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Early Childhood Higher Education Programs Receive NAEYC Accreditation

The National Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) Commission on the Accreditation of Early Childhood Higher Education Programs is pleased...more

September 20, 2019

"No Small Matter" Premieres During Summit in Anchorage

Our future depends on our youngest citizens. On how many words they hear in their first months of life. On how often they are held....more

September 18, 2019

Provide Feedback with Power to the Profession

What do early childhood educators need to know to do the work they love? What skills and competencies set them apart from other professions? Power...more

September 16, 2019

Sen. Sullivan Co-Sponsors Bipartisan Legislation on Quality Child Care

Earlier this year, U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) introduced the Child Care Workforce and Facilities Act, bipartisan legislation...more

September 12, 2019

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month, hosted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Ready Campaign, which promotes family and community disaster and...more

August 30, 2019

Alaska, Child Welfare

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Did you know that about 1 in 5 (19%) children in the U.S. are obese? September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, an opportunity for...more

August 29, 2019

Alaska, Education, Child Welfare

Last Call For Pre-Elementary Grant Applications

Last call! The Alaska Department of Education and Early Development (DEED) is accepting applications for FY20 Pre-Elementary funding through September 6, 2019. The...more

August 29, 2019

Early Care and Learning Summit: Why it Matters

thread invites you to No Small Matter: A Summit on the Economic Impact of Early Care and Learning in Alaska. This biennial...more

August 28, 2019