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My Turn: Time to revisit rural education

...generations of rural Alaska children have mostly ended up living in the Railbelt.? David Nees is a 28-year ASD math teacher who served on the Education Sustainability Task Force.
New math adds up for board

...A committee, which includes high school math teacher Lexie Razor and middle school math teacher Chris Heidemann, has been working to select...and online components, and working with math teachers and other faculty and staff to prepare for...
Juneau Community Foundation announces upcoming scholarship, grant deadlines

...apprenticeship training. Annual scholarships will be awarded and may be renewed for up to four years. Kirk, a former math teacher at Juneau Douglas High School, established this fund in honor of his parents, Simon and Anna Kirk, who strongly encouraged...
JCF offers grants for students, organizations

...scholarship was established in 2014 at the Juneau Community Foundation through a bequest by Michael Kirk, a former math teacher at Juneau Douglas High School, in honor of his parents Simon and Anna Kirk. Though not college educated, his parents...
My Turn: Checks and balances of the Board of Education

...Education follow established rules.Make Jay proud.? David Nees is a retired 28-year Anchorage School District math teacher who recognizes when some political formulas don't add up.
Student chefs whisk away to culinary competition

...he said. "A lot of kids struggle with fractions. A lot of adults struggle with fractions. How many times has a math teacher heard, 'When am I going to use any of this?'"Roach's longstanding mission is to make his students independent...
From the classroom to the campaign trail

Bob Williams is a math teacher and lifelong Alaskan who sees a need for change in Alaska's state government. He has set his sights on the office of lieutenant...
Two Democrats vie for Lt. Gov. position

...general election.The Democratic candidates are state Senate Minority Leader Hollis French of Anchorage and Palmer math teacher Bob Williams. Sullivan faces token competition.Alaska's current lieutenant governor, Republican Mead Treadwell...
Q&A with Tom Milliron

...will miss you once you head into retirement. How many years have you spent with the district?I spent two years as a Math teacher at Juneau-Douglas High School and 15 years as an administrator at Floyd Dryden: the first two years as assistant...
Dems gear up for convention in Nome

...August is that for lieutenant governor, featuring state Senate Minority Leader Hollis French of Anchorage and Palmer math teacher Bob Williams.Forrest Dunbar has been the more active Democratic candidate for the U.S. House seat held since 1973...


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