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May 1: Worthy Wage Day

Early Educators play an important role in the lives of Alaska’s young children—providing safe, healthy and playful child care. Yet our early education ...more

April 30, 2019

The benefits of gender-neutralising parental leave: How brands are making it work

If companies want to create inclusive and gender diverse workforces, the first step is extending and equalising their parental leave policies.  By Charlotte Rogers, Marketing Week Gender...more

April 30, 2019

Child Care Provider Appreciation Day is May 10

Early childhood educators play a vital role in the healthy development of your child. That’s why thread is celebrating Child Care Provider ...more

April 29, 2019

Stay Safe on the Playground

Summer is on its way! Playgrounds are a popular spot for families when the weather is nice. Don’t let an injury keep your child from...more

April 25, 2019

Child Welfare

thread Celebrates Afterschool Professionals

Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week is April 22 to 26, and is a joint effort of community partners to recognize the professionals working with ...more

April 24, 2019

Thanking Alaska's Earthquake Champions

Every day, Alaska’s early educators are doing amazing work for our children. This was especially true during and after the Nov. 30, 2018 Southcentral earthquake. thread...more

April 23, 2019

Alaska, Education, Child Welfare

House Children’s Caucus Gets New Life

After a 17 year hiatus, the Alaska House of Representatives recently relaunched the House Children’s Caucus, co-chaired by Rep. Chris Tuck (D-Anchorage) ...more

April 15, 2019

Family Friday

The Week of the Young Child (WOYC) draws to a close today with Family Friday. Today we celebrate...more

April 12, 2019

Alaska, Education