Professional Development System

The Alaska System for Early Education Development, or SEED, is Alaska's early childhood professional development system. Based at threadSEED is a collaborative of Head Start, the Tribal Childcare Association, State of Alaska Departments of Education and Early Development, Health and Social Services, Labor, thread, and other nonprofit agencies in Alaska. SEED integrates and recognizies the needs of a diverse workforce, which includes early care and learning providers, certified teachers, early interventionists, administrators, and others working in related positions that support the development of young children.