Friends of Different Learners is an independent organization of parents, staff, and community members dedicated to maximizing the potential of Birmingham Public School students with different abilities.

All Friends meetings are FREE and open to everyone!


2015-16                     MEETING SCHEDULE

9/10/15 at 9:00 am                   

BPS Special Education Vision & Focus 2015-16                              Meet the Executive Director for Specialized Instruction and Student Services

10/1/15                                 

Friends Night Out at Griffin Claw Brewing Company

11/5/15                                Friendship - Is There an App. For That?

1/28/16                                    

Camp & Resource Fair + Micro Businesses at                        Groves Commons

3/3/16                                 

College and Career Ready?  Diplomas Matter!  Options to Help ALL Students Prepare for their Futures including Career Tech Ed (CTE), Personal Curriculum (PC), Online Learning and more

4/14/16 at 9:00 am  

Tea & Talk: Bring a Friend!                  

5/12/16                         Appreciation Awards

6/2/1                                   

Wrap Up 2016 & Plan 2017!

Meeting and Location Information

Meetings are held on the first Thursday of the month (with a few exceptions - see schedule).
  We start with a brief business meeting followed by the guest speaker and topic presentation.  Informal networking opportunities are available after every meeting to share ideas about how to help our different learners and to learn from each other.

Meetings begin at 7:00 pm unless otherwise noted.

Birmingham Covington School (BCS)
1525 Covington Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, MI  48301
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Wrap Up 2016 & Plan 2017!

 June 2, 2016

7:00 p.m.

Birmingham Covington School (BCS)

1525 Covington Road • Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301

Have input on speakers, programming, events, projects, and goals for the 2016-17 school year!  Every voice brings added perspective and benefit for different learners.

2016-17 Board Elections – Vote June 2, 2016

Proposed Slate:

President:                              Jane Konoya

Co-Vice Presidents:              Catherine Henne-Lewandowski & Hilda Swain

Treasurer:                              Kathy Sinclair-Pearson

Secretary:                              Elana Muehleip

Past President:                     Amy Damon


For more information contact Amy Damon at 414-617-5758 or amydamon@tidecove.com