FREE Special Presentation by Ida Rose Florez, Ph.D., N.C.S.P., Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives, First Things First
WHEN: Thursday, March 8, 2012 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Vail Theater of the Arts – Empire High School – 10701 E. Mary Ann Cleveland Way, Tucson, AZ
WHY: The best way to close the achievement gap is to prevent the achievement gap. But how? Research has documented substantial disparities in children’s knowledge and competencies even at the beginning of kindergarten. Children who start school behind, often stay behind throughout their school career. Brain development and genetic research points to children’s ability to regulate their attention, emotions, and physical responses as fundamental to their early success in school. In this presentation Dr. Ida Rose Florez discusses how children develop self-regulation skills, how self-regulation prepares children for success in school, and what families and communities can do to promote their development.
For further information contact:
Vail Community Action Board
The step-by-step drawing classes prove to each child that he/she CAN draw, because YR shows them how using an innovative teaching method! Coloring technique is taught using colored pencils, markers, and sharpies, and a new masterpiece is created each and every week. Lessons are never repeated, and all supplies are provided! Classes are open to 1st-5th grades.
After school classes begin THIS WEEK!
Senita Valley: Mondays, starting 8/22
Mesquite: Tuesdays, starting 8/23
Ocotillo Ridge: Wednesdays, starting 8/24
Sycamore: Fridays, starting 9/2
www.youngrembrandts.com/tucson-az to Enroll Online.
Please call 520-490-9400 with any questions and to hold a spot for your child!
It’s not too late – Register today!
Vail School District Parents – You are invited to a free parenting conference, featuring Dr. Kevin Leman (an internationally known psychologist, bestselling author, radio and TV personalty, and speaker). Leman will present new and updated parenting principles from his most recent book – Have a New Kid by Friday.
The event will be held on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 from 5:30-7:15 p.m. at Cienega High School, 12775 E. Mary Ann Cleveland Way.The purpose of the event is to help parents build strong families.
The schedule for the evening is as follows:
- 5:30-6:00 pm free refreshments and entertainment
- 6:00-7:15 pm keynote presentation by Dr. Kevin Leman
RSVP by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 520-879-1717.
The Parenting Conference is sponsored by the Vail School District in collaboration with area churches:
For more information or to inquire about rates, call Cheri Hoffman at 520-879-2184 or contact her via e-mail at email@example.com.
UA Bookstores, in association with W.A.L.K. (Wildcats Advocating Literacy & Knowledge), invite you and your family to Storybook Character Hour.
“Join your favorite book character the first saturday of each month, 10:30 a.m., at your official UA Bookstores, for an hour of storytelling and activities.”
The next event will be on Saturday, September 5th, and will feature “The Very Hungry Caterpillar.” For a full fall calendar, please visit the UA Bookstores website.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2009 - 6:30-7:15 p.m. – Mesquite Preschool Room – 9455 E. Rita Road
THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, JUNE 18, 2009 – 10:30-11:15 a.m. – Cottonwood Kindercottage Room – 9950 E. Rees Loop
Parents, grandparents, and other caregivers of young children (and the children they care for!) are invited to these FREE events featuring stories, activities, and songs!
Contact Teddi Schnurr at 520-206-7136 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.