HIGHLIGHTS

2018 ACTION TEAMS
Great Start Action Teams will begin meeting in January, 2018.  Action plans have been written and approved.  Some new and exciting goals include:

FAMILY RESOURCE CENTERS OPENINGS
PLAY AND LEARN GROUPS 
MENTOR TRAINING 
TRUSTED ADVISOR TRAINING
MONTHLY PARENT STRONG MEETINGS

DRUG TASK FORCE ACTION
The Dickinson County Drug Task Force is all about focusing on solutions to substance abuse in our community.  When surveys are distributed throughout the area, substance abuse consistently been ranked as the # 1 problem facing our community today!

Drug Task Force Committees are now meeting to take a look at the following prevention activities:

Grant Writing
School Drug Prevention Programs
Taking A Stand Against Drugs Media Campaign
Community Forums

 

BUDDY BENCHES
The Kiwanis Aktion Club in collaboration with the IM-K Kiwanis Club and Great Start have now contributed Buddy Benches to the following sites:  YMCA, North Elementary, Bishop Baraga, Willis Early Childhood Center, Norway Elementary!  In the spring two more benches will be delivered to Holy Spirit and North Dickinson Schools.

A Great Bully Prevention and Conflict Mediation Solution!

NEW 2018 PARENT TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

Participating in a training is a great way to learn new skills, information to enhance both personal and professional development.  The Great Start Family Resource Centers are family-friendly places for training events to happen!  Keep connected to this website and more information will be posted about upcoming training events.  The following trainings are now being organized and will be offered starting in February:

STRENGTHENING FAMILIES TRAINING

1-2-3 MAGIC

FAMILY ENGAGEMENT CAFÉ

RAISE A READER

 

 

 

 

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