Detroit

Safely learn about chemistry with hands-on experiments and demonstrations!

Safely learn about chemistry with hands-on experiments and demonstrations! When: Saturday, June 1, 12:30 & 1:30  (two timeslots) Who: You and your family What: Free chemistry demonstrations by social media star Tommy Technetium (check him out on YouTube!) Where: Veteran’s Park in Livonia   RSVP here: https://forms.gle/4q3wD26dAGrtSMcT6   Check-in when you arrive- Sign a photo-release […]

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Latine Undergraduate Students’ Science Identity Formation

American Chemical Society – Detroit Local Section – Younger Chemists Committee Presents: Brewing Chemistry is a monthly lecture series. These free informal talks are designed to make science fun and accessible for all.   Latine Undergraduate Students’ Science Identity Formation by Danielle Maxwell, Ph.D., equity-centered chemistry education researcher Tuesday, June 18, 2024 7:00 pm presentation

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Improving Your 2024-2025 Mathematics Program

How school and district leaders can prepare this summer for the 2024/25 school year. During this 1-hour webinar, trusted K-12 national mathematics expert Dr. Timothy D. Kanold will provide research-affirmed protocols to guide your school, district, or department in proactively preparing for the upcoming 2024–2025 school year. Identify previous grade-level standards not yet Determine where

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Dream it, Be it for Girls

Soroptimist’s Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls helps girls ages 14-18 grow up to be strong, successful, happy adults. The program provides girls, like you, with access to professional role models, career education and the resources to live their dreams.  By participating in this program you will learn about career opportunities, setting and

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4-H Discovery Day

A FREE family event open to the public that provides fun and educational activities for the whole family. Join us for fun games, live animal presentations, and a variety of interactive, hands-on activities – all brought to you by local organizations and 4-H Clubs! Information will be available about joining 4-H and exhibiting at the Oakland County

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Pewabic Celtic Celebration

Saturday, March 16 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM FREE ADMISSION Join us for a fun-filled afternoon at the pottery during our annual Celtic Celebration! We will be serving light refreshments and hosting interactive activities for the whole family as we highlight Celtic pieces + Iridescent vessels from our collection. Special guests include traditional Irish musician

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2024 Michigan After School Collaborative (MAC)- Annual Conference: Cultivating Curiosity

The MAC Annual Conference is co-sponsored by Michigan Afterschool Partnership (MASP) and the Michigan Department of Education (MDE), in collaboration with Michigan Department of Lifelong Education, Advancement, and Potential (MiLEAP) 21st Century Community Learning Centers Join out-of-school time (OST) practitioners and partners from across the state for this two-day interactive conference focused on cultivating curiosity in before,

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Introduction to Drones – Youth Drone Training and Education

Interactive 10-week camp where participants will be able to learn the basics of assembling, flying, and coding drones as well as their use in different industries. During every session, participants will gain knowledge and skills on different aspects of drone maneuvering. Attendees will learn about: -Drone maneuvering -Drone assembly -Drone industries and Technologies During this

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Educator’s Night in the Detroit Cultural Center

Calling all K-12 teachers! Join Midtown Detroit, Inc. and the Detroit Cultural Center institutions for its first district-wide Educator’s Night on Tuesday, September 26, from 4:30 PM-8:00 PM. You’re invited to learn more about field trip opportunities, traveling educational programs, summer camps, while experiencing guided tours and other interactive activities in the Detroit Cultural Center.

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Michigan After School Collaborative (MAC)- Leadership Summit: Energizing Leadership

The summit will be held October 13th from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Crowne Plaza West in Lansing. The theme for this year’s summit is Energizing Leadership and is designed for CEO/executive directors, program directors, administration staff, executive teams, site coordinators who work with K-12 youth in out-of-school time programs (i.e., before school, after school,

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Pewabic House & Garden Show

The Pewabic House & Garden Show runs free and open to the public from Friday, June 9 through Sunday, June 11. This year’s celebration of ceramic art features Pewabic’s 2023 Summer Collection releases and the work of dozens of ceramic artists from throughout North America, live wheel-throwing demonstrations by Pewabic artisans and sculpting demonstrations by

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Empowering Families Panel: Advocate and Support Children with Developmental Needs

Parents are invited to join The Guidance Center at this panel discussion to help better advocate for and support your children with developmental needs. Our professionals on hand will discuss relevant topics and answer questions about your child’s growth and development. Light dinner and beverages provided. No childcare. Our team of professionals includes: – Early-on

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FREE PD: Teaching the History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict Using Primary Sources

