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2015 EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARDS

At the Excellence in Teaching Awards dinner last Thursday evening, First 5 San Francisco recognized nine outstanding teachers for their accomplishments, dedication, professionalism, and best practice in the care and education of children in the...

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DEAR FRCI GRANTEES AND OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES

Grants funded through the March 2012 NOFA, Family Resource Center Initiative, are funded through June 30, 2015 and are renewable for up to two additional years.  The FRC joint funders have decided that current grants will be extended through FY...

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FIRST 5 SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY REPORT 2014

FIRST 5 SAN FRANCISCO COMMUNITY REPORT 2014 Dear Community Partners, First 5 San Francisco is pleased to share our 2014 Community Report, representing the collective accomplishments of partners and funded programs within five strategic initiative...

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Community Report 2012-13

A Message from Our Executive Director We are thrilled to share with you our 2012-13 Community Report. In the last year, thanks to the hard work and dedication of our funded programs and partners, First 5 San Francisco services reached approximately...

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Festivals of Learning

 San Francisco may be accustomed to innovation in the tech sector, but this past Saturday at the Mission Branch Library was a distinctly different kind of innovative experience. Early educators from throughout San Francisco came together to give...

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Lessons from Preschool for All

In March 2004, San Francisco voters ushered in a bright, new era for the city’s children and families, creating one of the nation’s first city-funded universal preschool systems, Preschool for All (PFA). First 5 hopes that the city can...

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PFA in San Francisco: Looking back, pushing forward

In March 2004, San Francisco voters ushered in a bright, new era for the City’s children and families, creating one of the nation’s first city-funded universal preschool programs, Preschool for All (PFA). With the passage of Proposition H, the...

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Blanca Lopez wants to be an elementary bilingual school teacher! Join us in helping her realize her dream!

We all know that teaching has many amazing benefits, but a high salary to pay off debt to become a teacher isn’t one of them. If  early care and education programs are to reach the high-quality goals of preparing teachers to be leaders in...

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