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Phoenix child care center changes trajectory from crisis to success with Quality First supports

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Participating in Quality First contributed to the center’s growth. Quality First coaches helped the staff change the way they cared for kids.

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Make the most of their early years

  • parenting

Your child’s first five years will have a big impact on their future. Learn how you can help them develop and grow.

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Child care providers across Arizona struggle to fill open positions

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The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated an already challenging hiring process and is reflected across the United States.

Gilbert Quality First center creates consistent classroom routine for boy with special needs

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The FTF Southeast Maricopa Region funds Quality First so families can send their children to quality child care programs.

Quality First preschool helps Aguila boy find confidence

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The FTF Northwest Maricopa Regional Partnership Council funds Quality First so families can send their children to quality child care programs

5-star Quality First center in Mohave Valley helps develop the whole child

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The FTF La Paz/Mohave Regional Partnership Council funds Quality First so families can send their children to quality child care programs.

High-quality preschool provides nurturing environment for Flagstaff girl

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The FTF Coconino Regional Partnership Council funds Quality First so families can send their children to quality child care programs.

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Daycare – an outdated term that doesn’t reflect today’s child care

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The word daycare can be polarizing for those who know that the first five years build the foundation for later academic success.

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Despite continued struggles, child care in Arizona finds support in new ways

  • early childhood

Early childhood providers discuss the challenges child care programs face in Arizona and how they are overcoming the odds.

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