City of Phoenix Youth and Education Office Invites you to Partner with a Principalhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/445Education9/7/2021 7:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/445/Newsroom_Education_015.JPGCity of Phoenix Youth and Education Office Invites you to Partner with a Principal<div class="ExternalClassCA8E7EB713E849C1A94DB58D19363A1C"><html> <p>​​Business and community leaders will be on their way back to school for the Partner with a Principal program, formerly known as Principal for a Day. During the weeks of Oct. 11 through Nov. 5, local corporate executives and community leaders will work alongside Phoenix public, charter and private school principals to actively participate in the school’s administration for one day. </p><p><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;">After experiencing the life of a school principal for a day, the principals and their executive counterparts will discuss how local businesses, community leaders and schools can form lasting partnerships to improve the quality of education, workplace readiness and leadership development programs in Phoenix.</span></p><p><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;"></span><span style="background-color:window;color:windowtext;">Those interested in participating in the city's Partner with a Principal program, can register online at <a href="/education/principal-for-a-day" target="_blank">phoenix.gov/education​</a>. The deadline to register is Wednesday, Sept. 29. All participants must attend a virtual information session also on Sept. 29, at 4 p.m. </span></p>​ <span aria-hidden="true" id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationNewseducationEducation
Help Your Child be Ready for School Success https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/1985Education7/13/2021 4:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/9bWqkykbQ1MHelp Your Child be Ready for School Success <div class="ExternalClass6FED1F53011D4D7AB1156AF6861E5EAC"><html> <p>​​Every year, I look forward to welcoming our new kindergarteners.</p><p>Kindergarten is a big step in your child's education, and there are things you can do this summer to help them get ready for that exciting first day of kinder.</p><p>Your Phoenix Public Library has great summer programs like Kindergarten Boot Camp and Story Times. There are also fun activities that you can do at home.</p><p>Have a regular bedtime and morning routines. Encourage their independence, like washing their hands by themselves. Scribble and draw on paper with crayons. Make time to read together for at least 20 minutes a day.</p><p>Go to <a href="https://www.firstthingsfirst.org/" target="_blank">FirstThingsFirst.org</a> for more ways to help your child be ready for school success.</p><p>For more information, visit <a href="/education/schools" target="_blank">phoenix.gov/education/schools</a> ​. ​</p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationVideoeducationEducation
Summer Learninghttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/1951Education6/15/2021 3:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/UoolD0OPHasSummer Learning<div class="ExternalClassA958622E0EC0417685D5D5D6F6BEB4A4"><html> <p>Summer is a great time for family fun. If your child is about to start kindergarten, it can also be a great time to get ready for that first day of school. </p> <p>Your Phoenix public library has programs to help, including Kindergarten Bootcamp and Tools for School.</p> <p>You can also stop by one of four Phoenix Families First Resource Centers, which are supported by First Things First, for fun activities and helpful information. </p> <p>If your four- or five-year old is due to start kindergarten this year, don't wait. Enroll today by calling your local elementary school. It's a big step to school success.</p> <p>For more information, visit <a href="/education/schools" target="_blank">phoenix.gov/education/schools</a>.<br></p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationVideoeducationEducation
Get Your Kids Kindergarten Readyhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/1907Education5/18/2021 4:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/Ln3s_8eLt-oGet Your Kids Kindergarten Ready<div class="ExternalClassAB8965F6070147A2B100A562C54B1452"><html> <p>​<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=NJbAsjU7OeE" target="_blank"><strong>Watch bilingual video</strong></a><br></p> <p>Kindergarten is a big step in your child's education, but you are your child's first teacher.</p> <p>If you are the parent of a baby, toddler or a preschooler, there are things you can do now to help them be ready for that first day of K. Like reading together daily. </p> <p>Visit your local Phoenix public library to get a free library card, you can also join in on Storytimes and other early childhood programs.</p> <p>Go to <a href="https://www.firstthingsfirst.org/" target="_blank">FirstThingsFirst.org​</a> for more ways to help your child be ready to take that first big step to school success.</p> <p>For more information, visit <a href="/education/schools" target="_blank">phoenix.gov/education/schools</a>.​<br></p> <p> <br> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationVideoeducationEducation
