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We improve learning by providing curriculum, lesson plans, and activities to build knowledge, teach technology skills, and be safe and secure online. 

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We empower teachers with free professional learning through virtual courses, face-to-face workshops, and hands-on training, all offering SCECHs.  

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We provide savings through large volume contracts for a variety of educational resources, including furniture, school and office supplies, software and digital services, and technology.

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Upcoming Events

  • 22 Feb
    • CreATive Makers 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
      CreATive Makers
      Date: Feb 22
      Time: 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
      Location: Monroe County Intermediate School District, 1101 South Raisinville Road, Monroe, MI 48161-9047
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: CreATive Makers

      Registration. Despite the popularity of the Maker Movement, Assistive Technology has often been viewed in a different light.  Assistive Technology, including activities and toys designed for children with special needs, continues to be expensive.  Makey Makey is a low-cost Maker product that can provide access. It is also a customizable intervention tool to address students’ special needs in a fun, meaningful and interactive way.

      Discover how Makey Makey can be used to help improve a student's fine motor, visual motor and gross motor skills; also strength, range of motion, sensory processing, cognitive skills and much more. Learn how Makey Makey provides many possibilities for Assistive Technology in this hands-on workshop. Participants will receive a Makey-Makey starter kit, supplies and tools.

      5 SCECH credits available for attendance at one (1) session.

  • 25 Feb
    • Maker to Math: Play with Math Through Sport
      Date: Feb 25
      Time: 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
      Location: Kalamazoo RESA, 1819 E. Milham Avenue Portage, MI
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Play with Math Through Sport

      Registration

      Math is everywhere. Many educators struggle with being creative in math lessons.  Having students play with math, will help educators improve their teaching and help students be engaged with hands-on, fun, math. Attendees will be able to improve math learning through play and have the opportunity to create high quality, engaging instructional environments where they will have the right tools and a rich source of information to help with their students success.  Each training participant will receive one Sphero Bolt and one Dribble Up Smart Ball of their choice.

  • 28 Feb
    • Last day to register for the March 2020 Virtual Courses
      Date: Feb 28
      Location: Online
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Virtual Course

      Registration.

      The REMC Virtual Courses are free and open to Michigan school personnel. You can take courses “just to learn” or complete the course and assignments and earn SCECH credits. 

      All the courses are facilitated by Michigan educators.  Each course session lasts three (3) weeks and requires 10 hours of time to complete by participating in two, one (1) hour webinars OR listening to the recording of the webinar plus eight (8) hours for the reading, participation in discussion boards and written reflection. 

      10 SCECHs are available at no cost for successful completion of a session.

  • 3 Mar
    • REMC Association Executive Board Meeting
      Date: Mar 3
      Location: Henry Center, 3535 Forest Rd, Lansing, MI 48910
      Calendar: Association
    • Discovery Education Experience
      Date: Mar 3
      Time: 8:00 AM to 2:45 PM
      Location: Oakland Schools, (REMC 17), 2111 Pontiac Lake Road Waterford MI 48328
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Discovery

      Registration.

      Learn what’s new with Discovery Education, including reading passages, lesson plans, digital interactives, virtual field trips, instructional strategies, VR, and more to share the world with your students. Includes breakfast, lunch and 5.5 SCECHs.

  • 4 Mar
    • June 2020 Virtual Course registration opens
      Date: Mar 4
      Location: Online
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Virtual Course

      Registration.

      The REMC Virtual Courses are free and open to Michigan school personnel. You can take courses “just to learn” or complete the course and assignments and earn SCECH credits. 

      All the courses are facilitated by Michigan educators.  Each course session lasts three (3) weeks and requires 10 hours of time to complete by participating in two, one (1) hour webinars OR listening to the recording of the webinar plus eight (8) hours for the reading, participation in discussion boards and written reflection. 

      10 SCECHs are available at no cost for successful completion of a session.

  • 10 Mar
    • REMC Association Business Meeting
      Date: Mar 10
      Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
      Location: MACUL Office, 520 S Creyts Rd, Lansing, MI 48917
      Calendar: Association
  • 11 Mar
    thru Mar 13
    • MACUL 2020
      Date: Mar 11 - Mar 13
      Location: Devos Place, 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
      Cost: Varies
      Calendar: Exhibits and Conferences

      Registration.

      The first day offers in-depth, focused workshops with the following two days of conference featuring 300+ sessions. The MACUL conference gives attendees an opportunity to explore new tools, discover the latest trends, gain valuable resources and network with like-minded educators. 

