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NAZ Today ‘Teacher of the Week — Kathy Marron’

| February 19, 2019
NAZ Today ‘Teacher of the Week — Kathy Marron’

For our first Teacher of the Week this year, we profile Kathy Marron, an art teacher at Thomas Elementary. Marron tells us the key to a successful art class lies in the balance between creativity and organization. Her students say Marron’s enthusiasm also plays a big role.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence update for Feb. 19 — Resilience Documentary Viewing (April 11 in Flagstaff)

| February 18, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence update for Feb. 19 — Resilience Documentary Viewing (April 11 in Flagstaff)

Join us in Phoenix on Feb 26th, Tucson on Feb 28th, or Flagstaff on April 11th. Q&A with local experts immediately following the movie. $30 per person, seats filling fast – Register today!

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School staff suicide prevention training bill would help students and combat crisis

| February 18, 2019
School staff suicide prevention training bill would help students and combat crisis

A bill that would provide suicide prevention and intervention training for school staff that has the support of families impacted by suicide was approved by the Senate Education Committee (Feb. 12).

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Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council announces grant opportunity to research Arizona’s response to sexual violence against children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

| February 18, 2019
Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council announces grant opportunity to research Arizona’s response to sexual violence against children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

The Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council has announce a grant opportunity to research Arizona’s response to sexual violence against children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The application period is through April 10, 2019.

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Bills to hire more school counselors support Gov. Ducey’s safe schools plan

| February 18, 2019
Bills to hire more school counselors support Gov. Ducey’s safe schools plan

Bills this session that would help public schools hire more counselors are critical steps in implementing Gov. Doug Ducey’s Safe Arizona Schools plan.

The Safe Arizona Schools plan was developed last year with input from parents, teachers, students, principals, law enforcement, prosecutors and mental health experts around the state to prevent school shootings, after examining the five deadliest school shootings in the past 20 years.

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Children’s Action Alliance: We Are Hiring an Executive and Development Assistant

| February 18, 2019
Children’s Action Alliance: We Are Hiring an Executive and Development Assistant

Children’s Action Alliance is hiring an executive and development assistant.

The successful candidate will be an experienced professional who will provide support to CAA’s management team and staff.

The job description can be found on our website and we encourage you to share with others who may be qualified.

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Feb. 20, March 20, April 17 and May 22 — Murdoch Center, W.L. Gore & Associates to present Innovation Series Event

| February 18, 2019
Feb. 20, March 20, April 17 and May 22 — Murdoch Center, W.L. Gore & Associates to present Innovation Series Event

The Murdoch Center and W.L. Gore & Associates is hosting an Innovation Series Event for 6th, 7th and 8th graders from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Feb. 20, March 20, April 17 and May 22 at the Murdoch Center, 203 E. Brannen Ave., Flagstaff.

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Feb. 20, 21 — Early Childhood events to be held in Phoenix

| February 18, 2019
Feb. 20, 21 — Early Childhood events to be held in Phoenix

Register now for the Arizona Public Policy Forum from 1 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 at The Newton, 300 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix. Also:

The Early Childhood Day at the Legislature will be held Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Arizona State Capitol.

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February — Flagstaff Public Library announces upcoming events

| February 18, 2019
February — Flagstaff Public Library announces upcoming events

The Flagstaff public library has released its calendar of events for February 2019 for both the downtown and East Flagstaff locations

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Registration now open for Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth’s 2019 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference on April 18

| February 18, 2019
Registration now open for Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth’s 2019 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference on April 18

In recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, CCC&Y will present the 2019 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference and Luncheon — “Healing Collective Trauma through Community Connections,” at Little America Hotel, Flagstaff on Thursday, April 18, 2019. The conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky, who is widely recognized as a pioneer in the field of trauma exposure, will discuss caring for ourselves and our community as we respond to our own and others’ experience of trauma and the “trauma exposure response.”

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