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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 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.

July 24, 2014

2014 New Training Format Announced

Jump start your training with thread's new format! Whether you’re a new child care professional, obtaining a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or need advanced training,...

July 23, 2014

thread highlighted in DPA video

Watch the Department of Public Assistance's new videos on state programs available to assist families.

Upcoming Trainings for Early Educators

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

Planting the SEED Safe Healthy Learning VALLEY


September 17, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
KODIAK, 1915 E Rezanof Drive

FFT Promoting Healthy Eating with Young Children



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