Early Educators & Programs

Strengthen your knowledge and skills with training, coaching, and resources from thread. We’re here to support you as you provide quality care and education to Alaska’s young children.

Early childhood Educators

Ready to advance your career? thread is here to support you! Check out our services and resources for early childhood educators:

Alaska SEED helps you track, plan, and pay for your professional development. Join this free registry for early childhood and school-age professionals to become eligible for Alaska SEED’s professional development funding!

Join Alaska SEED Registry

child care Programs

Whether you are starting a new child care program or want to strengthen your current program, thread can help.

Learn & Grow provides the tools, resources, and financial supports your program needs to create a high-quality learning environment. It’s free for all early childhood education programs to participate. Enroll today to become the best you can be.

Enroll in Learn & Grow

Resources for You

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Stay In Touch With thread’s New Texting Service

Opt into thread’s NEW texting service to receive training updates, reminders, and other important information in real time.

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Tools for Your Program

Save Time and Money with thread Tools

Create a free thread Tools account and gain access to hundreds of resources and templates to help manage your child care business.

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Tools for Your Program

Get 15 Free Small Business Webinars

thread is partnering with the Alaska Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to bring child care programs 15 free webinars to strengthen business practices. Create an account with the Alaska SBDC for access to these pre-recorded webinars through February 28, 2024.

Watch the Webinars

Policy & Action

You Are a Strong Voice for Child Care

Use thread‘s advocacy tool-kit to connect with your legislators on issues affecting your program and Alaska’s young children.

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