Brandy Minikey, Parent Liaison for the Great Start Collaborative in Montcalm County, reads a book to a young student.
National curriculum consultant Karen Bailey explains Webb's Depth of Knowledge to teachers during a workshop on the Common Core State Standards.
Math teachers from Montcalm and Ionia Counties discuss their understanding of the Common Core Math Standards.
MACC instructor, Ashley Reisbig, uses an explicit routine to teach her students new vocabulary words.
Kindergarten teachers from Montcalm and Ionia Counties work on deconstructing English Language Arts Standards.
Montcalm County science, math, and technology teachers visit Greenville Tool and Die to learn how their curriculum helps students prepare for the world of work.
Montcalm Community College graduated its first class of Early College students in May of 2016.
Students at the Seiter Education Center enjoy the activities at the 2016 Carnival!

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Montcalm Area ISD

Together with the school districts of Carson City-Crystal, Central Montcalm, Greenville, Lakeview, Montabella, Tri County, and Vestaburg, public school academies and private schools, MAISD coordinates and delivers services and programs designed to improve education in Montcalm County.

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Upcoming Events
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Jan 3
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Breastfeeding Support Group
Spectrum United Lifestyles, Greenville, MI
Great Start Collaborative
Milk & Cookies Take time to meet other breastfeeding mothers and receive help from Certified Lactation Counselors. Surrounding yourself with others who share your same situation can be very supporting and helpful. This is a free meeting held every Tuesday from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Spectrum Health United Lifestyles. for more information Call Spectrum Health United Lifestyles in Greenville 616.754.6185
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Jan 5
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Playgroup at MACC
1550 W Sidney Rd, Sidney, MI 48885, USA
Great Start Collaborative
Any Family with children from birth thru 4 year’s old living in Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is welcome to attend playgroup. Registration is required prior to attending, no cost to attend! Call to register or for more information at: (616) 225-6146
12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Birthing Class
Spectrum Health United Hospital United Lifestyles 701 S Greenville West Drive suite 1 Greenville, MI
Great Start Collaborative
Our focus is to prepare you and your support person for labor and delivery. Because many of us have very busy lives, for your convenience, a portion of this material is presented through an on-line class, which you can take on your own time and at your own pace. During this 4-hour class we will discuss pregnancy, signs of labor, preterm labor, labor positions, breathing patterns, relaxation techniques, pain relief and comfort measures, baby care and breastfeeding. CANCELLATION PROCEDURES: Classes and programs are generally canceled in inclement weather. Please call 616.754.6185 to verify whether a class or program is canceled. Participants are always encouraged to use their judgement to assess road conditions and travel safety. FEE is $75* *Some insurance companies cover all or part of the fee. Participants should check with their insurance company for coverage. REGISTER by calling 616.754.6185.
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Jan 6
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Playgroup at Seiter Education Center
1401 E Van Deinse St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
Great Start Collaborative
Any Family with children from birth thru 4 year’s old living in Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is welcome to attend playgroup. Registration is required prior to attending, no cost to attend! Call to register or for more information at: (616) 225-6146
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
You and Me Time, Baby Class
1401 E Van Deinse St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
Great Start Collaborative
For more inforamtion and to register: Call: 616-225-4868 See flyer for more details.
