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Sitka school district tries to attract teachers

...of those older teachers is important, too."Demmert, Blatchley Middle School Principal Ben White and special education director Mandy Evans attended a job fair this past weekend in Tacoma, which was open to districts across the Pacific Northwest...
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State gets new alcohol training program

...complete. This can include anyone working for restaurants, bars, security, hotels or special events. Alaska CHARR Education Director Pollen Williamson said the former program called Techniques of Alcohol Management had been used since 1984. She...
Perseverance Theatre's Young Company presents "The Boxcar Children"

...students, and will be available at the door. Perseverance's Young Company, led by Artistic Director Art Rotch and Education Director Shona Strauser, is a six-week, after-school theater program for youth ages 10-16, held twice a year. For...
For director Maynard-Losh, 'Treasure Island' marks a homecoming

...experience in 1982 as an actor, and became increasingly involved over the next 20 years, working as the theater's education director and associate artistic director under Smith, and directing at least 18 plays. She left town in 2004 to take the...
Group warns against computer exams in Alaska, other states

...computerized exams as proof that the technology is "not ready for prime time."Bob Schaeffer, FairTest's public education director, called the computerized testing system the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium plans to introduce in Alaska...
SHI to sponsor math and culture academy of the greatest areas of need, said SHI President Rosita Worl, who has met with UAS staff along with SHI's Education Director Jackie Kookesh. "Math is a hurdle that is holding students back from pursuing degrees in finance, science and other...
Juneau group among Parents as Teachers grant recipients

...Phyllis Carlson, a member of the Juneau School District Board of Education who served until recently as rural education director with the department, was tapped earlier this summer to be the state's first Parents as Teachers program coordinator...
"K of D": a ghost story like you've never heard before

...premiered at Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, DC, came to Apathy by way of Perseverance Artistic Associate and Education Director - as well as fellow actor - Shona Strauser."The great part about the TCG grant is that it can evolve over time...
Carlson appointed state rural education director

Juneau School Board member Phyllis Carlson will be the state's first director of rural education, Gov. Sean Parnell announced Thursday.
Zoo bears snooze through own party

...bears were out of sight, snoozing in nests of hay, bunched up inside their concrete dens, under metal roofs, education director Katie Larson said. They weren't giving visitors the cold shoulder. It's just what they do. In the wild...


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