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Need quality child care for your infant?

  • infants

There are quality child care programs in communities across Arizona, and there are things you can look for and ask about to help you feel more confident in…

Quality First provides resources to help Arizona families find quality child care

Tools to help you choose quality child care programs

  • child care

The new QualityFirstAZ.com offers tools and information to help you find an early learning program that’s right for your family.

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Quality First supports record number of quality child care and preschool programs

  • early learning

Arizona has hit an all-time high for the number of child care providers participating in Quality First that meet or exceed quality standards.

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Technology helps preschool teachers keep parents in the know

  • early learning

Mobile app helps parents stay informed of their child’s preschool activities and helps child care centers communicate with parents.

teacher-child interactions are key to quality child care

Quality child care: 6 things to look for in teacher-child interactions

  • child care

Teacher-child interactions that are stimulating and nurturing are an essential part of quality child care programs. Check out our 1-minute video for what to…

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek

Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek gives a prescription for play

  • parenting

Dr. Kathy Hirsh-Pasek gets the attention of early educators when she asks:  “What happened to play?” in her 2018 Summit presentation

Pinal Grandparent Carla Jones

Family, friend and neighbor child care providers learn they are teachers, too

  • child care

Research shows that providing information and support to family, friend and neighbor to early caregivers can have meaningful positive impact.

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As Arizonans go back to work, young kids need quality child care

  • child care

Learn what is being done to improve the quality of child care and to increase access in urban, rural and tribal communities across the state.

Toddler-Child-Care 101

Child Care for Toddlers

  • early learning

Learn what to look for when choosing a caregiver for your young child.

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