thread’s Quality Improvement Program of the Year
thread launched this statewide award in 2017 to recognize an early childhood education program that has demonstrated a strong
dedication to continuous quality improvement and has made exceptional progress in the past year through Learn & Grow, Alaska’s Quality Recognition and Improvement System (QRIS).
Programs statewide will be nominated by industry experts in the fall. The award is presented to the recipient at the annual Anchorage Association for the Education of Young Children (AAEYC) Early Childhood Conference in Anchorage, Alaska.
Congratulations Center for Child Development (CCD) at Providence Alaska Medical Center!
We recognize Providence CCD for its commitment to continuous quality improvement and working to advance its leadership, professional development of staff, engagement of families in programming, and development of strong relationships in a quality learning environment. Providence CCD further demonstrates its dedication to improvement by its voluntary enrollment and active participation in Learn & Grow, Alaska’s Quality Recognition and Improvement System (QRIS). In 2017, Providence CCD became the first program in the state to achieve a Level 2 in Learn & Grow.
Pictured, left to right, are thread CEO Stephanie Berglund, thread Board member Lindsie Mills, Providence CDC staff member Brandy Graham, Providence CDC Executive Director Chris Jurenka, Providence CDC staff member Kristen Stearns, and thread Board Vice President Sen Tan.
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