Broadcast to Child Care Assistance Program Participating Families and Child Care Providers

From the Child Care Program Office Topic: Child Care Assistance Program – Waiver of Family Co-Payments The Child Care Program ...more

January 11, 2021

thread wishes you a safe, healthy, and playful holiday season!

Here’s a warm hug todayto send you on your wayfor a happy, healthy holiday.We share our gratitude for each and every ...more

December 21, 2020

Give Your Feedback on Proposed Amendments to Early Learning Guidelines

The State of Alaska Department of Education and Early Development (DEED) is considering adopting State of Alaska Early Learning Guidelines (ELG) regulation ...more

December 15, 2020

NAEYC Survey Results: Nationally, Programs Face a Bleak Future without Relief

The child care sector has sacrificed and struggled to serve children and families since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...more

December 11, 2020

Action Alert: Ask Congress to Speak Up for Child Care

In January, a new session of the U.S. Congress will begin, but the current Congress still has work to do ...more

December 7, 2020

News: Thrivalaska director ready to retire, but she’s not ready to give up her mission

Republished with permission. Written by Amanda Bohman, Fairbanks Daily News Miner, [email protected] Nov 30, 2020 A champion for early childhood ...more

December 1, 2020

Reminder: 2020 Child Care Market Rate Survey

Child Care Programs – there’s still time to complete the 2020 Child Care Market Rate Survey! The Institute of Social ...more

November 30, 2020

Child Care Matters

For many families, the pandemic has introduced new challenges balancing the need to work, provide child care, supervise virtual schooling ...more

November 25, 2020

Holiday Schedule and Warmest Wishes

On behalf of thread’s statewide Network team, Happy Thanksgiving!  thread’s statewide offices, including Juneau, Anchorage, Wasilla, Fairbanks and Kenai, will ...more

November 25, 2020

Celebrating the Holidays in a Big, but Smaller, Way

The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and isolating for many people, and  “COVID fatigue” has set in.  Gatherings during the upcoming holidays ...more

November 20, 2020