Alaska SEED ROOTS Award

November 14, 2023

sion of Public Assistance, Child Care Program Office
Broadcast Dates: 11/13/23

Dear Child Care Colleagues:

We are excited to announce the 2024 Alaska SEED ROOTS Award to support eligible professionals working in a child care! The application portal opens on Monday, November 27th at!

There will be a fixed application period, and the formula for wage award will be determined by the number of applicants. Eligible individuals will receive a wage award early in 2024.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Active/current member of the Alaska SEED Registry.
  • Currently working as a paid employee of a licensed or approved child care facility.

Licensed Definition: Licensed Child Care Provider, who is licensed by the State of Alaska, Child Care Program Office (CCPO) or the Municipality of Anchorage, Child Care Licensing (CCL).

Approved Definition: Approved Provider, who is approved by the State of Alaska, Child Care Program Office (CCPO) Child Care Assistance (CCA) Program as an Approved Relative Provider, or an Approved in-Home Provider.

To confirm a child care facility is licensed by CCPO or CCL, please use the “Find a Child Care Provider” at State Of Alaska.

To apply to the Alaska SEED Registry, please complete the application at Join the Alaska SEED Registry – SEED ( Submit completed Alaska SEED Registry applications along with copies of your education and training to:

  • Email:
  • Fax: 907-265-3195 or toll free at 855-265-3195
  • Mail: 111 W. 16th Avenue, Suite 205 Anchorage, Alaska 99501

We acknowledge Alaska’s commitment to our sector through this award program, as $7.5M was added to the Alaska State budget to increase wages for child care workers and to stabilize child care provider operations.

You are welcome to address any questions about the Alaska SEED ROOTs award to