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Upcoming Webinars on Child Care Assistance Program Proposed Changes

The Child Care Program Office will be conducting informational meetings to share and collect feedback on proposed program changes to the Child Care Assistance ...more

October 25, 2019

Licensed Center Infant and Toddler Survey Results Are In!

The Child Care Program Office (CCPO) and thread would like to thank all early educators and administrators who participated in the infant ...more

October 21, 2019

"No Small Matter" Summit Gets Big Response

On Oct. 10, thread hosted No Small Matter: A Summit on the Economic Impact of Early Care and Learning in Alaska at the Marriott ...more

October 18, 2019

thread and ACT: Strengthening Relationships in Early Education

At the core of quality child care is a trusting, respectful relationship between the early childhood educator, child and family. Over the past decade, thread...more

October 16, 2019

Revised Child Care Assistance Program Rate Schedule Implemented Nov. 1

The revised State of Alaska Child Care Assistance Program Rate Schedule will be implemented effective November 1, 2019. The Child Care Assistance...more

October 14, 2019

Early Care & Learning - There's No Better Business Investment!

Credit Union 1 has a model for success they want other Alaskan businesses to know about. “I saw really good employees drop...more

October 07, 2019

Free Book on Preventing Infectious Diseases

Infectious disease is an ongoing concern for early childhood educators —especially with the recent outbreaks of measles—leading many with questions about how...more

October 01, 2019

Safe Sleep for Alaska’s Babies

Parents and caregivers may be aware of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), or the unexplained death, usually during sleep, of a seemingly healthy baby. ...more

September 25, 2019