We’re Ready

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 Alaska recovers from COVID-19, 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, or find a job at thread or in the field

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03 - Families
03 - Families

Families

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

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Child Care Search

Start here to search for licensed child care in Alaska that is safe, healthy, and playful. If a program is temporarily closed due to COVID-19, it will not be listed in your search until further notice. For more information, please call thread at 800.278.3723. 

We’re Hiring

There are many reasons to join thread — advance early education in Alaska, family friendly environment, competitive benefits and more! Check out our jobs today!


Remembering The Children's Place

July 21, 2021

After 20 years of serving Alaska’s families, The Children’s Place (TCP) early childhood education program closed its doors last March. ...Read More

Share Your Feedback: US Chamber Child Care Survey

July 15, 2021

Access to affordable, quality child care is essential for both parents and children. However, not everyone is able to secure ...Read More

Kids Day at the Tanana Valley State Fair

02 Aug 2021

Kids get in FREE on Monday, Aug. 2 at the Tanana Valley State Fair in Fairbanks!FREE family games and activities ...Read More

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Early Care & Education Systems and Support

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