This self-paced, online course uses primary sources, videos, and engaging learning tools to trace the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict. You’ll start with the rise of Arab nationalism and Zionism, unpack the broken promises made during World War I, tackle the Mandate Era, the major wars and peace treaties, and reflect on the continuing conflict

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Michigan After School Collaborative (MAC)- Annual Conference: Raising Voices

Join us for the 2023 Michigan Afterschool Collaborative Conference, co-hosted by the Michigan Department of Education and MASP. The conference will be Tuesday, Feb. 28 and Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing Out-of-School-Time programs are playing a bigger role for Michigan students and families than ever before. The MAC Annual Conference

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Pewabic’s Holiday Showcase

Shop new Pewabic work included in our Winter 2022 Collection alongside Independent Artist work from across the country. The Holiday Showcase is open now through December 30th. Check our extended weekend hours that start after Thanksgiving and run through Sunday, December 18. Explore our gift shop and visit our new exhibition on view in our

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AMPL!FY Youth Voice Symposium

Youth Communication and national education leaders will discuss strategies to address complex education challenges and create culturally responsive learning communities to: Help young people heal from experiences with racism, sexism, and other injustices Support students to achieve their personal and academic goals Uplift teen voices in a world that too often marginalizes them This event is in-person in

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Detroit Charter School Operations: Student Recruitment Workshop

Do you want to have a fully enrolled school? Join our Student Recruitment workshop to expand your knowledge for effectively recruiting students and strengthen your tools to engage and retain new families. We understand the importance for charter schools to meet their recruitment and enrollment goals on an annual basis. Our presenter, Erica Minor has

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Attention parents: Orangetheory Fitness Detroit wants to help your teens fuel the fun and fitness with event focused on healthy eating & lifestyle tips

Did you know? Orangetheory Fitness-Detroit is offering the opportunity for teens to take free workout classes this summer as part of its More Life for Detroit Youth program. And now teens are also invited to a special event on June 11 when Registered Dietitian Maggie Reinhardt will share some tips for fueling the fun and

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Pewabic House & Garden Show

The Pewabic House & Garden Show runs free and open to the public Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June 12. This year’s celebration of ceramic art features Pewabic’s 2022 Summer Collection releases and the work of dozens of ceramic artists from throughout North America, live wheel throwing demonstrations by Pewabic artisans and sculpting demonstrations by

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Teens Work Out for Free at Orangetheory Fitness-Detroit

Orangetheory Fitness-Detroit is launching its “More Life for Detroit Youth” summer program to help Detroit teens live a healthier lifestyle. From June 1-August 31, local students ages 14-18 are invited to take advantage of Orangetheory’s popular science-based workout, centered on heart-rate based interval training and led by highly trained and certified coaches, free of charge.

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The Teacher Shortage in Michigan: Framing Challenges, Envisioning Solutions

A Town Hall Hosted by the University of Michigan’s EdHub for Community and Professional Learning Among many challenges pressing on schools state- and nation-wide is that of retaining and recruiting teachers. What do we know about the causes of what is commonly referred to as a ‘teacher shortage’? How are leaders in the state working

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Federal funding and mental health: What’s working in Michigan schools

Student mental health has suffered through the pandemic. Michigan districts are working to use federal COVID funds to implement new curriculums and programs focused on well-being, and most of all by hiring social workers and counselors.  School leaders across Michigan have $6 billion to spend, the largest single influx of federal education dollars in state

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Leading the Class: Uplifting the Teaching Profession With and For Our Educators

Teachers have the single greatest impact on our children while in school and multiple factors contribute to their success. As a profession with a significant retirement wave on the horizon, how are we shifting our approaches to critical issues such as job satisfaction, recruitment, career ladders, resourcing, professional progress, and equitable results? Join our discussion

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Detroit and homelessness: How schools can better help vulnerable students

As students settle into their Detroit classrooms this autumn, many are carrying with them anxiety, trauma, and grief from the past year of pandemic living. And anywhere between 7,000 and 14,000 students are also facing housing insecurity, according to researchers. That count is vastly higher than what Detroit schools have previously estimated, an issue exacerbated by the

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“Return to School: Answers for Families” Panel Discussion and Q&A

Please join us for this virtual event as we discuss the uncertainties of students returning to in-person schooling. The event will begin with a panel discussion, with guests including: a state representative, to talk about the impact of pandemic assistance funds an educational activist, to highlight the rights of students and families a school counselor,

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A picture speaks a thousand words. What will it say to you?: A community writing workshop

“A community writing workshop for all levels led by InsideOut Lead Teaching Artist Jassmine Parks! In this FREE, generative writing workshop participants will be immersed in a photo series by Carrie Mae Weems and allow their reflections to transform through the power of the written word. Register via Eventbrite to receive a Zoom link. This

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