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Volunteer seats open to those who want to be a voice for young kids

  • early childhood

Volunteering to serve on a First Things First regional partnership council is an opportunity to share your leadership and make a positive impact on children…


Why early childhood matters to superintendents

  • early childhood

​According to a national study, 77 percent of U.S. public school superintendents say early childhood care and education has a great deal of impact on a…

Help them get there

“Help Them Get There” wins regional Emmy Award

  • early childhood

The 30-second public service announcement is part of FTF’s effort to raise awareness of the importance of early childhood.

Dr. Junlei Li of the Fred Rogers Center

Q&A with Dr. Junlei Li, Fred Rogers Center

  • child development

Junlei Li, Ph.D. is co-director and resident faculty member of the Fred Rogers Center and will be the opening keynote speaker at the FTF Early Childhood Summit…

Q&A with Melissa Busby

Q&A with AZAEYC President Melissa Busby

  • early learning

Find out about NAEYC’s Week of the Young Child™, an annual celebration to raise awareness of the importance of quality early learning.​


Legislative Day at Arizona State Capitol connects policymakers with early childhood stakeholders

  • AZ communities

The inaugural event highlighted why early childhood is critical to the future of our state and how it links to shared priorities such as healthy children,…

Education matters in the military

Why early childhood matters to…the military

  • early childhood

More than 600 retired admirals, generals and top military leaders who are part of Mission: Readiness advocate for high-quality early childhood experiences,…

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