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Region Stories from La Paz/Mohave

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.

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Professional development program in Lake Havasu City provides teacher opportunity to help grow…

  • La Paz/Mohave

The CDA is part of the Professional Development for Early Childhood Professionals Strategy funded by the FTF La Paz/Mohave Regional Council.

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Luis Hernandez is the 2020 La Paz/Mohave Region Champion

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Luis Hernandez of Lake Havasu City has been named the 2020 First Things First La Paz/Mohave Region Champion for Young Children.

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Lake Havasu City preschool helps twin sisters learn social emotional skills to be ready for…

  • early care and education

Lake Havasu mother finds Quality First preschool for her daughters to have the best opportunity to develop and gain the needed skills for kindergarten.

Dr. Cristen Mann

Dr. Cristen Mann is the 2019 La Paz/Mohave Region Champion

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Dr. Cristen Mann has been selected as the 2019 First Things First La Paz/Mohave Region Champion for Young Children.

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Lake Havasu City mom finds quality child care makes big difference in preparing her daughters for…

  • Quality First

The preschool offers half-day sessions to help ease the transition for young kids with no formal schedule at home to a full-day schedule at school.

Tara McCluskey

Tara McCluskey is La Paz/Mohave’s 2018 Champion for Young Children

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Tara McCluskey has been selected as the 2018 La Paz/Mohave First Things First Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively…

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Former preemies get strong start at Quality First center in Kingman

  • La Paz/Mohave

Avery and Ariya Espinosa were born 10 weeks premature, each weighing less than four pounds. They spent their first six weeks in the neonatal intensive care…

Quality preschool ensures school readiness for Bullhead City siblings

  • early care and education

​​Cost and convenience are what first attracted Amanda Amann to Tiny T-Birds Early Childhood Center in Bullhead City, but the mother of two said it was the…

Home visitation services help Colorado City boy improve verbal skills to start kindergarten on…

  • La Paz/Mohave

​​Without the support of home visitation services, Tiffanie Barlow’s son likely would not have started kindergarten on time.“He was two years old, and…

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