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

National News: After Coronavirus, Nearly Half of Child Care Centers in the U.S. Could Be Gone

Emily Peck of the Huffington Post reports on how even though child care centers are more essential than ever, they ...more

April 24, 2020

Broadcast to All Licensed Child Care Providers from the Division of Public Assistance, Child Care Program Office

Traducción Española thread is sharing the following information from the State of Alaska Division of Public Assistance, Child Care Program ...more

April 23, 2020

Local News: City Moves Forward on Child Care

Emily Goodykoontz of the Anchorage Daily News reports on how child closures are affecting families, programs and early childhood educators ...more

April 20, 2020