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Arizona College Access Network (AzCAN) — 2019 Arizona Legislature

| September 17, 2019
Arizona College Access Network (AzCAN) — 2019 Arizona Legislature

Governor Doug Ducey’s School Safety Program, a state-funded grant that places School Resource Officers and Juvenile Probation Officers in selected schools to contribute to safe school environments, now includes School Counselors and Social Workers as options for schools to request. To learn more about the expansion, please view this powerpoint.

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First Things First — Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE)

| September 17, 2019
First Things First — Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE)

The 2019 First Things First Early Childhood Summit on Aug. 26-27 brought together 1,400 early childhood professionals and supporters with this year’s theme of advocating for young children’s healthy development and learning.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Resources for Arizona’s OST professionals

| September 17, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Resources for Arizona’s OST professionals

Register today for a full day of learning, networking, and fun!

55 Professional Development workshops covering the latest in Social and Emotional Learning (SEL), STEM, Leadership, Program Development, and our 101 Track for those new to afterschool

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Workshop on ‘The Consequences of Juvenile Justice System Involvement on the Health and Well-Being of Adolescents, Families and Communities of Color’ to be held Sept. 26 in Flagstaff

| September 17, 2019
Workshop on ‘The Consequences of Juvenile Justice System Involvement on the Health and Well-Being of Adolescents, Families and Communities of Color’ to be held Sept. 26 in Flagstaff

A workshop on “The Consequences of Juvenile Justice System Involvement on the Health and Well-Being of Adolescents, Families and Communities of Color” will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26 at the High Country Conference Center, 201 W. Butler Ave., Flagstaff.

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The Latest News from College Success Arizona

| September 17, 2019
The Latest News from College Success Arizona

College Success Arizona’s Executive Vice President and COO, Dr. Richard Daniel highlights how service programs have a significant impact in Arizona and how College Success Arizona is working with these service programs to increase postsecondary attainment in our state

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United Way of Northern Arizona — Our New Focus

| September 17, 2019
United Way of Northern Arizona — Our New Focus

Thanks to all of you who were able to join us for Wednesday’s United Way of Northern Arizona luncheon. If you weren’t able to attend, we wanted to share with you the exciting announcement about the new direction UWNA will be pursuing – now and in the future.

Welcome to your new United Way of Northern Arizona , where we
Step Up to invest in the Power and Potential of Successful, Resilient Youth .

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RSVP now for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on ‘Self-Healing Communities’ on Oct. 29 in Flagstaff

| September 17, 2019
RSVP now for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on ‘Self-Healing Communities’ on Oct. 29 in Flagstaff

Ticket sales are off to a strong start for Kevin Campbell’s presentation on “Self-Healing Communities” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29 at the High Country Conference Center, 201 W. Butler Ave., Flagstaff.

Tickets are $30 to $45. Click here to register.

“We already have ticket purchases coming in so please make sure to get you and your team signed up,” said Virginia Watahomigie, executive director of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth. “Remember, this is about systematic and culture change — everyone is needed in this movement.”

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Space still available for vendors to participate in CCC&Y’s 9th Annual Flagstaff Early Childhood Fair on Sept. 28

| September 17, 2019
Space still available for vendors to participate in CCC&Y’s 9th Annual Flagstaff Early Childhood Fair on Sept. 28

In celebration of young children and to support Flagstaff’s Festival of Science, we thank you for participating in CCC&Y’s 9thAnnual Early Childhood Fair in Flagstaff. 

Because of our wonderful sponsors and volunteers, there continues to be no charge to table at this event.  More exciting, this year we will continue to be in the Flagstaff Festival of Science passport, in addition to other advertising, so we expect this to be a great event for all vendors.

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Possible changes ahead in what happens when a teacher leaves mid-year. See more state education news here

| September 17, 2019
Possible changes ahead in what happens when a teacher leaves mid-year. See more state education news here

Possible changes may be coming in what happens when a teacher leaves their position during the school year after a proposal to eliminate required discipline for educator contract breaks was presented during an Arizona State Board of Education retreat Aug. 10th at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.

Statute defines an educator contract break during the school year – when a teacher leaves or resigns before getting the governing board’s approval – as unprofessional conduct, which previously led to an automatic six-month suspension, but now it’s a letter of censure in the teacher’s state file, noting that if there’s another in five years it’s an automatic two-year suspension.

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High schools embrace ‘vape detectors’ in fight against bathroom vaping. See more national education news here

| September 17, 2019
High schools embrace ‘vape detectors’ in fight against bathroom vaping. See more national education news here

As the numbers of middle and high school students who vape continue to rise — the US Food and Drug Adminstration says more than 20% of highschoolers use e-cigarettes — school districts around the country are starting to fight back.

Their tool?
Vape detectors.
The sensor devices, which resembled smoke or carbon monoxide detectors, can detect vaping in places such as bathrooms or closets — the kind of places where kids have tried to smoke for decades.

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