In a recent news story, azfamily 3TV CBS 5 and Special Projects editor Kristine Harrington reported on the challenges that early learning providers face during the COVID-19 pandemic. AzAEYC Executive…
AzAEYC and SAZAEYC thank the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry for joining over 40 Chambers across the country in support of providing emergency assistance targeted to childcare providers to help them continue to serve children in their communities or to be ready with the resources necessary to reopen when the time comes. Read the letter.
Advancing #EquityinECE requires our action as individuals, organizations, and communities. AzAEYC and SAZAEYC commit to fighting for equitable early learning opportunities for all of Arizona's children, families, and educators. This work will be difficult, but it is necessary to build a society dedicated to helping our young learners reach their fullest potentials. Read the letter.
Substantial funding for child care is critical in this moment and in the recovery to come. In this letter to Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, Rhian Evans Allvin of NAEYC, Eric Bucher of AzAEYC and Kelly Larkin of SAZAEYC offer an eight-step roadmap for relief and recovery that calls for state investment in a well-functioning child care system. Read the letter.