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Early Childhood Summit 2017

| July 1, 2017
Early Childhood Summit 2017

Register now at a reduced rate for two days of keynote and featured speakers, 80+ breakout sessions on a wide range of early childhood topics, and the opportunity to meet, learn and share strategies that help kids be ready for school and set for life.

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Donations for Back-to-School

| June 24, 2017
Donations for Back-to-School

The Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth is collecting donations in the form of $25 gift cards for foster and kinship families in order to purchase new back-to-school clothing.

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TLC Job Posting

| June 24, 2017
TLC Job Posting

TLC Facilitator will be trained by TLC Program Supervisor to facilitate TLC’s 60-hour family Development Course with teen parents attending Flagstaff Unified School District Summit High School and Teenage Parent Program. TLC Facilitator must demonstrate appreciation for diversity and strong interpersonal skills. Experience working with teen parents preferred.

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Kids Squared

| June 24, 2017
Kids Squared

Come experience a variety of fun hands-on exhibits based on science and engineering concepts, presented by The Wonder Factory! The events are free for kids aged 2-12 and run from June 7th through August 9th.

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New Report Finds Most Kids in AZ Do Not Have Access to Preschool Programs

| June 24, 2017
New Report Finds Most Kids in AZ Do Not Have Access to Preschool Programs

Arizona once again ranks at the bottom of the country for access to quality and state investments per child on preschool. According to the 2016 State of Preschool Yearbook released annually by the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER), despite bipartisan national support for quality early preschool, Arizona continues to lose ground. The report states that “decades of research shows that early childhood education can prepare children for greater success in elementary school and beyond- but only if quality is high”. In Arizona, the legislature eliminated general fund dollars for preschool in 2010. Those dollars have not been replaced despite improvements in the state’s economy.

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AzAAP Seeks Reach out and Read Regional Coordinator – Navajo Region

| June 24, 2017
AzAAP Seeks Reach out and Read Regional Coordinator – Navajo Region

As a staff member of the AZ Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, this position provides daily support for the implementation and growth of the Reach Out and Read program within the community and pediatric practices.

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Flagstaff G.O.N.A. Event

| June 24, 2017
Flagstaff G.O.N.A. Event

G.O.N.A. is a wellness and healing curriculum created by Native American Professionals for Native Americans. Through the four GONA components, we will share how to be an active participant in your own life and your community’s wellness through group activities in a child friendly environment.

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TLC recruiting parents, caregivers for next 12-week Family Development Course

| June 21, 2017
TLC recruiting parents, caregivers for next 12-week Family Development Course

TLC is beginning to recruit parents and caregivers of children ages 0-5 for our next 12-week Family Development Course at Killip Elementary School. Classes will be held in the evenings from 5:30-7:30pm, with childcare provided and dinner served at 5pm for those interested.

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Affordable Housing on Three Parcels of City-Owned Land City Council Meeting

| June 18, 2017
Affordable Housing on Three Parcels of City-Owned Land City Council Meeting

There is an upcoming City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 27 at 6 p.m. at the Murdoch Community Center that you can attend to voice your opinion about the potential to develop affordable housing on three parcels of City-owned land.

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Movies on the Square: Secret Life of Pets

| June 18, 2017
Movies on the Square: Secret Life of Pets

Each summer we present Movies on the Square a free, family friendly evening on Heritage Square – Flagstaff’s downtown living room. Movies on the Square are held each Saturday evening through the summer. Each evening begins with entertainment from the community, music, and then the Movie starts at dusk. What a great way to spend your Saturday!

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