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College Success Arizona Monthly

| August 20, 2019
College Success Arizona Monthly

College Success Arizona’s Executive Vice President and COO, Dr. Richard Daniel highlights why it is important that Arizona finds sustainable, scalable ways to increase college access and success for rural students. Read more on College Success Arizona’s blog.

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Connections Spotlight: Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth announces updated Mission, Vision

| August 19, 2019
Connections Spotlight: Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth announces updated Mission, Vision

FLAGSTAFF — The Board of the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth has approved new Mission and Vision statements for the organization.

Mission:
Igniting collective action to cultivate, honor & empower resilient, thriving communities.  

Vision:
We envision a holistic community where all children of Coconino County are increasingly free from trauma experience and all have equitable opportunities that build resiliency.  

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Action & Outreach Spotlight: The Promise of Adolescence: Realizing Opportunity for All Youth. See related news here

| August 19, 2019
Action & Outreach Spotlight: The Promise of Adolescence: Realizing Opportunity for All Youth. See related news here

Are youth-serving institutions designed to support adolescents for success as adults? A comprehensive report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine says no, documenting an extensive body of research on the importance of adolescent brain development and finding that systems from education to child welfare are ill-equipped to provide what teenagers and young adults need.

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STEM Saturdays — How has Arizona impacted space exploration?

| August 12, 2019
STEM Saturdays — How has Arizona impacted space exploration?

Did you know that all 50 states are helping NASA explore space? It’s true! Click the Earth GIF then select your state on the map to see how it’s been important to the study of space and Earth science. Explore other states to learn some fun facts, too!

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Kevin Campbell returns to Northern Arizona on Oct. 29. Event includes full day of training, followed by members’ reception

| August 12, 2019
Kevin Campbell returns to Northern Arizona on Oct. 29. Event includes full day of training, followed by members’ reception

Kevin Campbell, an internationally known youth permanency expert and founder of the Center for Family Finding and Youth Connectedness, will return to Flagstaff for the presentation “Self-Healing Communities- a wide-scale prevention strategy for Coconino County,” on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. training (breakfast and lunch included).              

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Spaces going fast for vendors to participate in CCC&Y’s 9th Annual Flagstaff Early Childhood Fair

| August 12, 2019
Spaces going fast for vendors to participate in CCC&Y’s 9th Annual Flagstaff Early Childhood Fair

In celebration of young children and to support Flagstaff’s Festival of Science, we thank youfor participating in CCC&Y’s 9thAnnual Early Childhood Fair in Flagstaff.  Because of our wonderful sponsors and volunteers, there continues to be no charge to table at this event.  More exciting, this year we will continue to be in the Flagstaff Festival of Science passport, in addition to other advertising, so we expect this to be a great event for all vendors.   

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Association for Supportive Child Care to present Northern Arizona Early Childhood Symposium on Nov. 2

| August 5, 2019
Association for Supportive Child Care to present Northern Arizona Early Childhood Symposium on Nov. 2

The Association for Supportive Child Care will present the annual Northern Arizona Early Childhood Symposium on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the High Country Conference Center, Flagstaff.

The Symposium is the Association’s conference that brings Northern Arizona early childhood professionals together for training and community building. The Symposium features presenters from a variety of regions with a wide range of expertise in the field.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Back to School for Afterschool

| August 5, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) — Back to School for Afterschool

Back to School Resources for OST Programs

It’s a new school year! Here are links to tips, tools and fun resources to help you and your kiddos get the year off to a great start!

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Flagstaff Family Food Center seeking volunteers for its Children’s Literacy Program

| August 5, 2019
Flagstaff Family Food Center seeking volunteers for its Children’s Literacy Program

The Flagstaff Family Food Center is currently recruiting volunteers for our Children’s Literacy Program! The food center helps to feed 150 – 200 families per day at our daily dinner service at the kitchen. During dinner service we have a special area called the reading room dedicated to helping children learn to love reading. The reading room provides a safe space for children to connect with volunteer mentors, receive homework help, and get the opportunity to read.

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Association for Supportive Child Care seeking Part-Time Arizona Regional Trainer

| August 5, 2019
Association for Supportive Child Care seeking Part-Time Arizona Regional Trainer

The Association for Supportive Child Care seeking a Part-Time Arizona Regional Trainer.

The position will provide training workshops and support services to early childhood providers, caregivers, and programs serving families and young children throughout Arizona.

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