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Cooperative Extension plays a unique role by bringing the University of Arizona to both urban and rural Maricopa County. Maricopa County is home to almost four million people, each with unique needs. Extension provides practical information and education to help people make their lives better. Outreach efforts translate relevant University of Arizona research into effective practices people can put to immediate use in their homes and businesses. A copy of our 2015 Annual Report can be found here and to read our latest newsletter click here.

Our Advisory Board members, appointed by our County Supervisors, help support and direct our programs. The Board advises the County Extension Director and the Extension faculty on community needs to make science useful for people in their everyday lives. A list of our Board can be found here.

For County faculty and staff directory, click here.

 

Maricopa County Cooperative Extension
4341 E Broadway Rd
Phoenix AZ 85040-8807
Phone: 602-827-8200
Fax: 602-827-8292
The Roosevelt Early Childhood Family Resource Center - Office
4615 S. 22nd St.
Phoenix AZ 85040
Phone: 602.980.3692
SNAP-Ed East Valley
125 E. Commonwealth Ave. At Chandler Community Center
Chandler AZ 85224
Phone: 602-689-6082

Cooperative Extension plays a unique role by bringing the University of Arizona to both urban and rural Maricopa County. Maricopa County is home to almost four million people, each with unique needs. Extension provides practical information and education to help people make their lives better. Outreach efforts translate relevant University of Arizona research into effective practices people can put to immediate use in their homes and businesses. A copy of our 2015 Annual Report can be found here and to read our latest newsletter click here.

Our Advisory Board members, appointed by our County Supervisors, help support and direct our programs. The Board advises the County Extension Director and the Extension faculty on community needs to make science useful for people in their everyday lives. A list of our Board can be found here.

For County faculty and staff directory, click here.

 

Brain Builders for Life

The target audience is child care providers and early childhood teachers; participants receive a CEU certificate and great resource tools.

Roosevelt Family Resource Center Winter Festival

CALLING ALL FAMILIES! CALLING ALL FAMILIES!

AZ Agricultural Literacy Days

A program that focuses on educating students about our connection to agriculture and the commodities produced on Arizona's lands.

Online Training for School Garden Food Safety

School gardens are increasingly being used as hands-on tools to help students learn many core educational concepts.

11th Annual Desert Turf School

Mark your calendars! The 11th Annual Desert Turf School is just around the corner!

Brain Builders for Life

This 16-hour interactive training focuses on integrating early brain development and typical child development for children prenatal to age three.

Maricopa Master Gardeners Citrus Clinic

Tasting Tables, 102 Citrus Varieties on Display, Fruit Trees for Sale, Fruit for Sale, Selecting Planting and Care

Brain Builders for Life

This 16-hour interactive training focuses on integrating early brain development and typical child development for children prenatal to age three.

Brain Builders for Life

This 16-hour interactive training focuses on integrating early brain development and typical child development for children prenatal to age three.

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Registration is now open for The University of Arizona, Maricopa County Cooperative Extension spring 2017 Smartscape 101 course.

Brain Builders for Life

This 16-hour interactive training focuses on integrating early brain development and typical child development for children prenatal to age three.

Brain Builders for Life

This 16-hour interactive training focuses on integrating early brain development and typical child development for children prenatal to age three.

Brain Builders for Life

This 16-hour interactive training focuses on integrating early brain development and typical child development for children prenatal to age three.

This is a 2-day course on designing onsite wastewater treatment and dispersal systems using Arizona regulations primarily for gravity distribution

Brain Builders for Life

This 16-hour interactive training focuses on integrating early brain development and typical child development for children prenatal to age three.

Master Gardener Training

To become a Certified Master Gardener, participants must complete the initial training class and donate 20 hours of volunteer service while the duration of the training.

Brain Builders for Life

This 16-hour interactive training focuses on integrating early brain development and typical child development for children prenatal to age three.

CALLING ALL FAMILIES! CALLING ALL FAMILIES!

The Roosevelt Early Childhood Family Resource Center will be hosting a Winter Festival! However, this isn't just any Winter Festival, it is a Winter Festival with a "Super Hero" theme! So gather your family and friends and dress as your favorite super hero!

There will be activities such as: arts, crafts, games, story time, good food, and more. The event will have activities for all ages but geared towards 0-5 years of age.

* Space is limited
* Reserve your spot by December 9th by contacting us at (602) 980-3692.

For location and more information in English and Spanish follow the link: https://extension.arizona.edu/roosevelt-family-resource-center-winter-fe...

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Registration is open for the Spring 2017 Smartscape 101 training course for landscape professionals.

Join us to learn more about the proper care of low-water use landscapes!

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Bring your family and join us TONIGHT and EVERY Monday evening for a night of family fun!

Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math each week in a fun, creative learning environment.

Activities for ALL ages!

*See attached link for more information in both English and Spanish:
http://extension.arizona.edu/steam-science-technology-engineering-art-an...

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Make a Donation

We are pleased to offer a variety of ways that you can make your gift to Cooperative Extension. If you have questions or would like to make your gift by telephone, please contact the CALS Development Office at 520-621-7190.
 

Online Giving

Thank you for your interest in supporting Cooperative Extension across the state of Arizona. Donors like you have contributed greatly to our continued success in education for improving lives and communities. All tax deductible charitable donations are processed through the University of Arizona Foundation. We appreciate your support of Cooperative Extension.

Make an Online Donation

 

Mail

Please make your check payable to: "University of Arizona Foundation"

Gifts may be mailed to:

CALS Cooperative Extension
301 Forbes Building
PO Box 210036
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0036
 

 

Estate Gifts, Gifts of Stock, Gifts of Insurance or other Planned Gifts

If you would like to include Cooperative Extension, or a specific Extension program, in your estate plans, or if you would like information on the benefits and ease of giving gifts of stock or insurance or other types of planned gifts, please contact Ann Stevens at 520-621-7883.
 

Charitable Gift Annuities

Charitable Gift Annuities are an important way to support Arizona Cooperative Extension, particularly county level Extension programs, while receiving life-long income and significant tax benefits. Please call Ann Stevens at 520-621-7883 for more information.