Tag: first things first

May 18 — Navajo Project I-Launch to present Navajo Nation Early Childhood Speaker Series — ‘Diné Nutrition for Young Children’

| May 16, 2022
May 18 —  Navajo Project I-Launch to present Navajo Nation Early Childhood Speaker Series — ‘Diné Nutrition for Young Children’

The First Things First Navajo Nation Regional Partnership Council will host a virtual forum “Diné Nutrition for Young Children,” from noon to 2 p.m. (Mountain Daylight Time / Navajo Nation) Wednesday, May 18 at:

Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/3MMO14K
Meeting ID: 82867616011
Passcode: 023499
Denee Bex is a Registered Dietitian and an advocate for healthy traditional Navajo diets and home-grown foods in Native communities.

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First Things First — Celebrating everyday MOMents

| May 10, 2022
First Things First — Celebrating everyday MOMents

A message for moms: Self-care isn’t selfish
In celebration of Mother’s Day, keep in mind that making time for things that help you relax and feel better will help you do your best for your kids.

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First Things First — Strengthening Arizona’s early childhood workforce

| April 19, 2022
First Things First — Strengthening Arizona’s early childhood workforce

Creating an early childhood workforce pipeline in eastern Arizona

A new 2+2 program will help early childhood teachers attain a two-year early childhood degree at Eastern Arizona College with the opportunity to pursue a bachelor’s degree through Arizona State University at no-cost. The hope is to expand the pool of certified early educators in eastern Arizona, which is known as a child care desert.

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First Things First — Extended deadline for session proposals!

| April 19, 2022
First Things First — Extended deadline for session proposals!

Good news! You have one more week to get your proposal in to present at the First Things First virtual 2022 Early Childhood Summit on August 18 and/or Tribal Connections on August 23.

The Summit and Tribal Connections are unique opportunities to share your knowledge, experience and ideas with a large and highly-engaged audience of early childhood professionals, stakeholders and supporters.

This year, First Things First will offer a limited number of 60-minute virtual breakout sessions. Breakout sessions should cover best practices, innovative and evidence-based approaches and relevant research. 

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First Things First — One week left! Submit your proposal

| April 12, 2022
First Things First — One week left! Submit your proposal

You have one more week to send in your proposals for breakout sessions to be presented at the virtual 2022 Early Childhood Summit on August 18, and/or Tribal Connections on August 23.

The Summit and Tribal Connections are unique opportunities to share your knowledge, experience and ideas with a large and highly-engaged audience of early childhood professionals, stakeholders and supporters.

This year, First Things First will offer a limited number of 60-minute virtual breakout sessions. Breakout sessions should cover best practices, innovative and evidence-based approaches and relevant research. 

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First Things First — Three ways to support your child’s development

| April 12, 2022
First Things First — Three ways to support your child’s development

Helping your child learn language

Having back-and-forth conversations with your little one — even before they can use words — is the best way to help them develop language and the skills they’ll need to be a good reader and do well in school.

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First Things First — Nominations Open for Eddie Basha Award

| April 5, 2022
First Things First — Nominations Open for Eddie Basha Award

Because you are a passionate supporter of early childhood, I’d like to invite you to recognize the extraordinary work being done on behalf of young children and families in Arizona communities by submitting a nomination for the  Eddie Basha Regional Partnership Council Excellence Award.

The award recognizes a First Things First regional partnership council for exemplary performance in inspiring its local community to come together and promote positive and lasting change on behalf of young children, thereby enriching all of Arizona.

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First Things First — Meet FTF’s new CEO

| March 22, 2022
First Things First — Meet FTF’s new CEO

Melinda Morrison Gulick joined First Things First as Chief Executive Officer this month. We caught up with Gulick during her early days at FTF to hear about her first impressions and get a glimpse of her future plans.

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First Things First — Supporting your child’s social-emotional development

| March 8, 2022
First Things First — Supporting your child’s social-emotional development

By nurturing positive relationships with your young child, you help them develop important social-emotional skills that last a lifetime.

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Present at the First Things First Summit or Tribal Connections

| March 8, 2022
Present at the First Things First Summit or Tribal Connections

First Things First is accepting proposals for breakout sessions to be presented at the virtual 2022 Early Childhood Summit on August 18 and/or Tribal Connections on August 23.

The Summit and Tribal Connections are unique opportunities to share your knowledge, experience and ideas with a large and highly-engaged audience of early childhood professionals, stakeholders and supporters.

This year, First Things First will offer a limited number of 60-minute virtual breakout sessions. Breakout sessions should cover best practices, innovative and evidence-based approaches and relevant research.

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