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Phoenix Offers Paid Summer Internships with Local Businesseshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/1019Education3/6/2020 6:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/1019/Newsroom_HSD_0004.jpgPhoenix Offers Paid Summer Internships with Local Businesses<div class="ExternalClassB8B09E4789604266AD6DFAEFAF61A72D"><html> <p>​The city of Phoenix Human Services Department Business and Workforce Development Division has provided hundreds of paid summer internships to young adults, ages 16 to 24 through its Phoenix Youth R.I.S.E. (Reach and Invest in Summer Employment) program. </p> <p>The program offers subsidized wages for youth who work with selected employers during the summer months (up to 200 hours), provides work readiness training and builds pathways to success through education, skill building and employment.</p> <p> <strong>Criteria for consideration in this program:</strong> </p> <ul> <li>Youth must be between the ages of 16 to 24  at the time of application.<br></li> <li>Must reside in the city of Phoenix.<br></li> <li>All youth selected must complete a two-day (unpaid) work readiness workshop prior to starting work.<br></li> <li>Youth must have reliable transportation.<br></li> <li>Youth must be available to participate in the full length of the internship program (five weeks) from June 15 to July 17. The pay is $12/hr.<br></li> <li>Work assignments are located throughout the Valley and youth must have the ability to get to their work site regardless of proximity to their residence.<br></li> <li>The application deadline is May 15. It can be submitted to <a href="mailto:azatwork@phoenix.gov" target="_blank">azat<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>work@phoenix.gov</a> or in person.<br></li> <li>Youth will be randomly selected to participate due to the limited space/opportunities.<br></li> </ul>For an application or more information, visit<a target="_blank" href="/hr/current-jobs/"> phoenix.gov/employment</a>.  <br><br>For questions, email Abby Garcia at <span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span><a target="_blank" href="mailto:abby.garcia@phoenix.gov">abby.garcia@phoenix.gov</a> or visit <a target="_blank" href="/econdev/arizona-at-work/youthprograms">Phoenix Youth R.I.S.E.</a><br><br></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationNewseducationEducation
Deadline Extended for Outstanding Youth Awardshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/246Education2/28/2020 9:00:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/246/Newsrooom_Eduaction_004.jpgDeadline Extended for Outstanding Youth Awards<div class="ExternalClassB3579D055B814A369D6AE0BCF48479F8"><html> <p>​The city of Phoenix Youth and Education Office is accepting applications for the 2020 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.</p> <p>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> <div>One young man and one young woman will be selected as winners from each city council district and receive an award of $500.</div> </li> <li> <div>In addition, each district-level winner will be eligible for an additional $1,500 award if they are selected as the citywide winners.</div> </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 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 <span><a target="_blank" href="/education">phoenix.gov/education</a> </span>before 5 p.m. Friday, March 6, 2020.</p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationNewseducationEducation
PHXTV Classroom: Principal For a Day 2019https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/946Education1/10/2020 3:00:00 PMhttps://youtu.be/PcmV0NwISTgPHXTV Classroom: Principal For a Day 2019<div class="ExternalClass44BC40A1D87940DF90AB6CAF2CB5346E"><html> <p>​Business and community leaders work alongside Phoenix public and charter school principals to actively participate in the school's administration for one day. </p> <p>The goal of the Principal For A Day program is for businesses and schools to form lasting partnerships to improve the quality of education, workplace readiness and leadership development programs in Phoenix.</p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationVideoeducationEducation
Phoenix Families First Resource Centershttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/523Education12/23/2019 5:18:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/523/Newsroom_Education_007.jpgPhoenix Families First Resource Centers<div class="ExternalClassBC132CA9089F4AFB9507AE3537E6B055"><html> <p><span id="ms-rterangepaste-start"></span>The city of Phoenix Youth and Education Office, in partnership with First Things First, opened four Families First Resource Centers in Phoenix. ​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span></p> <p>Family resource centers give parents and caregivers the tools needed to support the learning and healthy development of their kids. Free services to help children build language and reading skills, health and nutrition education, and referrals to community resources are provided. <br></p> <p>There are more than 30 family resource centers in Maricopa County focusing on strengthening families, providing positive parenting tools and nurturing early childhood development. </p> <p>For more information and to find a family resource center near you, visit <a href="http://familyresourceaz.org/" target="_blank">FamilyResourceAZ.org​</a>.​<br></p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationNewseducationEducation
Become a Reading Tutorhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/712Education12/23/2019 5:17:00 PMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/712/Newsroom_Education_008.jpgBecome a Reading Tutor<div class="ExternalClass9184DB4C5AC644C8978BF9500D1652C7"><html> <p>Phoenix, in partnership with the AARP Foundation, is recruiting volunteers 50 years and older to support a tutoring program designed to improve elementary school students reading skills.</p><p>Literacy Tutors meet weekly with their assigned students within 10 partnering Phoenix school districts.</p><p>If you enjoy working and inspiring our youth, then this opportunity is for you!</p><p>For more details, email <a href="mailto:ecphx@phoenix.gov" target="_blank">ecphx@phoenix.gov</a>, call 602-256-4388, or visit phoenix.gov/education/experience.​</p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationNewseducationEducation
