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boy picking up toys

Chores serve as learning moments for toddlers and preschoolers

  • social-emotional development

For parents and caregivers of toddlers and preschoolers, setting new year goals offers an opportunity to expand children’s learning through everyday chores.

Child care worker with two toddler on playgrounds

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.

Mom and son selfie

Summer transition program helps prepare Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community boy for…

  • early learning

The four-week program gives pre-kindergarten students a chance to get classroom experience and interact with other students and teachers.

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Quality First helps prepare kids for school success

  • Quality First

More than 1,000 child care and preschool programs in Arizona participate in Quality First, a voluntary program to improve the quality of early learning in ways…

Quality First technology

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.

Start building a love of math and science early in life

  • early learning

Activities such as finger painting, building blocks and baking are fun and interactive ways to build science and math skills in young kids.

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…

Girl in preschool with teacher

Quality early education provides Glendale girl a path to success

  • early learning

Maria Perez is a friendly and confident 7-year-old excited to start second grade at Saint Louis the King Catholic School in Glendale. She regularly…

Preschool teacher is nominated for Arizona Teacher of the Year.

Preschool teacher finalist for Arizona Teacher of the Year

  • early learning

For the first time in two decades, a preschool teacher has been selected as a finalist for the Arizona Teacher of the Year program.

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