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Southeast lawmakers talk budget and different words

...large, but the number of fluent speakers is very small."It's difficult for Elders to get into the classroom as certified teachers," Kreiss-Tomkins said.Facilitating statewide immersion programs would grow Alaska's Native language-speaking...
State | Local | AK legislature
Pure Sole: Review This!

...head coach because he didn't have a teaching position with the school district. Assistant coach Kevin Hamrick, a certified teacher, took the job.At the Boston Marathon, Juneau's Mansour Alzaharna ran his fastest time in 3:25:51. Other...
Homeschool an increasingly popular option for Alaskan students

...have a choice in the education of their children. It is really nice, though, that they can also get support from certified teachers by being enrolled in a program such as Raven."Both programs are funded by the state and offer students allotments...
Crimson Bears football in a coaching uproar, I love working for (Athletic Director Sandi Wagner). It will be hard to see it all go."Sjoroos is not a certified teacher but assistant coach Kevin Hamrick is. The two had initially agreed to one final season with Sjoroos at the helm...
Empire Editorial: The committee has spoken

...teachers over textbooks, or as one budget committee member said Wednesday, "staff before stuff." Qualified, certified teachers and smaller class sizes will reap better results than bloated classrooms and shiny new books. According to an Empire...
Senate Education moves bill on grant program

...the individual learning plan is monitored by the certified teacher," Dunleavy said. "Text book selection is the...supporting an individual learning plan monitored by a certified teacher and such vendors are from a pre-approved list by...
State | AK legislature
My Turn: Teacher pay is a matter of priorities

...volunteered in her classroom weekly every year but one. I saw the load the teachers were bearing. I myself am a certified teacher, and I'm not proud to say I bailed early. It was too challenging, too depleting to try to meet the needs of...
Tech for home school bill sticks in committee

...students in correspondence schools and home teaching schools to be put together by the students' guardians and certified teachers with school districts supervising the effort.Alaska Education Commissioner Mike Hanley told the committee he had...
Ketchikan schools find fault with state ed regulations

...paraprofessionals in preschools to meet security regulations more stringent than what districts require of certified teachers.Certified teachers already are fingerprinted and they undergo background checks during the certification process.Superintendent...
Principal: JSD may hire extra teachers for Harborview, Glacier Valley

...there, there's going to be a long-term negative impact," Eckland said. "We felt very strongly that having a certified teacher ? will make a long-term impact on these kids."Eckland asked the site council to support the staff's recommendation...


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