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CCEI New Employee Orientation Pathway

First Things First is funding access to a free, unlimited online training library for eligible early childhood professionals. Teachers, assistant teachers, directors, and family child care providers at DHS licensed programs and DES certified homes who are serving children birth through age five, not yet in kindergarten, are eligible for this opportunity.*There is a pathway specific to new employee onboarding that meets the DES initial Health and Safety requirements (Foundations I not included) and covers all of the DHS 10-Day…

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Cox Campus now available on the Arizona Workforce Registry!

Cox Campus is free, online learning through the Rollins Center for Language and Literacy. Every child has the right to read. Every adult can help. Learn how through self-paced, online courses. The courses, available for Infant/Toddler and Preschool/PreK, teach science-backed strategies that support a child’s language and literacy development through talking, reading, singing, and playing together. Then, explore the site for additional resources, lessons, and tools. Learn More!

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AZ DEC Division for Early Childhood Mini-Grants Available

AZ DEC Division for Early Childhood Mini-Grants of up to $600 each are available What is the Mini-Grant Program?   AZ DEC is pleased to announce the availability of mini-grants for advancing the care, education, and well-being of Arizona's young children (birth-8) who are at-risk for developmental delays, and those with exceptionalities. AZ DEC members and other early childhood educators and providers in Arizona may request up to $600 for innovative projects designed to enhance the optimal development of these…

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ZERO TO THREE Trainings

The Arizona Early Childhood Network has partnered with ZERO TO THREE to offer FREE trainings to our Arizona workforce in the Registry! Course Description Addressing Infant and Toddler Behaviors that Challenge AdultAll infant and toddler behaviors have meaning, even if adults sometimes find those behaviors challenging. Hear from Beth Zack, Ph.D., Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences at the University of Washington, about why it’s important to reframe how we think about challenging behavior to behavior as a form of…

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Indigenous Early Childhood Educators Professional Development Fellowship

Northern Arizona University’s Institute for Native-serving Educators (nau.edu/ine) and College of Education (nau.edu/coe) are pleased to announce our inaugural professional development fellowship for teachers of 3-4 year olds in Head Start schools on and bordering the Navajo Nation. We invite preschool teachers who meet the eligibility criteria and who can commit to the program expectations to apply for this opportunity. The Indigenous Early Childhood Educators Professional Development Fellowship offers a long-term, cohort-model professional development opportunity for preschool teachers serving Native…

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Diné Institute for Navajo Nation Educators

YÁ’AT’ÉÉH TEACHERS! Are you looking for a professional development opportunity that is challenging, culturally responsive, and collaborative? View the website for the Diné Institute for Navajo Nation Educators. Accepting Applications for 2021 Teacher Fellows Are you a full-time, fully certified preK-12 teacher in a grant, BIE, or public school on or bordering the Navajo Nation? Can you commit to 4 Saturdays & 3 weekend residencies during in 2021? Are you seeking a challenging yet supportive opportunity to learn more about…

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Equity Leaders Action Network (ELAN) Fellowship

FAQ from the ELAN Informational Webinar can be viewed here. The deadline to apply is February 19th, 2021. Apply via JotForm here. The following is for your reference: The Zoom recording of the Informational Webinar can be viewed here. PDF of the ELAN Fellows Application PDF of the Presentation Slides Please direct your inquiries to skillins@buildinitiative.org.

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Go NAPSACC

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) Empower Plus+ 2.0 is excited to offer you Go NAPSACC*, an online tool that is helping child care programs support children’s healthy eating and physical activity. Participating providers receive free, unlimited access to Go NAPSACC’s online tools, educational materials, and training as well as requesting support from a local Go NAPSACC Consultant.  Please see the informational flyer for details. *Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment for Child Care This is a great opportunity to show families you’re going the…

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Scholarship Outreach And Retention Roundtable (SOARR)

The goal of this group will be to give a voice to a diverse and inclusive cohort of First Things First College Scholars from around the state to provide feedback in the scholarship process.FTF scholars are invited to: Increase professional engagement in the early childhood field by Inspiring scholars to engage in opportunities and Motivate others while making connections throughout the state.Join us for an information session!Day and time to be determined. To learn more use this link:http://links.asu.edu/SOARR

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CDA Renewal Amnesty Program Extended

The CDA Renewal Amnesty Program has been extended until December 31, 2020. Anyone with a CDA® credential expiration date going back as far as January 1, 2010, can still renew. For information regarding the CDA Renewal Amnesty Program, go to www.cdacouncil.org/renewal-amnesty-program. To apply or renew a CDA credential, go to yourcouncil.org and create an account.

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The average wait time for processing your college transcripts is 30 Days. For questions regarding your Registry account, please contact info@thearizonaregistry.org.