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For Parents.To help you do the best you can, here’s some information, tools and resources for supporting your child’s healthy development and learning.
About FTF. Created by Arizona voters, First Things First partners with families and communities to help our state’s young children be ready for success in kindergarten and beyond.
Grants. First Things First invests in strategies and programs that support the development, health and learning of children birth to age 5 (before kindergarten).
Get Involved. First Things First partners with families and communities to give all Arizona children the opportunity to arrive at kindergarten healthy and ready to succeed.
A new 2+2 program will help early childhood teachers attain their bachelor’s degree in early childhood degree in eastern Arizona.
The First Things First Graham/Greenlee Regional Partnership Council funds early literacy programs, like Story Time at the Library, to help families foster…
Tanya Montez’s connection to the early childhood programs throughout Graham and Greenlee counties has made her an indispensable resource.
Dr. Susan Wood has been selected as the 2021 First Things First Graham/Greenlee Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively…
The FTF Graham/Greenlee Regional Council funds the Healthy Families program to offer individualized support to parents of young children.
Graham County Superior Court Judge Michael D. Peterson has been selected as the 2020 First Things First Graham/Greenlee Champion for Young Children.The award…
The FTF Cochise Region and FTF Graham/Greenlee Region recently received two separate grants to fund early childhood mental health consultation.
When Chandler Aaron was 9 months old, her mom went back to work as a school teacher. Luckily for Chandler, her grandma Barbara Matthews became her full-time…
Michelle Pursley has been selected as the 2019 First Things First Graham/Greenlee Region Champion for Young Children.