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Francis Jones

...University where he received his PHD in Education Administration. Clark devoted his life to education. He started working as a teacher before becoming a principal and then a superintendent. Clark retired as the Alaska State Director of Adult Basic and Continuing...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000177346002
Wallace M. Olson

...of humor that often lifted spirits. He was a learned and prodigious scholar who shared his knowledge with humility. As a teacher, Wally was engaging and always pressing his students to think for themselves and explain their thoughts. With friends and...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000177291215
Juneau teacher named Alaska Teacher of the Year

Juneau teacher named Alaska Teacher of the YearAmy Jo Meiners, who teaches extended learning at Auke...Elementary in the Juneau School District, has been named Alaska Teacher of the Year for 2016.Frances Roberts, who teaches mathematics...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-11-18/juneau-teacher-named-alaska-teacher-year
Art
New study warns against standardized pay for Alaska teachers

...salary schedule was a reflection of teachers' preferences, they could not...schools attract and retain qualified teachers."Teachers decide where to work, and whether...including student demographics, teacher turnover rates, climate and labor...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-17/new-study-warns-against-standardized-pa
State
Local teacher takes home top prize

...Meiners spoke of the teacher whose love for teaching...think back on my past teachers, my favorite was Janie...candidate for the national teacher of the year award...program in 1963, five teachers from Juneau, including...Only once has an Alaska teacher of the year gained the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-10/local-teacher-takes-home-top-prize
Local
Stephen McPhertres

...in his 74 years. He was a musician, teacher, athlete, friend, father, brother...abruptly. Gary Matthews, former Haines teacher and head of the Alaska Association of...activities.Wendy McPhetres is a music teacher in Bremerton, WA, she and her father...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000176845800
State asked researchers wrong question

...generate suggested teacher salaries for communities...attract the needed teachers.Statewide, costs...the study showed teachers were compensated...recommend a single teacher salary schedule...implementing (a single teacher salary schedule...retain qualified teachers."During the Tuesday...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-18/state-asked-researchers-wrong-question-
Local
On heroin: 'Are we listening?'

...much, she almost forgets it's a part of her own story."It was May 17, nine years ago," said Elliott, a Juneau yoga teacher and radio show host in her 50s. "I can't believe it's been that long."Elliott's stepson, Ellery, was 24 when he...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-09/heroin-are-we-listening
Local
Seattle teachers' tentative deal tackles issues beyond pay

...experts say."Teachers are positioning themselves...who closely follows teacher issues.They are...sticking point as teachers who have gone six...technology sector booms.Teachers argued for more pay and fair teacher evaluations, but...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-17/seattle-teachers-tentative-d
Nation and World
Seattle students start school with teachers strike suspended

...hours or other programs.The teachers union and school district hammered...deal early Tuesday that gave teachers a 9.5 percent pay raise over...longer school day and more teacher input over standardized tests...supported the strike because the teachers' issues resonated with him...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-09-18/seattle-students-start-schoo
Nation and World

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