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Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 begins September 30th

| September 15, 2014
Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 begins September 30th

Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 is an evidence-based parent, youth, and family skills -building curriculum that: Prevents teen substance abuse and other behavior problems Strengthens parent/youth communication skills Increases academic success in youth Prevents violence and aggressive behavior at home and at school The World Health organization named Strengthening Families Program for […]

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Parents As Teachers

| September 15, 2014
Parents As Teachers

The parent is the child’s first and most influential teacher. Parents as Teachers can come along side to provide information, support, and encouragement to help children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life. Parents as Teachers core focus: Family support and parenting education Child and family development Diversity within families Health, safety, and […]

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Education Gubernatorial Debate Scheduled For September 28th

| September 13, 2014
Education Gubernatorial Debate Scheduled For September 28th

AASBO has joined with five other educational organizations and FOX-10 Arizona to host a debate with the Repulican and Democratic candidates for Governor, Doug Ducey and Fred Duval, to discuss issues related to public education in our state. The debate will be held at the Camelback High School Auditorium which is located at 4612 North […]

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Pilot Sites Needed to Test  Arizona Quality Assessment Tool for Out-of School Time Programs

| September 13, 2014
Pilot Sites Needed to Test  Arizona Quality Assessment Tool for Out-of School Time Programs

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence invites out-of-school time (OST) program sites to volunteer to test the new Arizona Quality Assessment Tool when it is rolled out later this fall. The purpose of the Arizona Quality Assessment Tool is to allow OST programs to voluntarily and confidentially measure their quality against the Arizona Quality Standards for Out-of-School Time Programs. 150 […]

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State Spending on K-12 Education Is Up – Barely

| September 13, 2014
State Spending on K-12 Education Is Up – Barely

The Joint Legislative Budget Committee staff has issued its annual calculation of K-12 education spending over the last ten years – from fiscal year 2006 through the current fiscal year (2015). Compared to last year, fiscal year 2015 per-pupil funding, adjusted for inflation, has increased by $17 to $3,529, a 0.5% increase. This is still […]

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2014 National Latino Children’s Summit

| September 12, 2014
2014 National Latino Children’s Summit

Friday, October 3rd is the kick off reception for the 2014 National Latino Children’s Summit featuring Arturo Vargas, the Executive Director of the National Association of Latino Elected Officials, and the PBS Documentary, Latino Americans – “Peril and Promise”. Food, fun and entertainment will be provided. The event will be held at the Virginia G. […]

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NAMI Basics Education Program for Children with Mental Illness begins September 25th

| September 10, 2014
NAMI Basics Education Program for Children with Mental Illness begins September 25th

The Fundamentals of Caring for You, Your Family and Your Child with Mental Illness The course and instructional materials are NO COST to participants NAMI Basics is an education program for parents and other caregivers of children and adolescents living with mental illnesses.  The NAMI Basics course is taught by trained teachers who are the parents […]

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Building Momentum For STEAM Education – October 25th

| September 10, 2014
Building Momentum For STEAM Education – October 25th

Explore ways to support inquiry and investigation through STEAM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) in the early childhood classroom. Saturday, October 25th 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Summit School of Ahwatukee (4515 E Muirwood Drive Phoenix, AZ 85048) REGISTRATION INFORMATION WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON The registration fee is $75 and includes lunch and […]

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Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 begins September 30th

| September 10, 2014
Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 begins September 30th

Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 is an evidence-based parent, youth, and family skills -building curriculum that: Prevents teen substance abuse and other behavior problems Strengthens parent/youth communication skills Increases academic success in youth Prevents violence and aggressive behavior at home and at school The World Health organization named Strengthening Families Program for […]

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Free Child Safety Seat Inspection – September 20th

| September 10, 2014
Free Child Safety Seat Inspection – September 20th

Make sure your child is safe at the Child Safety Seat Inspection. Free child safety seat inspection, sponsored by Coconino County Public Health Services District, Flagstaff Medical Center, and Safe Kids Coconino County. Saturday, September 20th from noon to 4pm 1200 N. Beaver St., Flagstaff AZ at the FMC Northwest Parking lot Old, broken and […]

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