You can support learning and DYStinctive Thinking in the West Michigan areas! Specialized Language Development (SLD) Center is looking for a part-time Special Events Manager.
Job Summary: Responsible for establishing, maintaining, and enhancing relationships with the community representatives of the SLDCenter. Responsible for development activities including (3) major special events, third party fundraisers, development project teams, and assisting Development staff with annual campaign, and special projects. This position will oversee all special event development related activates in the West Michigan Region.
Please submit Cover Letter and Resume addressed to Executive Director to firstname.lastname@example.org . Deadline for submission, November 1, 2013
View qualifications and more at MLive.
At SLD Center, we are passionate about experiences that support engaging brains and ArtPrize is one of those experiences!
Our friends at grkids.com have developed their ArtPrize Tour for Kids and Families in 2013 again this year. We will again post tips, suggestions and resources for engaging with literacy while visiting ArtPrize. We’ll include entry specific books and questions for further exploration and development of vocabulary or phonological awareness as well as general activities that can be incorporated for engaging brains of all ages in literacy while visiting ArtPrize. Enjoy!!!
Create Your Own ArtPrize Alphabet
Can you find an item for each letter of the alphabet? Send us your completed list and we’ll enter you in a drawing for a DYStinctive Prize Package! Email your list (doc, pdf or photo) to email@example.com or as a message at our Facebook Page, www.facebook.com/SLDCenter. Are you a multi-media fan? Send us a slideshow or video instead!! Be sure to include your name, age and phone number or email.
** Earn a bonus entry if your list happens to include one of the top 3 entries in this year’s ArtPrize!
All completed lists that are submitted will be entered in the drawing (we support brains of all ages!). Drawing will be held and the winner announced on October 6, 2013.
Click here to download: Brain Food alphabet hunt artprize 2013
The first five years of a child’s life are the most important in establishing life-long language success. Their environment and experiences determine connections formed in the brain.
SLD Center offers a special Engage Their Brains! Early Childhood Workshop focused on early language development. This training workshop is perfect for caregivers, parents, pre-school teachers and others who spend time with children ages 0-5. Participants will learn pre-reading and reading multisensory activities to steer young children down the road to success!
Early Childhood Essentials Class: Engage Their Brains!
September 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Grand Rapids Public Library is hosting a September Early Childhood Engage Their Brains! and you are welcome to attend!
If you are a child care provider, you can register through Great Start Connect and track your professional development hours.
All others, you can register below on our contact form!
Our friends at grkids.com have developed their ArtPrize Tour for Kids and Families in 2013 for this year. Their tour is designed to highlight entries that would appeal to kids and families with an interactive map AND a scavenger hunt. We will be sharing tips for Language Supports to compliment their tour again this year so stay posted!
Donate $5 today to Specialized Language Development (SLD) Center and receive a coupon booklet to save over $500 for your holiday shopping!
Your donation of $5 will get you over $500 & more in exclusive coupon savings including:
- $10 off on a regular or sale price item priced at $10 or more. Valid in-store only. Some exclusions apply.
- 30% off a single regular or sale price item. Valid in-store until 1PM only. Some exclusions apply.
- 25% off your regular or sale price purchase. Use this savings pass over and over! Some exclusions apply.
- 30% off your ONLINE purchase of regular or sale price merchandise. Valid online only. Some exclusions apply.
- $50 off Ladies’ Columbia jackets and down outerwear
- $25 off Ladies’ Calvin Klein Performance
- $25 off Ladies’ designer jeans
- $40 off Entire stock of Anne Klein® & Franco Sarto® handbags
- $54.97 Clarks® shoes for her
- $20 off Entire stock Easy Spirit® shoes
- 60% off sleepwear sets from HUE®, Intimate Essentials®, & Jasmine Rose®
- $22.97 Kids’ bubble jackets
- $50 off Men’s outerwear
- $15 off Men’s sweaters
- $20 off Men’s designer jeans
- $15 off Men’s pants
- $15 off fleece or cold-weather performance sheet set
- $15 off LivingQuarters MicroCozy blankets
- $4.97 LivingQuarters Air-Soft and Ecolite towels
- $22.97 any size Leisure Bayside luggage
- $249.97 KitchenAid stand mixer
- 40% off coffeemakers, coffee & accessories
Donations can be made through our SLD Center Community Days Charity Page or through our tutors, staff, or offices in Grand Rapids or Kalamazoo. Coupons are to be redeemed November 15 and 16 by shopping on-line or in-store at Younkers, Elder-Beerman, Boston Store, Carson’s, Bergner’s, Herberger’s or Bon-Ton Stores.
Fall Training Classes are enrolling now!
Grand Rapids Office: Sep 30—Oct 10, 2013
Kalamazoo Office: October 14-24, 2013
Fall training courses meet Mon-Thurs from 9am-1pm.
Interview and pre-registration required.
Contact us today!
The Specialized Language Development Center is committed to bringing the power of reading, writing and spelling to all individuals with dyslexia or other unique learning styles, enabling them to achieve their full potential. Attend training to join us in providing individualized, one-to-one multisensory instruction in reading, writing and spelling for at-risk readers of all ages.
You can make a difference—empower a reader today!
Visit www.sldcenter.org to learn more about courses or contact us: