Learning & Growing Together

Elevating Quality As providers, advocates, parents, and guardians of children in Alaska, we care about the quality of child care ...more

August 19, 2022

CCPO Broadcast: Child Care Relief Funds, Provider Town Hall Meeting June 7

This broadcast was released by the Child Care Program Office on May 31, 2022. The Child Care Program Office (CCPO) ...more

May 31, 2022

Federal Update – Revision to Build Back Better Proposed

Published by Child Care Aware of America, May 26, 2022. Child care advocates got a big update last week when ...more

May 27, 2022

thread Announces Recipients of 2022 Awards

Congratulations to the 2022 thread Awards recipients! thread recognized the recipients in a ceremony on May 6 —Provider Appreciation Day.  ...more

May 6, 2022

Celebrating Provider Appreciation Day – Thank You Early Educators!

Early Educators – You are Essential Working in the early childhood education sector is important work. As an early educator, ...more

May 5, 2022

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

Celebrating the Week of the Young Child 2022

Every April, thread joins the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to celebrate young children, their families, ...more

April 1, 2022

Nominations are Open for the 2022 Cindy Harrington Heart & Mind Award

Do you know a professional who is making a difference in early childhood education? Celebrate their excellence by nominating them ...more

March 14, 2022

CCPO Broadcast: Reminder Phase 2- Child Care Stabilization Grant Announcement

The following broadcast was released by the Alaska Child Care Program Office on Jan. 21, 2022 This is a follow ...more

January 21, 2022

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