October 19, 20, 21 – Sitka, UAS Campus – Online follow up work due by December 10, 2017

Join the Rev. Dr. Michael Oleksa, a leader in the development of cross-cultural communication in Alaska and student of Native cultures for Communicating Across Cultures, a three-credit, 500-level multicultural education course this fall. This is a blending learning class and online follow up work is required. This course meets Alaska Department of Education and Early Development requirements for teacher certification and re-certification.  This course has been approved by the Alaska Board of Nursing for continuing education credits.  It has been approved on MLP by the Anchorage School District. Over a thousand Alaskan educators have participated in Father Oleksa’s classes over the last fifteen years.

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May 22-24, 2017


Save the dates!  The Alaska School Leadership Institute is a three-day conference for rural school leaders.


  1. Cultivating the leadership dispositions that grow a positive school culture
  2. Building and supporting a highly effective system with Mathematics
  3. To explore impacts and opportunities of the new ESSA for rural school systems
  4. To connect and collaborate around recruitment and retention issues and strategies
  5. To engage school and district teams in outlining implementation plans for the 2017-18 school year.
  6. To sustain the ASLI professional learning community through role-alike critical friends groups discussing problems of practice

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