Tag: LAUNCH Flagstaff

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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LAUNCH Flagstaff update for May 3 — 3 Interesting Articles We’re Reading

| May 6, 2019
LAUNCH Flagstaff update for May 3 — 3 Interesting Articles We’re Reading

What We’re Reading …

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LAUNCH Flagstaff update for April 19 — Educational Leadership; Preschool Expansion; Literacy Coordination

| April 22, 2019
LAUNCH Flagstaff update for April 19 — Educational Leadership; Preschool Expansion; Literacy Coordination

Starting this summer, 25 educational leaders and aspiring leaders in the Flagstaff area will participate in a 14-month cohort of professional development in executive leadership.

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Seventh-grader Hannah Dodt wins 2019 Coconino County Spelling Bee. See more local education news here

| February 12, 2019
Seventh-grader Hannah Dodt wins 2019 Coconino County Spelling Bee. See more local education news here

Twelve-year-old Hannah Dodt’s confident recitations bookended this year’s Coconino County Spelling Bee Saturday morning at Coconino High School as she secured first place, matching the number that hung around her neck throughout the hour-long competition.

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LAUNCH seeking support for preschool pilot program. See more local education news here

| February 5, 2019
LAUNCH seeking support for preschool pilot program. See more local education news here

LAUNCH Flagstaff approached both the Flagstaff City Council and the Coconino County Board of Supervisors (Feb. 5) with one central message: the community needs more quality preschool options.

To advance world class education, which is LAUNCH’s stated mission, the organization is seeking supporters for a pilot program to improve preschool education within Flagstaff Unified School District boundaries by providing full-day, year-round preschool to 4-year-olds from low-income families.

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LAUNCH Flagstaff update for Jan. 21 — World-Class Education

| January 22, 2019
LAUNCH Flagstaff update for Jan. 21 — World-Class Education

The mission of LAUNCH Flagstaff is to advance a culture of world-class education for every child in Flagstaff from cradle through career.

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Education is a top issue for Ariz. voters, survey shows. See more local education news here

| January 15, 2019
Education is a top issue for Ariz. voters, survey shows. See more local education news here

For the fourth year in a row, Arizona voters have ranked education the top issue facing the state of Arizona, according to an annual survey conducted by Expect More Arizona, a statewide nonprofit, nonpartisan education advocacy group.

Among other state issues, such as immigration and border issues, taxes and healthcare, education earned the top ranking of the 600 statewide voters surveyed.

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