Early Care and Learning Workforce in Alaska
The McDowell Group reports there are nearly 8,000 Alaskans employed in the early care and learning workforce. To put this in context, other significant industries in Alaska include seafood processing (9,500 employees), air transportation (6,400), building construction (5,300) and mining (3,500).
Early childhood and school-age education is a profession founded on specialized education and training. Training allows you to reflect on and
improve the quality of your own practices by enhancing your knowledge and skills as you apply what you have learned to your work with families
Chart Your Path
“Alaska SEED helped me focus on my professional goals and gave me financial resources to continue my education in the field.”
– Jeanny Manilay, KCI Head Star