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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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Empower Teachers

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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Provide Savings

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

  • 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.

  • 21 Apr
    • Promoting STEM Through Literature
      Date: Apr 21
      Time: 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
      Location: Marquette-Alger RESA (REMC 21), 321 E. Ohio St., Marquette MI 49855
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Promoting STEM Through Literature

      Registration.

      Use literature to get your students excited about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by actively involving them in the design thinking process. Develop their inquiry and problem-solving skills, while helping them see that with perseverance, anyone can be innovative and invent new things! We will walk you through a lesson that begins with a reading activity and moves into the design thinking process, focusing on one of the Classroom Maker Kit items available for free checkout through your local REMC in Michigan.  All of our lessons are available for free, as well as 6 SCECH's for attending 1 of these 6 locations.

  • 21 Apr
    thru Apr 23
    • REMC SAVE at MI School Business Officials Conference
      Date: Apr 21 - Apr 23
      Location: DeVos Place, 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503
      Calendar: Exhibits and Conferences

      Learn more about how to save money when purchasing educational resources, including furniture, school and office supplies, software and digital services, and technology.

  • 22 Apr
    • Promoting STEM Through Literature
      Date: Apr 22
      Time: 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
      Location: Charlevoix-Emmet ISD (REMC 2N) Boyne City, 1313 Boyne Ave., Boyne City MI 49712
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Promoting STEM Through Literature

      Registration.

      Use literature to get your students excited about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by actively involving them in the design thinking process. Develop their inquiry and problem-solving skills, while helping them see that with perseverance, anyone can be innovative and invent new things! We will walk you through a lesson that begins with a reading activity and moves into the design thinking process, focusing on one of the Classroom Maker Kit items available for free checkout through your local REMC in Michigan.  All of our lessons are available for free, as well as 6 SCECH's for attending 1 of these 6 locations.

  • 1 May
    • Last day to register for the May 2020 Virtual Courses
      Date: May 1
      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.

  • 4 May
    • CANCELLED: PLAYDATE: co-hosts REMC 12 West & REMC 8
      Date: May 4
      Time: 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
      Location: REMC 8/Kent ISD, 2930 Knapp St NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49525
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: PLAYDATE Calendar

      Registration.

      At PLAYDATEs educators from around the area join together for a few hours and just play.  They work together to learn about ed tech apps, programs and tools with one another.  There are no presenters, no experts and no agenda.  Simply time to play, tinker and explore all at no cost

      Co-hosted by REMCs 8 and 12 West.

      6 SCECHs available only for attendance at one PLAYDATE.

  • 6 May
    • August 2020 Virtual Course registration opens
      Date: May 6
      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.

    • Promoting STEM Through Literature
      Date: May 6
      Time: 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
      Location: Gratiot-Isabella RESD, Winding Brook Conference Center
      Cost: Free
      Calendar: Promoting STEM Through Literature

      Registration.

      Use literature to get your students excited about science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by actively involving them in the design thinking process. Develop their inquiry and problem-solving skills, while helping them see that with perseverance, anyone can be innovative and invent new things! We will walk you through a lesson that begins with a reading activity and moves into the design thinking process, focusing on one of the Classroom Maker Kit items available for free checkout through your local REMC in Michigan.  All of our lessons are available for free, as well as 6 SCECH's for attending 1 of these 6 locations.

  • 7 May
    thru May 8
    • RITS Meeting
      Date: May 7 - May 8
      Location: Saginaw ISD, 3860 Fashion Square Blvd. Saginaw, MI 48603
      Calendar: Association

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Information regarding our Workshops
REMC Professional Learning events during COVID-19 Quarantine

Assuring the health and safety of our colleagues is our most urgent priority,  as the REMC Association of Michigan continues our mission to Improve Learning and Empower Teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic, We continue to follow the safety mandates issued by state and federal officials. For this reason, many of our in-person workshops may be postponed or canceled. Please check our website for updates on previously planned workshops and other in-person learning events. If you are already registered for one of our in-person events, you will be individually notified if the event is canceled.

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Free REsources for Online Learning
FREE REMC Resources for Online Learning

Dear Education Professional,

We stand ready to assist Michigan’s education community as you make enrichment activities available for students as they shelter at home due to COVID-19.  We are supporting you, too, with free courses so you can continue your professional learning.

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Virtual Courses for April
Hop into Spring Learning 🐇 with free REMC Virtual Courses, earn 10 free SCECHs

Springtime is finally here! Time to enroll in a free REMC Virtual Course and earn 10 free SCECHs.

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#GoOpen Michigan
What Open Educational Resources means for Michigan & for You

Three and a half years ago, former Michigan State Superintendent Brian Whitson announced Michigan would become a #GoOpen state, part of a larger movement for Open Education. 
What has this meant for Michigan?  And what does it mean for you as an educator?

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Everyone Can Create - Ignite Creativity with iPad
Great Summer Learning: Everyone Can Create, Ignite Creativity with iPad

Join Apple Professional Learning Specialists for a free, interactive experience where you can discover the Everyone Can Create program and how to use the iPad to strengthen literacy skills for your students.

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