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

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

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

Remembering The Children’s Place

After 20 years of serving Alaska’s families, The Children’s Place (TCP) early childhood education program closed its doors last March. ...more

July 21, 2021

Share Your Feedback: US Chamber Child Care Survey

Access to affordable, quality child care is essential for both parents and children. However, not everyone is able to secure ...more

July 15, 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

Best Beginnings Kicks Off Virtual Summer Camps

Best Beginnings invites families to bring the fun of camp right into the living room with its Little Learners Virtual ...more

July 1, 2021

thread Releases FY20 Annual Report

Last year was memorable and challenging, to say the least, especially for Alaska’s families and professionals working in the early ...more

June 8, 2021