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For Parents.To help you do the best you can, here’s some information, tools and resources for supporting your child’s healthy development and learning.
About FTF. Created by Arizona voters, First Things First partners with families and communities to help our state’s young children be ready for success in kindergarten and beyond.
Grants. First Things First invests in strategies and programs that support the development, health and learning of children birth to age 5 (before kindergarten).
Get Involved. First Things First partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed.
The award recognizes someone who has significantly contributed to the quality and access of early education in Tucson and southern Arizona.
The First Things First Board recently welcomed three new members. Dr. Darlene Melk, Francisco Muñoz and Steve Peru.
The FTF Board created the position recently for an Indigenous Representative based on feedback received from tribal leaders and designees.
The First Things First state Board recently welcomed its newest member, Dr. Christian Osmeña.
The First Things First Board recently welcomed two new members Steve Lynn of Tucson and Bea Rocklin of Phoenix.
FTF celebrates the contributions of three outgoing Board members whose collective service spanned more than a decade.
The First Things First state Board recently elected Gerald Szostak as its Chair through June 2021.
The First Things First Board recently welcomed three new members: Judge Richard Weiss of Kingman, Vince Yanez of Mesa and Marcia Klipsch of Tucson.
Nadine Mathis Basha recently completed her service as the longest serving Board member in FTF history.