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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.
San Tan Valley boy didn’t just get by in kindergarten, he loved school and excelled in it.
Angelina Ramirez is a single mom who is determined to provide the best for her two daughters, Ella and Jewel. However, as a working mom, affording quality…
With help from a Quality First scholarship, the Buckeye family enrolled their son in a licensed in-home child care, which serves children ages 1 to 5. The…
The Family School in Phoenix participates in Quality First, which partners with early childhood providers to help young children be ready for kindergarten.
A Quality First scholarship allowed Talise to enroll in the Indian Oasis Elementary School pre-k program, which helped her grow socially and academically.
Quality First preschool shows parents the importance of daily structure, such as nap schedules, meal times, reading daily.
Scottsdale siblings received early education at Quality First preschool and their positive experiences impacted the entire family.
Flagstaff family was looking for a pre-kindergarten program to meet the educational and developmental needs of their young daughter.
Amanda Lucas remembers that shortly after enrolling her 2 ½-year-old daughter Layla at the SonShine Center in Parker, the toddler was ready to take center…