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Hearthside Books sells to local teacher

...opportunity doesn't come around very often."Weaver's passion for books is long-lived. She worked as a literacy specialist in the Juneau School District and was an adjunct professor of literacy at the University of Alaska Southeast...
State English standards grow

...Early Development expands upon current standards for literacy and increases complexity for students.Karen Melin, literacy specialist for EED, moderated a department webinar on Wednesday explaining the proposed regulations for English Language...
Empire editorial: State, School Board give dropout-reduction a chance, that meant that the district could continue to pay for three dropout specialists, a truancy tracker, a literacy specialist and a graduation specialist, among other things. The $3 million boost to the district's budget, bringing...
UAS Grad: 'Learning doesn't stop'

...earning a degree in philosophy in the Midwest. She went on to study at UAS, was an early education specialist and literacy specialist and came to develop a writing consortium still used today. Calkins also worked for the Alaska Department of Education...
State funds let district restore jobs

...The budget calls for the district to keep the positions of three dropout specialists, a truancy tracker, a literacy specialist and a graduation specialist. The revised budget also restored $174,000 for student activities. The money covered...
Local Briefs its discretion and set conditions. The board on Tuesday granted a year off to elementary school teacher and literacy specialist Kathy Nielson. She said she intends to enroll in a Spanish-language institute in a Spanish- speaking country...
Summer school kids getting better

...who complete the training often show significant gains in reading and other academic subjects. Brenda Weaver, a literacy specialist at Riverbend Elementary in the regular school year, worked in the Fast ForWord lab in the summer academy. Two...
School cuts spur parents to become lobbyists for funds

...district's proposal to cut $2.1 million from next school year's budget entails laying off 26 teachers, a literacy specialist and the truancy officer, eliminating seven bus routes, changing some schools' starting and ending times and...
Amy Jean Martin

...teacher at Glacier Valley Elementary, in Juneau, where she taught first- through third grades and later became a literacy specialist. She had a lifelong love of learning and found teaching to be her passion, her family said. According to her...


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