TALK is available to parents and caregivers across Michigan through funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the work of four partner agencies. The HighScope Educational Research Foundation (HighScope) is evaluating TALK during during the next three years. TALK users will be able to participate in this important evaluation by participating in surveys, interviews, and questionnaires.
Midwest Collaborative for Library Services and the Library of Michigan are helping develop and facilitate libraries’ use of TALK. Libraries who want to use TALK in their communities can find more information here.
TALK was developed with support and guidance from a wide variety of advisory organizations and community partners, who helped write and review the content and promoted the service to families.
Dexter District Library
Indiana State Library
Milan District Library
Northfield Township Area Library
Reach Out and Read of the University of Michigan
Saline District Library
Washtenaw County Sheriff
Washtenaw Great Start Parent Coalition
Washtenaw Success by 6 Great Start Collaborative
Women, Infants & Children–Washtenaw County
Woodlands Library Cooperative
This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services [LG-246434-OLS-20].