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Gila River Indian Community child care center gets first 5-star Quality First rating for a tribal…

  • early learning

The Early Education Child Care Center in Sacaton was one of the first centers chosen to participate in Quality First when the program began in 2009.

Young boy smiling

Vision screening helps San Carlos boy find focus

  • tribal

Now that he’s started kindergarten, Kaylee Talgo is happy that Bryson was able to start day one with clear vision.

Marjorie Juan

Tohono O’odham Nation elder finds joy in guiding and shaping young children

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The path to earning two college degrees was not a simple one for Juan, whose career in early childhood education on the Tohono O’odham Nation spans more than…

Whiteriver families take parenting workshops to help prepare their children to succeed in…

  • tribal

Sylvia Hinton is training parents to help their children succeed in school in Whiteriver, Az through free parenting workshops.

Mom hugging her two daughters

Quality First scholarships allow two sisters to access high-quality care

  • Quality First

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…

Mother and daughter with parent educator

Home visitation program helps Peach Springs girl reach healthy developmental milestones

  • home visitation

“I’ve learned that it’s okay to ask questions or ask for help,” Racine Whatoname said. “I am so much more comfortable reaching out for feedback…

Mom and daughter smiling

Cocopah Early Steps helps both mom and toddler with smooth transitions

  • home visitation

When Olivia was 18-months-old, Stephanie enrolled in a home visitation program and began learning more about brain development and how all children develop at…

Mother reading with daughter on the couch

Navajo Nation Growing in Beauty Program instills a love of learning in young girl

  • tribal

“She’ll open a book when the teacher says, ‘OK, let’s read.’ It makes me happy inside to hear that about my child,” LaVedalene Guy said.

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Summer Transition to Kindergarten program helps preschoolers from the Colorado River Indian Tribes…

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The program has proven to be very successful. Families have made a great effort to attend each class, and it has encouraged parents to learn with their…

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