Early On: Making a Plan – Grand Traverse County

With Sandee Koski  


1:00PM – 3:00PM 

opens at 12:30PM 



880 Parsons Road, Traverse City 49686 

This workshop provides information and tools for families with young children (up to 36 months) who are preparing for the transition to preschool. 

This workshop will help you: 

* Learn what the research says about high quality preschool 

* Understand the importance of transition conference 

* Review the transition timeline 

* Locate preschool options in your community 

* Identify the special education services your child is currently receiving and will need in preschool 

* Learn the impact of Free and Appropriate Public Education in the Least Restrictive Environment decisions you and your team will be making 

* Learn the vocabulary of the IEP meeting

RSVP with Nicole Miller by April 4, 2019 

(231) 715-1503 or nicole@michiganallianceforfamilies.org

Or online at www.michiganallianceforfamilies.org/rsvp 

If it is after the deadline and you haven’t registered, please call or email to check the status of the event.  

If you require accommodations or materials in an alternative format, please let us know one week before the workshop.


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