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Region Stories from Coconino

These stories illustrate how early childhood programs and services funded by First Things First make a difference for young children and families in communities across Arizona.

Hannah Honani is the 2021 Coconino Champion

Hannah Honani has been selected as the 2021 First Things First Coconino Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively volunteer their time to raise public awareness of the importance of early childhood… Read More

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Flagstaff Quality First center provides stability for young girl during coronavirus pandemic

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The FTF Coconino Regional Partnership Council invests in Quality First scholarships to provide quality care to families who might otherwise not be able to…

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Amanda Clark is the 2020 Coconino Region Champion

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First Things First recognizes Amanda Clark as the 2020 First Things First Coconino Region Champion for Young Children.

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Home visitation program helps keep young Hopi boy on track with his milestones

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LeeAnn Sherman said she was “relieved to see that something like this existed,” because she didn’t know what to do after becoming the…

Kathy Farreta

Kathy Farretta is the 2019 Coconino Region Champion

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Kathy Farretta has been selected as the 2019 First Things First Coconino Region Champion for Young Children.

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Quality First scholarship helps Flagstaff girl access preschool with individualized attention

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Flagstaff family was looking for a pre-kindergarten program to meet the educational and developmental needs of their young daughter.

Autumn Argent

Autumn Argent is Coconino’s 2018 Champion for Young Children

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Autumn Argent has been selected as the 2018 Coconino First Things First Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively…

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Parent education program helps Fredonia girl become a problem solver

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Danielle Smith and her husband wanted to ensure they had the parenting skills needed to form positive relationships with their two daughters and get them ready…

Rene Hobbs

Rene Hobbs-RedDay is Coconino’s 2017 Champion for Young Children

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Rene Hobbs-RedDay has been selected as the 2017 Coconino Region First Things First Champion for Young Children. ​The award is given to local champions who…

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Hopi girl’s self-esteem blossoms with help from her mom

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When Tia was 4 years old, her mother Tracy Billy worried about her self-esteem. Billy was working full time during the day at the hospital, taking evening…

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