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A short-term fix with potential long-term problems

...Young Children - Southeast Alaska. The program runs on $123,500 annually, according to AEYC-SEA Executive Director Joy Lyon. There's a waitlist to join the program, which serves 50 families. Parents as Teachers is at risk of disappearing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-22/short-term-fix-potential-long-term-prob
State | Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Alaska early learning pipeline

...bucket brigade and build our education system from day one. Let's build an early learning pipeline to success.? Joy Lyon is Executive Director of the Association for the Education of Young Children, Southeast Alaska and has experienced parenting...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-15/my-turn-alaska-early-learning-pipelin
Opinion
Ferry, timber, UAS dollars added back

...Parton's Imagination Library, a literacy program half funded by the state. Local donations pay for the other half, said Joy Lyon, director of the Association for the Education of Young Children - Southeast Alaska.Without the funding, Parents as...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/ferries-timber-uas-added-back
State | AK legislature
Childcare 'crisis' hits close to home, but with silver lining

...had a new baby with zero support. I felt isolated, depressed and confused; this was not what I had in mind. Then, Joy Lyon came to me, offering to enroll us in their pilot program of Parents As Teachers. Instantly, Emily Coate, an in-home...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-03-05/childcare-crisis-hits-close-home-silv
Letters
Imagination Library meets million book mark in Alaska

...state. The program has been available statewide since 2009, though Juneau had a head start, AEYC Executive Director Joy Lyon said. "We're seeing that in some of the Kindergarten readiness outcomes, children enrolled at birth here in Juneau...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-11-30/imagination-library-meets-million-b
Neighbors
All aboard for literacy

...Young Children. Along with the increase in participation, kindergarten readiness saw an increase in Juneau.AEYC's Joy Lyon said her group is excited to work with Rotary."This program will be really adding to and expanding the success the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-06/all-aboard-literacy
Local
October sees the end of Spunky Sprouts

...Association for the Education of Young Children of Southeast Alaska, according to the organization's executive director, Joy Lyon. There are many challenges to running a child care facility in Alaska, and especially in Juneau, but Lyon suggested...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-05/october-sees-end-spunky-sprouts
Local
Literacy from the get-go

...if they are signed up at birth.Nurses are able to sign children up right at Bartlett Regional Hospital, according to Joy Lyon, executive director at the Association for the Education of Young Children, Southeast Alaska."So right after naming...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-08-31/literacy-get-go
Neighbors
Growing a healthy community

...building raised garden beds at local childcare centers. Local Public Health Nurse Lindy Ferguson, with AEYC-SEA's Joy Lyon and Nikki Love, as well as Lyon's and Love's husbands, helped to build, fill and plant four raised garden beds...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-06/growing-healthy-community
Local
Juneau Rotary kicks off literacy campaign

...drive for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library with a donation of $1,000. On Oct. 15, the check was presented to Joy Lyon, Executive Director of the Association for the Education of the Young Children ? Southeast, the organization in which...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-10-27/juneau-rotary-kicks-literacy-campai
Neighbors

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