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Educator Spotlight: Amy Lloyd

...the things that helped me build a strong beginning to my teaching career was having principals such as Charla Wright and Les Morse, who were strong advocates for creating a hands-on, project-based school at Dzantik'i Heeni.A project that I...
Alaska lawmakers agree on increasing per-student funding, but not on amount

...two following years."It's a modest increase," Department of Education and Early Development deputy commissioner Les Morse said of the proposal. "It was put forward to begin a dialogue not only about the funding of education, but about greater...
State | AK legislature
UAS vies to reinstate superintendent certification program a good idea for you to pursue," Deputy Commissioner of the state Department of Education and Early Development Les Morse said in an interview. "We can't approve it until (they) have a plan ready, but the idea behind that though is to...
Shorting schools now will require catchup later and construction by the Department of Education.The results of these are due in June, said deputy commissioner Les Morse."We'll short (formula funding) and next year we will have to deal with it, but we'll also have the additional...
State | AK legislature
Finances hold up high school exit exam repeal

...their high school diploma," Higgins told the committee. "We're trying to make it so everyone has an opportunity."Les Morse, deputy commissioner for the Department of Education and Early Development, told the committee that the state would...
State | AK legislature
Mecum named interim principal at Dzantik'i Heeni

Barb Mecum has been named interim principal at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School following the resignation of Les Morse. Morse has taken the position of director of assessment and accountability at the state Department of Education and Early Development...
Thank you all who made the four-day event a positive activity for the students. Thank you Carmen Katasse, Tom Milliron, Les Morse, Sue Clifton and the Fastbreak Club for the administrative support you provided. Many of the funds used to put on the...
District plans for more security at Dzantik'i Heeni

...Windows were broken at the school four times this summer, and intruders entered at least twice, said school Principal Les Morse. Police have taken four young people into custody on charges related to one or more of the incidents, and are looking...
Teachers hired for extra enrollment

...Elementary, said schools Superintendent Gary Bader. The middle schools had more seventh graders than projected, principals Les Morse and Tom Milliron said. Milliron, principal at Floyd Dryden, said the school also had more sixth graders than anticipated...
Decathlon teens' tools: fast thinking, long hours of study

...teachers warned the students. "I need a pronunciation guide for some," quipped Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School Principal Les Morse, who read aloud the 45 questions of the oral Super Quiz that closed the two-day event. The decathlon, the first of...


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