Tag: LAUNCH Flagstaff

LAUNCH Flagstaff — Career Exploration + Plus

| May 12, 2020
LAUNCH Flagstaff — Career Exploration + Plus

The stay-at-home orders aren’t holding back the partners of LAUNCH Flagstaff in advancing world-class education for every child.  We are also using media technology in collaboration with our educational partners to help middle and high school students explore potential career and educational pathways.

Learn more about that and a couple other education things that caught our interest.

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Local Education Spotlight: Flagstaff Teacher Appreciation Day. See more local education news here

| May 5, 2020
Local Education Spotlight: Flagstaff Teacher Appreciation Day. See more local education news here

Flagstaff’s teachers – from preschool through college – are amazing. In every school in our community, educators continue to give their all to support student success.

Teacher appreciation activities won’t look the same this year, but that doesn’t mean the celebrations can’t be bigger than ever!  Participate in a community-wide and statewide celebration of our teachers.

Click here for ideas to share your love…

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LAUNCH Flagstaff — Flagstaff Career Exploration Series on Instagram

| April 13, 2020
LAUNCH Flagstaff — Flagstaff Career Exploration Series on Instagram

The Flagstaff Career and College Readiness Partnership invites all Flagstaff middle and high school students to join us on Thursday afternoons at 3:00 p.m. for series of live, on-line discussions with Flagstaff community members about their career path.
 
Most importantly, there will also be lots of time to answer your questions!  

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LAUNCH Flagstaff monthly update

| April 3, 2020
LAUNCH Flagstaff monthly update

April is Child Abuse Prevention Monthand this is top of mind for me as we move through the COVID-19 pandemic and the looming economic recession that will likely follow.  The stress today on our families is unprecedented and my fear is that some children may bear the brunt of that reality.

The Coconino Coalition for Children and Youth recently published their Prevention Plan & Needs Assessment.  In the report, Virginia WatahomigieCCC&Y Executive Director says, “We can no longer say-this is not my problem. The effects of childhood trauma have tremendous costs to society, and it is imperative that we develop the understanding of why and what can be done.”

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LAUNCH Flagstaff — Planning for the future

| March 26, 2020
LAUNCH Flagstaff — Planning for the future

Life has changed and there will be more change ahead.
 
Connecting and convening existing resources and facilitating strategic solutions is what LAUNCH Flagstaff was created to do.
 
As the current health crisis unfolds, our children and their families will be impacted by new economic and social conditions that will add additional stressors into their lives.  It’s for times like this that community stakeholders came together to create LAUNCH Flagstaff back in 2013.  

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LAUNCH Flagstaff — Monthly Update: 3 steps forward

| March 10, 2020
LAUNCH Flagstaff — Monthly Update: 3 steps forward

Elevate PreK — Up to now, the effort to expand equitable access to full-day, year-round, high-quality, free preschool to Flagstaff 4-year-olds living in families between 101%-250% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) has been know simply as the “Flagstaff Preschool Expansion Program.”

This week the LAUNCH Flagstaff Steering Committee approved a recommendation to name the pilot program Elevate PreK after information gathered from families of preschool aged children participating in focus groups identified this name as the one that resonated with them the best.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff — What We’re Reading

| July 15, 2019
LAUNCH Flagstaff — What We’re Reading

Here’s a sample of what some of the partners of LAUNCH Flagstaff are currently reading.  I hope you’ll find this information useful too.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff update for June 28 — June Monthly Progress

| July 1, 2019
LAUNCH Flagstaff update for June 28 — June Monthly Progress

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   THREE STEPS FORWARD Internship Coordination Strengthens The community efforts of the Flagstaff Internship Network will be strengthened this fall with the addition of two staff positions at Coconino Community College and Flagstaff Unified School District. Both positions will be funded through monies awarded to both CCC and FUSD […]

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STEMMYs recognize STEM leaders, new STEM City director. See more local education news here

| June 4, 2019
STEMMYs recognize STEM leaders, new STEM City director. See more local education news here

By Kaitlin Olson • Arizona Daily Sun Whether looking up to the stars or down to microorganisms, creating new technologies or improving existing ones, Flagstaff is home to science, technology, engineering and mathematics enthusiasts young and old who were recognized this week at STEM City’s seventh annual STEM Awards (“STEMMYs”). About 50 community members gathered at […]

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LAUNCH Flagstaff update for May 31 — Initial Investment for Preschool Expansion Secured

| June 3, 2019
LAUNCH Flagstaff update for May 31 — Initial Investment for Preschool Expansion Secured

This month the City of Flagstaff pledged an initial investment in the Flagstaff preschool expansion three-year pilot project, as part of their budget allocation for fiscal year 2020.

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