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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...
Carlson transitions into new role with state 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...
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...
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...
Juneau Parents as Teachers program launched with success

...discipline practices, and reduced stress in the home. In addition to improving kindergarten readiness, the Parents as Teachers program builds protective factors to strengthen families. "The program really helps all adults in the child's life have...
Juneau delegation reflects on session

...Hoonah another, where the program has shown great success, she said. A long effort to boost the "Parents as Teachers" program to provide parents with information on how to help their children succeed won a multi-year fight for support...
Dear Southeast Alaska: three things that will change you (for the better) forever

...initiative: it is a method to keep a people from dying. It is the right and only thing to do.A Regional Language Teacher Program (Yees Khoo At Lateewu)We have students from all across the region taking classes right now, and that means we...
School board candidates field questions at forum

...reelection, both talked about their experience on the board as a qualification.Carlson works as the Parents as Teachers program coordinator with the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development."I've worked for 20-plus years in...
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...
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...


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