Tag: Teens

First Jobs Summer Youth Employment Recruitment

| April 25, 2016
First Jobs Summer Youth Employment Recruitment

If you know a teen looking for their first job, tell them to join Goodwill for their first jobs summer youth employment recruitment!

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Yoga for Classrooms Professional Development Workshop – January 29th, 2016 – NO Experience Req’d

| January 4, 2016
Yoga for Classrooms Professional Development Workshop – January 29th, 2016 – NO Experience Req’d

Yoga practice among children improves behavior, increases concentration, relieves anxiety and stress, strengthens patience and decision making skills, and even reduces rates of obesity, among many other benefits. Yoga 4 Classrooms (Y4C) Professional Development Workshop is a full day workshop designed for K-12 classroom teachers, administrators, school counselors, physical education teachers, health educators, therapists, paraprofessionals […]

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CCC&Y Launches Weekly Education e-Newsletter

| April 27, 2015
CCC&Y Launches Weekly Education e-Newsletter

School funding, new standards, teacher accountability and much more ~ Education issues have become even more pressing recently in Coconino County, in Arizona, and throughout the nation. Responding to the critical nature of these issues, the Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth (CCC&Y) is taking steps to provide breaking education news to the community. Subscribers […]

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How Is AzMERIT Testing Going? Arizona Educator Joe Thomas Weighs In

| April 27, 2015
How Is AzMERIT Testing Going? Arizona Educator Joe Thomas Weighs In

April 24, 2015 • By Mark Brodie • KJZZ 91.5 Arizona public school students have been taking the AzMERIT test. The testing window ends early next month. This is the replacement AIMS, the state’s former standardized test. To find out how it’s going, we talked to Joe Thomas. He’s a U.S. government teacher at Skyline […]

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Relationships, cultural relevance contribute to closing achievement gaps

| April 23, 2015
Relationships, cultural relevance contribute to closing achievement gaps

April 22, 2015 • By Caitlin Bohrer • Arizona Education News Service Have you ever washed a rental car? Had its oil changed? Or given it a tune-up? Most people would say no, because they don’t have the desire to take care of a car that they don’t own. Jeff Fuller, superintendent of Whiteriver Unified School District, […]

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Upcoming Coconino County Parks & Recreation Programs

| April 22, 2015
Upcoming Coconino County Parks & Recreation Programs

Coconino County Parks & Recreation has many programs coming up for adults, youth, and the whole family. 2015 Summer Camp Archery League Basic Gardening Tips The Basics of Canning Colorado River Rafting Basic Archery Clinic Mountain Bike Camp

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Top 8 Tips for Helping Your Child Prepare for AzMERIT

| April 15, 2015
Top 8 Tips for Helping Your Child Prepare for AzMERIT

March 30, 2015 – Expect More Arizona Spring has arrived, which means we’re already nearing the end of another school year in Arizona. It’s time to measure what students have learned and if they are on track and prepared for the next step in their education. This year, Arizona students will be taking a brand […]

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Teacher Music Video: How to do your best on the test 2015

| April 15, 2015
Teacher Music Video: How to do your best on the test 2015

April 15, 2015 – By Ann Donahue • Litchfield Elementary School District • Arizona Education News Service Litchfield Elementary School teachers and staff created a video to motivate students to “Do their Best” on the AzMERIT test. The teachers and staff sing and dance to One Direction’s hit song “What Makes you Beautiful” but adapt the lyrics to […]

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Congratulations FUSD for Your Excellence Award!

| April 13, 2015
Congratulations FUSD for Your Excellence Award!

Friday, Flagstaff Unified School District (FUSD) received an award from the Arizona School Public Relations Association for “Excellence for a Specific Program” for facilitating the Flagstaff Community STEM Celebration. Congratulations to everyone involved in the planning and participation in this great event. CCC&Y would like to also THANK YOU, FUSD, for your efforts and partnership […]

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Fredonia’s Future Educators Association going to Nationals

| April 13, 2015
Fredonia’s Future Educators Association going to Nationals

Fredonia’s Future Educators Association traveled to Tuscon on March 2-4, to compete in this year’s state competition.

All of the students did very well and a few students will represent Fredonia at the FEA National competition in Washington, D.C. in April.

The group consisted of nine students who are all taking Early Childhood Education at Fredonia High School and their advisor, Jeanne Crookston. The group was excited to compete against other students from across Arizona. They had a good time and learned a great deal.

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