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

thread Introduces Updated Online Training Policies

Starting Feb. 1, thread’s new online training policy will go into effect.  This updated policy helps thread continue to provide ...more

January 12, 2021

Governor Dunleavy to Reorganize the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

Governor Mike Dunleavy recently directed the Alaska Department of Law to draft an executive order (EO) reorganizing the Alaska Department ...more

December 29, 2020

FAQs on Alaska SEED ROOTS Award & thread’s COVID-19 Quality Initiative 2

Please use the below Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to help answer your questions about the Alaska SEED Roots Award and ...more

December 21, 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

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

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

Winter & Holiday Safety Tips

Alaska’s long, cold winter is back and families, as well as their early childhood education programs, are making preparations. Keeping ...more

November 13, 2020

thread on Results of the Alaska PPE Resource Links Survey

Thank you to the child care programs that participated in the Alaska Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Resource Links Project survey. ...more

November 12, 2020