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The other school funding divide: States with more poor students tend to spend less, creating hard-to-fix disparities. See more national education news here

| August 6, 2019
The other school funding divide: States with more poor students tend to spend less, creating hard-to-fix disparities. See more national education news here

… districts serving low-income students and students of color get less in state and local education dollars. That matters, as dollars translate into more education services and better academic outcomes, according to recent research.

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Education Spotlight: ‘Failure is Not an Option’ for Killip Elementary’s LEGO Robotics Team

| August 6, 2019
Education Spotlight: ‘Failure is Not an Option’ for Killip Elementary’s LEGO Robotics Team

Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, Flagstaff had a variety of events celebrating the city’s part in the achievement, including hosting a LEGO Robotics competition at NAU. Killip’s team “The LEGO Side” took part in the Apollo Next Giant Leap Student (or ANGLeS) Challenge on July 19th and 20th. In this challenge, teams needed to fly and land a lunar module via drone in a particular location on a map of the moon’s surface. 

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Action & Outreach Spotlight: Arizona State Board of Education to hold retreat, open to public, Aug. 9, 10 in Flagstaff

| August 6, 2019
Action & Outreach Spotlight: Arizona State Board of Education to hold retreat, open to public, Aug. 9, 10 in Flagstaff

The Arizona State Board of Education will hold a meeting, open to the public, on Friday, August 9, 2019 from 2:00 – 5:00 PM and Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM at Northern Arizona University, S. San Francisco St., University Union Building 30 B/A, Flagstaff.

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CCC&Y proud to support monthly Tuba City Regional Networking Meeting. Next meeting is on Aug. 14

| August 5, 2019
CCC&Y proud to support monthly Tuba City Regional Networking Meeting. Next meeting is on Aug. 14

Yes, it’s time for the monthly Tuba City Regional Networking Meeting, held the second Wednesday of the month from 10 a.m. to noon. The meeting is co-presented by the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth and the Tuba City Public Library, with the support of the County of Coconino.

Guest speakers are always welcome. Next meeting is on Aug. 14.

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Trauma Informed Substance Use Prevention Training to be held Aug. 9, 12 (Flagstaff) and 23

| August 5, 2019
Trauma Informed Substance Use Prevention Training to be held Aug. 9, 12 (Flagstaff) and 23

The Arizona Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Consortium is hosting FREE training and coaching support for community substance use prevention coalitions through a grant from the Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith, and Family.

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Association for Supportive Child Care to present Northern Arizona Early Childhood Symposium on Nov. 2

| August 5, 2019
Association for Supportive Child Care to present Northern Arizona Early Childhood Symposium on Nov. 2

The Association for Supportive Child Care will present the annual Northern Arizona Early Childhood Symposium on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the High Country Conference Center, Flagstaff.

The Symposium is the Association’s conference that brings Northern Arizona early childhood professionals together for training and community building. The Symposium features presenters from a variety of regions with a wide range of expertise in the field.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Back to School for Afterschool

| August 5, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Back to School for Afterschool

Back to School Resources for OST Programs

It’s a new school year! Here are links to tips, tools and fun resources to help you and your kiddos get the year off to a great start!

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Flagstaff Family Food Center seeking volunteers for its Children’s Literacy Program

| August 5, 2019
Flagstaff Family Food Center seeking volunteers for its Children’s Literacy Program

The Flagstaff Family Food Center is currently recruiting volunteers for our Children’s Literacy Program! The food center helps to feed 150 – 200 families per day at our daily dinner service at the kitchen. During dinner service we have a special area called the reading room dedicated to helping children learn to love reading. The reading room provides a safe space for children to connect with volunteer mentors, receive homework help, and get the opportunity to read.

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Association for Supportive Child Care seeking Part-Time Arizona Regional Trainer

| August 5, 2019
Association for Supportive Child Care seeking Part-Time Arizona Regional Trainer

The Association for Supportive Child Care seeking a Part-Time Arizona Regional Trainer.

The position will provide training workshops and support services to early childhood providers, caregivers, and programs serving families and young children throughout Arizona.

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Parenting Arizona to host Active 0-5 Parenting Class Aug. 15 through Sept. 19

| August 5, 2019
Parenting Arizona to host Active 0-5 Parenting Class Aug. 15 through Sept. 19

Parenting Arizona will be hosting an Active 0-5 Parenting Class, starting Aug. 15. Classes will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 15 through Sept. 19 at 201 E. Birch Ave., Suite No. 7, Flagstaff.

Snacks will be provided. 

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