RSSEducational Opportunities

CPLC Parenting Arizona’s Home Visitation Program Open Enrollment Now!

| April 21, 2020
CPLC Parenting Arizona’s Home Visitation Program Open Enrollment Now!

CPLC Parenting Arizona is currently enrolling Flagstaff & Winslow families with children under the ages of three.

We can provide parental support & resources for families struggling during COVID-19, especially with home activities, and no-contact food & supply deliveries.

Our program is research-based and geared towards encouraging & guiding parents on being their child’s first teacher.

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Virtual-At-Home Premiere Screening of California’s Forgotten Children Documentary to be held April 24

| April 21, 2020
Virtual-At-Home Premiere Screening of California’s Forgotten Children Documentary to be held April 24

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and as communities across the country are in isolation, it is a crucial opportunity to learn about the signs of child abuse and how to prevent it.

After doing some extensive research on multiple platforms, I am excited to announce that California’s Forgotten Children documentary will have its first Virtual-At-Home Screening Premiere with a live Q and A Discussion.

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First Things First — Putting a spotlight on early childhood

| April 21, 2020
First Things First — Putting a spotlight on early childhood

As the coronavirus outbreak hit Arizona last month, the importance of child care providers to families, to our communities and to the economy became clear. Especially in uncertain times, early childhood educators provide families the support they need and for that, we thank our state’s entire child care workforce.

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STEM City April Newsletter

| April 21, 2020
STEM City April Newsletter

Thank you all for attending STEM Night at the Dome. On March 9th, 2020 more than 2,000 community members joined together to celebrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics at the 7th annual Flagstaff STEM Night celebration. Over 90 exhibitors shared their work and we gave away 8 family memberships to the Lowell Observatory. This event impacts young students by exposing them to future careers and expanding their STEM knowledge.

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2020 Week of the Young Child events through April 17

| April 13, 2020
2020 Week of the Young Child events through April 17

Once again, First Things First has partnered with the Arizona Association for the Education of Young Children (AzAEYC) to help promote Week of the Young Child (WOYC), taking place April 11-17. Communities across Arizona will join the annual nationwide celebration that focuses attention on early learning and the educators who support the positive development of young children. Events this week include:

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Submit Nominations by April 15 for the 2020 Awards of Excellence

| April 13, 2020
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Submit Nominations by April 15 for the 2020 Awards of Excellence

Submit Nominations for the 2020 Awards of Excellence
Deadline: Wednesday, April 15, 2020

For the 19th consecutive year, the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence will honor Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence winners in five categories.

Now more than ever it is important to recognize those who support Arizona’s youth through innovative, high quality intentional programming.

Please take a moment to nominate your program or favorite OST professional by this Wednesday’s deadline!

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Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence provides parenting specific resource

| April 13, 2020
Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence provides parenting specific resource

Attached you will find more parenting specific resources:

Parenting in the Time of COVID-19 (English/Spanish)
Talking to Your Kids about COVID-19 (English)
Hablando con los Niños sobre COVID-19 (Spanish)

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Flagstaff City — Coconino County Public Library offer educational alternatives

| April 13, 2020
Flagstaff City — Coconino County Public Library offer educational alternatives

I’d like to let you know about four things 1) dial-a-story 2) text message tips 3) online storytime and 4) our Spring Library Challenge.

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Available Child Care In Flagstaff

| April 8, 2020
Available Child Care In Flagstaff

With everything that’s taking place, we understand many families with essential jobs may be searching for child care. Attached, please find a list of child care facilities that are currently open and accepting children. With many children at home, these centers are operating under their typical capacity and have space available for new children to enroll.

Additionally, financial scholarships for child care are available on a first-come first-serve basis to families of essential personnel that meet certain criteria.

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STEM Saturdays — Jane Goodall: A Time for Hope & Change

| April 6, 2020
STEM Saturdays — Jane Goodall: A Time for Hope & Change

On Earth Day, April 22nd, National Geographic will release a new documentary about the extraordinary life of scientist and activist, Jane Goodall. The 2-hour documentary Jane Goodall: The Hope is set to premiere on Nat Geo, Nat Geo WILD and Nat Geo Mundo. Encourage your families to take advantage of this learning opportunity! 

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