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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-05-14/education-reform-bill-becomes-law
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-05/juneau-residents-use-mental-health-budg
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061404/sta_grant.shtml
News
Juneau Job Center gears up for mine jobs

...help 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071405/loc_20050714003.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030407/cb_20070304004.shtml
CB
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010406/loc_20060104002.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040510/sta_602262615.shtml
News
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2011-10-30/rotary-club-juneau-presented-vocati
Neighbors
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031000/Ope_goodman.html
Opinion
Seeking more from Senate

...the Legislature, university graduates are less likely to stay in Alaska, she said. "I haven't had an academic career counselor, for example." K-12 education funding levels also were questioned. While Wrangell School Superintendent Woody...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040101/Loc_Senate.html
Local

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