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child care teacher smiling at small table with art supplies, Quality First coaching

Quality First coaching helps create nurturing environments of learning

  • Quality First

Quality First helps child care providers in the state improve the quality of their programs to help children be ready for kindergarten.

International Decade of Indigenous Languages

First Things First joins in recognizing the International Decade of Indigenous Languages

  • language preservation

Some FTF regions support a Native Language Preservation Strategy to give families tools to promote their children’s language development.

Welcome new regional council members

New regional council members share expertise and passion

  • AZ communities

There are 36 new regional partnership council members joining the more than 250 dedicated community members across Arizona.

picture of small book with a dog illustration and Hualapai words for dog

New book of common Hualapai words helps families of babies, toddlers and preschoolers encourage…

  • language preservation

A new book in the Hualapai language is designed to support efforts to begin teaching the language early to preserve culture and identity.

Mom gets support to handle crisis with 5-year-old son through Hualapai Tribe

  • home visitation

The FTF Hualapai Tribe Regional Council funds the Hualapai Early Childhood Home Visitation program that provides the family with a parent coach.

Mom holding her sons hands as he learns how to walk

Home visitation program provides support to Peach Springs boy with developmental milestones

  • child development

The FTF Hualapai Tribe Regional Council funds the home visitation strategy which offers individualized support to parents of young children.

Mother and daughter with parent educator

Home visitation program helps Peach Springs girl reach healthy developmental milestones

  • Hualapai Tribe

“I’ve learned that it’s okay to ask questions or ask for help,” Racine Whatoname said. “I am so much more comfortable reaching out for feedback…

Young boy pointing to numbers

Quality First center in Peach Springs preserving native language for next generation

  • Quality First

The Hualapai Day Care center teachers in Peach Springs focus on preserving the region’s native language by teaching it to the next generation of young…

Four Peach Springs mothers, all sisters, find support for their young children through home…

  • family support

Rochelle Kennedy enrolled in the Maternal Child Health program two years ago when she was pregnant with her daughter, Mia. Kennedy learned so much from her…

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