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Afterschool STEM Grants

| April 22, 2018
Afterschool STEM Grants

AzCASE and Cox Communications invite Arizona out-of-school time programs to apply for a 2018 Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) grant. Programs are encouraged to work with staff and youth to develop creative, new ways to incorporate STEM into out-of-school time programming.

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Girls on the Run of Northern Arizona Launches New Camp Program

| April 22, 2018
Girls on the Run of Northern Arizona Launches New Camp Program

Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based positive youth development (PYD) program that is designed to enhance girls’ social, psychological and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences. The program’s evidence-based curriculum places an emphasis on developing competence, confidence, connection, character, caring, and contribution in young girls through lessons that incorporate running and other physical activities. The life skills curriculum is delivered by caring and competent coaches who are trained to teach lessons as intended. Girls on the Run, a non-profit organization with councils in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, has served over 1.4 million girls since its inception in 1996.

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Meet Me Downtown Flagstaff

| April 22, 2018
Meet Me Downtown Flagstaff

Meet Me Downtown brings adults and families to downtown Flagstaff for a weekly social walk/run, engaging individuals and businesses in a vibrant event that showcases downtown Flagstaff as a prime location for healthy activities.

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Positive Behavior Support

| April 22, 2018
Positive Behavior Support

Learn how to reduce unwanted behavior and increase good behavior by using Positive Behavior Supports in your home and in the community. Understand the role you play in your child’s behavior, and how to work with the school when behaviors get in the way of learning.

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Coconino County, region celebrates expanded ‘Week of the Young Child’ through April 30

| April 18, 2018
Coconino County, region celebrates expanded ‘Week of the Young Child’ through April 30

Coconino County and the region celebrates an expanded “Week of the Young Child” with a variety of early child events.

The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration initiated by the National Association  the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the world’s largest early childhood education association, with nearly 60,000 family and professional members and a network of 50 local, state, and regional Affiliates.

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Girls on the Run of Northern Arizona Launches New Camp Program

| April 15, 2018
Girls on the Run of Northern Arizona Launches New Camp Program

Girls on the Run is a physical activity-based positive youth development (PYD) program that is designed to enhance girls’ social, psychological and physical skills and behaviors to successfully navigate life experiences. The program’s evidence-based curriculum places an emphasis on developing competence, confidence, connection, character, caring, and contribution in young girls through lessons that incorporate running and other physical activities. The life skills curriculum is delivered by caring and competent coaches who are trained to teach lessons as intended. Girls on the Run, a non-profit organization with councils in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, has served over 1.4 million girls since its inception in 1996.

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5th Annual Killip Kindness Run

| April 15, 2018
5th Annual Killip Kindness Run

Killip Elementary and Girls on the Run of Northern Arizona will host its 2K and 5K event on April 21st, 2018 at the Coconino High School track.

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Afterschool STEM Grants

| April 15, 2018
Afterschool STEM Grants

AzCASE and Cox Communications invite Arizona out-of-school time programs to apply for a 2018 Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) grant. Programs are encouraged to work with staff and youth to develop creative, new ways to incorporate STEM into out-of-school time programming.

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Foster Youth Education Liaison Job Opening

| April 15, 2018
Foster Youth Education Liaison Job Opening

FosterEd is hiring an Education Liaison in Yavapai County to join the FosterEd Arizona Team. FosterEd Education Liaisons improve educational outcomes for students in foster care by providing educational supports and services that engage youth in school, empower youth to drive their own educational futures, and connect youth to family members, teachers, coaches and other supports who will champion their educational success. This position is for an Education Liaison who will be co-located in an Arizona Department of Child Safety office.

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CCCY Response to the Current Education Climate

| April 15, 2018
CCCY Response to the Current Education Climate

While we sincerely hope that Arizona is able to avoid a teacher strike, we at the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth have been reporting on the desperately needed support for education in our State for years now.  We recognize that we all make choices and get what we pay for.  For us in Arizona, […]

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