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First Things First update for March 4 — Deadline extended to March 8 for 2019 Early Childhood Summit

| March 4, 2019
First Things First update for March 4 — Deadline extended to March 8 for 2019 Early Childhood Summit

First Things First is extending the deadline for submitting proposals for breakout sessions to be presented at the 2019 Early Childhood Summit. The extension runs to Friday, March 8, 2019. Please submit your proposal before this final deadline.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence update for March 4 — 2019 Conference Photo Winner

| March 4, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence update for March 4 — 2019 Conference Photo Winner

2019 Conference Photo WinnerICAN Positive Programs for YouthThis year we had 50 photo submissions for the 2019 Conference Photo Contest. The 27th Annual School’s Out, Make It Count conference will feature ICAN’s winning photo.

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March 11 — Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration to be held at NAU Dome

| March 4, 2019
March 11 — Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration to be held at NAU Dome

The sixth annual Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration will be held on Monday, March 11 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Walkup Skydome located on the Northern Arizona University campus.  The event is a community event supported by various community partners to bring families together for participatory events promoting Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.  There are currently close to 100 participating organizations for this event.

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Feb. 20, 21 — Early Childhood events to be held in Phoenix

| February 18, 2019
Feb. 20, 21 — Early Childhood events to be held in Phoenix

Register now for the Arizona Public Policy Forum from 1 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20 at The Newton, 300 W. Camelback Road, Phoenix. Also:

The Early Childhood Day at the Legislature will be held Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Arizona State Capitol.

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February — Flagstaff Public Library announces upcoming events

| February 18, 2019
February — Flagstaff Public Library announces upcoming events

The Flagstaff public library has released its calendar of events for February 2019 for both the downtown and East Flagstaff locations

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Registration now open for Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth’s 2019 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference on April 18

| February 18, 2019
Registration now open for Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth’s 2019 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference on April 18

In recognition of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month, CCC&Y will present the 2019 Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference and Luncheon — “Healing Collective Trauma through Community Connections,” at Little America Hotel, Flagstaff on Thursday, April 18, 2019. The conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Laura van Dernoot Lipsky, who is widely recognized as a pioneer in the field of trauma exposure, will discuss caring for ourselves and our community as we respond to our own and others’ experience of trauma and the “trauma exposure response.”

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First Things First update for Feb. 5 — Call for Proposals

| February 11, 2019
First Things First update for Feb. 5 — Call for Proposals

First Things First is accepting proposals for breakout sessions to be presented at the 2019 Early Childhood Summit.

The Summit is a unique opportunity to share your knowledge, experience and ideas with a large and highly-engaged audience of early childhood professionals, stakeholders and supporters.

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STEM Saturdays update for Feb. 9 — Celebrate Black History Month with STEM

| February 11, 2019
STEM Saturdays update for Feb. 9 — Celebrate Black History Month with STEM

February is Black History Month, the perfect time to celebrate the impact African-Americans have had in STEM fields. Ozobot developed a list of 14 STEAM Classroom [or Afterschool!] Activities to Celebrate Black History Month, including ‘Learn About Light and the Inventor of the Motion Sensor’.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence — Phoenix Workshops: Spring Professional Development

| February 4, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence —  Phoenix Workshops: Spring Professional Development

Schedule your sessions TODAY – don’t miss out on the following workshops available in Phoenix and Scottsdale:

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Northern Arizona University’s Senior Corps to hold information session on Feb. 20

| January 29, 2019
Northern Arizona University’s Senior Corps to hold information session on Feb. 20

Are you 55 or better and interested in serving your community? NAU’s Senior Corps program is looking for new volunteers to serve in classrooms or with other older adults who need a little help.

Qualified applicants will earn a stipend for their service.

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