NAU Announces Plans for In-Person Classes in Fall 2020
From NAU Office of the President, April 30, 2020. Dr. Rita Hartung Cheng. Read more “NAU Announces Plans for In-Person Classes”
From NAU Office of the President, April 30, 2020. Dr. Rita Hartung Cheng. Read more “NAU Announces Plans for In-Person Classes” →
February 7, 2020. Flagstaff, AZ. Casey Jenkins
The multinational cast of Up with People is headed to Flagstaff. Up with People (UWP), which has toured more than 73 countries around the world during the last 55-years, has announced that Flagstaff will be a stop on their 2020 tour. On March 6 and March 7 at 7 PM Up with People will perform public shows at NAU’s Prochnow in Flagstaff. The proceeds from show ticket sales will benefit LAUNCH Flagstaff and Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE); Read more “Up With People Tour Benefits Early Education” →
Flagstaff, AZ January 3, 2020
LAUNCH Flagstaff is pleased to partner with the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence (AzCASE), Northern Arizona University, SUN Entertainment, Coconino County, and Unisource Energy Services to bring the international organization Up with People to Flagstaff this spring.
The Up With People cast will visit Flagstaff from March 2-9, 2020 as a cultural exchange visit while providing specific community service projects for Flagstaff. Their week-long visit will culminate with a performance of Up with People Live On Tour 2020 at the Prochnow Auditorium. Proceeds from the event will benefit LAUNCH Flagstaff, AzCASE and Northern Arizona University. Read more “Up With People Flagstaff Tour” →
Flagstaff, AZ. December 20, 2019
During the fall semester this year, one class of Summit High School students took part in a financial literacy curriculum pilot program intended to teach students about personal finance.
The pilot class was developed through the collaborative efforts of the LAUNCH Flagstaff Financial Literacy Team.
The class was delivered during Chandra Hemmingway’s Life Skills class, where one class period per week was dedicated to financial literacy instruction. Read more “Financial Literacy Class at Summit High” →
FLAGSTAFF June 26, 2019
The community efforts of the Flagstaff Internship Network will be strengthened this fall with the addition of two staff positions at Coconino Community College and Flagstaff Unified School District.
Coconino Community College (CCC) hired a new Internship Coordinator who began work this week. The coordinator will help the college strengthen opportunities for CCC students to gain real life experience in work-based learning opportunities with local businesses. Read more “Internship Coordination Strengthens” →
FLAGSTAFF June 20, 2019
Twenty-three Flagstaff area educational leaders began the first unit of the Beat the Odds School Leadership Academy this week. Administrators and aspiring educational leaders from the Flagstaff Unified School District, charter schools, Northern Arizona University, and early childhood educators are participating in the 14-month long program.
The first unit began with world-class education and using strategic thinking to drive high-quality teaching Read more “Educational Leadership Academy Unit 1” →
FLAGSTAFF May 23, 2019
This month the City of Flagstaff pledged an initial investment in the Flagstaff preschool expansion three-year pilot project, as part of their budget allocation for fiscal year 2020.
City Council allocated $70,000 toward the first year of implementation for the project. This investment was matched by the Coconino County Board of Supervisors which allocated $35,000 for fiscal year 2020.
The Wharton Foundation followed suit and granted $150,000 over the three-year pilot. Read more “Initial Investment for Preschool Expansion Secured” →
FLAGSTAFF May 6, 2019
The Beat The Odds School Leadership Academy expanded to Northern Arizona beginning with an orientation session today for members of Flagstaff’s inaugural cohort.
During the event, community leaders discussed the importance of executive leadership development for educators as it relates to the advancement of world-class education and community vitality for Flagstaff and Northern Arizona. Read more “Executive Leadership Program Launched” →
FLAGSTAFF – April 8, 2019
Starting this summer, 25 educational leaders and aspiring leaders in the Flagstaff area will participate in a 14-month cohort of professional development in executive leadership.
The effort is the result of a year-long collaboration between LAUNCH Flagstaff and the Center for the Future of Arizona to bring the Beat the Odds School Leadership Academy to Northern Arizona.
“The quality of educational leadership in a school impacts about 25% of student achievement,” says Paul Kulpinski, Partnership Director of LAUNCH Flagstaff. Read more “Educational Leadership Advances” →