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Judy Schroedl

Judy Schroedl is the 2020 Yavapai Region Champion

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Judy Schroedl has been selected as the 2020 First Things First Yavapai Region Champion for Young Children.The award is given to local champions who actively…

brothers at graduation ceremony

Home visitation program helps Chino Valley mom track milestones for her premature twins

  • home visitation

A NICU nurse told the mom about FTF and home visitation, which provides at-home visits for families of young children with a trained parent coach.

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Jean Barton is the 2019 Yavapai Region Champion

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Jean Barton has been selected as the 2019 First Things First Yavapai Region Champion for Young Children.

Little boy in classroom

Quiet preschooler becomes social butterfly in Black Canyon City

  • Quality First

The high-quality learning environment of the Quality First center supported the preschool student’s vocabulary development, and his overall social growth.


Young explorer gets hooked on books

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​Young Kylie Riebli loves princesses, the color pink and paddling her own kayak while exploring the Verde River with her parents –she also loves to…

Child care scholarship allows Prescott preschooler to soar

  • Quality First

​​When Dove Gunderman or Prescott decided to restart her academic journey to become a speech therapist, her youngest daughter Juliette was 4 years old. The…


Parent mentoring builds strong, healthy families for a strong society

  • parenting education

When Rosa is asked about what she has learned from the Healthy Families program, the mother of three responds, “What haven’t I learned?”Healthy Families…

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