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Making sure young children are counted in the 2020 census

  • early childhood

U.S. Census officials are asking early childhood supporters to help ensure all infants, toddlers and preschoolers are counted.

Walter Gilliam

Taking a look at early childhood expulsion

  • early childhood

The long-term implications of expulsion and suspension for early elementary school students show that they are at a greater risk of being expelled again.

Kristin Grimm

A new look at advocacy—it’s all about being a problem solver

  • early childhood

Kristen Grimm is the opening keynote speaker for the 2019 Summit. She shares her ideas about advocacy and creating social change.

Care1st Resource Center

Avondale family resource center celebrates 10-year anniversary

  • early childhood

The Avondale family resource center is a centralized hub of not only services for infants, toddlers and preschoolers, but a wide-range of social and human…

Doralina Martinez on playground

Linking Leaders programs allows early childhood teachers to build their strengths

  • early childhood

The goal of Linking Leaders is to connect center owners, directors and teachers with resources that raise the quality of the children’s environments.

Marjorie Juan

Tohono O’odham Nation elder finds joy in guiding and shaping young children

  • early childhood

An FTF-funded professional development program helped a Tohono O’odham preschool teacher earn college credit for her degree.

Esther Leyva-McGee

Great expectations realized for southern Arizona early childhood teachers

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In-depth professional development has helped southern Arizona early childhood educators earn college credit and work toward degrees in early childhood.

caregiver holding a baby

Celebrate early learning and educators who support the development of young children

  • early childhood

Many First Things First regions are celebrating the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s Week of the Young Child, April 8-12.

Quote from business leader, Sharon Harper

Ensuring readiness for the workforce begins decades earlier

  • investments

Many economists contend that a future economy’s strong workforce starts by investing in children birth to age 5.

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