2024 thread Awards Recipients Announced!

After receiving a record-breaking number of nominations this year, thread is thrilled to unveil the esteemed recipients of the 2024 ...more

May 10, 2024

Happy Provider Appreciation Day! Keep Calm and Care On!

May 10th is Provider Appreciation Day. Join thread in celebrating early childhood educators across Alaska. Child care professionals were “essential” ...more

May 6, 2024

Child Care Program Office Broadcast: Focus on Child Care Grant Update & Provider Town Hall Meeting

The following broadcast was released by the Alaska Department of Health Child Care Program Office on April 23, 2024. The ...more

April 23, 2024

thread is Celebrating the Week of the Young Child!

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

March 29, 2024

thread Awards, May 10th!

thread appreciates the importance of recognizing outstanding individuals and programs in the child care industry. We wanted to celebrate the ...more

March 11, 2024

Background Check Program Update

Alaska Division of Public Assistance, Child Care Program OfficeUpdate 02/06/24 The Child Care Program Office (CCPO) would like to share ...more

February 13, 2024

CCPO Broadcast: NEW Grant Opportunity- FOCUS on Child Care Grant

The Child Care Program Office (CCPO) is pleased to announce that the application period is OPEN for a new non-competitive ...more

January 18, 2024

Celebrating thread’s 5th Summit on the Economic Impact of Early Care & Learning: Quality Child Care Creates Futures

On October 26th thread hosted its 5th Summit on the Economic Impact of Early Care & Learning: Quality Child Care ...more

January 2, 2024

Quality Initiative Applications Are Open Again!

thread’s Quality Initiative (QI) program provides early childhood education programs and early educators the opportunity to participate in professional development ...more

January 2, 2024

Alaska SEED ROOTS Award

Alaska SEED ROOTS Award Application Opens 11/27/23Division of Public Assistance, Child Care Program OfficeBroadcast Dates: 11/13/23 Dear Child Care Colleagues: ...more

November 14, 2023