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What is NEA-Alaska?

NEA-Alaska is an advocate for an excellent public education for each child in Alaska and works to advance the interests of public school employees.

NEA-Alaska, an affiliate of the National Education Association, is an organization of 13,000+ members who work in Alaska’s public schools.

Whether it’s in a crowded urban classroom or a remote community in rural Alaska with only one school, we all aim to accomplish the same task: provide an excellent public education for every child in Alaska. Please join us in our journey.

ESPs above the Arctic Circle

By Tim Parker, NEA-Alaska President As educators in Alaska we’re [...]

Following in the Footsteps of an Alaska Legend

The Story of Ticasuk Brown and Marlis Homoleski Emily Ivanoff [...]

Celebrate American Education Week: Nov. 13-17

American Education Week 2017 Focuses on Public Schools for All [...]

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NEA Directors’ Newsletter

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2017-2018 NEA-Alaska Community Outreach Matching Grants Program

Deadlines Application: Friday, December 15, 2017 Progress Report: Friday, March 23, 2018 Reimbursement: Friday August 3, 2018 The NEA-Alaska Community [...]

Alaska AFCEA: STEM Grant Opportunity

AFCEA Alaska’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Grant Program This program is a combined effort between the AFCEA Alaska Chapter and [...]

What’s Good To Know About Creating Rural Educator Networks

By Danette Parsley  March 8, 2016 There is quite a bit of buzz these days about the concept of forming educator [...]

Impact Findings on Mentoring Early Career Teachers in Urban Alaska

Impact Findings from the Investing in Innovation (i3) Evaluation of the Alaska Statewide Mentor Project Urban Growth Opportunity This 2017 [...]

World of 7 Billion Video Contest

Back by popular demand, the World of 7 Billion student video contest helps you bring technology and creativity into your [...]

From the President’s Desk

Incoming president Tim Parker

When the first bell of the school year rings

Schools in Alaska start up slowly. Summer repairs blend with boxes of classroom supplies. Posters go up, desks are shuffled around, and educators huddle to [...]

STEM advocates build network for Southeast classrooms to connect with local experts

By Adelyn Baxter, KTOO - Juneau - October 25, 2017 Holding the attention of tomorrow’s scientists and engineers can be tricky. Fortunately, Juneau [...]

Anchorage science teacher named 2018 Alaska Teacher of the Year

By Tegan Hanlon Ben Walker teaches seventh-grade science in the same Romig Middle School classroom that his mother once did. For [...]

Opinion: Our teachers ask for respect. It’s time to listen.

By Alisha Hilde,  Anchorage School Board candidate, attorney and former public school teacher. On Monday, Sept. 25, the Anchorage School Board meeting [...]

Frustrated over curriculum, training and contract issues, teachers pack Anchorage School Board meeting

Anchorage band teacher Philip Walters told the School Board Monday that the district is trying to do far too much [...]

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