thread Conducts a Second Survey of Child Care Needs During COVID-19

Since the pandemic began, the majority of Alaska’s child care programs have been open to support children and families. But ...more

January 13, 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

News: Thrivalaska director ready to retire, but she’s not ready to give up her mission

Republished with permission. Written by Amanda Bohman, Fairbanks Daily News Miner, [email protected] Nov 30, 2020 A champion for early childhood ...more

December 1, 2020

Reminder: 2020 Child Care Market Rate Survey

Child Care Programs – there’s still time to complete the 2020 Child Care Market Rate Survey! The Institute of Social ...more

November 30, 2020

Child Care Matters

For many families, the pandemic has introduced new challenges balancing the need to work, provide child care, supervise virtual schooling ...more

November 25, 2020

Holiday Schedule and Warmest Wishes

On behalf of thread’s statewide Network team, Happy Thanksgiving!  thread’s statewide offices, including Juneau, Anchorage, Wasilla, Fairbanks and Kenai, will ...more

November 25, 2020

Celebrating the Holidays in a Big, but Smaller, Way

The COVID-19 pandemic has been stressful and isolating for many people, and  “COVID fatigue” has set in.  Gatherings during the upcoming holidays ...more

November 20, 2020

thread is Here for You: COVID-19 Resources

thread is here to support you through Alaska’s increase in COVID-19 cases. Below are various resources from thread’s COVID-19 Resource Center that will help guide you ...more

November 18, 2020

Special Announcement from thread’s CEO: thread Training Free through June 2021

Tis’ the season to be thankful – and thread is grateful for you! While COVID-19 has impacted our daily lives ...more

November 16, 2020

Child Care Program Office Broadcast: 2020 Market Price Survey Notice

The following broadcast was released by the Alaska Child Care Program Office on Oct. 28, 2020 The Child Care Program Office ...more

October 29, 2020