Eastern Resource Center

The Great Start to Quality Eastern Resource Center serves Arenac, Bay, Huron, Lapeer, Saginaw, Sanilac, St. Clair and Tuscola counties.

Lending Library

The Eastern Resource Center's Lending Library is a FREE educational resource available for parents and early childhood professionals. A fun, easy and convenient way to enhance your environment and the experiences for your children from birth - 5 year old.

 

Click HERE to find a lending library near you!

 

New Resource added to the Lending Library

Reflecting in Communities of Practice

A Workbook for Early Childhood Educators

Reflective teaching—a continuous cycle of observing, documenting, and planning—supports children's learning and strengthens your teaching skills.Reflecting in Communities of Practice, a professional development workbook, will help you cultivate your creative, critical, and reflecting thinking skills through ten study sessions. Each session includes guided activities that focus on topics related to understanding the value and key elements of reflective teaching.

 

NEW DVDs ADDED TO THE LIBRARY!
Click here to read the narrative of each DVD

 

Active Learning DVD - Infant Toddler    Daily Schedules and Caregiving Routines 

 

Supportive Adult-Child Interactions    <i />It's Mine! Responding to Problems and Conflicts DVD

 

Daily Routine (The) -  DVD    Adult-Child Interaction: Communicating to Support Learning DVD  

 

Plan-Do-Review in Action DVD    Small-Group Times for Active Learners - DVD 

 

Large-Group Times for Active Learners DVD    Outside Time For Active Learners DVD

 

Supporting Children in Resolving Conflicts DVD    Indoor and Outdoor Learning Environment (The) - DVD  

 

Moving Past Praise: Supporting Children With Encouragement - DVD    Watch Us Learn! Scenes From HighScope Preschools - DVD

 

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High Scope Preschool Curriculum

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

Local Happenings

SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIRS BIG EVENT

Date:  May 5, 2015 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

          May 6, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

          May 7, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

Location:  Birch Run Expo Center

                11600 N. Beyer Rd

                Birch Run, MI

 

For more information click here

 

MONTH OF THE YOUNG CHILD

1.  Daily activites calendar for each day.  To view click here

2.  Top Ten Ways to Celebrate MOYCE.  To view click here

3.  Celebrate and Awareness of Early Care and Education.  To view click here

4.  Did you know........To view click here

5.  Celebrate Children...Events......To view click here

 

BABY ACADEMY 2015 - SAGINAW COUNTY

Date:  Saturday, May 16, 2015

Time:  10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Location:  Stone Elementary School

1600 State St., Saginaw

Admission:  $3.00 for 1 adult; $2.00 for each additional adult;

$10.00 for each childcare professional

For more information click here

 
SPRING INTO SAFETY - SAGINAW COUNTY

Date:  Saturday, May 9, 2015

Time:  1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Location:  St Mary's of Michigan Towne Centre

4599 Towne Centre Rd., Saginaw, MI 48604

Admission:  Free - Get Your Safety Passport at the Registration Table!

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GREAT DAY AT THE ZOO - SAGINAW COUNTY

Date:  Thursday, May 7, 2015

Time:  3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Location:  Saginaw Children's Zoo at Celebration Square; 1730 S. Washington Ave., Saginaw

Admission:  Free  - Rides on Carousel & Train are $1.00 per person/per ride.

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CHILD CARE CENTER RULES TRAINING FOR PROGRAM DIRECTORS AND ADMINISTRATORS

Date:  Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Time:  9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Location:  DHS Building Near Pierson & Clio Road Intersection, directly behind the First Merit Bank

For more information click here

 

PARENT COALITION - PARENTS & CHILDCARE PROVIDERS

DATE:  Monday, April 27, 2015

Time:  5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Location:  St. John Lutheran Church

                    915 Federal, Saginaw

For more information click here

 

MICHIGAN DEC'S 2015 CONFERENCE

Date:  Friday, May 1, 2015

Time:  8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location:  Central Michigan University

     195 E. Oibway, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859

For more information click here

 

MONTH OF THE YOUNG CHILD - MARLETT

DATE:  Monday, April 13, 2015

LOCATION:  Marlette Elementary School

TIME:  5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

 

BIRTH-5 PLAYGROUPS - SAGINAW COUNTY

DATE: Last Wednesday of every month except November & December

TIME:  10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

LOCATION:  Brunkow Elementary, 3000 24th St., Saginaw

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CAR SEAT INSPECTION STATION

DATE:  Various 

TIME:  9:00 - 1:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Buena Vista Two Fire Dept

ADDRESS:  3438 Genei Avenue., Saginaw, MI 48601

OR

LOCATION: Mobility Works (Thomas Twp.)

ADDRESS:  8175 Gratiot Rd (M-46), Saginaw, MI 48609

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CARO FIRE DEPARTMENT

CHILD SAFETY SEAT 

CHECKING STATION                      

When:  The third Wednesday of every month  

Appointments are scheduled between 11am-3pm  

For more information click here

 

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