Relationship Building Calls/Webinars

Michigan CoOp members have a desire to develop and deepen their relationships with students. Along with this desire comes many questions and unknowns. Join us for a series of relationship building call/webinars where we discuss how you can develop them and why they are important. These calls/webinars are for those seeking more information and those who have experiences to share. Calls/webinars will be recorded and can be found on the Members Only Resources page, along with information to log-in to the calls below.

February 21, 2019 – Our initial relationship building discussion. Listen to the recording.

March 18, 2019 @ 9 am – Nicole Erickson, Social Worker with West Michigan Virtual (part of Berrien Springs Public Schools). Please email Marsha ( topics you would like Nicole to cover during the call/webinar.

April 16, 2019 @ 10:30 am – April’s Relationship with Julia Freeland-Fisher. Listen to the recording.

Julia Freeland-Fisher, Director of Education Research at the Clayton Christensen InstituteTopic: Who You Know

Julia will share insights from her book Who You Know: Unlocking Innovations That Expand Students’ Networks. Who You Know explores this simple idea to give teachers and school administrators a fresh perspective on how to break the pattern of inequality in American classrooms. It reveals how schools can invest in the power of relationships to increase social mobility for their students.

Learn more about Julia Freeland-Fisher from the links below:
EdTech Specialists CBE webinar with Julia
Christensen Institute articles written by Julia
Julia’s LinkedIn profile

May 20, 2019 @ 9 am – Mike Haynes will join us again to follow up on his recent webinar. Mike will focus on purpose and self-care, including a tool to develop purpose statements.

June 17, 2019 @ 9 am – Topic: proactive strategies that will help build relationships. This will be a great way to round out the conversations as we pull together everything we have shared and learned.


Log-in information is available on the Members Only Resources page.