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Helping boys thrive

  • child development

All young children need positive, nurturing relationships with caring adults to support their healthy development. But boys grow and develop in their own,…

boy pointing to number chart

As Native American Heritage Month is recognized, importance of teaching young children native…

  • early learning

This year, the importance of teaching young children native language is being highlighted during November’s Native American Heritage Month.

Male teacher and students looking at a globe.

High-quality early education outcomes extend to second generation

  • early learning

An update to the well-known Perry Preschool study focuses on a new benefit: better outcomes for the original study participants’ children.

Sheilah Nicholas

Keeping ancestral languages alive and relevant today

  • early learning

Language expert says maintaining Native American languages in early childhood helps to preserve culture and identity.

Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallegos

Four new Phoenix-area family resource centers make resources more accessible

  • early learning

FTF and the City of Phoenix have partnered to open four new family resource centers dedicated to providing services to families with young children.

Violet Duncan storytelling with a group of young children.

Museums open their doors to young children with family-friendly features

  • early learning

Young children learn best through play and experiences that use all their senses to interact with the world, including interactive displays at museums.

Little boy blowing bubbles with teacher.

Yuma preschool classroom provides inclusive learning opportunities for students and teachers

  • early learning

A new early childhood classroom, where early childhood educators in Yuma County can learn how to work with young children with special needs, has opened.

Preschool teacher is nominated for Arizona Teacher of the Year.

Remember Arizona’s early educators during Teacher Appreciation Week

  • early learning

This week parents and children will honor early childhood teachers and caregivers during Teacher Appreciation Week, which runs through May 11.

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Q&A with AZAEYC Board President Eric Bucher

  • early learning

The Arizona Association for the Education of Young Children is celebrating Week of the Young Child, April 8-12.

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