The purpose of Great Start Collaborative is to coordinate systems of community resources and supports for families. Great Start joins together with parents, school staff and community leaders to create family opportunities that increase school readiness.
 

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August 3
Nurturing Parenting Class
1:00 PM
MSU Extension Office Bessemer MI
Nurturing Parenting Class
Great Start Collaborative
Aug 3
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
MSU Extension Office Bessemer MI
$12 for 6 sessions

Scholarships are available from the Gogebic/Ontonagon Great Start Collaborative

 

 

Skills and strategies for parents include:

The Philosophy and Practices of Nurturing Parenting

Ages and Stages of Growth for Infants and Toddlers

Ways to Enhance Positive Brain Development in Children

Communicating with Respect

Building Self-Worth in Children

Understanding Feelings

Understanding and Developing Family Morals, Values & Rules

Praising Children and their Behavior

Alternatives to Spanking

Learning Positive Ways to Deal with Stress and Anger

 

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Aug 3
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Nurturing Parenting Class
Great Start Collaborative
Aug 3
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
MSU Extension Office Bessemer MI
$12 for 6 sessions

Scholarships are available from the Gogebic/Ontonagon Great Start Collaborative

 

 

Skills and strategies for parents include:

The Philosophy and Practices of Nurturing Parenting

Ages and Stages of Growth for Infants and Toddlers

Ways to Enhance Positive Brain Development in Children

Communicating with Respect

Building Self-Worth in Children

Understanding Feelings

Understanding and Developing Family Morals, Values & Rules

Praising Children and their Behavior

Alternatives to Spanking

Learning Positive Ways to Deal with Stress and Anger

 

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Aug 10
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Nurturing Parenting Class
Great Start Collaborative
Aug 10
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
MSU Extension Office Bessemer MI
$12 for 6 sessions

Scholarships are available from the Gogebic/Ontonagon Great Start Collaborative

 

 

Skills and strategies for parents include:

The Philosophy and Practices of Nurturing Parenting

Ages and Stages of Growth for Infants and Toddlers

Ways to Enhance Positive Brain Development in Children

Communicating with Respect

Building Self-Worth in Children

Understanding Feelings

Understanding and Developing Family Morals, Values & Rules

Praising Children and their Behavior

Alternatives to Spanking

Learning Positive Ways to Deal with Stress and Anger

 

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Aug 17
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Nurturing Parenting Class
Great Start Collaborative
Aug 17
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
MSU Extension Office Bessemer MI
$12 for 6 sessions

Scholarships are available from the Gogebic/Ontonagon Great Start Collaborative

 

 

Skills and strategies for parents include:

The Philosophy and Practices of Nurturing Parenting

Ages and Stages of Growth for Infants and Toddlers

Ways to Enhance Positive Brain Development in Children

Communicating with Respect

Building Self-Worth in Children

Understanding Feelings

Understanding and Developing Family Morals, Values & Rules

Praising Children and their Behavior

Alternatives to Spanking

Learning Positive Ways to Deal with Stress and Anger

 

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Aug 24
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Nurturing Parenting Class
Great Start Collaborative
Aug 24
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
MSU Extension Office Bessemer MI
$12 for 6 sessions

Scholarships are available from the Gogebic/Ontonagon Great Start Collaborative

 

 

Skills and strategies for parents include:

The Philosophy and Practices of Nurturing Parenting

Ages and Stages of Growth for Infants and Toddlers

Ways to Enhance Positive Brain Development in Children

Communicating with Respect

Building Self-Worth in Children

Understanding Feelings

Understanding and Developing Family Morals, Values & Rules

Praising Children and their Behavior

Alternatives to Spanking

Learning Positive Ways to Deal with Stress and Anger

 

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Aug 31
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Nurturing Parenting Class
Great Start Collaborative
Aug 31
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
MSU Extension Office Bessemer MI
$12 for 6 sessions

Scholarships are available from the Gogebic/Ontonagon Great Start Collaborative

 

 

Skills and strategies for parents include:

The Philosophy and Practices of Nurturing Parenting

Ages and Stages of Growth for Infants and Toddlers

Ways to Enhance Positive Brain Development in Children

Communicating with Respect

Building Self-Worth in Children

Understanding Feelings

Understanding and Developing Family Morals, Values & Rules

Praising Children and their Behavior

Alternatives to Spanking

Learning Positive Ways to Deal with Stress and Anger

 

         
Child Care Resources

Parents and Child Care Providers:

Please click on the Great Start to Quality image below for information, OR, call 906-228-3362 or 877-614-7328                                           

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Sue Guenard, Director
Great Start Collaborative
P.O. Box 218   Bergland, MI  49910
sguenard@goisd.org   
906-575-3438 x 103

Fax:  906-575-3373