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A short-term fix with potential long-term problems

...confidence in raising theirs. Messmer is one of three part-time parent educators in Juneau, part of the Parents as Teachers program under the umbrella of the Association for the Education of Young Children - Southeast Alaska. The program runs on...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-22/short-term-fix-potential-long-term-prob
State | Local | AK legislature
My Turn: Restore one-time education funding

...have the state strategically invest in early learning opportunities (pre-school, Best Beginnings and Parents as Teachers programs) assist our little ones to come to the K-12 system ready to learn. According to the McDowell Group, investing...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-17/my-turn-restore-one-time-education-fu
Opinion
Juneau testifies against budget cuts

...meeting was most heavily attended by a contingency of Juneau mothers who spoke about the good the local Parents As Teachers program has done for them and their children and asked House Finance to restore its funding. Parents As Teachers, facilitated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-04/juneau-testifies-against-budget-cuts
State | AK legislature
October sees the end of Spunky Sprouts

...dream world, she said, there would be a family leave plan "like every other developed nation" and Parents as Teachers programs to support parents staying home, then there would be early child care available to children, which would be the...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-05/october-sees-end-spunky-sprouts
Local
Chris Simon named rural education coordinator

...Simon replaces Phyllis Carlson of Juneau, who has been named the department's coordinator of the Parents as Teachers Program, a parent-education and family-support program serving families with children prenatal up to 5 years of age...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-16/chris-simon-named-rural-education-coord
State
Carlson transitions into new role with state

...at DEED, that of Parents as Teachers program coordinator."It's a new...Alaska."We have 18 Parents as Teachers programs serving 428 children and their...hoping to expand our Parents as Teachers program here in Anchorage."Carlson...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-26/carlson-transitions-new-role-state
State
Juneau group among Parents as Teachers grant recipients

...rural education director with the department, was tapped earlier this summer to be the state's first Parents as Teachers program coordinator."I think they're a very solid organization," said Carlson of the AEYC-SEA. "They obviously...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-09-20/juneau-group-among-parents-teachers-gra
Local
House Finance unveils operating budget

...pre-kindergarten programs during the interim. The House proposal reduces funding for the Best Beginnings and Parents as Teachers programs, funding both at $800,000, and denies a $480,000 funding request for pre-kindergarten grants, putting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-03-05/house-finance-unveils-operating-budget
State
New funds for Native education

...U.S. Sen. Ted Stevens' additions to the bill include programs to educate Native students who want to become teachers, programs to improve Native performance on standardized tests and the authorization of federal funds to develop regional vocational...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/121901/sta_nativeed.shtml
News
Emma Olga Olsen, 1919-2006: Native leader pioneered education, set an example

...and pies? Delicious." As president of Camp 2, Olsen concentrated on education. She began the Tlingit Tea for Teachers program and supported the Juneau's Indian Studies programs. She also talked about revitalizing the Tlingit language...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122806/loc_20061228011.shtml
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