Tag: Early Childhood

Field of Hope: Planting the Seeds of Awareness

| March 4, 2015
Field of Hope: Planting the Seeds of Awareness

Please join the Exchange Club of Flagstaff and community members in the Field of Hope: Planting Seeds of Awareness, a tribute to the 92 children who died last year from child abuse and neglect, from April 1st-6th. The Dedication ceremony will be April 3 from 5:15 pm -5:45 pm on the Coconino County Courthouse lawn […]

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Title V Needs Assessment Community Forums

| March 4, 2015
Title V Needs Assessment Community Forums

The Arizona Department of Health Services Bureau of Women’s and Children’s Health cordially invites you to hear about the latest data & information on the Health of Women and Children in Arizona. They  also want to hear from you about the most important needs in your community. Your input is important and will help determine […]

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Grow with the AZ Afterschool Directory

| March 4, 2015
Grow with the AZ Afterschool Directory

Arizona Center For Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE) Directory is growing. Still don’t know about the Directory or why you shouldn’t wait any longer and get your program information on the map now? Because… Over 200 programs have added or updated their listings just this year! Over forty new providers have put themselves on the map! The AZ Afterschool Directory is the state’s only comprehensive, bi-lingual listing of out-of-school time […]

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Funtown Spring Break Circus Camp Starts in 2 Weeks

| March 4, 2015
Funtown Spring Break Circus Camp Starts in 2 Weeks

Funtown Circus: Spring Break Camp  Building off of last summer’s wildly successful FunTown Circus Camp, Flagstaff Arts Council and Flagstaff Aerial Arts are pleased to offer Spring Break Circus Camp in March 2015. Students aged 7-17 may participate in the Camp. Students will learn Arts and crafts, Tumbling, Acro, Aerial Dance, Hula hoop, Poi, Elements of Performing, Character Development, Improv […]

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Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration

| March 3, 2015
Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration

Please join Flagstaff for the second annual community celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)  Wednesday April 1st 5:30 –7:30 pmNAU Walkup Skydome FREE Event & Parking All schools kindergarten through graduate school… showcasing student work. Over 70 Businesses, organizations and agencies. Experience activities, interactive displays, information about STEM education and the many opportunities […]

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Today’s Music Together Rescheduled for April 7th

| March 3, 2015
Today’s Music Together Rescheduled for April 7th

Story Time, at North Country HealthCare presents: Music Together A FREE event for children and families on Tuesday, April 7th from 10-11am at North Country HealthCare’s Community Room Songs, rhymes, movement, and instrument play~ Informal, non-performance-oriented musical experiences, developmentally appropriate for children and easy for parents and caregivers, regardless of their own musical ability!   […]

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Upcoming Library Events

| March 2, 2015
Upcoming Library Events

Join the Coconino County Public Library for their Spring Fling on Tuesday, March 17 and Wednesday, March 18 for movies and crafts. Click HERE for more information. Click HERE for the Library’s calendar on upcoming events in March.    

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Babies and toddlers need more reading time

| March 2, 2015
Babies and toddlers need more reading time

March 2, 2015 • First Things First A recent national study shows there’s good news and challenges when it comes to families reading daily with infants, toddlers and preschoolers. The good news is parents recognize that reading with young children is important in developing language and literacy skills. The challenge is families aren’t starting early enough. …Read the […]

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Conference returns to NAU to offer professional development for COE teacher candidates

| March 2, 2015
Conference returns to NAU to offer professional development for COE teacher candidates

February 26, 2015 • Northern Arizona University NAU’s College of Education will host the 14th annual “There’s a Reason I’m A Teacher” conference for teacher candidates beginning at 8 a.m. Thursday, March 5, in Prochnow Auditorium on the NAU campus. Keynote speakers include Sean McComb, 2014 National Teacher of the Year, and John-David Bowman, the 2015 Arizona Teacher […]

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How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime

| February 26, 2015
How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime

“Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. This unfolds across a lifetime, to the point where those who’ve […]

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