UAA Re-Establishes Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education Program

Last week, in an effort to bolster Alaska’s education workforce with qualified teachers and educators, University of Alaska’s (UA) Board ...more

September 22, 2021

Sept. 19-25: National Child Passenger Safety Week

Does your child need to use a rear-facing or forward-facing car seat? Is your car seat registered and the right ...more

September 20, 2021

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

Child Care Program Office Broadcast: Stabilization Grant Update

The following broadcast was released by the Alaska Child Care Program Office on Aug. 27, 2021 The Child Care Program ...more

August 27, 2021

AEYC-SEA Honors Joy Lyon for 25 Years of Service

Please join thread in congratulating Joy in her retirement, and for her passion, energy, advocacy, and dedication to early childhood ...more

August 27, 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

Get Ready for Kindergarten

Alaska’s schools start in a few weeks and families with children entering Kindergarten are already beginning to prepare. With COVID-19, ...more

August 4, 2021

thread Sends Social Emotional Support to Families

It’s been a challenging year for families navigating the pandemic. This June, thread sent direct support to 98 Alaskan families ...more

July 29, 2021

Saying ‘Thank You’ with Social Emotional Support

Good things come in small packages. At least they did for more than 180 early childhood educators in Alaska this ...more

July 28, 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