Tag: Early Childhood

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence  2014 Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence Finalists Announced

| August 22, 2014
Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence  2014 Out-of-School Time Awards  of Excellence Finalists Announced

Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence 2014 Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence Finalists Announced CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NOMINEES! The annual Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence Luncheon recognizes innovative out-of-school time programs and staff members for their exemplary work in providing quality youth development programs for Arizona’s youth. The nominees for the 2014 Out-of-School Time Awards of Excellence […]

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Coconino County Fair Seeking Volunteers

| August 22, 2014
Coconino County Fair Seeking Volunteers

Coconino County Parks & Recreation has been working hard the last year to ensure that this year’s Coconino County Fair is Grand and Alive at 65.  They are seeking volunteers to assist in the Coconino County Fair and have time slots available in most of the building as well as the information booth and volunteer […]

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Candidates Responses to Arizona Out-of-School Time Youth Programs

| August 22, 2014
Candidates Responses to Arizona Out-of-School Time Youth Programs

Throughout the past six weeks, the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence has been reaching out to candidates across the state, and asking them to pledge their support for Arizona Out-of-School Time youth programs.  Candidates for Congress were asked to complete a 3-question survey, regarding their support for:  The Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF), 21st […]

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City Council and Mayoral Candidate Questionnaire – Responses on children, youth and families issues

| August 21, 2014
City Council and Mayoral Candidate Questionnaire – Responses on children, youth and families issues

Please view and share the release of Flagstaff City Council and Mayoral Candidate Questionnaire responses organized and collected by CCC&Y specifically addressing children, youth, and family issues.  These are now available on the CCC&Y Website, HERE. The success and well being of children, youth, and families in our community is an important part of local leadership. […]

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Public Library – Family Friendly Events and Activities – Throughout the Fall

| August 21, 2014
Public Library – Family Friendly Events and Activities – Throughout the Fall

The Flagstaff City – Coconino County Public Library has many great activities and events going on for kids and families this fall including storytimes for young kiddos, lego club, and the Tweens n’ Teens events.  Be sure to mark your calendars and share these wonderful opportunities with your networks. STORYTIME: BABY LAPTIME September 11– November […]

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AIMS Test Results Released – Reading Still a Focus

| August 20, 2014
AIMS Test Results Released – Reading Still a Focus

The Arizona Department of Education released AIMS test results in early August.  AIMS is the state standardized test that measures student achievement. 2014 was the first year in which 3rd grade students who score extremely low on reading proficiency will not be promoted to fourth grade, according to Arizona’s “Move On When Reading” law. The […]

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Spread the word about the importance of early childhood – FTF Video Ads Released

| August 11, 2014
Spread the word about the importance of early childhood – FTF Video Ads Released

First Things First partners with communities across Arizona to strengthen families and support the health and learning of our youngest children. A key piece of their work is to raise public awareness of the importance of early childhood. That’s where you come in. Their latest awareness ads are now running on TV, radio, movie theater […]

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Free Oral Health Screenings at North Country Story Time – Sept 2

| August 11, 2014
Free Oral Health Screenings at North Country Story Time – Sept 2

Smart Smiles Event North Country HealthCare Community Room 2920 N 4th St, Flagstaff, AZ 86004 *Please contact Katy Bassett 679-7283 with any questions* Tuesday September 2, 2014 10:00 am – 10:30 am: Story Time and fun with Tootsie the Tooth! 10:30am-12:00pm: FREE dental screenings and fluoride varnish applications to any child birth thru age 5 […]

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ChildLight Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga for Classrooms Professional Development Workshop – SEPT 19, 20, 21

| August 8, 2014
ChildLight Yoga Teacher Training and Yoga for Classrooms Professional Development Workshop – SEPT 19, 20, 21

Yoga practice among children improves behavior, increases concentration, relieves anxiety and stress, strengthens patience and decision making skills, and even reduces rates of obesity, among many other benefits. Yoga 4 Classrooms (Y4C) Professional Development Workshop is a full day workshop designed for K-12 classroom teachers, administrators, school counselors, physical education teachers, health educators, therapists, paraprofessionals […]

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Early Education Scholarship Opportunity

| August 8, 2014
Early Education Scholarship Opportunity

AzAEYC advocates for and promotes the well-being of all Arizona’s young children and their families by improving the quality of early care and education for every child and providing and supporting high quality professional development opportunities and resources for early childhood professionals. The AzAEYC board would like to recognize and support individuals choosing to enter the […]

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