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Juneau teacher named Alaska Teacher of the Year

Juneau teacher named Alaska Teacher of the YearAmy Jo Meiners, who teaches extended learning at Auke Bay Elementary and Riverbend Elementary...
Low enrollment equals $287K loss for JSD

...department approves the enrollment figures, this will mark a continued 15-year declining enrollment pattern in Juneau.Teachers union contract approvedThe school board unanimously voted to approve of the union contract between the Juneau Education...
ALICE pledges to protect from mass shootings

...prospective instructors throughout Southeast Alaska to spread the new idea to interested communities. Training sessions for Juneau teachers and students began in local schools last week, and a public training seminar will be held 5:30-7 p.m. March...
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...
Juneau Teacher Tales

...more with the revised release of Juneau Teacher Tales, a compilation of stories...Alaska from the 1930s to '50s. Juneau Teacher Tales is an updated version of...called "Alaska Experiences by Juneau Teachers," originally released in 1993...
Catching up with the Teacher of the Year Why?The nomination was anonymous so I don't know who did it nor why. Is it common for Juneau teachers to win?Several Juneau teachers have been nominated but I don't know if others have won. Previous winners are listed at bpteachers...
Kennedy Center artists to lead workshops for Juneau teachers

Two teaching artists from Kennedy Center will be in Juneau next week to lead workshops for Juneau teachers and students, as part of the Any Given Child initiative.Randy Barron, an artist who uses choreography to teach science, will...
Students, teachers, parents rally against vouchers

...the 27 anticipated. The BSA is currently $5,680 per student.She said the district's priority is retaining Juneau teachers through increased classroom funding."We want to protect the classroom and funds for the classroom," Story said...
Empire Editorial: Challenges await new superintendent

...Another challenge will come when the district and local teachers start negotiating another contract this fall. Juneau teachers came closer to a strike last winter than they have in years, with some refusing to work after hours until a new contract...
Juneau schools look to cut $4.8M

...eight people who spoke at the meeting, including Juneau teachers and parents, said the district should not be purchasing...sizes, we shouldn't be buying new books," said Juneau teacher Amy Jo Meiners."Those programs don't teach children...
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