Give Your Feedback on Proposed Amendments to Early Learning Guidelines

December 15, 2020

The State of Alaska Department of Education and Early Development (DEED) is considering adopting State of Alaska Early Learning Guidelines (ELG) regulation changes and wants YOUR feedback!

Alaska’s ELG, released last January, spells out what Alaska’s children should know and be able to do at the end of four critical stages of development (18 months, 36 months, 60 months and kindergarten entry).

Proposed amendments to the ELG include:

After the public comment period ends, DEED will either adopt the proposed regulation changes, or decide to take no action. The language of the final regulation may be different from that of the proposed regulation.

Your Feedback is Needed!

DEED invites you to submit written comments on the proposed amendments before 4:30 pm on Tuesday, Dec. 22.

Click here to give your feedback

Commissioner’s Office, Department of Education and Early Development
Attn: Regulations Review
PO Box 110500
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0500


Email Linda Mattson at

Oral Comments
After the written comment period has ended (Dec. 22), you may submit oral comments to the State Board of Education and Early Development at a special hearing held:

9 to 11 am
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Via Zoom: Click here to join
Or by phone: 1-253-215-8782 (then select * 9)

Written comments received are public records and are subject to public inspection.

For more information, read the State of Alaska’s online public notice.