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Arts institute aims to activate young brains

...School District and the Alaska Arts Education Consortium.Karen Stomberg, a retired Fairbanks art teacher who is the lead teacher working through AAEC to coordinate and organize the arts institute, said she gets excited by watching teachers grow...
Tlingit-Haida fish camp teaches old ways to young kids

...teaching kids 11- to 14-years-old traditional methods like gillnetting, trolling and setting crab pots.John Smith, lead teacher for the week-long camp, said that besides being a great social opportunity, the goal of the camp is to teach children...
No day off for Discovery Preschool staff

...experiences for young children to construct knowledge and advance in development." Jodi Palmer, who is Discovery's lead teacher for toddlers and assistant administrator, shares this view, saying, "My big thing is I want parents to know it's...
SERRC celebrates kids cooking program at Gruening Park

...the rainbow," she said. "The kids were so excited to show their parents what they had made." Jenny Reed, the lead teacher at Cedar Park's TLC noticed a difference in the kids' eating habits. "At the beginning of the year, there were...
Neighbors mailbox for the week of June 12

...operations while assuring for future funding. This year's success speaks volumes of how much Juneau values quality early childhood programs for our children and families. Thanks to all! Katy Harman Lead Teacher Tlingit and Haida Head Start
Riverbend principal candidates meet community

...they want and be successful in life." Brenda Weaver Brenda Weaver is currently working with Riverbend Elementary as a lead teacher in the Summer Scholars Academy and as a Fast ForWord coordinator. Weaver earned her bachelor's degrees and certificates...
AEL&P: Diesel costs for power outage won't affect bills

...throughout the city. One was in the playground of the Taashuka Head Start at Faith Lutheran Church on Sunset Drive. Lead teacher Marrisa Peterson it was a 55-foot oak that was planted in the playground. Peterson said that no one was hurt by the...
City wins funding for preschool program

...teachers and a new classroom at Glacier Valley Elementary, Scandling said. The second teacher will partner with the lead teacher at Gastineau Elementary, which already has a Head Start program. The additions will bring the number of Head Start...
Report: Quality child care equals better education

...working on getting care workers better educated to help fulfill a federal Head Start mandate requiring that a program's lead teacher have at least an associate degree. "(If child-care workers) are prepared and have AA degrees, they are going...
Will budget cuts scuttle Juneau's charter school?

...The 30-student, two-classroom school has kept up with personnel costs by adding a few students a year, said lead teacher Kiki Abrahamson. It pays a fee to the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District to use two portable classrooms. But...


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