thread’s Book Party in the Park Cancelled

Summertime brings warm weather, cool treats, and thread’s annual Book Party in the Park. Usually at this time, thread staff ...more

July 1, 2020

State of Alaska Announces Additional Funding for Child Care Programs

Traducción Española Broadcast from the CCPO on 6/19/20 The Child Care Program Office (CCPO) is providing this update to the ...more

June 19, 2020

Safe Sleep for Alaska’s Babies

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the unexplained death, usually during sleep, of a seemingly healthy baby. In Alaska, SIDS ...more

June 18, 2020

Ways to Advocate to Local Government for More Child Care Support

As Alaska reopens, financial support to licensed child care is needed to ensure this critical community infrastructure reopens safely and ...more

June 5, 2020

A Message from thread: We Stand Together

thread is deeply saddened by the injustice and pain of recent events in our communities and country. We stand together ...more

June 5, 2020

State of Alaska Child Care Program Office Broadcast – Capacity Building Funding Update (May 14)

There are 492 licensed providers in Alaska. Currently, 287 of these facilities are open, 205 facilities are closed, and 359 ...more

May 15, 2020

Learn & Grow Revises Policies during COVID-19

Traducción Española Thank you to Learn & Grow early childhood education programs that are working every day to improve the ...more

May 12, 2020

thread Continues to Serve You Remotely

Through the COVID-19 crisis, thread has been serving families and the early childhood sector remotely. For the continued safety and ...more

May 9, 2020

Provider Appreciation Day

We Love Your Spirit, Rain or Shine Early childhood educators play a vital role in the healthy development of our ...more

May 4, 2020

May 1 is 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 ...more

May 1, 2020