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8 9
Jan 9
5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Great Start Parent Coalition
Montcalm Area Career Center, 1550 West Sidney Road, Sidney, MI, United States
Great Start Collaborative
Topic: Fire Safety and First Aid, Tim O'Connor Childcare and dinner will be provided to those that RSVP. Contact Person: Brandy Minikey bminikey@maisd.com or call 616-225-6166
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Jan 10
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Playgroup at Howard City
MacNaughton Elementary 415 Cedar St. Howard City, MI 49329 USA
Great Start Collaborative
Any family with children from birth thru 4 years old living in Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is welcome to attend Playgroup. Registration is required prior to attending, NO COST to attend! Call or register for more information at (616) 225-6146
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Playgroup at Vestaburg
Vestaburg Elemenatry 7188 Avenue B Vestaburg, MI 48891
Great Start Collaborative
Any family with children from birth thru 4 years old living in Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is welcome to attend Playgroup. Registration is required prior to attending, NO COST to attend! Call or register for more information at (616) 225-6146
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Breastfeeding Support Group
Spectrum United Lifestyles, Greenville, MI
Great Start Collaborative
Milk & Cookies Take time to meet other breastfeeding mothers and receive help from Certified Lactation Counselors. Surrounding yourself with others who share your same situation can be very supporting and helpful. This is a free meeting held every Tuesday from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Spectrum Health United Lifestyles. for more information Call Spectrum Health United Lifestyles in Greenville 616.754.6185
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Tobacco Cessation - Quit 101
Spectrum Health United Hospital United Lifestyles 701 S Greenville West Drive, Suite 1, Greenville,
Great Start Collaborative
This service uses intensive, research-proven methods to help you understand and overcome your habit and addiction. Treatment is individualized, supportive and ongoing for as long as you need assistance. The employees are trained experts in the field of tobacco cessation. Classes are offered for both adults and adolescents. CANCELLATION PROCEDURES Classes and programs are generally canceled in inclement weather. Please call 616.754.6185 to verify whether a class or program is canceled. Participants are always encouraged to use their judgement to assess road conditions and travel safety. REGISTER by calling 616.754.6185.
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
CPR for the Community and Workplace
Spectrum Health United Hospital United Lifestyles 701 S Greenville West Drive, Suite 1 Greenville, M
Great Start Collaborative
This 3-hour CPR course is designed to meet community needs, covering care for adults, children and infants. AED instruction included. American Safety & Health Institute classes are offered bimonthly or for qualifying organizations on site. FEE is $42 Call to discuss our online renewal classes for CPR, CPR Pro and First Aid. CANCELLATION PROCEDURES Classes and programs are generally canceled in inclement weather. Please call 616.754.6185 to verify whether a class or program is canceled. Participants are always encouraged to use their judgement to assess road conditions and travel safety. REGISTER by calling 616.754.6185.
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Jan 12
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Playgroup at MACC
1550 W Sidney Rd, Sidney, MI 48885, USA
Great Start Collaborative
Any Family with children from birth thru 4 year’s old living in Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is welcome to attend playgroup. Registration is required prior to attending, no cost to attend! Call to register or for more information at: (616) 225-6146
4:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Family Movie
Flat River Community Library, 200 W Judd St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
Great Start Collaborative
Join us each month for a showing of a new-to-DVD, family-friendly movie on our big screen (with popcorn!). January is FINDING DORY (copyright Walt Disney Pictures, PG). Visit www.flatriverlibrary.org for more information or call 616.754.6359.
13
Jan 13
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Playgroup at Seiter Education Center
1401 E Van Deinse St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
Great Start Collaborative
Any Family with children from birth thru 4 year’s old living in Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is welcome to attend playgroup. Registration is required prior to attending, no cost to attend! Call to register or for more information at: (616) 225-6146
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
You and Me Time, Baby Class
1401 E Van Deinse St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
Great Start Collaborative
For more inforamtion and to register: Call: 616-225-4868 See flyer for more details.
2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
OT/PT Meeting
Seiter Education Center
Special Education Events
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Jan 17
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
All Means All-Secondary
Seiter Education Center
Special Education Events
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Playgroup at Howard City
MacNaughton Elementary 415 Cedar St. Howard City, MI 49329 USA
Great Start Collaborative
Any family with children from birth thru 4 years old living in Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is welcome to attend Playgroup. Registration is required prior to attending, NO COST to attend! Call or register for more information at (616) 225-6146
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Playgroup at Vestaburg
Vestaburg Elemenatry 7188 Avenue B Vestaburg, MI 48891
Great Start Collaborative
Any family with children from birth thru 4 years old living in Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is welcome to attend Playgroup. Registration is required prior to attending, NO COST to attend! Call or register for more information at (616) 225-6146
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Preschool Story Time
Flat River Community Library, 200 W Judd St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
Great Start Collaborative
Ages 3 through 6. Encourage a love of reading while developing early literacy skills at Preschool Story Time. Each week will spotlight a different letter of the alphabet with stories, rhymes, activities and more! Visit www.flatriverlibrary.org for more information or call 616.754.6359.
