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to help all of Alaska's families, early childhood education programs & educators, and communities
weather the storm during the COVID-19 crisis

01 - COVID-19 Resource Center
01 - COVID-19 Resource Center

COVID-19 Resource Center

As the COVID-19 crisis grows, thread is here for you

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02 - Early Educators
02 - Early Educators

Early Educators

Advance your training in the early care and education industry

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03 - Families
03 - Families


Connect with quality early care and education, including child care assistance

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Child Care Search

Due to the recent COVID-19 crisis, some early childhood education programs are temporarily closed and therefore not listed in your search until further notice. For more information, please call thread at 800.278.3723. Start your search today for licensed early childhood education that is safe, healthy, and playful.

Sept. 20-26: National Child Passenger Safety Week

September 09, 2020

Is your child buckled up properly? Surprisingly, in 59 percent of cases, children’s car seats are used incorrectly. September 20 to 26 is National Child...Read More

September is National Preparedness Month

August 31, 2020

As Alaska continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, severe weather and natural disasters aren’t that far from people’s minds. September is National ...Read More

Thursdays with thread (Legal Considerations for Child Care Programs during COVID-19)

24 SEP 2020

Introducing "Thursdays with thread," a new series of workshops presented by thread to connect you with COVID-19 resources and experts. On Thursday, Sept...... Read More

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Early Care & Education Systems and Support