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New study warns against standardized pay for Alaska teachers

ANCHORAGE - A standardized salary schedule for Alaska's teachers would be a benefit to schools, but would be too expensive to implement, according to a new study completed for the state Legislature.
Juneau teacher named Alaska Teacher of the Year

Juneau teacher named Alaska Teacher of the YearAmy Jo Meiners, who...School District, has been named Alaska Teacher of the Year for 2016.Frances...a sheep and cattle ranch. The Alaska Teacher of the Year may be called upon...
Local teacher takes home top prize

...national program in 1963, five teachers from Juneau, including Meiners, have won at the state level. Only once has an Alaska teacher of the year gained the national title.? Contact reporter Paula Ann Solis at 523-2272 or at paula.solis@juneauempire...
Teachers' union launches ad after proposed education cuts

JUNEAU - A major Alaska teachers' union is running a radio ad designed to draw attention to education cuts being discussed by state lawmakers.NEA-Alaska says...
A collaborative approach to bargaining

...hours, canceling evening concerts, for example. In 2004, JSD and JEA wound up in arbitration. In 2001, some Alaska teachers went on strike, including a couple in Juneau."I've heard they (negotiations) can get rough," Miller acknowledged...
BP honors three Southeast Alaska Teachers Of Excellence

ANCHORAGE ? Three Southeast Alaska teachers are among the 32 Alaska teachers honored this year as a BP Teacher of Excellence. The Southeast Alaska teachers are from the communities of Cordova, Sitka...
Summer science camp open for Southeast educators

...grant. Participants should bring rain gear and be ready to learn, collaborate, and network with other Southeast Alaska teachers. For more information contact: Ellen Hannan:; or Cheryl Bobo: cbobo@craigschools...
BP looking for excellent teachers

...Teachers of Excellence programThe program "recognizes Alaska teachers' exceptional work," the company said in a news...inception in 1995, BP has recognized more than 620 Alaska teachers. Last year, BP recognized 30 Teachers of Excellence...
Nominations open for Alaska Teacher of the Year

Often we don't let teachers know how valued they are and that their hard work does not go unnoticed.
Sitka school district tries to attract teachers

...Seattle open only to Alaska schools for recruitment. At the last event, 17 Alaska school districts participated.Alaska Teacher Placement, a program operated by the University of Alaska system, conducted the second event as a way to connect...
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