August is Family Fun Month

Each year, Family Fun Month is celebrated throughout the month of August. It is the opportune time to enjoy family ...more

July 31, 2020

Fun (and Safety) in the Sun

Summer in Alaska is one of the best times for outdoor family fun. These tips can help ensure your family ...more

July 30, 2020

Physical Distancing and Summer Play

As an early childhood educator working during COVID-19 in Alaska, you may be looking for new ways to keep children ...more

July 13, 2020

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