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Children’s Action Alliance releases 2019 Arizona KIDS COUNT Data Book

| March 25, 2019
Children’s Action Alliance releases 2019 Arizona KIDS COUNT Data Book

Children’s Action Alliance is pleased to bring you the 2019 Arizona KIDS COUNT® Data Book, one of the most comprehensive resources on conditions for children in our state— looking at trends in poverty, health and education for kids and families in each Arizona county. 

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Americorps VISTA position available at St. Mary’s Food Bank in Flagstaff

| March 25, 2019
Americorps VISTA position available at St. Mary’s Food Bank in Flagstaff

An Americorps VISTA position is available at St. Mary’s Food Bank in Flagstaff. Have a passion for serving the community? Want to make a direct impact in the lives of food insecure children in Northern Arizona? St. Mary’s Food Bank is seeking a full time Americorps VISTA for a one-year placement based out of Flagstaff, Arizona!

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flagstaff is hiring for two positions

| March 25, 2019
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flagstaff is hiring for two positions

ig Brothers Big Sisters of Flagstaff is hiring a Step Up Mentoring Program Coordinator – Boys Group. The organization is also hiring a Community Based Mentoring Program Coordinator.

Step Up Mentoring connects local teens involved with Coconino County Juvenile Court to positive resources in their community with the help of appropriate adult mentors.

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Coconino County hiring for part-time CASA — Juvenile Court position

| March 25, 2019
Coconino County hiring for part-time CASA — Juvenile Court position

Coconino County is hiring Administrative Specialist I – CASA (Part-time, 21 hours/week)- Juvenile Court (0319).The position, Job Number 0802429, will close at 5 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence STEM Saturdays update for March 9 — Out-of-School Time STEAM Survey

| March 11, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence STEM Saturdays update for March 9 — Out-of-School Time STEAM Survey

The Innovation Collaborative is conducting a national study that will help outline effective practices for STEAM (STEM+Arts).

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First Things First update for March 5

| March 11, 2019
First Things First update for March 5

Children’s books open a world of words and ideas. Read Across America celebrates the birthday of Dr. Seuss and encourages everyone to pick up a book and read with a child. No one knows more about children’s books than your friendly neighborhood librarian, so we asked Wendy Resnik of the Phoenix Public Library to share her thoughts on the joy of books and tips for reading together with young children.

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Page Resident Wins Caring for Children Award

| February 25, 2019
Page Resident Wins Caring for Children Award

In April, one of Page’s own will be honored in Flagstaff at the 2019 Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth Conference. Debbie Winlock, the Page Community Service Director will be receiving the Caring for Children Award.

Of 16 nominees only six were chosen this year. We spoke with Virginia Watahomigie, Executive Direction for the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth, and she was kind enough to provide us some insight as to how Debbie was chosen for this amazing award

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NAU child care program provides relief for student parents

| February 25, 2019
NAU child care program provides relief for student parents

While being a parent can be time-consuming, it can also be one of the most satisfying experiences in life.

Trying to earn a degree while raising a child, however, poses challenges at times. Northern Arizona University’s Childcare Voucher Program hopes to provide some relief for student parents.

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First Things First update for Feb. 25 — Final week to submit your proposal

| February 25, 2019
First Things First update for Feb. 25 — Final week to submit your proposal

First Things First is now accepting proposals for breakout sessions to be presented at the 2019 Early Childhood Summit. This year we have an earlier deadline of March 1. This is the final week to submit your proposal.

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STEM Saturdays update for Feb. 23 — Funding Opportunity: Grand Canyon University STEM Implementation Grants

| February 25, 2019
STEM Saturdays update for Feb. 23 — Funding Opportunity: Grand Canyon University STEM Implementation Grants

Grand Canyon University has just opened applications for their STEM Implementation Grant. This grant supports Arizona educators in the strategic implementation of STEM through problem-based learning and embedded technology. They are looking for applicants who are currently incorporating STEM into their curriculum and would greatly benefit from grant funds for continuing efforts (view the in-depth grant criteria).

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