Outstanding Youth Winners Announced During Virtual Eventhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/1884Education5/7/2021 8:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/PtCmBre99FoOutstanding Youth Winners Announced During Virtual Event<div class="ExternalClass496DF897DDF342A594995DDE797B682F"><html> <p>Eighteen students that live in Phoenix or attend Phoenix schools were selected from dozens of applicants as the 2021 Outstanding Young Men/Young Women (OYMYW)​ of the year.<br></p><p>​Each district winner received $500. The two overall winners were awarded an additional $1,500.​</p>​ <br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationVideoeducationEducation
Outstanding Young Men/Young Women Virtual Celebrationhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/1876Education4/29/2021 4:30:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1876/Newsroom_EOD_Alpha.jpgOutstanding Young Men/Young Women Virtual Celebration<div class="ExternalClass7BBDDBBA91CC43578F344A92F92F8FF0"><html> <p>Everyone is invited to join the 2021 Outstanding Young Men/Young Women (OYMYW) of the Year virtual event to recognize and honor the outstanding achievements of students and their positive contributions to society.<br></p><p>Eighteen students that live in Phoenix or attend Phoenix schools have been selected from dozens of applicants as the 2021 OYMYW of the year and will be recognized at an upcoming <strong>virtual program at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 6</strong>.</p><p>Each district winner will receive $500 and is eligible to become the citywide winner. The two overall winners will be awarded an additional $1,500. </p><p>Each student applied for the award by submitting a nomination form, essay, recommendation letter, and also took part in selection interviews. </p><p>To watch the virtual OYMYW celebration on May 6 or at a later date, visit <a href="https://www.youtube.com/user/cityofphoenixaz" target="_blank">youtube.com/cityofphoenixaz</a>.​<br></p><p><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationNewseducationEducation
Enroll in Kindergarten Today!https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/1869Education4/22/2021 6:30:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/uHmt2C3s4zsEnroll in Kindergarten Today!<div class="ExternalClass778C016EF0794EDEBE849280BF501B42"><html> <p><a target="_blank" href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1xIXDmrt9Og" style="text-decoration-line:underline;"><strong>Watch bilingual video</strong></a><br></p><p>Kindergarten is a big step in every child's education.</p><p>In kindergarten, socialization, language, early literacy, and problem solving, are just a few life-long skills they'll learn and will use throughout their school years and life.</p><p>If your four or five-year-old is due to start kindergarten this year, don't wait. Contact your local elementary school to enroll today. </p><p>Start them on their way to school success. Every child deserves early childhood education.</p><p>For more information, visit <a href="/education/schools" target="_blank">phoenix.gov/education/schools</a>.​<br></p><p><br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationVideoeducationEducation
Deadline Extended for Outstanding Young Man/Young Woman of the Year Programhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/246Education2/25/2021 4:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/246/Newsrooom_Eduaction_004.jpgDeadline Extended for Outstanding Young Man/Young Woman of the Year Program<div class="ExternalClass57C33B0A4BE040CDB1C0D7A7EEACD099"><html> <p>The city of Phoenix Youth and Education Office is now accepting applications for the 2021 Outstanding Young Man/Young Woman (OYMYW) of the Year awards.  </p><p>The OYMYW of the Year program recognizes and honors the outstanding achievements of young people, enhances the perception of youth and raises community awareness of the positive contributions of youth.This awards program is open to any students currently enrolled in high school in Phoenix or live within Phoenix city limits. Here's how it works:</p><ul><li>One young man and one young woman will be selected as winners from each city council district and receive an award of $500.</li><li>In addition, each district-level winner will be eligible for an additional $1,500 award if they are selected as the citywide winners.</li></ul><p>Students interested in applying will need to write an essay, submit a recommendation letter and proof of legal residence in the United States. Finalists will be interviewed by members of the community. District award winners will be invited to a luncheon or virtual program sponsored by Rotary 100, Arizona Public Service (APS), and Salt River Project (SRP) where the citywide award winners will be announced.</p><p>Eligible students can apply through the online application form located at <a target="_blank" href="/education/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">phoenix.gov/education</span></a> before 5 p.m. Friday, March 12, 2021.</p><p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZpJcpArJQI&feature=youtu.be" target="_blank"><strong>Video: PHXTV Virtual Reporting </strong></a></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationNewseducationEducation



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