RSSEducational Opportunities

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Spring Training Is Here!

| January 19, 2021
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE)  — Spring Training Is Here!

SPRING TRAINING NOW AVAILABLE
1 hour – CEUs Available – Every Workshop

Virtual Workshops:
·     Social Emotional Learning in a Virtual World
·     Managing Staff Virtually
·     Interacting with Youth Virtually
·     Family Engagement in a Virtual World

$25/workshop
VSUW youth program partners exclusive offer – for every attendee registered, you can send another attendee to the same workshop for FREE
All workshops are presented virtually.

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Bilingual information — Want to play and learn with the kids in your care? beginning Feb. 2

| January 18, 2021
Bilingual information — Want to play and learn with the kids in your care? beginning Feb. 2

Join us for a fun-filled Play & Learn session for you and the kids in your care.
10 weekly sessions based on themes including Yoga, Child Development, Language and Literacy, Daily Planning, Nutrition, Guidance and Discipline, and Brain Development.

When and where?

Sessions will be live and online and will meet once a week.

Starting Tuesday, February 2, 2021 10:30am – 11:30am

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Connect2STEM is back!

| January 12, 2021
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Connect2STEM is back!

Connect2STEM has been reimagined as an online interactive pavilion. Activities will start with the kickoff on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. via Connect2STEM TV. The event will feature behind-the-scenes tours of the Wildcat Play Hospital, an Escape the Room challenge with mannequins that can talk led by medical students and energetic performances from the Be Kind Crew, as well as the Arizona School for the Arts. View the full lineup here.

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Child Crisis Arizona free, virtual parent education programs for January, February

| January 4, 2021
Child Crisis Arizona free, virtual parent education programs for January, February

Child Crisis Arizona has announce free, virtual parent education programs for January and February.

The programs include:

Our NEW topics: Healing Trauma and Children in Between
Our popular 2-part Conscious Discipline class …

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Start Planning Now for Our 29th Annual School’s Out, Make It Count Conference

| January 4, 2021
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Start Planning Now for Our 29th Annual School’s Out, Make It Count Conference

MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Join us on Saturday, October 23, 2021
at the Phoenix Convention Center West Building.
View details and get all the information you need to know to start
planning by clicking HERE.

This will be the 29th annual “largest statewide OST conference”

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Youth Wellbeing Live Discussion to be held Jan. 7

| January 4, 2021
Youth Wellbeing Live Discussion to be held Jan. 7

Join Jen Puzey & Adam Shimoni for a discussion on Youth and their Wellbeing from 5 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021.

Jen has over a decade of experience counseling clients with addiction, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, trauma, and eating disorders, specifically among athletes and young adults.

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Bilingual information — Want to play and learn with the kids in your care?

| December 22, 2020
Bilingual information — Want to play and learn with the kids in your care?

Join us for a fun-filled Play & Learn session for you and the kids in your care.
10 weekly sessions based on themes including Yoga, Child Development, Language and Literacy, Daily Planning, Nutrition, Guidance and Discipline, and Brain Development.

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PJC Corp still providing services to students

| December 15, 2020
PJC Corp still providing services to students

PJC Corp, which serves clients in Northern Arizona, is still providing services to students. Center has 17 on site students who are staying in the dorms. Over 350 + students enrolled, the center only has 22 student to deliver chrome books and wifi to  ¾ of the student population are now virtual learners.  About a handful of students graduated from Penn Foster with their High School Diploma.

The Center hosts a virtual award assembly monthly to recognize student accomplishment & motivate participation thru gift cards or other incentives to encourage attendance, class participation or returning school work in.

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First Things First — Top news and stories of 2020

| December 15, 2020
First Things First — Top news and stories of 2020

As 2020 comes to a close, First Things First thanks all of you for your continued dedication to the healthy development and learning of Arizona’s babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

Young children and their families faced many challenges this year. But we also saw many positive examples of communities working to support them. Here are just some of those stories.

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Kinship Family Tools for the COVID World — Virtual Learning Series to be held Dec. 17

| December 14, 2020
Kinship Family Tools for the COVID World — Virtual Learning Series to be held Dec. 17

Kinship Family Tools for the COVID World — Join the virtual discussions for supporting a child’s connections with their families.

Kinship Virtual Learning Series

Drawing on almost 2 decades of helping parents, caregivers, and educators create and maintain positive growth and learning environments for children, Sandi Cheney will equip professionals with tools to assist the kinship families they work with.

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