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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.
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Happy Provider Appreciation Day, Keep Calm and Care On!
May 03, 2023
May 12th is Provider Appreciation Day. Join thread in celebrating early childhood educators across Alaska. Working in the early childhood ...Read More
2023 thread Awards Recipients Announced
May 12, 2023
After receiving a record-breaking number of award nominations this year, thread is excited to present the following recipients of the ...Read More
On to Kindergarten Camp
Hosted by Best Beginnings, this is a summer learning program for up and coming kindergarten students! On to Kindergarten Camp is ...Read MoreSee all upcoming events
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