Become a Learn & Grow Program

Now is the time to join Learn and Grow and advance your early childhood education program’s quality!

Watch this short video to learn more about how Learn & Grow can help your program.

Eligibility & Joining

  1. Learn & Grow is currently available for State of Alaska and Municipality of Anchorage licensed centers, licensed group homes, and licensed home programs to enroll. 
    1. As of 2019, all biennial licensed programs are also now eligible to enroll, including Early Head Start, Head Start and Pre-Elementary programs. 
  2. Not sure if your program is eligible? Call Learn & Grow at 907.265.3105, or toll free at 800.278.3723, or email [email protected].

Next Steps

  • A thread staff member will then contact your program within five (5) business day of receiving the Welcome to Learn & Grow email and set up a time to begin working with Learn & Grow.
  • A thread professional development specialist (PDS) will guide your program through Level 1 activities and provide you resources and a pathway for completion of Level 1 and Level 2 quality activities.
  • A thread PDS will walk you through all the Learn & Grow steps to develop a quality improvement plan to guide you
    and your programs through the Level 1 and 2 quality activities.

* Programs have 120 business days to complete and become verified at Level 1. There is no limit on time to obtain Level 2 recognition
but a program must obtain Level 1 recognition before they receive Level 2 recognition Level.
To review Quality Activities for Learn & Grow Levels 1 and 2, click here.

Contact Us to Get Started