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Early Childhood Journeys

By Marissa Calderón

Join host and a First Things First Champion for Young Children recipient, Marissa Calderón as she captures the journey of educators and advocates alike by highlighting their work through interviews and candid conversations, including best practices in the early education field.A practical listen and brain nugget for the early education practitioner, child advocate, parent and community alike. 

  1. 1.
    Ep. 48 Senior Program Manager Denisse Hernandez de Ortiz 03/06/2019
    19:49
  2. 2.
    Ep. 47 Kindergarten Readiness Tips with Teacher Julie Decuir02/11/2019
    12:52
  3. 3.
    Ep. 46 Confessions of a High School Senior01/29/2019
    17:21
  4. 4.
    Ep. 45 Kindergarten Teacher Kristen Orton01/14/2019
    25:43
  5. 5.
    Ep. 44 AZ AEF Teacher of the Year Kareem Neal & the Ambassadors for Excellence12/31/2018
    30:38
  6. 6.
    Ep. 43 Tina Martin & the ADAPT Shop12/17/2018
    24:22
  7. 7.
    Ep. 42 Talking Autism with Dad & Comic Book Creator Led Bradshaw12/03/2018
    30:38
  8. 8.
    Ep. 41 Alebrijes & 21st Century Skills 11/19/2018
    8:36
  1. 9.
    Ep. 40 Birth to Five Helpline, Senior Program Manager, Ana Arbel11/05/2018
    22:13
  2. 10.
    Ep. 39 Early Childhood Development Home Visitor Specialist, Marissa Flores10/22/2018
    18:39
  3. 11.
    Ep. 38 Hispanic Heritage Month with Mom & Candidate Raquel Terán10/07/2018
    26:44
  4. 12.
    Ep. 37 Honoring Hispanic & Latin American Heritage with Guest Erika Argueta09/24/2018
    27:20
  5. 13.
    Ep. 36 A Sister Turned Foster Care Mom & Hero, Jessica Hipskind09/11/2018
    27:51
  6. 14.
    Ep. 35 Participant Reflections from the First Things First Early Childhood Summit08/30/2018
    15:05
  7. 15.
    Ep. 34 Christopher Lawrence with Teaching Strategies08/26/2018
    26:41
  8. 16.
    Bonus Episode: #LatinasInEd & K-12 Teacher Representation 08/18/2018
    32:04
  9. 17.
    Ep. 33 Treasures 4 Teachers Tucson Director Adrienne Ledford08/07/2018
    11:34
  10. 18.
    Ep. 32 Elena Estrada-A Special Ed Teachers Journey07/16/2018
    20:52
  11. 19.
    Ep. 31 Al Pajak on STEM 06/28/2018
    21:19
  12. 20.
    Ep. 30 Summer Time For Teachers 06/07/2018
    22:12
  13. 21.
    Ep. 29: #RedforEd Reflections with a Kindergarten Teacher05/03/2018
    14:30
  14. 22.
    Crónicas Chilindrinas #2: Guadalupe Valenzuela04/24/2018
    6:57
  15. 23.
    Episode 28: Michael Gaffney from AZ PBS Education Outreach04/20/2018
    34:34
  16. 24.
    Bonus Episode: Show Low Kindergarten Readiness Event04/13/2018
    9:11
  17. 25.
    Episode 27: The Sub Chat w/ Kara Lyn Curtis04/03/2018
    13:39
  18. 26.
    Episode 26: Juliana Panqueva Camargo03/29/2018
    29:30
  19. 27.
    Episode 25: Susana Ibarra-Johnson from First Things First03/06/2018
    39:20
  20. 28.
    Ep. 24: Special Guest Host Vincent Orleck interviews Marissa 02/25/2018
    49:38
  21. 29.
    Episode 23: HS Educator & Ed Consultant Carla Rivera-Cruz02/22/2018
    42:20
  22. 30.
    Episode 22: Reading Interventionist Catherine Norwood02/06/2018
    35:21
  23. 31.
    Episode 21: Jessica Beresford from Father Matters01/24/2018
    23:56
  24. 32.
    Episode 20: Kindergarten Teacher Lauren Harness01/15/2018
    25:38
  25. 33.
    Episode 19: Amy Corriveau, City of Phx Head Start Director12/27/2017
    31:09
  26. 34.
    Episode 18: Dr. Karen Ortiz and Helios Education Foundation12/19/2017
    23:12
  27. 35.
    Ep. 17: Co-Founder of TouchPoints, Child Advocate, Vicki Mayo12/11/2017
    29:11
  28. 36.
    Episode 16: AZ Dept of Education's Nicol Russell 11/20/2017
    36:34
  29. 37.
    Episode 15: Linda Pauley from AzAEYC & the AZToolKit 11/14/2017
    29:53
  30. 38.
    Episode 14: Arizona PBS and Lisa Cobb10/31/2017
    29:17
  31. 39.
    Episode 13: Conversation over Tacos w/ Regina Sung Aldridge 10/24/2017
    22:02
  32. 40.
    Episode 12: Isabel Garcia and Unlimited Potential from PHX10/19/2017
    32:47
  33. 41.
    Episode 11: Conversation with Oksana Beatty10/05/2017
    25:09
  34. 42.
    Episode 10: Conversation with Kindergarten Teacher Stacey Heath 09/28/2017
    30:03
  35. 43.
    Episode 9: VSAEYC Mixer Recap, EC Resources and Havasupai 09/14/2017
    15:53
  36. 44.
    Episode 8: Kindergarten Teacher Donna Bateman08/25/2017
    35:06
  37. 45.
    Episode 7: A Conversation with Imelda Cordova 08/15/2017
    47:42
  38. 46.
    Episode 6: Kindergarten Teacher Terry Duggan08/09/2017
    37:04
  39. 47.
    Episode 5: AZ K-12 Ed Tech Conference Lunch Panelists08/07/2017
    23:13
  40. 48.
    Episode 4: Kindergarten Teacher Jennifer Larkin07/26/2017
    40:50
  41. 49.
    Episode 3: A Conversation with Alma Quintana07/19/2017
    41:39
  42. 50.
    Episode 2: A Conversation with Educational Director Tricia Lucas 07/15/2017
    20:24
  43. 51.
    Episode 1: Capturing the Kindergarten Classroom Redesign Process07/03/2017
    27:17

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