Ingham Great Start Collaborative

Ingham GSC Meetings

Ingham Great Start Collaborative Vision Statement:
Every child ready to succeed in school and life.”

The Ingham Great Start Collaborative (GSC) serves as the multipurpose collaborative advisory board for human services agencies in the greater Lansing area. Guided by Michigan’s four early childhood outcomes, the Ingham GSC has developed four Outcome Groups (and associated working action agendas). This was informed by an extensive strategic planning process, and progress towards each outcome is reported on at each meeting (see below).

The Ingham GSC typically meets monthly at Ingham ISD Early Childhood Services (map) from 1-3:30 pm. Child care is available through the Family Growth Center (with advance reservations). At each meeting there are progress reports on the Early Childhood Action Agenda as well as committee reports from the various workgroups. There is also time set aside for updates from all participants and discussion of other issues of interest.

For a complete list of meeting dates for FY 22, please click here.

Outcome 1: Children are born healthy.

Outcome 2: Children are healthy, thriving, and developmentally on track from birth to 3rd grade.

Outcome 3: Children are developmentally ready to succeed in school at the time of school entry.

Outcome 4: Children are prepared to succeed in 4th grade and beyond by reading proficiently by the end of 3rd grade.


2022 Agendas Meeting Minutes Spotlight
October   Meeting Minutes  
September   Meeting Minutes  
August   Meeting Minutes  
June June 8, 2022 Meeting Minutes Presentation
May May 11, 2022 Meeting Minutes Presentation
April April 13, 2022 Meeting Minutes Presentation
March March 9, 2022 Meeting Minutes Presentation
February February 9, 2022 Meeting Minutes Presentation
January January 12, 2022 Meeting Minutes Presentation
2021 Agendas Meeting Minutes Spotlight
December December 8, 2021 Meeting Minutes Presentation
November November 10, 2021 Meeting Minutes Presentation
October October 13, 2021 Meeting Minutes Presentation
September September 8, 2021 Meeting Minutes Presentation


ARC: Advancing Resilience in Children (November 2021)
Capital Area Community Services (May 2022)
Consumers Energy Clean Energy For Homes (July 2021)
Ingham County WIC (October 2021)
Ingham GSC Outcome Group Quarterly Update (January 2022)
Ingham GSC Website Tour (December 2021)
Michigan’s Child Care Stabilization Grants (January 2022)
Preschool Recruitment Campaign (April 2022)
Refugee Services (February 2022)
Strong Start, Healthy Start (June 2022)
Great Start to Quality! Central Resource Center (January 2021)
Home Visiting Needs Assessment and Expansion (March 2021)
Ingham County Early Childhood Racial Equity Leadership Cohort (February 2021)
Kids Count Data Sets (November 2020)
Lansing Housing Commission (September 2021)
MSU Psychological Clinic (June 2021)
Mid-Michigan Good Trouble Coalition (May 2021)
Outcome Group Progress Report (April 2021)
Strengthening Families Protective Factor Framework (October 2020)


FY21 (October 2020 – September 2021)
FY20 (October 2019 – September 2020)
FY19 (October 2018 – September 2019)
FY18 (October 2017 – September 2018)
FY17 (October 2016 – September 2017)
FY16 (October 2015 – September 2016)
FY15 (October 2014 – September 2015)
FY14 (October 2013 – September 2014)
FY13 (October 2012 – September 2013)
FY12 (October 2011 – September 2012)
FY11 (October 2010 – September 2011)


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