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Community Resilience Cookbook – Communities Using ACEs Research – Arizona ACE Consortium Included

| September 17, 2014
Community Resilience Cookbook – Communities Using ACEs Research – Arizona ACE Consortium Included

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is exploring how to create resilience in individuals, families and communities. We know that traumatic childhood events like abuse and neglect can create dangerous levels of stress and derail healthy brain development. We also know that while adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are prevalent, they are not destiny. Well-conceived interventions can […]

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2014 Arizona Gubernatorial Debate – September 28th

| September 17, 2014
2014 Arizona Gubernatorial Debate – September 28th

Come see Arizona’s candidates for Governor talk about important education issues Stand for Children Arizona is a host partner, along with five other education organizations, in this live, televised Gubernatorial Debate on Sunday, September 28. Join us in the audience to hear from Arizona’s top two gubernatorial candidates about where they stand on education. Education […]

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BookPALS– Volunteer Read Aloud Literacy Program is coming to Flagstaff

| September 17, 2014
BookPALS– Volunteer Read Aloud Literacy Program is coming to Flagstaff

BookPALS– Volunteer Read Aloud Literacy Program is coming to Flagstaff BookPALS, Performing Artists for Literacy in Schools is an all volunteer literacy program sponsored by the Screen Actors Guild Foundation,  placing actors, theater students, and trained community volunteers into underserved elementary schools   (pre K-6th grade) to read aloud to classrooms of students on a weekly basis- […]

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence Announces Keynote Speaker for 2014 Conference

| September 15, 2014
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence Announces Keynote Speaker for 2014 Conference

We’re delighted to announce that Jaime Casap, Global Education Evangelist at Google, is the keynote speaker for the 2014 Arizona Out-of-School Time Conference, School’s Out, Make It Count: Engaging Youth in Life & Learning.  Jaime’s success story is impressive, especially given his experience growing up in poverty in Hells Kitchen, New York. He is a first […]

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CAA’s “Don’t Vote” Video – Really!?

| September 15, 2014
CAA’s “Don’t Vote” Video – Really!?

IMPORTANT DATES: October 6 – Voter Registration for General Election CLOSES October 9 – Early Voting Begins November 4 – General Election CLICK HERE to Register to Vote!

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Literacy Coach Job Position Available

| September 15, 2014
Literacy Coach Job Position Available

Job Description: Read-On Flagstaff (ROF) Program Coordinator PART-TIME POSITION (approximately 15-20 hours per week) Salary Range $14-$16 per hour depending on experience Summary: The SNA Program Coordinator is responsible for the skill development, task achievement and work performance of the Family Literacy Coaches (Coaches) providing services on behalf of the United Way of Northern Arizona’s […]

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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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