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Local Education Spotlight — Coconino County Superintendent of Schools announces 2021 Spelling BEE Winner. See more local education news here

| March 2, 2021
Local Education Spotlight — Coconino County Superintendent of Schools announces 2021 Spelling BEE Winner. See more local education news here

Cheryl Mango-Paget, County Superintendent of Schools, would like to announce Coconino County’s 2021 Spelling BEE winner is Mae Ann Bradford from Basis.ed.

She was determined the winner after 2 tiebreakers were completed. Congratulations Mae Ann on winning the 2021 County Spelling Bee! You should be incredibly proud knowing your efforts and skills paid off and contributed to your recent achievement. Mae Ann will receive $250 from the Flagstaff Rotary Club and will move on to compete in the March State Spelling Bee.

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Connection Spotlight — Students, families, community benefit with CCC&Y partnership with the Coconino County Education Service Agency (CCESA)

| March 2, 2021
Connection Spotlight — Students, families, community benefit with CCC&Y partnership with the Coconino County Education Service Agency (CCESA)

From providing professional development training to educators, to informing parents and education advocates about policy and legislative reforms, the political process, school improvement efforts, and local events around education — students, families and the community have benefited from the long term partnership between CCC&Y and the Coconino County Education Service Agency (CCESA).

The Coalition has provided a variety ongoing professional development in recent years including Trauma Informed Care training for educators at the Flagstaff Unified School District and other districts throughout Coconino County.

FUSD reported that more than 1,500 professionals were in attendance for virtual webinar presented in 2020 by CCC&Y.

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Next CCC&Y Youth ‘Creativity Calling’ virtual showcase to be held on March 7

| March 1, 2021
Next CCC&Y Youth ‘Creativity Calling’ virtual showcase to be held on March 7

Thank you!

This pandemic is challenging for all of us. CCC&Y has a weekly virtual meeting for parents and caregivers to connect and share resources. We have also launched  “Creativity Calling,” specifically for youth! This monthly virtual opportunity provides youth a chance to share their thoughts and feelings through the arts. We are seeking youth to share their music, visual art, poetry, dance, theater, or cultural sharing!

Each month four youth will have a 10-minute spotlight.

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2021 Health and Welfare Resource Virtual Networking meetings in Coconino County

| March 1, 2021
2021 Health and Welfare Resource Virtual Networking meetings in Coconino County

A variety of  health and welfare resource networking meetings are held each month in Coconino County. The meetings are presented in local restaurants, libraries, health care agencies and other locations where health professionals and representatives from a variety of governmental and non-profit organizations share information on upcoming programs and events that benefit the health and welfare of children, youth, parents and seniors throughout the region.

The following is a listing of some of those meetings. Please send any updates to frank@coconinokids.org

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2021 Resource guides available for cities across Coconino County

| March 1, 2021
2021 Resource guides available for cities across Coconino County

A variety of resource guides are available for cities throughout Coconino County to help families reach the resources they need during the Covid-19 emergency.

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Local Education Spotlight — Arizona Board of Regents announces José Luis Cruz as Northern Arizona University presidential finalist. See more local education news here

| February 23, 2021
Local Education Spotlight —  Arizona Board of Regents announces José Luis Cruz as Northern Arizona University presidential finalist. See more local education news here

The Arizona Board of Regents announced today that José Luis Cruz is the finalist for the position of the 17th president of Northern Arizona University.

“Dr. Cruz has an extraordinary record of academic leadership, and I am confident he is the right leader to build on NAU’s success and ensure a bold and boundless future for this beloved and historic university,” said ABOR Chair Larry E. Penley. “He is a proven innovator in higher education who keenly understands the enormous opportunities that NAU offers as well as the challenges facing higher education. His unsurpassed commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, coupled with a long track record as a leading national advocate to improve educational outcomes for all students—especially those who have historically been underserved—will serve Arizona and NAU well. I am personally honored that he has accepted the opportunity to be the next president of NAU and offer my sincere congratulations.”

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CCC&Y now on Instagram

| February 23, 2021
CCC&Y now on Instagram

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth can now be found on Instagram HERE

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Local Education Spotlight — Page Public Library is a star library. See more local education news here

| February 16, 2021
Local Education Spotlight —  Page Public Library is a star library. See more local education news here

The Library Journal has announced its star libraries for 2020, and yes, the Page Public Library is one of them.  

The Library Journal is pleased to announce the results of the 13th edition of the LJ Index of Public Library Service. The LJ Index rates U.S. public libraries based on selected per capita output measures.

The 2020 Index derives from data recently released by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Page Public Library, or the PPL, plays a critical role in connecting community members to vital resources and programs, they are the heart of the Page community. They are accessible and safe spaces, providing access to huge resources of information and knowledge.

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CCC&Y provides variety options to help families during 2021

| February 15, 2021
CCC&Y provides variety options to help families during 2021

At Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth, we’re working towards a world where every person lives in peace and is supported by a thriving, resilient community. We’ll make that vision a reality by igniting collective action that creates better lives for children and families.

To assist families in the coming year, CCC&Y will continue to support and expand a variety of programs we have initiated in 2020 with the assistance of a variety of partners in the region and statewide.They include:

The CCC&Y Family Connection, hosted every Monday from 2:30-3:30. The bilingual Zoom meeting is is a great way to connect with others countywide. Folks can join virtually or by phone. …

A variety of resources are also available for families and local professionals who work with families on CCC&Ys Prevention Webpage.

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Local Education Spotlight — County Superintendent of Schools to host 2021 Spelling BEE. See more local education news here

| February 9, 2021
Local Education Spotlight —  County Superintendent of Schools to host 2021 Spelling BEE. See more local education news here

Cheryl Mango-Paget, County Superintendent of Schools, would like to announce six of Coconino County’s top-spellers will battle for spelling excellence by way of the new online testing platform.

This is the first year the County will use this new platform. The new online testing platform gives school spelling bee coordinators, teachers, and sponsors maximum flexibility in the administration of local spelling bee programs. As teachers deliver classroom instruction, manage remote learning, or provide a combination of the two, they can offer a traditional oral spelling bee or use the new online testing platform to administer a virtual spelling and/or vocabulary test.

The County BEE will begin at 8 a.m. on Thursday, February 11, 2021 through February 12, 2021, 5:00 p.m. Each participating school will provide access to the online testing platform for each of the six students participating.

The 2021 Coconino County Spelling BEE consists of home, public, charter, and private school-students from throughout the County who won their school or district Spelling Bee.

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