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thread 2017 Annual Report

Thank you to our supporters for your commitment to the early childhood education field! We would like to share the highlights of our work that...more

July 26, 2018


Supporting Language and Literacy Development

Communication, language, and literacy skills are essential for success in school and in life. But did you know that the first three years of...more

July 21, 2018

CCPO Launches Online Orientation for Providers

The Child Care Program Office (CCPO) has recently launched online orientations for providers applying to the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP). Below you’ll find more...more

July 18, 2018

Take Action Tuesday: Encourage Public Investment in Early Childhood Education

In Alaska, the cost of child care is a financial burden for most families. Married couples across the state can expect to pay 9 to...more

July 18, 2018

Alaska, Child Welfare

5 Ways to Get Ready for School

Starting kindergarten is a big milestone in a child’s life! Make a plan early to get ready for school, because transitioning to kindergarten takes time...more

July 13, 2018

Wellness Tips for Early Educators

May 11 is Child Care Provider Appreciation Day. thread is celebrating by recognizing Alaska’s early childhood educators all month long! This month, we are encouraging...more

July 12, 2018

12th Annual Children's Book Drive Kicks Off in Anchorage

thread’s annual children’s book drive kicks off today in Anchorage! You can help us put books in the hands of local children. Donate new and gently...more

July 02, 2018