Federal Update on Child Care in Budget Reconciliation & Appropriations Process – Aug 2022

Thank you for partnering with thread to advocate for increased federal child care investment over the past several months. Here ...more

August 29, 2022

Learning & Growing Together

Elevating Quality As providers, advocates, parents, and guardians of children in Alaska, we care about the quality of child care ...more

August 19, 2022

Never too Young…to Learn about Voting!

Next Tuesday, August 16th is the primary election.  Now is the time to finalize your voting plans. Voting Reminders! If you ...more

August 2, 2022

Kindergarten is Right Around the Corner!

The excitement that accompanies a child’s kindergarten year is in the air as families prepare for the transition to the ...more

July 29, 2022

2022 Alaska Legislative Session Wrap Up: Wins for Early Childhood Education 

On May 18, the Alaska legislature concluded its 2022 regular session. Thank you to all the legislators, legislative staff, and ...more

July 19, 2022

CCPO Broadcast: Child Care Assistance Proposed Regulations – Deadline Aug 31

This broadcast was released by the Department of Health Child Care Program Office on July 14, 2022. Proposed regulatory changes and public hearing ...more

July 14, 2022

Get to Know Your Candidates

Wildflowers are appearing in the mountains, and gardens are in full bloom, providing beautiful splashes of color as we enjoy ...more

July 12, 2022

CCPO Broadcast: Child Care Relief Funding Update – July 5, 2022

This broadcast was released by the Child Care Program Office on July 5, 2022. Stabilization Grants and Plan for Relief Funding | ...more

July 6, 2022

American Academy of Pediatrics Updates Safe Sleep Recommendations: Back is Best

On June 21, the American Academy of Pediatrics updated sleep recommendations for infants. The new guidelines emphasize the need for infants ...more

July 1, 2022

CDC Recommends Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination

As of June 18, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends children ages 6 months and older get ...more

July 1, 2022