Welcome

Welcome

Deborah Peel

Our children...our future...our business.


At First 5 Shasta, we focus on the first 5 years of life.  We are the local leader in early childhood investment, building a pathway to success for young children.  We fund programs and services that enhance and improve the lives of children ages 0-to-5.


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Strategic Plan 2012-2018


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Goals

Goals

Deborah Peel

Pathway to success.


First 5 Shasta has selected five Pathway Goals that are critical components in the pathway to success for young children.  These Pathway Goals were selected based on research, best practices, local learning, and community input.


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Pathway Goals and Initiatives


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Institute

Institute

Deborah Peel

Learning more about 0-to-5.


First 5 Institute serves as the education extension of First 5 Shasta. It’s dedicated to enhancing parent and caregiver skills and knowledge about a whole range of 0-to-5 topics. Find workshops, training, conferences and early childhood adventures in fun and learning on the Institute calendar. We aim to offer most activities for free or for a very low fee.


First 5 Institute Calendar


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Parents

Parents

Deborah Peel

Raising children.


Raising a child is one of the most important and rewarding things you will ever do. Parenting can also be extremely challenging! First 5 Shasta is committed to supporting parents by investing in services that enhance the lives of the youngest and most vulnerable members of our community.


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Programs & Services


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Impact

Impact

Deborah Peel

Making a lasting difference.


First 5 Shasta has been making an impact on the lives of young children since our investments began in 2001. To date, we have had the privilege of investing approximately $20 million in programs, activities, and services that help build a pathway to success for young children.


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Announcements

Smart Lunch! Kindergarten Readiness Snapshot

June 21 at First 5 Shasta

Free Lunch and Presentation

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Register at KRS Smart Lunch

Advanced Summer Institute: “Loose Parts” for Early Educators

June 24-25 at Shasta College Early Childhood Education Center

For preschool and transitional kindergarten teachers: Loose Parts approach to integrating science, technology, engineering, arts, and math in your classroom.

Fee: $40

Register by June 13

First 5 Shasta Commission Meeting

August 22 at First 5 Shasta

2:30 pm-5:00 pm

Public welcome to attend.