Early On receives funding for supplies to support families

Posted on December 21st, 2020
Char-Em ISD Early On services received $8,000 in GEER (Governor’s Emergency Education Relief) funding to purchase technology, equipment and materials in an effort to support families accessing Early On services remotely. Items purchased included:
  • iPads with WIFI capability
  • Tripods and iP

Communication Board garners big attention and helps kids have fun!

Posted on December 21st, 2020
A new Core Communication Board has been installed at the playground at East Jordan Elementary School to provide visual support for students who struggle with communication to help them express their interests, needs and wants while on the playground.    Rachael Tisron, an assistant i…

Talking is Teaching!

Posted on December 9th, 2019
New Great Start Collaborative & Parent Coalition initiative encourages parents to engage children in everyday moments Everyday conversations with young children can have the power to boost their brain and vocabulary development through the simple act of talking. That is the premise behin…

Congratulations! Two Char-Em staff members receive OPIE awards

Posted on January 28th, 2019
Two Char-Em ISD staff members will be recipients of an OPIE Award at the spring ceremony recognizing Outstanding People in Education, to be held on May 8, 2019, at the Odawa Casino in Petoskey. Tracy Tunison and Debbie Elzinga will both be honored, along with other area educators. Tracy Tunison is sp…

GoBabyGo! build 2018: Rebuilding for a growing boy!

Posted on December 10th, 2018
Since Spring of 2017, Char-Em ISD Early Childhood staff have partnered with the Petoskey Robotics team, the Paladins, to create customized, motorized vehicles for young children with mobility challenges. This year’s build took place on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, at Petoskey High School and in…
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