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Learning begins at birth

Learning doesn't start at kindergarten, it begins at birth. That is why it's never too early to consider your child's early care and education. thread is ready to help you find all your best child care options from infant to school age and make the process as easy as possible. Start your search today for licensed child care that is safe, healthy and playful.   
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August 21, 2014

thread debuts new public service announcement

Whether you're expecting or returning to work, it’s never too early to ensure that your child will have licensed care that is safe, healthy and playful. thread debuts a new public service...

August 20, 2014

Pathways to Professionalism grants available to early educators

Join a growing group of early care and education professionals who have earned their Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential. thread's Pathways to Professionalism 2.0 grants are now...

August 05, 2014

thread's 8th Annual Book Party in the Park

Celebrate early literacy from 4-7 p.m. on Aug. 14 at the Mt. View Garden Art Park, 3350 Commercial Drive, Anchorage.

July 30, 2014

Southeast Child Care Crisis Spotlighted on KRBD

Mention child care to Southeast Alaska parents, and you’ll hear about the challenge it is to find quality care.

Upcoming Trainings for Early Educators

CANCELED   August 23, 2014 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
PALMER, 501 Gulkana St

Planting the SEED Professionalism Valley


August 23, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
KENAI, Kenai thread Office

Supporting Childrens Social and Emotional Dev


September 8 - September 22, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ANCHORAGE, thread Main Office

AECL Overview of CDA Components


September 11 - September 25, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
ANCHORAGE, thread Main Office

FCCC Teaching Through Quality Care


September 13, 2014 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
ANCHORAGE, thread Main Office

Planting the SEED Safe Healthy Learning VALLEY



August 30, 2014 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
FAIRBANKS, 1908 Old Pioneer Way

NI Maintaining Professionalisms


December 6, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
TBA

Strengthening Families SE



September 6, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
JUNEAU, 3100 Channel Drive

Safe, Healthy Learning Environments SE


September 9, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
JUNEAU, 3100 Channel Drive

CDA SE


September 20, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
KETCHIKAN, 629 Dock Street

Creating a Healthy Environment Ketchikan


September 30, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
WRANGELL, AICS Main Building

Safe, Healthy Learning Environments SE


October 4, 2014 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
JUNEAU, 400 W 11th St

Steps to Advance SE