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Things every provider and caregiver can do to encourage learning Every child care provider wants to nurture the development of the infants, toddlers and preschoolers in their care. This is true for regulated child care centers and homes and preschool programs, and also for the many individuals that provide informal care for the children of … Read More

Policy and Program Committee Charter

Purpose The purpose of the Policy and Program Committee (the “Committee”) is to assist the Board in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities related to developing, implementing and monitoring early childhood development and health programs and to contribute to program development and assessment. The Committee’s role may include: Monitoring staff’s development of best practices under each of … Read More

Board Priorities

The Board is accountable for achieving results that enhance the development, impact, and operation of FTF. Its priorities are compatible with and accountable to FTF’s vision, mission and values and to the FTF Strategic Plan. Some priorities are specifically listed in those documents; others are required in statute; and others the Board chooses for itself. … Read More

Duties and Job Description

Title: Board Member The Arizona Early Childhood Development & Health Board provides leadership, governance, and vision to FTF as provided in Arizona Revised Statutes, Title 8, Chapter 13, and specifically Section 8-1192. The Board works to achieve the mission and vision of FTF by setting policy and providing oversight and leadership. The vision of FTF … Read More

Responsible Governance

Preamble We believe that every child in Arizona deserves the opportunity to arrive at school healthy and prepared to succeed. We believe that our role is to provide leadership, advocacy, public policies, programs and means to achieve this vision. We believe that the governance and administration of FTF should be conducted according to the laws … Read More

Arizona Early Childhood Task Force

Process and Outcomes Taking a systems change approach, the Arizona Early Childhood Task Force will: Focus broadly on early learning and development, children’s health, and family support and early literacy; Prioritize efforts to increase coordination, address infrastructure and capacity needs of the system, leverage partnerships and increase resources to achieve scale; Build on the strengths … Read More

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