Saginaw Valley State University is conducting a Midland County Health Survey now through mid-February. The purpose of the survey is to understand the health and health-related needs of people living in Midland County. Information from the survey will be used to develop programs to address the needs of its residents. If you are 18 years of age or older, and live in Midland County, you are eligible to participate. Your input is very valuable and needed. It will take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete: https://survey.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5sUvq5zTY9od4r4
The Midland Area Community Foundation has several scholarship opportunities available for students throughout Midland County. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2022. To learn more, visit: https://www.midlandfoundation.org/scholarships
Join the Midland Symphony Orchestra for a holiday concert with Broadway star Erica Spyres! This supportive and judgement-free environment features slight modifications to the performance environment to make the concert accessible to those with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), developmental and physical disabilities, sensory processing disorders, PTSD, and for other sensory-sensitive people and their families. More info and tickets are available at https://www.midlandcenter.org/visit/accessibility/relaxed-experience/
Catch up with the latest updates from MCESA by downloading the ESA app on Android: https://bit.ly/3tJnrB8 or iPhone: https://apple.co/3boaFRf
MCESA programs will be closed this week beginning the afternoon of Wednesday, November 24 and resume on Monday, November 29. The full 2021-2022 MCESA school year calendar is available to view here: https://core-docs.s3.amazonaws.com/documents/asset/uploaded_file/1278215/K-12_Calendar_2021-22.pdf
MCESA staff have the opportunity to order from the clothing store through McCreadie Sales now through December 10. A few new options have been added to the store as well! Those who are interested in ordering items may find more information here: https://www.smore.com/7aghc-mcesa-clothing-store
Today is the deadline to submit applications for a Gerstacker Teacher Innovator Mini-Grant! Application materials may be found here: https://www.midlandesa.org/page/gerstacker-teacher-innovator-mini-grant
We want you to be a part of the MCESA team! MCESA is currently hiring full-time, part-time, and substitute paraprofessionals. Contact Bridgett Petsnick at 989-631-5892, ext. 125 for further information.
Congratulations to MCESA Autism Spectrum Disorder Teacher, Holly Booth, who was nominated for the Mid-Michigan NOW Golden Apple Award! You can learn more about Holly and vote for her to win this award at the following link: https://nbc25news.com/station/contests/golden-apple-awards-09-30-2021
The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is holding a book sale this week to benefit the Windover High School library that was damaged during the flood. Full details are available here: https://www.ourmidland.com/news/article/Special-5-per-Bag-Juvenile-Teen-book-sale-at-16618216.php
This World Kindness Day, we are reminded to be kind not only to one another, but also to ourselves. Share some kindness today!
Today we honor all veterans who have so bravely served our nation. We thank you this Veterans Day and every day.
Teachers who are interested in applying for a Gerstacker mini-grant still have time to do so! Applications are due November 19. https://www.midlandesa.org/page/gerstacker-teacher-innovator-mini-grant
Are you looking for a job with competitive wages, a team approach, and weekdays-only work? Apply today to be an Assistant Teacher at Longview Early Childhood Center! Visit http://www.ith1.com/job-listings.html for full details including information on how to apply.
Special shoutout to the Midland County Department of Public Health and MCESA's Registered Nurse, Rae Eitel, for administering yesterday's COVID vaccine and flu shot clinic at the Sugnet building!
Staff who ordered clothing from the MCESA store at McCreadie last month may now pick up their orders! McCreadie is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday.
Applications for Gerstacker Teacher Innovator Mini-Grants are being accepted now through November 19. For full details including a copy of the application, visit: https://www.midlandesa.org/page/gerstacker-teacher-innovator-mini-grant
The Midland County Health Department will host a clinic for the flu shot and COVID-19 vaccine at the MCESA Sugnet Building, 3917 Jefferson Avenue on Thursday, Oct. 28. This clinic is for all ESA employees and will take place from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Full details are in the flyer below.
Longview Early Childhood Center is looking to hire assistant teachers. If you or someone you know are interested in applying, visit http://www.ith1.com/job-listings.html for more information.
A friendly reminder for anyone visiting the Longview Early Childhood Center - there is no parking in the bus loop during busing hours. Thank you!