Kindergarten is Right Around the Corner!

The excitement that accompanies a child’s kindergarten year is in the air as families prepare for the transition to the ...more

July 29, 2022

American Academy of Pediatrics Updates Safe Sleep Recommendations: Back is Best

On June 21, the American Academy of Pediatrics updated sleep recommendations for infants. The new guidelines emphasize the need for infants ...more

July 1, 2022

CDC Recommends Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccination

As of June 18, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends children ages 6 months and older get ...more

July 1, 2022

CCPO: Child Care Assistance Program Waives Family Co-Pays for July–September 2022

This broadcast was released by the Child Care Program Office on May 26, 2022. The Child Care Program Office (CCPO) ...more

May 27, 2022

Summer Safety

Summer has arrived in Alaska! And it’s time for outdoor family fun and weekend road trips around our beautiful state! ...more

May 23, 2022

Nationwide Formula Shortage

Due to a historic recall of certain types of baby formula, there is now a nationwide shortage. This situation has ...more

May 20, 2022

Kindergarten Registration is Opening

Kindergarten is an exciting next step in your child’s education. Start getting ready by registering your child for kindergarten in ...more

May 18, 2022

CCPO Broadcast: Share Your Family Child Care Experience on May 24 and 31

The following broadcast was released by the Child Care Program Office on May 16, 2022. The State of Alaska Child ...more

May 16, 2022

CCPO Broadcast: Exploring Changes for Continuous Improvement in May and June

The following broadcast was released by the Child Care Program Office on May 12, 2022. The Child Care Program Office ...more

May 13, 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