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40 Fun Thanksgiving Day Activities for Families

With the right activities, Thanksgiving Day can go from a quick dinner with family and friends to hours of fun for everyone. There are a...more

November 27, 2019

Federal Administration Seeks Public Input on Improving Access to Child Care

Child care is an investment that supports both present and future generations of the workforce. But in order to realize the benefits of investing in...more

November 22, 2019

Nominations are Open for the 2020 Cindy Harrington Heart & Mind Award

  Do you know an early educator who: Has worked in the field of early care and education in Alaska for a number...more

November 19, 2019

November is Family Stories Month

Each November, Family Stories Month rolls around just in time for the holidays. When families gather, it’s an excellent time to learn...more

November 18, 2019

Keeping Children Safe When it's Dark

As the days become shorter in Alaska, families will be spending more time outside after dark. There are several things you can do to keep...more

November 14, 2019

10 Ways to Recognize Military Family Appreciation Month

November is Military Family Appreciation Month, an opportunity to celebrate the sacrifices and contributions that service members’ families—military families—have made and continue to make. Here are a...more

November 11, 2019

Learn & Grow Continues to Improve for Alaska’s Early Childhood Programs

Learn & Grow, Alaska’s Quality Recognition & Improvement System (QRIS), launched in the summer of 2016 to provide early childhood education (ECE)...more

November 04, 2019