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Preschool Story Time
Flat River Community Library, 200 W Judd St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
Great Start Collaborative
Ages 3 through 6. Encourage a love of reading while developing early literacy skills at Preschool Story Time. Each week will spotlight a different letter of the alphabet with stories, rhymes, activities and more!
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
CMAC
CCRESA
Special Education Events
START
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Breastfeeding Support Group
Spectrum United Lifestyles, Greenville, MI
Great Start Collaborative
Milk & Cookies Take time to meet other breastfeeding mothers and receive help from Certified Lactation Counselors. Surrounding yourself with others who share your same situation can be very supporting and helpful. This is a free meeting held every Tuesday from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Spectrum Health United Lifestyles. for more information Call Spectrum Health United Lifestyles in Greenville 616.754.6185
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Tobacco Cessation - Quit 101
Spectrum Health United Hospital United Lifestyles 701 S Greenville West Drive, Suite 1, Greenville,
Great Start Collaborative
This service uses intensive, research-proven methods to help you understand and overcome your habit and addiction. Treatment is individualized, supportive and ongoing for as long as you need assistance. The employees are trained experts in the field of tobacco cessation. Classes are offered for both adults and adolescents. CANCELLATION PROCEDURES Classes and programs are generally canceled in inclement weather. Please call 616.754.6185 to verify whether a class or program is canceled. Participants are always encouraged to use their judgement to assess road conditions and travel safety. REGISTER by calling 616.754.6185.
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
PAC
ISD
Special Education Events
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
First Aid
spectrum Health United Hospital United Lifestyles 701 S Greenville West Drive, Suite 1 Greenville, M
Great Start Collaborative
This 3-hour American Safety & Health Institute class covers emergency care for the first five to 10 minutes of sudden injury/illness. This class is approved by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. First Aid class can be presented on site to qualifying organizations. FEE is $42 CANCELLATION PROCEDURES Classes and programs are generally canceled in inclement weather. Please call 616.754.6185 to verify whether a class or program is canceled. Participants are always encouraged to use their judgement to assess road conditions and travel safety. REGISTER by calling 616.754.6185.
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Jan 18
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Mini Movers Story Time
Flat River Community Library, 200 W Judd St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
Great Start Collaborative
Birth through Age 2. Enjoy a story, songs and playtime at this beginning story time specially designed for babies and toddlers 2 years old and younger. Visit www.flatriverlibrary.org for more information or call 616.754.6359.
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Mini Movers Story Time
Flat River Community Library, 200 W Judd St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
Great Start Collaborative
Birth through Age 2. Enjoy a story, songs and playtime at this beginning story time specially designed for babies and toddlers 2 years old and younger.
19
Jan 19
8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Chiravuri
MAISD Professional Learning Opportunities
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
All Means All-Elementary
Seiter Education Center
Special Education Events
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Playgroup at MACC
1550 W Sidney Rd, Sidney, MI 48885, USA
Great Start Collaborative
Any Family with children from birth thru 4 year’s old living in Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is welcome to attend playgroup. Registration is required prior to attending, no cost to attend! Call to register or for more information at: (616) 225-6146
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
School Social Worker Meeting
Seiter
Special Education Events
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Family Movie Night
White Pine District Library
Great Start Collaborative
Free movies – Free Popcorn! Please call 989-831-4327 for more information and to RSVP Family movie dates! Monthly Beginning in October and ending in April! Evening movie: The third Thursday @ 6:30 p.m. Fun for the whole family! Daytime movie: The third Friday @ 10:00 a.m. Fine for the whole family, geared toward adults.
20
Jan 20
8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
CPI Refresher
ISD
Special Education Events
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Playgroup at Seiter Education Center
1401 E Van Deinse St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
Great Start Collaborative
Any Family with children from birth thru 4 year’s old living in Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is welcome to attend playgroup. Registration is required prior to attending, no cost to attend! Call to register or for more information at: (616) 225-6146
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Family Movie Night
White Pine District Library
Great Start Collaborative
Free movies – Free Popcorn! Please call 989-831-4327 for more information and to RSVP Family movie dates! Monthly Beginning in October and ending in April! Evening movie: The third Thursday @ 6:30 p.m. Fun for the whole family! Daytime movie: The third Friday @ 10:00 a.m. Fine for the whole family, geared toward adults. First movie: Oct. 20 and 21
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
You and Me Time, Baby Class
1401 E Van Deinse St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
Great Start Collaborative
For more inforamtion and to register: Call: 616-225-4868 See flyer for more details.
