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thread wants to hear from Alaska’s Employers!

Are you offering or considering family-friendly policies in your organization? thread, Alaska’s Child Care Resource & Referral Network, wants to hear from...more

February 18, 2020

Tips to Keep Kids Warm All Winter

Don’t hibernate this winter! Get outside and enjoy Alaska’s winter playground. We know what you’re thinking—it’s too cold! But with a little planning your entire family...more

February 12, 2020

2020 thread Award Recipients Announced

Cindy Harrington Heart & Mind Award AnneMarie Mattaccione, M.ED of Fairbanks is the recipient of thread’s 2020 Cindy Harrington Heart & Mind Award. ...more

February 07, 2020

thread Legislative Connection: Know the Issues

High quality early childhood education programs benefit children, families and our economy. Having a high quality early education helps children to succeed ...more

February 04, 2020

Coronavirus: What Child Care Providers Need to Know

By Jessica Rose-Malm, Child Care Aware® of America This time of year, illness seems to be everywhere. For those of us who...more

February 04, 2020

Local News: Bill Designed to Combat Low Reading Scores Advanced

KTVA reported that Gov. Mike Dunleavy and Sen. Tom Begich on Jan. 15 announced they will advance a bill designed to combat low fourth grade...more

January 16, 2020

Travel to DC and Tell Congress About Your Child Care Experiences

Do you know a family who wants to take Washington, DC by storm and turn their Members of Congress into champions for babies? ZERO TO...more

January 16, 2020

Recommendations Made for a Wage and Compensation Model for Alaska

Every day, early childhood and school-age educators have the critical job of caring for Alaska’s young children, and helping prepare them...more

January 15, 2020