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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Sandy Parnell among Juneau residents to testify on state budget

...States and in Alaska," said Hakala of STEM, which is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.Joy Lyon, executive director of the Association for the Education of Young Children ? Southeast Alaska, asked the Senate Finance...
Juneau Rotary kicks off literacy campaign 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...
Imagination Library community celebration

...That's why the presentation and community celebration will kick off a $15,000 individual donor campaign.According to Joy Lyon, the executive director of AEYC, that goal will underwrite costs for the next 1000 children born and registered in the...
Lyon, Childers wed

...couple welcomed friends from all around to camp and share in food and homemade cake. The bride is the daughter of Rich and Joy Lyon of Juneau. She gradauted from Juneau-Douglas High School and atteneded Cottey College, the University of Oregon and...
Juneau group among Parents as Teachers grant recipients

...three-year grant supporting its program."We are thrilled to be able to offer this to families in Juneau," said Joy Lyon, the AEYC-SEA's executive director. "There's been a lot of demand for it in the first year that we've launched...


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