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THANK YOU to ALL our Wonderful Donors and Supporters!

Please find below a complete list of all donors from July 1, 2017 through October 1, 2018. Together we transform lives through quality two-generation education! Donors in bold print have donated $1,000 or more. Some donors have asked to not be … Continue Reading

Recent Harvard Research

Dear Readers, please find and follow the link below regarding new research which affirms intuitive and previously proven best practices for early education.  It is certainly how A Stepping Stone has been practicing for the past 27 years! Enjoy! Cindy … Continue Reading

Cena y Serenata 2018

I am very pleased to announce A Stepping Stone Foundation’s 11th Annual Cena y Serenata gala to benefit our children and families, which will be held FRIDAY, April 13th, 2018 at Warehouse 215 of the Bentley Projects just south of Downtown … Continue Reading

One Poignant Stepping Stone PART II

When our mom began our LEAF (Literacy Elevates Arizona Families) program this fall with her preschool child, we soon found out the she had been diagnosed with cancer.  She was taking chemotherapy treatments and the situation was and remains quite serious.  A … Continue Reading

HSE (GED) Bound! PART I

This fall, A Stepping Stone Foundation had a bit of a hiccup for three mothers whose families had enrolled in our LEAF (Literacy Elevates Arizona Families) program located at the Bret Tarver Isaac Preschool teaching site in Phoenix.  This program, … Continue Reading

They Talk About It: We DO it!

Is preschool really important? Read this article from Rasmussen University: Is Preschool Important? Spoiler alert! YES ITS REALLY IMPORTANT!

They Talk About It: We DO it!!

Check out this story about the importance of early childhood education written by Claudio Sanchez and posted on NPR : http://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2017/05/03/524907739/pre-k-decades-worth-of-studies-one-strong-message Pictured here is one of our many parents working with their child in A Stepping Stone Foundation LEAF program … Continue Reading

Arizona Charitable Tax Credit

We’d like to make you aware of changes to the Arizona Charitable Tax Credit which could help you further reduce your state tax liability and help our children and families at the same time.  This tax credit called Arizona’s Tax … Continue Reading

Why A Stepping Stone?

Please find below a link to yet another study validating what a great investment high quality early childhood is—especially when the parents are involved!  The programs studied/talked about in the links below begin their first contact with families when the … Continue Reading

New Intern!

My name is Kimberly Fernandez and I am a former Stepping Stone preschooler. Although it was a long time ago, I remember being in Mrs. Cindy’s class (Cindy Amos). I really enjoyed all the fun activities we use to do … Continue Reading