Welcome to Michigan DEC

Your Michigan source for information, resources, and guidance related to young children with special needs and their families.          
Our Mission: MiDEC is dedicated to promoting policies and evidence based practice to support families and enhance the optimal development of all children. MiDEC shall encourage and promote the professional growth and quality practice to support young children with exceptional needs and their families.
Michigan's Division for Early Childhood is recruiting a chairperson and members for the fundraising committee!
Do you want to be involved, but not have a ton of extra time? Do you have great ideas and experience fundraising? This committee is perfect for you!
Responsibilities of a committee member
·         attend one meeting every other month (phone conference)
·         share ideas, previous experience, contacts that you may have
·         other duties can range from making a phone call to organizing an event
MiDEC is in the process of assessing our chapters needs and goals for fundraising, so it is the committee's role to support those however we need to.
If you are interested please email Lydia Moore at lydia.moore@oakland.k12.mi.us
 What's Happening?

Call for Nominations


Are you interested in expanding your role in Michigan Division of Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children?  Consider a position on the DEC Executive Board!  Nominations are now being taken for the positions of Secretary and Parent Representative.  Click Here for MORE Information! 

Registration is now OPEN for the May 2, 2014 Michigan DEC Conference! 
Click here for the registration form!
April 11, 2014
Register Early and SAVE $$!  



Researchers, teachers and practitioners are encouraged to share classroom–based action research!!  Click here for the form!

Deadline - March 21, 2014 

Announcement:  Michigan DEC Annual Conference to be held May 2, 2014 at Central Michigan University!!

For more information, click here


Are you interested in expanding your role in Michigan Division of Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children?  Consider joining a committee! 

For more information, check out our "Get Involved" page of our website.







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