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Scholarships Available for Northern Arizona Early Childhood Symposium on Nov. 4 in Flagstaff

| October 17, 2017
Scholarships Available for Northern Arizona Early Childhood Symposium on Nov. 4 in Flagstaff

You are invited to apply for a scholarship to attend the Association for Supportive Child Care (ASCC) Northern Arizona Early Childhood Symposium on November 4, 2017. Scholarships are limited, therefor, please return the application as soon as possible.

This conference is designed for child care professionals working with children birth through age five.

Six (6) training hours will be awarded for full day attendance.

Participants will have the opportunity to view educational exhibits and merchandise at vendor booths during the conference.

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Event with Kevin Campbell

| October 14, 2017
Event with Kevin Campbell

Kevin Campbell is an internationally known youth permanency expert, founder of the Center for Family Finding and Youth Connectedness and developer of the Family Finding model, a set of strategies now utilized throughout the United States and Canada to establish lifelong supports for youth in foster care.

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Northern Arizona College Night to be held at Flagstaff High School on Oct. 26

| October 10, 2017
Northern Arizona College Night to be held at Flagstaff High School on Oct. 26

Flagstaff High School will once again present the Northern Arizona Region College Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26 at the FHS Dome.

This is the 13th year for this informative event that is open to the entire Northern Arizona area and all grade levels. We will have over 120 institutions represented that will include 4 year, 2 year, trade schools and the military. 

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Flagstaff town hall backs higher school taxes

| October 4, 2017
Flagstaff town hall backs higher school taxes

Flagstaff public education advocates are going for the money, and more of it.

Some 50 Flagstaff educators, high school students, business leaders and government officials met at an Arizona Town Hall community meeting on Sunday.

The group recommended renewing and expanding Proposition 301 to a full one-cent tax and using the money to help support an increases in teacher pay and other programs. The tax expires in 2020.

“We need a source of education funding that is independent of the Legislature,” said Nat White, the representative of one of the 10 small focus groups created at the event.

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Parenting Arizona – Active Parenting Class

| September 30, 2017
Parenting Arizona – Active Parenting Class

You can become a more successful at parenting, the most important job of your life, with Active Parenting Now. This workshop is designed for parents with children ages 5-12.

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UPDATED: CCC&Y calendar highlights upcoming Community Events for Families

| September 27, 2017
UPDATED: CCC&Y calendar highlights upcoming Community Events for Families

By the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth Updated as of Sept. 22, 2017 — CCC&Y has launched a Community Events for Families calendar with details on upcoming family events throughout Coconino County. Events include upcoming Halloween activities, public library and other activities. Please click on the image to download a PDF of the calendar. Are we missing something? […]

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Flagstaff Festival of Science continues through Oct. 1. See related stories here

| September 27, 2017
Flagstaff Festival of Science continues through Oct. 1. See related stories here

From a peek at the Sun through a solar telescope to an upclose look at fruit flies through a microscope, a game of magnetic basketball, science experiments with hot and cold water and a climb onboard some heavy equipment — the Flagstaff Festival of Science’s “Festival in the Park” had a number of opportunities to entertain and educate youngsters and their families on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017.

The festival continues with a number of programs and venues throughout Flagstaff.

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Event with Kevin Campbell

| September 23, 2017
Event with Kevin Campbell

Kevin Campbell is an internationally known youth permanency expert, founder of the Center for Family Finding and Youth Connectedness and developer of the Family Finding model, a set of strategies now utilized throughout the United States and Canada to establish lifelong supports for youth in foster care.

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Nominations open for 2018 Coconino County Teacher of the Year, Rookie Teacher of the Year

| September 20, 2017
Nominations open for 2018 Coconino County Teacher of the Year, Rookie Teacher of the Year

Nominations for the Coconino County Teacher of the Year and Rookie Teacher of the Year (a teacher who started last year) are now open. You can find the nomination form at www.coconino.az.gov/1863/Celebrate

Anyone can nominate a teacher that they think is excellent.

The Coconino County Superintendent’s Office is committed to supporting and improving educator quality by creating conditions for teachers to flourish. This Recognition Event highlights exemplary teachers while initiating a new conversation around the foundation for a transformative educational system. If we truly want a world-class educational system, we must honor exceptional teachers.

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Education on display at 2017 Coconino County Fair

| September 5, 2017
Education on display at 2017 Coconino County Fair

Students from dozens of local schools participated in the 68th Annual Coconino County Fair held Sept. 1 through 4, 2017 at the fairgrounds at Fort Tuthill County Park.

“Once again FUSD students shine in the ‘Schools Building’ with the amazing art displays,” Flagstaff Unified School District officials reported.

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