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to help all of Alaska’s families, early childhood education programs & educators, and communities
weather the storm during the COVID-19 crisis

01 - COVID-19 Resource Center
01 - COVID-19 Resource Center

COVID-19 Resource Center

As the COVID-19 crisis grows, thread is here for you

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02 - Early Educators
02 - Early Educators

Early Educators

Advance your training in the early care and education industry

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03 - Families
03 - Families


Connect with quality early care and education, including child care assistance

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Child Care Search

Due to the recent COVID-19 crisis, some early childhood education programs are temporarily closed and therefore not listed in your search until further notice. For more information, please call thread at 800.278.3723. Start your search today for licensed early childhood education that is safe, healthy, and playful.

thread Conducts a Second Survey of Child Care Needs During COVID-19

January 13, 2021

Since the pandemic began, the majority of Alaska’s child care programs have been open to support children and families. But ...Read More

SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening; Issue New Guidance

January 11, 2021

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, announced last week that the Paycheck Protection Program ...Read More

Parent TALK: Positive Responses to Challenging Behavior

11 Feb 2121

Children’s challenging behaviors can leave parents and caregivers feeling frustrated, exhausted and helpless. Sometimes adults respond to children’s challenging behaviors ...Read More

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