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LAUNCH Flagstaff update for April 19 — Educational Leadership; Preschool Expansion; Literacy Coordination

| April 22, 2019
LAUNCH Flagstaff update for April 19 — Educational Leadership; Preschool Expansion; Literacy Coordination

Starting this summer, 25 educational leaders and aspiring leaders in the Flagstaff area will participate in a 14-month cohort of professional development in executive leadership.

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April 29 — Deadline to apply for Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence Out-of-School Time STEM Project grant

| April 22, 2019
April 29 — Deadline to apply for Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence Out-of-School Time STEM Project grant

AzCASE and Cox Communications invite Arizona out-of-school time programs to apply for a 2019 Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) grant. Programs are encouraged to work with staff and youth to develop creative, new ways to incorporate STEM into out-of-school time programming.

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CCC&Y recognized in top three of NAU’s Civic Service Institute 2019 GEMS awards

| April 15, 2019
CCC&Y recognized in top three of NAU’s Civic Service Institute 2019 GEMS awards

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth received 3rd place in the non-profit category at NAU’s Civic Service Institute 2019 GEMS Volunteer Recognition Luncheon held April 11 at the High Country Conference Center in Flagstaff.Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flagstaff received first place, with The Literacy Center receiving second place award at the third annual event.

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Page celebrate 2019 Early Childhood Fair & Easter Egg Hunt

| April 15, 2019
Page celebrate 2019 Early Childhood Fair & Easter Egg Hunt

Hundreds of plastic Easter Eggs were scattered around the four baseball fields at the Page Sports Complex on April 13. But shortly after the local fire department sounded the horn on the fire truck at 10 a.m., those eggs were scooped up seemingly in seconds during the 2019 Page Early Childhood Fair, “Early Learning, Every Day.”

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence update for April 15 — Grants, Resources & Afterschool Professionals Week Prep

| April 15, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence update for April 15 — Grants, Resources & Afterschool Professionals Week Prep

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona Corporate Giving Program supports nonprofit organizations that strive to enhance the quality of life in company communities throughout the state. The Corporate Giving Program provides grants to nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies.

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Museum of Northern Arizona update for April 12 — 1086 families in Flagstaff with 7th or 8th grade students received a surprise gift in the mail from MNA – a two year family membership

| April 15, 2019
Museum of Northern Arizona update for April 12 — 1086 families in Flagstaff with 7th or 8th grade students received a surprise gift in the mail from MNA – a two year family membership

… Recently 1086 families in Flagstaff with 7th or 8th grade students received a surprise gift in the mail from MNA – a two year family membership. This new program, called the Molly Blank Club, is a collaboration between MNA and The Molly Blank Foundation to give Title 1 students access to the museum and all it offers.

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ASU Morrison Institute update for April 10 — The national STEM teacher shortage threatens future prosperity

| April 15, 2019
ASU Morrison Institute update for April 10 — The national STEM teacher shortage threatens future prosperity

RealClearEducation posted a commentary that America’s competitiveness in the global economy depends on our ability to remain at the forefront of scientific discovery and technological production. Although American institutions and business continue to drive innovation in STEM fields, the ability of our public education system to sustain the pipeline of STEM talent is very much in doubt.

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Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence update for April 6 — 2019 STEM Grant Application is now open. Deadline is April 29

| April 8, 2019
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence update for April 6 — 2019 STEM Grant Application is now open. Deadline is April 29

Applications are now open for the 2019 STEM Grants for out-of-school time programs. In partnership with Cox Communications, AzCASE will award a total of $10,000 in grants ranging from $500 to $1,500 to programs that incorporate or expand the use of STEM-based learning in their programs.

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SOAR summer youth employment program now accepting applications for June 3 through 27 session

| April 8, 2019
SOAR summer youth employment program now accepting applications for June 3 through 27 session

Coconino County is excited to announce our SOAR (Success, Opportunity, and Readiness) Summer Youth Employment program. Are you interested in learning about and engaging in non-profit, local government, and public service careers? Are you in need of career building skills and exposure to the workforce?This is the opportunity for you!

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Northland Family Help Center seeking to raise $6,000 by April 12 to support Human Trafficking Services at the youth center

| April 8, 2019
Northland Family Help Center seeking to raise $6,000 by April 12  to support Human Trafficking Services at the youth center

Northland Family Help Center has applied for a grant that includes a crowd-funding component. The organization is currently working to raise $6,000 by April 12, with funding to go toward funding Human Trafficking Services in the Youth Shelter.Northland Family Help Center has been serving the Flagstaff, AZ community for 40 years! Over that time, we continue to evolve and fill gaps in social services to ensure our communities’ individuals, families, and youth are healthy and thriving.

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