21
22 23
Jan 23
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
ADOS Training
Special Education Events
24
Jan 24
8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
ADOS Training
Special Education Events
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Playgroup at Howard City
MacNaughton Elementary 415 Cedar St. Howard City, MI 49329 USA
Great Start Collaborative
Any family with children from birth thru 4 years old living in Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is welcome to attend Playgroup. Registration is required prior to attending, NO COST to attend! Call or register for more information at (616) 225-6146
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Playgroup at Vestaburg
Vestaburg Elemenatry 7188 Avenue B Vestaburg, MI 48891
Great Start Collaborative
Any family with children from birth thru 4 years old living in Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is welcome to attend Playgroup. Registration is required prior to attending, NO COST to attend! Call or register for more information at (616) 225-6146
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Preschool Story Time
Flat River Community Library, 200 W Judd St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
Great Start Collaborative
Ages 3 through 6. Encourage a love of reading while developing early literacy skills at Preschool Story Time. Each week will spotlight a different letter of the alphabet with stories, rhymes, activities and more! Visit www.flatriverlibrary.org for more information or call 616.754.6359.
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Breastfeeding Support Group
Spectrum United Lifestyles, Greenville, MI
Great Start Collaborative
Milk & Cookies Take time to meet other breastfeeding mothers and receive help from Certified Lactation Counselors. Surrounding yourself with others who share your same situation can be very supporting and helpful. This is a free meeting held every Tuesday from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Spectrum Health United Lifestyles. for more information Call Spectrum Health United Lifestyles in Greenville 616.754.6185
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Tobacco Cessation - Quit 101
Spectrum Health United Hospital United Lifestyles 701 S Greenville West Drive, Suite 1, Greenville,
Great Start Collaborative
This service uses intensive, research-proven methods to help you understand and overcome your habit and addiction. Treatment is individualized, supportive and ongoing for as long as you need assistance. The employees are trained experts in the field of tobacco cessation. Classes are offered for both adults and adolescents. CANCELLATION PROCEDURES Classes and programs are generally canceled in inclement weather. Please call 616.754.6185 to verify whether a class or program is canceled. Participants are always encouraged to use their judgement to assess road conditions and travel safety. REGISTER by calling 616.754.6185.
25
Jan 25
8:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Special Education Coordinator Meeting
ISD
Special Education Events
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Mini Movers Story Time
Flat River Community Library, 200 W Judd St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
Great Start Collaborative
Birth through Age 2. Enjoy a story, songs and playtime at this beginning story time specially designed for babies and toddlers 2 years old and younger. Visit www.flatriverlibrary.org for more information or call 616.754.6359.
26
Jan 26
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Playgroup at MACC
1550 W Sidney Rd, Sidney, MI 48885, USA
Great Start Collaborative
Any Family with children from birth thru 4 year’s old living in Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is welcome to attend playgroup. Registration is required prior to attending, no cost to attend! Call to register or for more information at: (616) 225-6146
12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
School Psych Meeting
ISD
Special Education Events
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
TC Meeting
ISD
Special Education Events
27
Jan 27
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Playgroup at Seiter Education Center
1401 E Van Deinse St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
Great Start Collaborative
Any Family with children from birth thru 4 year’s old living in Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is welcome to attend playgroup. Registration is required prior to attending, no cost to attend! Call to register or for more information at: (616) 225-6146
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
You and Me Time, Baby Class
1401 E Van Deinse St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
Great Start Collaborative
For more inforamtion and to register: Call: 616-225-4868 See flyer for more details.
28
Jan 28
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Block Party
Flat River Community Library, 200 W Judd St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
Great Start Collaborative
All Ages. Make a unique Lego creation and display it in the library to be admired until the next party! All materials will be provided. Visit www.flatriverlibrary.org or call 616.754.6359 for more information.
