Tag: LAUNCH Flagstaff

LAUNCH Flagstaff presents Educational Film Series Sept. 15, 20

| September 13, 2017
LAUNCH Flagstaff presents Educational Film Series Sept. 15, 20

Through the month of September, LAUNCH Flagstaff will host a free educational documentary film series at the McGee Auditorium at Flagstaff Medical Center starting at 6:30 p.m.  Following each film, audience members will be able to participate in a panel discussion with local educational experts speaking to the issues in the film and their impact on students in Flagstaff.  Seating is limited and attendees will need to obtain their FREE tickets by reserving their seat to each film.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff update for Sept. 5

| September 6, 2017
LAUNCH Flagstaff update for Sept. 5

The partners of LAUNCH Flagstaff have identified goals for improving five educational outcomes.  We have active Community Action Networks (CANs) that have formed around two of those goals:  Kindergarten Readiness and Post-Secondary Enrollment.  This month we take a moment to reflect on the progress of those two CANs as we move into the new school year.  Read more about our collective impact efforts below.

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Film Series

| September 3, 2017
Film Series

LAUNCH Flagstaff is presenting a Free Education Film Series with panel discussion and audience Q&A following each screening.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff starts public discussion on education. See more education stories here

| August 30, 2017
LAUNCH Flagstaff starts public discussion on education. See more education stories here

Now that families and students are starting to settle into the new school year, Launch Flagstaff is hoping to start an in-depth discussion with parents, the public, businesses, government officials, students and educators on the future of education in Flagstaff with a series of three free documentaries on the U.S. education system in September.

The films start at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 8, 15 and 20 in the McGee Auditorium at Flagstaff Medical Center. The films are free but attendees must reserve tickets because of limited seating. Tickets can be found at launchflagstaff.org. After each film, there will be a panel discussion and question and answer session for the public.

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Film Series

| August 26, 2017
Film Series

LAUNCH Flagstaff is presenting a Free Education Film Series with panel discussion and audience Q&A following each screening.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff to Host Town Hall in Support of Education (Oct. 1)

| August 23, 2017
LAUNCH Flagstaff to Host Town Hall in Support of Education (Oct. 1)

Nothing characterizes the health of a community as much as the opportunities for its youngest members to learn. Great teachers and schools, great libraries and museums, a wealth of engagement in cultural/artistic events and physical activities, an excitement about science, technology, engineering and math, and a network of supportive adults, provide children and young adults with the skills and perspectives that open the world to them.

Not all communities can offer this array of learning riches, but Flagstaff can. Historically, the Flagstaff community has strongly supported its schools and children through passage of bond issues and overrides, personal and corporate donations, volunteer efforts and other means.

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Film Series

| August 19, 2017
Film Series

LAUNCH Flagstaff is presenting a Free Education Film Series with panel discussion and audience Q&A following each screening.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff Monthly Update

| August 2, 2017
LAUNCH Flagstaff Monthly Update

July was a busy month for the partners of LAUNCH Flagstaff and the coming months are shaping up to be even more exciting, so stay tuned!  Here are just three highlights from July.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff Monthly Update

| July 5, 2017
LAUNCH Flagstaff Monthly Update

Partners in LAUNCH Flagstaff have been busy over the past several months and momentum is building toward truly creating a community-wide culture of world-class education for all children and youth, cradle through their career.  

Each month in this newsletter, I will shine the spotlight on three accomplishments by the Partnership over the past month as well as give you a preview about something that we are looking forward to in the next month. I thank you for being part of this exciting process that is the collective impact of LAUNCH Flagstaff.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff — The Educational Data Shows…

| June 14, 2017
LAUNCH Flagstaff — The Educational Data Shows…

LAUNCH Flagstaff supports cradle–to–career initiatives to achieve a world-class education community wide. We envision world-class education as every student prepared for every opportunity. More specifically, it is a student-centered, holistic system of performance-based learning that:
• facilitates personal mastery over time of relevant content and social-emotional skills
• empowers critical thinking, self-advocacy and creative expression with
• collaborative problem-solving and respectful discourse that
• values diversity through multi-cultural literacy and a global perspective.

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