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Pregnant BellyLearning begins at birth

That is why it's never too early to consider your child's early care and learning. thread is ready to help you find all your best child care options from infant to school age and make the process as easy as possible. Start your search today for licensed early care and learning that is safe, healthy, and playful.
 

Learn & Grow Is Alaska's QRIS!

Discover how Learn & Grow is advancing the quality of early education in Alaska. 

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Investing in AK's Workforce 

Join us for a Summit on the Econimic Impact of Early Care and Learning in AK on Oct. 5, 2017.

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August 10, 2017

TODAY! thread's 11th Annual Book Party in the Park

Come celebrate early learning with us in Anchorage on August 10! ...

July 31, 2017

Financial Support Available for SEED Registry Members

Join the SEED Registry for free and take advantage of these money-saving benefits.

July 20, 2017

Safe Sleep for Alaska's Babies

Approximately 3,500 infants die each year in the United States from sleep-related deaths. Learn what you can do to create a safe sleep environment.

July 18, 2017

2017 Child Care Fact Sheets Released

Get the facts on child care in Alaska.

Upcoming Trainings for Early Educators

August 23, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ANCHORAGE, thread Main Office

Guiding Childrens Learning Through Play


August 26, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
ANCHORAGE, thread Main Office

Lets Get Up and Move


August 30, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ANCHORAGE, thread Main Office

Mindful Life Balance


August 31, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ANCHORAGE, thread Main Office

Building Better Brains


September 5, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ANCHORAGE, thread Main Office

You Are Getting Older



August 24, 2017 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
FAIRBANKS, 1908 Old Pioneer Way

NI Backyard Bird Feeders for Infant and Toddlers


August 26, 2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
FAIRBANKS, 1908 Old Pioneer Way

NI Medic First Aid and CPR NEW


September 6, 2017 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
FAIRBANKS, 1908 Old Pioneer Way

NI I am Moving I am Learning Activities for All


September 7, 2017 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
FAIRBANKS, 1908 Old Pioneer Way

NI Enhance Creative Abilities


September 14, 2017 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
FAIRBANKS, 1908 Old Pioneer Way

NI In the eyes of a child



August 26, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
JUNEAU, 3100 Channel Drive

SE Formacion de Learn and Grow Nivel 1


August 31, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
JUNEAU, 3100 Channel Drive

SE Keeping Children Safe


September 9, 2017 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
JUNEAU, 3100 Channel Drive

SE Learn and Grow Level 1 Training


September 14, 2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
JUNEAU, 3100 Channel Drive

SE CDA Credential Overview