thread Southeast (Services provided through AEYC - SEA)

Find staff in the: Main Office   |    Wasilla Office   |    Kenai Office   |    Southeast (through AEYC-SEA)   |    Southeast Rural Outreach Office    |    Northern/Interior (through Thrivalaska)    |    Child Care Assistance Office


Joy Lyon

Executive Director - AEYC - SEA

Oversees thread services through the Association for the Education of Young Children – Southeast Alaska. Contact for public policy information, community collaborations, demographics, and statistics.


907.789.1235 ext 106


Lori Brotherton

Finance Manager

Manages all financial activities at AEYC-SEA.


907.789.1235 ext 109


Nikki Love

Community Engagement Coordinator

Contact for information about the USDA Child Care Food Program and partnerships for family and children activities.


907.789.1235 ext. 107


Lisa Arehart

Professional Development Coordinator

Provides training, services, and support to early childhood educators. Contact for professional development and training needs, CDA support, and information about early learning development and Learn & Grow.


907.789.1235 ext 108


Linda Squibb

Professional Development Technical Assistance Coordinator

Provides services and support to early childhood educators. Contact for on-site technical assistance, CDA support, and information about Alaska IN! and Learn & Grow.


907.789.1235 ext 113


Hannah Weed

Professional Development Specialist

Contact for transcript requests, training registrations, support for reimbursements and grants, and information on Learn & Grow Level 1.


907.789.1235 ext 112


Shari Paul

Special Projects

Coordinates community outreach activities as well as employer and business outreach.