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Joe Cornett honored as Sixth Annual Coconino County Teacher of the Year

| April 20, 2018
Joe Cornett honored as Sixth Annual Coconino County Teacher of the Year

Joe Cornett, a photography teacher at Flagstaff High School, was honored as the 2018 Coconino County Teacher of the Year. …

Catherine Kowalski, a teacher and coach at Williams High School, was named the inaugural Rookie Teacher of the Year, who received a $1,000 cash award.

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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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Time to check out summer camps in region

| April 18, 2018
Time to check out summer camps in region

With the end of the school year and summer rapidly approaching, time is running short for parents to search for information on summer camps and other educational programs for their children.

The following is our latest listing of summer camps in the region.

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Become a Foster Parent!

| April 15, 2018
Become a Foster Parent!

Ever wonder what it takes to become a foster parent? If so, please join Pathways for a free foster care orientation. Orientations are held the 3rd Wednesday of every month 5:30-6:30 at Pathways of AZ.

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‘Field of Hope: Planting the Seed of Awareness’ dedication honors memory of 82 children who died statewide last year due child abuse and neglect

| April 6, 2018
‘Field of Hope: Planting the Seed of Awareness’ dedication honors memory of 82 children who died statewide last year due child abuse and neglect

A breezy day provided the perfect opportunity to display 82 flags on the Coconino County Courthouse Lawn, flags commemorating the death of 82 children in Arizona during 2017.

The tribute — “Field of Hope: Planting the Seed of Awareness” — honoring the memory of children who died due child abuse and neglect, was presented by the Exchange Club of Flagstaff. The dedication ceremony was held Friday, April 6, with the flags to be displayed through April 8.

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CCC&Y calendar highlights upcoming April, ‘Week of the Young Child’ events

| April 4, 2018
CCC&Y calendar highlights upcoming April, ‘Week of the Young Child’ events

CCC&Y has launched a Community Events for Families calendar with details on upcoming family events throughout Coconino County, including Week of the Young Child, April 16 through 21.

The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers and families.

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Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth Congratulates 2018 Child Abuse Prevention Award Winners

| April 1, 2018
Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth Congratulates 2018 Child Abuse Prevention Award Winners

One is an advocate for connecting children in need with a permanent family, another is a strong advocate for mentoring youth, while yet another is a strong believer in the power of education to change the lives of children.

The Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth (CCC&Y) congratulates the 2018 Caring for Children Award recipients. Awardees this year include: Kelly Brown, Clinical Director at Child and Family Support Services; Coral Evans, Flagstaff Mayor and Executive Director of Sunnyside Neighborhood Association of Flagstaff Inc.; Frank Garcia, Principal at Thomas Elementary; Stephanie Jackson, Guide at Grand Canyon Youth and Science Teacher at Flagstaff Junior Academy; Angela Rees, Trauma Therapist & Youth Shelter Clinical Oversight at Northland Family Help Center, and Lina Wallen, Volunteer (CASA, FCRB, CCC&Y, NARBHA).

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Page celebrates Early Childhood Fair/Community Easter Egg Hunt

| March 28, 2018
Page celebrates Early Childhood Fair/Community Easter Egg Hunt

Hundreds of children gathered around the four baseball fields at the Page Sports Complex to await the sounding of the horn signaling the annual Community Easter Egg Hunt held Saturday, March 24 in Page.

The event, held in conjunction with the annual “Early Learning Everyday Early Childhood Fair, was presented by the Page Public Library and the Page Recreation Department, with the support of First Things First and the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth.

Besides the Easter Egg hunt, the event included several non-profit organizations presenting educational materials, games, books for young children, family resources, child care and other information.

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FY19 Education Budget Priorities. See more Expect More Arizona education news here

| March 21, 2018
FY19 Education Budget Priorities. See more Expect More Arizona education news here

Arizona’s education system – early education, K through 12, community colleges, and universities – requires continued, reliable investments over time. The current budget proposal is an important step forward. It represents a sizeable investment in education. …

That said, we know the current budget does not provide all the resources needed to meet the shared goals we have for education in the state, nor does it address the fiscal cliff faced by education in just three years with the expiration of the Prop 301 sales tax, which generates $640 million. …

Expect More Arizona is eager to work together, across party lines, to find long-term funding solutions that support the success of every student, regardless of background, income or zip code.

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Become a Foster Parent!

| March 18, 2018
Become a Foster Parent!

Ever wonder what it takes to become a foster parent? If so, please join Pathways for a free foster care orientation. Orientations are held the 3rd Wednesday of every month 5:30-6:30 at Pathways of AZ.

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