Family Education and Support

To ensure the success of families across Michigan, MSU Extension offers a variety of research-based, parenting education classes and family engagement activities, as well as an array of support materials and resources. These tools provide assistance to military families, instruction about positive discipline, assistance for dealing with children’s anger, strategies for mindfulness, events for family engagement and support for family and school collaboration.

Explore more Family Education and Support Programs

  • 4-H Military Family Programs

    4-H provides predictable programming, helpful resources and a safe and nurturing environment for military kids who face frequent moves and experience the difficulties surrounding lengthy deployments.

  • Building Early Emotional Skills in Young Children

    This series workshop helps parents and caregivers of children ages 0-3 to develop the skills needed to support the social and emotional development of their child.

  • Child and Family Development Workshops & Series

    MI Stronger Family news, programming and other resources from MSU Extension.

  • Positive Discipline

    These workshops are designed to help adults learn how they can create appropriate environments and experiences to strengthen the development of discipline and self-control in young children.