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hop, Skip & Jump! Story Time
Flat River Community Library, 200 W Judd St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
Great Start Collaborative
Youth. Get moving with fun action rhymes, songs, games and activities that help kids develop motor, listening and early literacy skills. Visit www.flatriverlibrary.org for more information or call Flat River Library at 616.754.6359.
29 30 31
Jan 31
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Playgroup at Howard City
MacNaughton Elementary 415 Cedar St. Howard City, MI 49329 USA
Great Start Collaborative
Any family with children from birth thru 4 years old living in Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is welcome to attend Playgroup. Registration is required prior to attending, NO COST to attend! Call or register for more information at (616) 225-6146
9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Playgroup at Vestaburg
Vestaburg Elemenatry 7188 Avenue B Vestaburg, MI 48891
Great Start Collaborative
Any family with children from birth thru 4 years old living in Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is welcome to attend Playgroup. Registration is required prior to attending, NO COST to attend! Call or register for more information at (616) 225-6146
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Preschool Story Time
Flat River Community Library, 200 W Judd St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
Great Start Collaborative
Ages 3 through 6. Encourage a love of reading while developing early literacy skills at Preschool Story Time. Each week will spotlight a different letter of the alphabet with stories, rhymes, activities and more! Visit www.flatriverlibrary.org for more information or call 616.754.6359.
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Breastfeeding Support Group
Spectrum United Lifestyles, Greenville, MI
Great Start Collaborative
Milk & Cookies Take time to meet other breastfeeding mothers and receive help from Certified Lactation Counselors. Surrounding yourself with others who share your same situation can be very supporting and helpful. This is a free meeting held every Tuesday from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Spectrum Health United Lifestyles. for more information Call Spectrum Health United Lifestyles in Greenville 616.754.6185
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Tobacco Cessation - Quit 101
Spectrum Health United Hospital United Lifestyles 701 S Greenville West Drive, Suite 1, Greenville,
Great Start Collaborative
This service uses intensive, research-proven methods to help you understand and overcome your habit and addiction. Treatment is individualized, supportive and ongoing for as long as you need assistance. The employees are trained experts in the field of tobacco cessation. Classes are offered for both adults and adolescents. CANCELLATION PROCEDURES Classes and programs are generally canceled in inclement weather. Please call 616.754.6185 to verify whether a class or program is canceled. Participants are always encouraged to use their judgement to assess road conditions and travel safety. REGISTER by calling 616.754.6185.
       
  • 17 Jan
    • All Means All-Secondary 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
      All Means All-Secondary
      Jan 17
      8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
      Seiter Education Center
      Special Education Events
    • Playgroup at Howard City 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
      Playgroup at Howard City
      Jan 17
      9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
      MacNaughton Elementary 415 Cedar St. Howard City, MI 49329 USA
      Great Start Collaborative
      Any family with children from birth thru 4 years old living in Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is welcome to attend Playgroup. Registration is required prior to attending, NO COST to attend! Call or register for more information at (616) 225-6146
    • Playgroup at Vestaburg 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
      Playgroup at Vestaburg
      Jan 17
      9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
      Vestaburg Elemenatry 7188 Avenue B Vestaburg, MI 48891
      Great Start Collaborative
      Any family with children from birth thru 4 years old living in Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is welcome to attend Playgroup. Registration is required prior to attending, NO COST to attend! Call or register for more information at (616) 225-6146
    • Preschool Story Time 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Preschool Story Time
      Jan 17
      10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Flat River Community Library, 200 W Judd St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
      Great Start Collaborative
      Ages 3 through 6. Encourage a love of reading while developing early literacy skills at Preschool Story Time. Each week will spotlight a different letter of the alphabet with stories, rhymes, activities and more! Visit www.flatriverlibrary.org for more information or call 616.754.6359.
    • Preschool Story Time 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Preschool Story Time
      Jan 17
      10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
      Flat River Community Library, 200 W Judd St, Greenville, MI 48838, USA
      Great Start Collaborative
      Ages 3 through 6. Encourage a love of reading while developing early literacy skills at Preschool Story Time. Each week will spotlight a different letter of the alphabet with stories, rhymes, activities and more!
    • CMAC 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
      CMAC
      Jan 17
      12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
      CCRESA
      Special Education Events
      START
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