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Great Start is a nationally recognized state-wide initiative to foster school readiness & life success for young children.

Did you Know you Have Super Powers as a Parent or Childcare Provider?

Anyone who keeps others, especially a child safe, often 24 hours a day 7 days a
week 52 weeks a year on and on is a Super Hero by definition. All Super Heroes
are invited free of charge to join us in identifying and growing your super powers
at the 1st Annual Super Hero Training Day Event!

Who: Any Parent/Foster Parent/ Grandparent/ Childcare Providers
What: Super Hero Training Day
When: Saturday, April 21, 2018 9am – 2pm
Where: Geiger Early Childhood Center, 15 S. Howard Street, Croswell Michigan
Why: Because everyone needs refresher courses on how to be a Super Hero
How: Call Kim Hurlburt to register or if you have questions 810-404-4739
More Information: Event Flyer

  • We will provide FREE childcare on site for the first 28 children whose parents register
  • Prizes will be awarded the day of the event (must be present to win)
  • FREE Light Breakfast and Hot Lunch
  • 6 Workshop Sessions offered (You choose 3 to attend)
  • Gas Cards available to the first 50 who register

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Did you know what the collective dream of the
Sanilac Great Start Collaborative is?

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You know you want your 3 year old to start their education right, but you're worried about the cost. Great Start Sanilac can help! We offer preschool scholarships for tuition costs for qualifying families. Sanilac County families that are not participating in Head Start or Great Start Readiness Programs may apply and could receive between 20-50% of their child's tuition costs paid for. For more information or an application please contact Kim Hurlburt at (810)648-2200 ext 4109.
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Great Start Preschool Scholarship Program 2017/18 Application

Great Start Parents Plan 2017-18

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Are you a parent who is passionate about your child and preparing them for their future? Then we need YOU! The Great Start Parent Coalition is constantly on the look-out for parents who are striving to make a difference in their child's life. We provide child care and a light meal; gas reimbursement is available if transportation is hard for you! Come meet with other parents and help make a difference in your child's life! If you are interested, please call 810-648-2200 extension 4109.


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Currently in Michigan, there are nearly 200,000 kids under age 6 living in poverty, 50,000 Michigan babies born every year on Medicaid, 40,000 at-risk preschoolers unable to access quality early education because of budget cuts, and the 16,000 students who will drop out before graduating this spring. If you find any of these issues upsetting, join the Great Start Collaborative Sanilac in our efforts to improve the lives of our youngest residents, or contact your local legislator directly and tell them you expect their support for early childhood programs and services. or


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