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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y Conference, Awards, Policy Initiatives

| January 13, 2020
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y Conference, Awards, Policy Initiatives

We have undergone so much growth and change recently- from mission and vision to structure- and are still in a growth process- but I don’t want to forget these important reminders on our major annual events.

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First Things First — Kindness, Mister Rogers and Tummy Time

| January 7, 2020
First Things First — Kindness, Mister Rogers and Tummy Time

Most parents want their child to be kind and caring. But are babies born to be kind, or do kindness and empathy need to be learned?

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Announcing AzCASE Spring Professional Development Sessions

| January 7, 2020
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Announcing AzCASE Spring Professional Development Sessions

  Program Resources   Events Promoting Quality   The Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) is celebrating 30 Years of serving Arizona’s Youth Program Providers Announcing AzCASE Spring Professional Development Sessions   AzCASE is offering a variety of workshops throughout Arizona with area experts and leading edge topics to support youth program providers.   February […]

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Expect More Arizona — Excellence Tour

| January 7, 2020
Expect More Arizona — Excellence Tour

The Expect More Excellence Tour Spotlights what schools and communities in Arizona are doing today to make progress toward an excellent education for every student, and celebrates the kind of excellence we expect and believe must be available to all students. It is important to identify the programs and initiatives we know are working so they can be celebrated and potentially replicated. Check out these Excellence Tour stories from December.

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STEM Saturdays — Free 2-Hour United Robotics Workshops

| January 7, 2020
STEM Saturdays — Free 2-Hour United Robotics Workshops

Whoever said, “STEM can’t be fun”, never played with robots. United Robotics is offering a FREE 2-hour hands-on workshop on robotics, the United Robotics Clubs and how to bring them to schools, districts, and nonprofits. 

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — (NAU) ROADS On Mars Program

| January 7, 2020
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — (NAU) ROADS On Mars Program

NAU has a fantastic opportunity for out-of-school time programs to take part in a national NASA Challenge called ROADS on Mars. It is a great way to get kids 3rd-12th grade excited about STEM education, NASA, and technology. Schools and coaches need no prior experience and there are opportunities for free professional development and materials support.

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Submit proposals today for Rural College Access & Success Summit 2020 (April 26-28)

| January 7, 2020
Submit proposals today for Rural College Access & Success Summit 2020 (April 26-28)

The Rural College Access & Success Summit represents a great opportunity for Arizona’s education-focused community to join a national discussion on best practices and learn about innovative strategies that can transform the educational experience of rural students on April 26-28, 2020.

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Jan. 10 — Arizona’s Children Association presents ‘Foster Care & Adoption Tax Tip Zoom Seminar’

| January 7, 2020
Jan. 10 — Arizona’s Children Association presents ‘Foster Care & Adoption Tax Tip Zoom Seminar’

Arizona’s Children Association will present “Foster Care & Adoption Tax Tip Zoom Seminar,” presented by Lin Leclair, EA, from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10 at Arizona’s Children Association,  1055 Ruth St., Suite 3, Prescott.

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Jan. 10-11 — Big Brothers Big Sisters Yavapai will present its Mentoring Symposium 2020 in Prescott

| January 7, 2020
Jan. 10-11 — Big Brothers Big Sisters Yavapai will present its Mentoring Symposium 2020 in Prescott

Register Today for the Power of Mentoring Symposium at azbigs.org

We have all experienced mentoring in some form, at some point, in our lives. The Power of Mentoring Symposium, hosted by Yavapai Big Brothers Big Sisters, in partnership with APS, offers seminars Jan. 11 at the Prescott Resort on mentoring for all ages and situations: Education, counseling, nonprofits, workplace, trauma-informed, faith-based and more.

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Education Spotlight: STEM Night 2020 in need of partners and sponsors. See more local education news here

| January 7, 2020
Education Spotlight: STEM Night 2020 in need of partners and sponsors. See more local education news here

STEM City, a nonprofit that seeks to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) to the Flagstaff community, is seeking partners and sponsors for its Flagstaff Community STEM Night at the NAU Skydome on March 9, from 5 to 7 p.m.

The free event, which had more than 2,000 participants last year, encourages children and their families to experience and think about STEM in new ways.

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