Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Breakfast and Registration: 8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
Sessions: 9:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Breakfast and Networking: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Sessions: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
To provide local WIC Coordinators with the opportunity to network, discuss best strategies, develop process improvements, share best practices and resources with one another Statewide.
Past Dates & Locations
October 23-24, 2018
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bay City - Riverfront
One Wenonah Park Place
Bay City, Michigan, 48708
Bright Idea is an exciting opportunity to share with other WIC agencies special ideas you have turned into creative examples of WIC ingenuity. Many of your creative ideas have enhanced your program and we encourage you to share these ideas with other WIC staff at the event. Complete the form below to get started.
- Provide State and National Updates for WIC program services
- Engage in group discussions on local agency promotion and retention efforts
- Provide opportunities to network with other Michigan WIC staff
- Learn techniques on effective communication in a professional setting
- Learn time management skills to promote a better work environment
- Christina Herring-Johnson
- Michelle Gerka
- Monica Smith
- Sekeita Lewis-Johnson
- Denise Evans
The full policy is available for you to read during the registration process under "Terms and Conditions" prior to submitting your registration.
Please Note: Due to flu season, we ask that if you experience any symptoms related to the flu, please stay home and do not attend the event. Contact MPHI either by phone or email if you will not be attending. To learn more about the flu and what you can do, please visit www.flu.gov or call (800) 232-4636.
2018 WIC Coordinator Agenda
Consultation & Nutrition Service Unit Update
Nutrition Section Update
Integrated Service Delivery Project
Mother Infant Health Improvement Plan
Michigan WIC Connect Panel
Enhancing the WIC Shopping Experience
Implementation in Ingham County WIC
Oakland County WIC Connect
Client Centered Services
Michigan WIC Association Brochure
Michigan Regional Map
Michigan WIC Association Nomination Form PDF
Don't Fall for the Trap!
2018 Vendor Update
Creating Your Own Magic
Welcome and Overview Stan Bien
Immunizations Stan Bien
Nutritional Services Update Kristen Hanulcik
WIC Training Overview Jean Egan
Nutrition Education/Breastfeeding Education Joyce Bryant
Vendor Update Mike Perrelli
State Data Update: Challenges & Opportunities Kobra Eghtedary
8 Steps to Retaining Clients and Recruiting NEW Clients Gayathri Akella, MS, RD, IBCLC
Branch, Hillsdale, St. Joseph Community Health Agency
Managing WIC Coordinator Duties
NWA & MWA: Linking your voice to decision makers Dr. Velonda Anderson
Mind Tools: Management Resource Software – at Your Fingertips Jean Egan
Success Through Team Work! Mary Ellen Dolan
Michigan WIC CCS: Next Steps Tara Fischer
What's New with WICHEALTH.org Robert Bensley, PhD
State & National WIC Outreach Martelle Esposito
PNC Growing Up Great Jennifer Sturdy
Sugar & Your Smile: Integrating Children’s Oral Health in WIC Amanda DeLandsheer, MSHE
Unifying the WIC Brand
Day 1, Session 1
Day 1, Session 2
Day 1, Session 3
Day 1, Session 4
Day 2, Session 1
Day 2, Session 2
Day 2, Session 3
Mind Tools Club Lite Order Form