Effect of Alaska Fiscal Options on Children and Families

The Alaska Children’s Trust commissioned the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) to investigate how different state revenue options ...more

February 24, 2017

Take Action Tuesday: Advocating for Your Family

This Valentine’s Day, show Alaska’s young children that you care. Share your family’s personal experience with legislators and help them ...more

February 15, 2017

Take Action Tuesday: Advocate for Funding

Watch Samantha Adams, the 2017 recipient of the Cindy Harrington Heart & Mind Award, talk about the power and importance ...more

February 8, 2017

Take Action Tuesday: Share YOUR story

Last week at the Anchorage Association for the Education of Young Children conference, over 250 postcards were collected with messages ...more

February 1, 2017

Implicit Bias and Early Childhood Educators

New research from the Yale Child Study Center suggests that many preschool teachers look for disruptive behavior in much the ...more

January 27, 2017

Resources to Help You Make A Difference

NAEYC compiled several resources for early childhood educators in search of anti-bias approaches, strategies to counter bullying, and ways to ...more

January 19, 2017

Take Action Tuesday: Join thread’s Education and Action Center

The Alaska Legislature is underway with the Senate convening this afternoon, January 17. As our state policy makers start a ...more

January 18, 2017

Take Action Tuesday: Tweet President-elect Trump

We already know early care and learning is too expensive and many families do not have access to high-quality care ...more

January 11, 2017

thread’s Northern/Interior office in Fairbanks is closed today

The thread office in Fairbanks is closed today, December 30, 2016 due to winter storm conditions. If you need child ...more

December 31, 2016

Parenting – Make Bedtime Peaceful

Getting enough sleep is important for a young child’s healthy development, but for many families, bedtime can be a battle. ...more

December 30, 2016