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Fourth annual Early Childhood Legislative Day builds statewide awareness of young children’s…

  • AZ communities

Early Childhood Legislative Day brought together hundreds of early childhood supporters to raise awareness of the importance of early childhood.

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Bringing early childhood to the top of class

  • early childhood

First Things First’s Amy Corriveau was a recent guest on Grand Canyon University’s podcast for current and future teachers, Top of the Class.

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Promoting the early learning, lifelong impact message

  • AZ communities

The new FTF awareness campaign focuses on the message that the experiences children have in their first five years create a long-lasting impact in all areas.

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Honoring the impact educators have on young children and how quality early learning experiences…

  • AZ communities

First Things First partners with local organizations, including the AzAEYC, to recognize the annual Week of the Young Child, April 11-17.

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FTF celebrates health care heroes during Global Year of the Nurse and Midwife

  • health

First Things First recognizes the important role that nurses and midwives play in helping families keep their babies, toddlers and preschoolers healthy.

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Helping smooth the transition to parenthood

  • family support

As Arizona’s early childhood agency, FTF recognizes the important first months in a newborn’s life and is sponsoring the 4th Trimester Arizona…

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Gaining a first-time classroom experience before the first day of school

  • tribal

FTF’s Transition to Kindergarten Strategy is designed to help children who have not had the benefit of attending preschool to get classroom experience.

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Childsplay brings magical theater experience to young kids

  • early learning

First Things First is again sponsoring a production at Childsplay Theatre, which turns children’s books and stories into live-action on stage.

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FTF Santa Cruz Region’s Celebrate the Young Child kicks off Early Childhood Education Awareness…

  • AZ communities

A partnership with organizations across Santa Cruz County has made early childhood awareness more visible throughout the community.

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