Business and Community Leaders Go Back to School for a Dayhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/445Education8/20/2018 7:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/445/Newsroom_Education_006.JPGBusiness and Community Leaders Go Back to School for a Day<div class="ExternalClass343F233AE9E740D08A119574BDAD10EE"><html> <p>Business and community leaders will be on their way back to school for the Principal for a Day (PFAD) program.  During the weeks of Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, local corporate executives and community leaders will work alongside Phoenix public and charter school principals to actively participate in the school's administration for one day.</p> <p>"PFAD is not a promotional program, it provides business and community leaders the opportunity to personally witness the demands placed upon our educators and the students they teach by fully immersing them into schools," said Councilwoman Laura Pastor, most recent chair of the Parks, Arts, Education and Equality Subcommittee. "Through this experience, we are all able to better understand one another and engage in a meaningful dialogue to invest in and improve our children's education."</p> <p>After experiencing the life of a school principal for a day, the executive counterparts and school principals will discuss how local businesses and schools can form lasting partnerships to improve the quality of education, workplace readiness and leadership development programs in Phoenix.</p> <p>"The PFAD program is a wonderful way to connect schools and businesses in meaningful ways.  All of our Phoenix schools in the Pendergast School District participate and report mutually beneficial, long-term relationships as a result," said Dr. Lily Matos DeBlieux, Pendergast Superintendent and city of Phoenix Youth and Education Commissioner.</p> <p>Those interested in participating in the PFAD program, can register online at<span> </span><a href="http://lists.phoenix.gov/t/1384158/5049154/19291/3/" target="_blank">phoenix.gov/education</a>.  The deadline to register is Sept. 14.</p> <p>"Last year was our first year participating in PFAD and it was an eye-opening experience about how beneficial it is for the local community and schools to collaborate to improve the educational experience for students," said Michelle Lee, owner, ATA Martial Arts. </p> <p>The PFAD program is sponsored by the city's Youth and Education Commission and Grand Canyon University. </p> <span aria-hidden="true" id="ms-rterangepaste-end"></span></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationNewseducationEducation
City of Phoenix Announces Outstanding Studentshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/444Education4/16/2018 7:00:00 AMhttps://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/NewsArticle/Attachments/444/Newsroom_Education_005.JPGCity of Phoenix Announces Outstanding Students<div class="ExternalClass15D1E67144CD43D591D0AF5B9B0428BF"><html> <p>Nineteen students attending Phoenix schools have been selected from dozens of applicants as the 2018 Outstanding Young Men/Young Women (OYMYW) of the Year. </p> <p>The OYMYW of the Year program recognizes and honors the outstanding achievements of students, enhances the perception of youth and raises community awareness of their positive contributions to society.</p> <p>Each student applied for the award by submitting an application, essay, recommendation letter, and taking part on interviews.  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 and will be recognized at an upcoming awards reception along with the district winners.</p> <p>The 2018 OYMYW district winners are:</p> <ul style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;font-size:16px !important;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;box-sizing:border-box;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:rgb(255, 255, 255);text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;"><li><p>District 1:Giselle Ruiz and Sohail Daulat</p> </li><li><p>District 2:Rachel Hunt and Hayden Araza</p> </li><li><p>District 3:Moriah Irving and Eric Brock</p> </li><li><p>District 4:Irene Franco Rubio and Daniel Cruz</p> </li><li><p>District 5:Isabelle Lukau, Martin Moreno and Alonso Trevizo </p> </li><li><p>District 6:Gabrielle Swanton and Spencer Scher</p> </li><li><p>District 7:Samantha Faria and Noah Nuez</p> </li><li><p>District 8:Jennifer Garnica and Ivan Alexander</p> </li></ul><p>The Maricopa County Bar Foundation honorary winners are:</p> <ul style="color:rgb(0, 0, 0);text-transform:none;text-indent:0px;letter-spacing:normal;font-family:hind, "open sans", sans-serif !important;font-size:16px !important;font-style:normal;font-weight:400;word-spacing:0px;white-space:normal;box-sizing:border-box;orphans:2;widows:2;background-color:rgb(255, 255, 255);text-decoration-style:initial;text-decoration-color:initial;"><li><p>Olivia Pribble</p> </li><li><p>Samuel Soto Diaz</p> </li></ul><span id="ms-rterangepaste-end" aria-hidden="true"></span></html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationNewseducationEducation
Opportunity to Recognize PHX Youth!https://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/education/282Education1/3/2018 9:00:00 PM           https://youtu.be/P1BOhOvZsi8       Opportunity to Recognize PHX Youth!<div class="ExternalClass15579ABAE3AE40929A11495EF6DB48BA"><html> <p>​<span id="ms-rterangepaste-start" aria-hidden="true"></span><span>The city of Phoenix Youth and Education Office is now accepting applications for the 2018 <span id="ms-rterangepaste-start" aria-hidden="true"></span>Outstanding Young Man/Young Woman of the Year awards. The program recognizes the amazing achievements of young people, enhances the perception of youth and raises awareness of their positive contributions. </span></p> <p> <span>This program is open to all high school students currently enrolled in Phoenix or who live within Phoenix's city limits. One young man and young woman will be selected as winners from each city council district and receive a $500 award. Also, each district-level winner will be eligible for an additional $1,500 award if selected as the citywide winners. </span> </p> <p> <span>The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 19. Learn about the requirements to apply at <span id="ms-rterangepaste-start" aria-hidden="true"></span><a href="/education" target="_blank">phoenix.gov/education</a>.</span> <span id="ms-rterangepaste-end" aria-hidden="true"></span> </p> </html></div>https://www.phoenix.gov/educationVideoeducationEducation

 

 

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Health Alert: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)https://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/AdBox/DispForm.aspx?ID=16https://www.phoenix.gov/newssite/Lists/AdBox/Attachments/16/S275a.jpgHealth Alert: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)<div class="ExternalClass6158472297AD4DAC86558FE3A36DD428"><html>Read the City of Phoenix impacted services update; one comprehensive page to track what's open and operating and what's temporarily impacted.<br></html></div>Newshttps://www.phoenix.gov/newsroom/em-and-hs/10543/9/2020 10:17:13 PM5/30/2020 10:17:13 PM

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