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thread Surveys Alaska’s Child Care Needs during COVID-19

Alaska’s early childhood education system is facing serious challenges in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Since the pandemic began, child ...more

August 14, 2020

Alaska, Education

Get Ready for Kindergarten

School starts in a few weeks and families with children entering Kindergarten are already starting the transition, whether it’s from child care or an at-home ...more

August 11, 2020

thread Awards $412K in COVID-19 Support to Child Care Statewide

Throughout June, thread, Alaska’s Child Care Resource & Referral Network, awarded $412,000 to more than 300 early childhood and school age programs...more

August 03, 2020

August is Family Fun Month

Each year, Family Fun Month is celebrated throughout the month of August. It is the opportune time to enjoy family with extra fun and activities...more

July 31, 2020

Fun (and Safety) in the Sun

Summer in Alaska is one of the best times for outdoor family fun. These tips can help ensure your family stays safe while getting outside...more

July 30, 2020

Free thread Training through December 2020

From now until December 31, 2020, all thread trainings are FREE and being held by distance with Zoom video conferencing. We recognize...more

July 17, 2020

Physical Distancing and Summer Play

As an early childhood educator working during COVID-19 in Alaska, you may be looking for new ways to keep children engaged in safe, summer play...more

July 13, 2020

thread's August Book Party in the Park Cancelled

Summertime brings warm weather, cool treats, and thread’s annual Book Party in the Park. Usually at this time, thread staff are gearing up ...more

July 01, 2020

Child Welfare