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Miller's contract extended to 2018

...draft of this zero-budget process lists things such as insurance costs and utilities at the top, and items such as career counselors near the bottom, with high school activities falling "below the line," meaning in a budget cut, they would be among...
Education reform bill becomes law

...from teachers," Anchorage Democratic Rep. Les Gara said in a statement. "Failing to restore 600 lost teachers, career counselors and staff, and keeping summer school closed in places like Anchorage, is contrary to the evidence on what works in...
State | Local
Juneau residents use mental health budget as platform to advocate for schools

...reinstating the grant is one of his top priorities in the budget."Cutting career counselors, cutting teachers and then cutting another program of career counselors is the wrong way to go if you want to create an economy that works," Gara...
State | AK legislature
Grant promotes career counseling in villages

...said, "and how to get there from here because so many of the schools, especially smaller schools, do not have a career counselor like we do at Juneau-Douglas High School." The Chatham School District - serving Angoon, Gustavus, Klukwan...
Juneau Job Center gears up for mine jobs of the Alaska Department of Labor and federal funding to consolidate a number of job resources under one roof. Career counselors and staff members offer free advice on resume writing and interviewing skills, plus workshops and other forms of...
Checking in

...other candidates. "It provides another context for which the person recognizes your name," says Heather Zeng, a career counselor based in Miami. "This is a true phenomenon in the brain that works off the fact that we recall those things that...
Recent JDHS grads to counsel younger peers

...tell kids something 20 times, but when their peers tell them, sometimes the impact can be a little different," career counselor Jami Eistetter said. The career center will host "college conversations" today at 5 p.m. in the JDHS library...
Disctrict helps Alaska kids get construction jobs

ANCHORAGE - Gary Abernathy has his work cut out for him. As a career counselor with the state Department of Labor, Abernathy works with the Anchorage School District to help kids interested in construction...
Rotary Club of Juneau presented Vocational Service Awards

...Terri Calvin and Debbie Banaszak / Vocational Service Award to Individual(s)Terry Calvin and Debbie Banaszak, career counselors at Juneau Douglas High School and Thunder Mountain High School, work every day to help students figure out their...
Long-term loyalty loses to free agency

...for the same employer for 34 years, has a twentysomething son who has changed jobs four times and careers twice. Career counselors now warn us all to prepare our own resumes, be in charge of our own careers, stay ready to jump. If loyalty is...


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