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January 28-29

Dena’ina Center, Anchorage –

Join us for the 6th Annual Alaska RTI/MTSS Conference on elevating effective instruction through academic and behavioral supports.

Rural schools pre-conference on Friday, January 27.

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March 30, 31, & April 1, 2017 – Anchorage, BP Energy Center

with online follow up work due by May 7, 2017.

In Alaska Alive! you will learn about Alaska’s history and the history of education in the state from one of Alaska’s most dynamic presenters. Explore the culture of the Native peoples of Alaska and the connections between the environment and emigrationsThis is a blended learning course. The class begins with three face-to-face sessions with Father Oleksa in Anchorage at the BP Energy Center and is completed online with instructor Sharon Bandle. This course meets the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development requirements for teacher certification in Alaska History and re-certification (APU EDUC 59500, 3 credits) and has been approved in the Anchorage School District’s MLP system. 

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April 21, 2017 –

Denaina Center, Anchorage – 8:30-3:00*

Save the Date! The Every Student Succeeds Act offers Alaska an opportunity to develop state policy that is responsive to Alaska’s unique educational environment. Join us  in Anchorage on Friday, April 21st  for presentations, discussions and planning as we consider how to move forward with teaching and learning in our state.  

Conference Purposes:

  • To clarify what ESSA is and is not for Alaska.
  • To learn about specific actions for complying with key elements of the plan under Title I.
  • To provide feedback regarding the areas of standards and assessment; accountability; and support for low-performing schools.
  • To learn about new classifications for teachers and administrators under Title I and Title II.

*An additional session will be held from 4:00-6:00 in partnership with NEA-Alaska.

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May 22-24, 2017

Anchorage

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

Purposes

  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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http://www.asdn.org/communicating-across-cultures-with-rev-dr-michael-oleska/

May 30, 31, and June 1, 2017 – Anchorage, BP Energy Center

with online follow up work due by July 24, 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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June 1, 2 and 3, 2017 – Anchorage, BP Energy Center

with online follow up work due by July 24, 2017.

In Alaska Alive! you will learn about Alaska’s history and the history of education in the state from one of Alaska’s most dynamic presenters. Explore the culture of the Native peoples of Alaska and the connections between the environment and emigrationsThis is a blended learning course. The class begins with three face-to-face sessions with Father Oleksa in Anchorage at the BP Energy Center and is completed online with instructor Sharon Bandle. This course meets the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development requirements for teacher certification in Alaska History and re-certification (APU EDUC 59500, 3 credits) and has been approved in the Anchorage School District’s MLP system. 

More information and online registration>>