LISTEN: The challenge of child care

Childcare workers interact with infants at Gold Creek Child Development Center in Juneau in May, 2018. (Jeremy Hsieh/KTOO)

Reliable and affordable child care continues to be a challenge for many families. The upcoming school year may help some, but before- and after-school care is limited. With a new surge in COVID cases, how are child care providers balancing the need for safety with parents’ needs to work? 

Listen here:

HOST: Lori Townsend

GUESTS:

  • Stephanie Berglund, CEO, thread
  • Barbara Dubovich, CEO, Camp Fire Alaska
  • Sarah Nicohls, Executive director, Fairbanks Montessori School

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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021 at 10 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
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