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Juneau Teacher Tales

...for the public once more with the revised release of Juneau Teacher Tales, a compilation of stories and interviews of...teachers in territorial Alaska from the 1930s to '50s. Juneau Teacher Tales is an updated version of a publication called...
Juneau teachers before statehood

I have just finished reading Juneau Teacher Tales, a collection of stories by and about teachers who came to Juneau before statehood in the 1930s, '40s and '50s. This...
Deadline looms to support grant for Abreu Fellows

JUNEAU - The Abreu Fellows - postgraduate musicians, including Juneau teacher Lorrie Heagy - are in the running for a $250,000 grant from Pepsi. They have applied as a group and will split the money between...
Learning from another land

Sometimes you have to go to the end of the world to really come home. That was Juneau teacher Mary Noble's month-long experience as a volunteer farmworker in the Himalayas during the summer. Noble, who previously worked...
Juneau schools look to cut $4.8M

...other more pressing needs."If we can't afford smaller class sizes, we shouldn't be buying new books," said Juneau teacher Amy Jo Meiners."Those programs don't teach children to read. Teachers teach children to read, and they have...
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My Turn: Honesty, transparency and good faith are my expectations

...Peters asks what I as a teacher expected when I was hired for a salaried position. I expected honesty in leadership, transparency in budget and good faith in negotiations.? Amy Jo Meiners is Juneau teacher with 25 years experience.
My Turn: What is a teacher worth?

...concept is reasonable and customary. Juneau is where our teachers live and purchase goods and services.What is a Juneau teacher worth?I would like to make one more contract observation. The "estra duty assignment schedule" has not been updated...
Writing is on the wall for entry-level jobs have been eliminated. Seem farfetched? If so, go order a burrito from Breeze Inn.? Graham G. Storey is a Juneau teacher with a master's in public policy from the University of Chicago.
Juneau teacher a finalist for state teacher of the year

The Alaska Department of Education & Early Development has named the three finalists for Alaska Teacher of the Year for 2011, one of whom is a teacher in Juneau Public Schools.
Juneau teacher selected to attend academy

Gastineau Community School special education teacher Teri King has been selected to attend the 2010 Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, N.J.


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