Power to the Profession: Read the Final Decision Cycle 7+8

What skills and competencies help early childhood educators thrive in their field? What do they need to know to do ...more

February 24, 2020

Help Me Grow Alaska Plans to Transition Call Center by Summer 2020

The All Alaska Pediatric Partnership (A2P2) is excited to announce a change coming to the Help Me Grow Alaska (HMG-AK) ...more

February 19, 2020

Learn & Grow Continues to Improve

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

February 19, 2020

thread wants to hear from Alaska’s Employers!

Are you offering or considering family-friendly policies in your organization? thread, Alaska’s Child Care Resource & Referral Network, wants to ...more

February 18, 2020

Tips to Keep Kids Warm All Winter

Don’t hibernate this winter! Get outside and enjoy Alaska’s winter playground. We know what you’re thinking—it’s too cold! But with ...more

February 12, 2020

2020 thread Award Recipients Announced

Cindy Harrington Heart & Mind Award AnneMarie Mattaccione, M.ED of Fairbanks is the recipient of thread’s 2020 Cindy Harrington Heart ...more

February 7, 2020

Recommendations Made for a Wage and Compensation Model for Alaska

Every day, early childhood and school-age educators have the critical job of caring for Alaska’s young children, and helping prepare ...more

January 15, 2020

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 ...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 ...more

December 29, 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 ...more

December 12, 2019