  • 12 Mar
    • Exhibiting at MACUL
      Date: Mar 12
      Location: Devos Place, 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
      Calendar: Exhibits and Conferences

      Check out and learn more about our free classroom resources, free professional learning and how to save money when purchasing educational resources, including furniture, school and office supplies, software and digital services, and technology.

  • 30 Mar
    • Discovery Education Experience
      Date: Mar 30
      Time: 8:00 AM to 2:45 PM
      Location: Calhoun ISD (REMC 12 East), 17111 G Drive North, Marshall, MI 49068
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Discovery

      REGISTRATION.

      Learn what’s new with Discovery Education, including reading passages, lesson plans, digital interactives, virtual field trips, instructional strategies, VR, and more to share the world with your students. Includes breakfast, lunch and 5.5 SCECHs.

       

  • 3 Apr
    • Last day to register for the April 2020 Virtual Courses
      Date: Apr 3
      Location: Online
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Virtual Course

      Registration.

      The REMC Virtual Courses are free and open to Michigan school personnel. You can take courses “just to learn” or complete the course and assignments and earn SCECH credits. 

      All the courses are facilitated by Michigan educators.  Each course session lasts three (3) weeks and requires 10 hours of time to complete by participating in two, one (1) hour webinars OR listening to the recording of the webinar plus eight (8) hours for the reading, participation in discussion boards and written reflection. 

      10 SCECHs are available at no cost for successful completion of a session.

  • 8 Apr
    • July 2020 Virtual Course registration opens
      Date: Apr 8
      Location: Online
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Virtual Course

      Registration.

      The REMC Virtual Courses are free and open to Michigan school personnel. You can take courses “just to learn” or complete the course and assignments and earn SCECH credits. 

      All the courses are facilitated by Michigan educators.  Each course session lasts three (3) weeks and requires 10 hours of time to complete by participating in two, one (1) hour webinars OR listening to the recording of the webinar plus eight (8) hours for the reading, participation in discussion boards and written reflection. 

      10 SCECHs are available at no cost for successful completion of a session.

  • 14 Apr
    • REMC Association Business Meeting
      Date: Apr 14
      Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
      Location: MACUL Office, 520 S Creyts Rd, Lansing, MI 48917
      Calendar: Association
  • 18 Apr
    • CreATive Makers 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
      CreATive Makers
      Date: Apr 18
      Time: 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
      Location: Gratiot-Isabella RESD Winding Brook Conference Center, 8240 S Genuine Rd., Shepherd, MI 48883
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: CreATive Makers

      Registration. Despite the popularity of the Maker Movement, Assistive Technology has often been viewed in a different light.  Assistive Technology, including activities and toys designed for children with special needs, continues to be expensive.  Makey Makey is a low-cost Maker product that can provide access. It is also a customizable intervention tool to address students’ special needs in a fun, meaningful and interactive way.

      Discover how Makey Makey can be used to help improve a student's fine motor, visual motor and gross motor skills; also strength, range of motion, sensory processing, cognitive skills and much more. Learn how Makey Makey provides many possibilities for Assistive Technology in this hands-on workshop. Participants will receive a Makey-Makey starter kit, supplies and tools.

      5 SCECH credits available for attendance at one (1) session.

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Congratulations REMC Educator Survey $10 Coffee Card Winners
Thank you & Congratulations to our Survey Coffee Card Winners!

Thank you to every Michigan educator who participated in our recent survey of the REMC Association’s programs and services.

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Introducing our new & free Toolkits
Introducing our new Digital Citizenship & Media Literacy Toolkits

The REMC Association is introducing two new free toolkits for educators: the Digital Citizenship Toolkit and the Media Literacy Toolkit.

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Lightning Learning Sessions
REMC Lightning Learning Mini Sessions at MACUL

New at the MACUL Conference, the REMC Association is offering 10-minute “Lightning Learning” mini sessions. Attendees can expect a lightning-fast project overview along with practical takeaways for real-life use in classrooms. Each session will also offer some fun, project-related swag, too. 

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METS IDEA SLAM
Share your great idea at the annual METS Idea Slam for $2000 Award

You have an idea! That's great! 

We want to help make your idea possible. The purpose behind the METS Idea Slam is to give a small group of passionate educators a platform to share their big idea and allow their peers to help them launch that idea into the world.

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Free Professional Learning Opportunities
Free Professional Learning Opportunities

Now is the time to register for your choice of REMC’s professional learning and networking opportunities available in locations across Michigan. All events are free and offer free SCECHs.

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March Virtual Courses
You’re in Luck ☘ Our free Virtual Courses offer 10 free SCECHs

Lucky you! Our Virtual Courses make it easy to keep up with your professional learning.  

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