, 2017. Join us for an unforgettable MRA conference with inspirational speakers, educators, authors and special events!

Learn more at the MRA website.

MHSA Annual Early Childhood Training Conference

Mar 01 - Mar 03, 2017 Troy, MI

The Michigan Head Start Association is a private, nonprofit corporation dedicated exclusively to the concerns of Head Start. The association provides services and support to the Michigan Head Start community, representing more than 34,000 children and their families, 41 Early Head Start, 47 Head Start and two Migrant and Seasonal Head Start grantees statewide. MHSA provides high-quality training and professional development opportunities for Head Start directors, staff and families. Join in the Annual Early Childhood Training Conference on March 1-3, 2017 at the Somerset Inn, Troy, MI.

Learn more at the MHSA website.

MEMSPA and MI ASCD Literacy Summit 2017

Feb 28, 2017 Grand Rapids, MI

MEMSPA and MI ASCD has partnered to provide a powerful day of content and support by organizing Literacy Summit 2017. Literacy development for Pre-K and K-3 is the focus of this engaging and essential learning and networking opportunity. The objectives of this summit are reducing summer reading loss, third grade reading legislation and K-3 reading essentials. Make plans to join educators, leaders, and literacy experts form across Michigan for a day dedicated to Pre-K and K-3 Literacy Education on February 28, 2017 at Grand Rapids, MI.

Learn more at the MEMSPA website.

MAS/FPS 2017 Winter Institute

Feb 02 - Feb 03, 2017 Lansing, MI

The Michigan Association of State and Federal Program Specialists exists to organize, unify, and nourish an alliance of individuals and organizations concerned with Compensatory Education.The mission is to build capacity of educational leaders to implement effective State and Federal programs to increase achievement for all students. Each year they come together as an educational community to share, learn and network around State and Federal Programs. Please join in a program on Feb 2-3, 2017, to learn a collaborative approach to meet Students’ needs at Lansing, Michigan.

Learn more at the MAS/FPS website.

MEMSPA State Conference 2016

Dec 07 - Dec 09, 2016 Traverse City, MI

Michigan Elementary & Middle School Principals Association (MEMSPA) is a community of principals dedicated to advocating, leading and learning. It is the vital knowledge network and voice for principals in Michigan, shaping effective solutions for everyday problems and emerging challenges. Join in for MEMSPA State Conference on Dec 7-9, 2016 at Traverse City, Michigan,  which is designed to offer elementary and middle level administrators a broad range of current topics necessary for continued professional and administrative growth.

Learn more at the MEMSPA website.


Students at the Mars Elementary School in Berrien Springs Public Schools.

In the US, we started in Michigan, and today, we are proud of the fact that teachers, principals, and superintendents across Michigan are able to validate the significant gains their schools have realized as a result of using GrapeSEED. We look forward to continuing our work with the state’s schools to promote literacy for all English learners, including English Language Learners (ELL) students, English as a Second Language (ESL) students, and other Limited English Proficiency (LEP) students and struggling readers.

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