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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.
The professional development program is designed to strengthen knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices and how young kids learn.
The CDA is part of the Professional Development for Early Childhood Professionals Strategy funded by the FTF La Paz/Mohave Regional Council.
The FTF La Paz/Mohave Region funds the professional development strategy to help more early educators earn their CDA Credential.
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