Angela Mussi Community Outreach Coordinator Dr. Deborah Pischke

  • View
    35

  • Download
    2

Embed Size (px)

DESCRIPTION

Angela Mussi Community Outreach Coordinator Dr. Deborah Pischke Chair, FTF Northwest Maricopa Regional Partnership Council and PUSD Early Childhood Director. Focus on Kids Birth to Five. Learning begins at birth 80% of a child’s brain is formed by age 3 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Text of Angela Mussi Community Outreach Coordinator Dr. Deborah Pischke

Update with new accountability slide and total $$$ statewide

Angela MussiCommunity Outreach Coordinator

Dr. Deborah PischkeChair, FTF Northwest Maricopa Regional Partnership Council and PUSD Early Childhood Director

1

Focus on Kids Birth to Five

Learning begins at birth

80% of a childs brain is formed by age 3

90% of the brain is developed by age 5

Shonkoff, J. P. (2008). The Science of Child Development and the Future of Early Childhood Policy2Brain Science

3Brain Architecture

Image source: Conel, JL. The postnatal development of the human cerebral cortex.Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 1959Center on the Developing Child Harvard University700 New Neural Connections Every Second4

Pre-K through Grade 12 Schools & Educators

5First Things First partners with families and communities so that all children have the tools they need to start school healthy and ready to succeed.

6

To get children ready for school we have to do more than pack their lunches, fill their backpacks, and get them to the bus on time.

In fact, the job of helping children succeed in school starts the day theyre born.

7FIRST THINGS FIRST IN OUR COMMUNITYIncreasing the quality of early education, including professional development

Keeping children healthyEnsuring parents and families have the tools they need8FULFILLING NEEDS

7,709 Arizona families enjoyed stronger, more supportive parent-child relationships

11,433 fluoride varnishes applied to protect against dental decay

36,000 Arizona children have access to higher quality child care, in the past year alone

9LOCALLY FUNDED STRATEGIES WITH DIRECT IMPACT IN PUSD

Improving Access to and Quality of Early Care and Education

Quality First 15 PUSD Preschools participatePreschool Scholarships 147 PUSD childrenRecruitment into the Field 6 PUSD High Schools benefit

FIRST THINGS FIRST IN OUR COMMUNITY10Keeping children healthyOral Health initiative Over 700 PUSD preschoolers received dental screenings/fluoride varnishes to protect teeth

Supporting parents and familiesFamily Resource Centers One opening at Marshall Ranch in July 2013

FIRST THINGS FIRST IN OUR COMMUNITY11

FULFILLING OUR COMMITMENT

Programs Proven to Work

Delivering Quality Programs to Kids & Families

Improved School Readiness for Arizona Children

12WE NEED YOUR SUPPORTGet informed: Visit us on ReadyAZKids.com Like us on Facebook or Twitter

Get involved: Invite us to tell another group about the importance of the early yearsGet em ready: Connect parents and caregivers to resources

13

All Arizonans have a shared responsibility to help Arizona children grow up healthy and ready to succeed.

14LEARN MORE:

Connect With Usazftf.govContact UsFirst Things First(Street AddressTown, AZ ZipCode)Phone: (Your phone)Email: (Your email)

Angela MussiCommunity Outreach Coordinator amussi@azftf.gov602-771-496515