May 1 is Worthy Wage Day

Alaska’s early childhood educators play an essential role in the lives of working families and their young children by providing ...more

April 30, 2022

September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), a time when families, businesses, and communities are reminded to start developing disaster and ...more

September 16, 2021

Alaska SEED’s Panu Lucier Chosen as Outstanding Leader

Panu Lucier, director of Alaska SEED at thread, was recently chosen by the Exchange Leadership Initiative as an outstanding leader ...more

August 11, 2021

Share Your Feedback: US Chamber Child Care Survey

Access to affordable, quality child care is essential for both parents and children. However, not everyone is able to secure ...more

July 15, 2021

Spotlight on Alaska’s Child Care Workforce Shortage

“We’re hearing people can’t go back to work because they don’t have child care. Yet, I can’t get people to ...more

July 14, 2021

Child Care Aware of America Launches New Child Care Data Center & State Fact Sheets

2020 was an extremely difficult year for the child care system with COVID-19 intensifying strains on child care providers and ...more

July 12, 2021

thread Releases FY20 Annual Report

Last year was memorable and challenging, to say the least, especially for Alaska’s families and professionals working in the early ...more

June 8, 2021

thread Awards Additional $940K in COVID-19 Support to Child Care Statewide

thread, Alaska’s Child Care Resource & Referral Network, recently awarded $940,000 to 260 licensed early childhood and afterschool/school-age education programs ...more

January 14, 2021

Action Alert: Ask Congress to Speak Up for Child Care

In January, a new session of the U.S. Congress will begin, but the current Congress still has work to do ...more

December 7, 2020