School Readiness Advisory Committee

The purpose of the School Readiness Advisory Committee is to work collaboratively with community agencies and families to ensure that children and families are provided with information and tools to successfully enter school; that schools are prepared for children and families; and community resources are aligned to support children, families and schools.


If you have questions or concerns, you may contact either Laurie Linscott ( or Jamie Yeomans (

In addition to the agenda, please review this document and the MDE’s Transition to Kindergarten Parent Guides, in preparation for the meeting.


November 2016
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013

Kindergarten Transition Guide Toolkit for Parents


GSC Meeting Calendar

Dates and times of Ingham Great Start Collaborative meetings and work groups.

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Ingham Play & Learn Groups

Play and Learn Groups provide activities for families to play alongside their children and explore many developmental domains. Check out the most recent Play and Learn Group Schedule Here

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Great Start Family Coalition

Serves as a sounding board for parent members of the Great Start Collaborative (GSC)

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Family Learning Connection

Learn more about how you can improve your child’s overall experience and achievement in school.

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Great Start to Quality

The best place for families to search for child care and preschool. Check it out today.

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