Skip to content

STAY UP TO DATE. Join our email list »

First Things First First Things First

Latest News

News and happenings about First Things First

valle_verde_early_literacy

Green Valley Rotary Club supports early learning opportunities in their community

  • early learning

When Rotary member Chad Densen shared that the Early Learning Center in his town was in need, the Valley Verde Rotary members wanted to help. For many…

CEO Marliee Dal Pra

Dal Pra selected to lead First Things First

  • board

The First Things First Board has selected Marilee Dal Pra as the organization’s next chief executive officer, overseeing statewide efforts to expand services…

Panel_aces_forum

National experts encourage community response to adverse childhood experiences in Arizona

  • social-emotional development

​National experts recently visited Arizona to share how everyone can do their part to help prevent or lessen the impact of adverse childhood experiences,…

2017-annual-report-poster

Read our 2017 annual report

  • AZ communities

Learn about the impact FTF programs have had on children and families over the past year, as well as system-building efforts that are expanding resources for…

Dr. Li Keynote

Fred Rogers Center’s Junlei Li delivers inspiring keynote at FTF Summit

  • early learning

​Watch Junlei Li, co-director of the Fred Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College, open the 2017 First Things First Early Childhood Summit with a captivating…

Quality First Study

Study: Quality First works to improve and measure quality in early learning

  • early learning

A recent study has proven that Quality First works to improve the quality of early learning settings and that the scale used to rate programs does reflect…

Pilot program

Collaboration in FTF Yuma region brings Community School pilot to local elementary school

  • early learning

​​This Community School model integrates academics, health and social services, youth and community development and community engagement with the goal of…

Dr. Junlei Li of the Fred Rogers Center

Q&A with Dr. Junlei Li, Fred Rogers Center

  • child development

Junlei Li, Ph.D. is co-director and resident faculty member of the Fred Rogers Center and will be the opening keynote speaker at the FTF Early Childhood Summit…

oral-health-screening

Oral health coalition in FTF Navajo/Apache region making an impact on kids

  • oral health

FTF and partners are working together to find solutions for oral health challenges in rural Arizona.

Stay Up To Date.

Join our email list to keep up with the latest news and information from FTF

Send me:

© First Things First. All Rights Reserved. • Privacy PolicyAccessibilityWebsite FeedbackOmbudsman-Citizens Aide