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2020 is the Year of the Census

Once every ten years, our nation undergoes a census, the single best source of information about the demographics and growth potential of the US market. ...more

December 31, 2019

Give Children a Chance to Thrive – Pick.Click.Give. to thread

What does it mean for your family to have access to high-quality child care? Is it being able to go to work or school because your...more

December 29, 2019

Holiday Schedule and Warmest Wishes

On behalf of thread's statewide Network team, Happy Holidays!  All of our statewide offices, including Juneau, Anchorage, Wasilla, Fairbanks and Kenai, will be closed: ...more

December 20, 2019

Registration Now Open for AK-ECAC Courses!

Take the next step towards your Alaska Early Childhood Administrator Credential (AK-ECAC). Registration is now open at the University of Alaska Fairbanks for the following approved...more

December 17, 2019

White House Holds Summit on Child Care and Paid Leave

On Dec. 12, a panel of early childhood education advocates, lawmakers, private sector CEOs and senior administration officials gathered for a Summit at ...more

December 12, 2019

Alaska SEED Announces Career Ladder Updates

Alaska SEED is excited to announce important updates to the early childhood/school-age professional career ladder, including more credentials and certificates ...more

December 09, 2019

National News: America's Parents Want Paid Family Leave and Affordable Child Care

With so many women in Congress, the nation looked closer than ever to affordable child care and paid family leave. So...more

December 05, 2019

National News: Why Child Care Is So Ridiculously Expensive?

Derek Thompson, staff writer for The Atlantic, explains the three broad reasons early childhood education now costs as much as buying a brand new Hyundai ...more

December 04, 2019

Education, Child Welfare