Tag: childhood

Why Early Childhood Matters to Law Enforcement

| May 15, 2015
Why Early Childhood Matters to Law Enforcement

First Things First: Why Early Childhood Matters to… LAW ENFORCEMENT “I believe it is extremely important for the community to support early childhood education because the statistics are clear. Children form impressions of who they are before the age of six. What they learn in those early formative years goes a long way toward helping […]

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Like All Skills, Gratitude is Best Learned Young

| November 16, 2014
Like All Skills, Gratitude is Best Learned Young

Like all skills, gratitude is best learned young As Thanksgiving approaches, it is the perfect time to teach young children a very important life lesson: gratitude. Barbara Lewis, author of What Do You Stand For? For Kids, teaches us children as young as 2 are aware that other people do things for them or give […]

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Read First Things First’s 2014 Annual Report

| September 22, 2014
Read First Things First’s 2014 Annual Report

Through data and personal stories, First Things First’s 2014 Annual Report illustrates how Arizona’s commitment to early childhood is making a difference for infants, toddlers and preschoolers across the state, and how FTF is doing its part to get more Arizona kids ready for success in kindergarten and beyond. Read First Things First’s 2014 Annual […]

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Building Momentum For STEAM Education – October 25th

| September 10, 2014
Building Momentum For STEAM Education – October 25th

Explore ways to support inquiry and investigation through STEAM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) in the early childhood classroom. Saturday, October 25th 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Summit School of Ahwatukee (4515 E Muirwood Drive Phoenix, AZ 85048) REGISTRATION INFORMATION WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON The registration fee is $75 and includes lunch and […]

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20th Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference

| April 6, 2014
20th Annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference

REMINDER- “Prevent Child Abuse Arizona” will be hosting their 20th annual Child Abuse Prevention Conference at the Renaissance Glendale Hotel and Spa. The conference will be July 16th-18th. There will be over sixty workshops on Prevention, Intervention, and Investigation, Keynote Speaker Linda Smith, and more. This conference is different from the one presented by CCC&Y on April 25th-26th.

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