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Nominations are Open for the 2020 Cindy Harrington Heart & Mind Award

November 19, 2019


Do you know an early educator who:

  • Has worked in the field of early care and education in Alaska for a number of years?
  • Is passionate about engaging families and committed to encouraging others?
  • Demonstrates strength of character and determination for professional growth?
  • Embodies an overall generosity of spirit?


Nominate them for the 2020 Cindy Harrington Heart & Mind Award!

About the Award

The Cindy Harrington Heart & Mind Award is meant to honor an individual whose continued work in the early care & learning field has demonstrated a commitment to professional growth, despite hardships or challenges, and embodies an overall generosity of spirit in helping others. This early educator is someone who continues to defy barriers in an effort to pave a better and brighter future for the young children of Alaska.

The awardee will receive $1,000 and will be recognized at the Anchorage AEYC Conference on Feb. 7, 2020. They will also be featured on thread's website and in thread's newsletter, as well as in a press release to the media. Visit for more information.

Nominate Today!

Click here to nominate. Deadline is January 10.