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FAQs for thread's COVID-19 Quality Initiative 2 and Alaska SEED ROOTS Award

Thank you to the early childhood and afterschool/school-age education programs that have applied for thread's COVID-19 Quality Initiative 2. thread received hundreds...more

November 02, 2020

Vote for Kids this Election Season

As a nonpartisan organization, thread advocates for all families to have access to affordable, high-quality early childhood education. There is a lot...more

November 02, 2020

Apply Now for the COVID-19 Alaska SEED ROOTS Award

thread and Alaska SEED are pleased to offer a statewide opportunity for Alaska’s early childhood educators. The COVID-19 Alaska SEED ROOTS (Retaining...more

October 28, 2020

Give Your Feedback on Proposed Amendments to Early Learning Guidelines

The State of Alaska Department of Education and Early Development (DEED) is considering adopting State of Alaska Early Learning Guidelines (ELG) regulation...more

October 26, 2020

Child Care Program Office Broadcast: 2020 Market Price Survey Notice

The following broadcast was released by the Alaska Child Care Program Office on Oct. 28, 2020 The Child Care Program Office (CCPO) is committed to continual...more

October 25, 2020

Creative Ways to Celebrate Halloween

Each year, Alaska’s neighborhoods are a buzz with costumes and families trick-or-treating with their children, going door to door and receiving Halloween ...more

October 23, 2020

Early & Absentee In-Person Voting Begins Today!

There is a lot at stake this election season with children and families at the center of many policy discussions. For Alaskans looking to get...more

October 19, 2020

Yale Study Finds Child Care Programs Are Very Low Risk for COVID-19 Transmission

Child Care Aware of America recently released the results from Yale University’s first large-scale study of the early childhood education ...more

October 17, 2020