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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 FTF East Maricopa Region funds Quality First so families can send their children to quality child care programs.
The FTF Hualapai Regional Partnership Council funds Quality First so families can send their children to quality child care programs.
Quality First helps child care providers in the state improve the quality of their programs to help children be ready for kindergarten.
The FTF Navajo Nation Regional Partnership Council funds Quality First so families can send their children to quality child care programs.
Many times, parents don’t know where to begin their search for a quality child care center or preschool. QualityFirstAZ.com makes it easy.
The last few years have been very hard for child care providers. Quality First is here to help.
After opening Casa de Montessori, the center director was looking to improve. Joining the Quality First program was the perfect solution.
More funding is now available for Arizona child care providers to help with workforce wage increases, bonuses and other employee incentives.
Participating in Quality First contributed to the center’s growth. Quality First coaches helped the staff change the way they cared for kids.