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West Valley family resource center helps two brothers with structure and routine

  • Northwest Maricopa

“I started planning their day and learned how to use positive redirection and how to make every moment a teachable moment,” Tiffany Vaz said.

Volunteer champion for Northwest Maricopa

Jackie Schell is the 2019 Northwest Maricopa Region Champion

  • champion

Jackie Schell has been selected as the 2019 First Things First Northwest Maricopa Region Champion for Young Children.

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…

Children Gardening

Children try gardening in outdoor classroom

  • child development

In gardens, children can learn outside of the classroom by investigating nature while teachers introduce basic science and math concepts.

Mom reading to daughter

Becoming kindergarten ready through pediatric care coordination in El Mirage

  • parenting education

You may look at Gianna Cota today and see that she is a self-assured, motivated first grader who loves math and science, meeting new friends and learning new…


FTF launches innovative awareness initiative with City of Surprise

  • AZ communities

​Pa​rents visiting the Surprise Resource Center with young children now have a developmentally-friendly playroom to have fun and learn more about early…


Quality First preschool prepares Wittman girl for kindergarten success

  • Quality First

When Laura Aguirre’s daughter Idali turned 3 years old, she knew she wanted to provide her with a safe, quality early learning environment where she could…


Peoria boy benefits from high quality care in his early years

  • Quality First

When Victoria Roybal needed to find child care for her toddler, she wanted most to find a caregiver she could trust.This was even more critical for her son…


Finding hope, making progress: How Angelo overcame Dysphagia

  • strong families

Three-year-old Angelo can count to twenty as he washes his hands. He loves to read books and has a lot of fun playing with his friends at school. But things…

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