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|GREAT START COLLABORTIVE|
THE GREAT START COLLABORATIVE is an association of agencies, parents and individuals across the state of Michigan committed, under the leadership of the Early Childhood Investment Corporation (ECIC), to the common goal of providing a Great Start for every child.
GREAT START–SHIAWASSEE is the partnership of local leaders acting as the planning and decision making body for Michigan’s Great Start system at the local level. Convened by the Shiawassee Regional Education Service District (SRESD), the Great Start Collaborative members include parents, business leaders, faith-based leaders, health care professionals, child care providers, pre-school educators, and other community leaders.
OUR VISION is to assure that every child in Shiawassee County is safe, healthy and eager to succeed in school and life OUR MISSION is to assure a coordinated system of community resources and supports to assist all our families in providing a great start for their children from birth through age 5.
KEY COMPONENTS OF A COMPREHENSIVE EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT SYSTEM
Our Partners Partners in the Collaborative are committed to establishing and maintaining a comprehensive early childhood system that ensures links and collaboration among all early childhood initiatives and programs in the community. Parent Involvement is Key! The Great Start Parent Coalition provides parents a chance to have a voice in a truly "grassroots" effort to advocate for the children of Shiawassee County.
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For More Information
If you would like to get involved or learn more about Great Start-Shiawassee, please contact: Lori Noyer, Co-Coordinator 989-725-2581, Ext. 2113 Toll Free: 866-725-7792 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org